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Not forgotten: High school assignment leads pilot on journey of discovery

Posted October 5, 2018 by by Lt. Col. NATHAN POWELL

SOUTHWEST ASIA — My first understanding of the POW/MIA mission, like most people my age, came from ‘Missing in Action’ and ‘Rambo’ movies. I never thought much more of it than that until I was 17 years old and a senior in high school. As part of a history class senior project, we were given…

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ACC Commander: “You are the greatest of your generation”

Posted October 26, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — More than 300 members of Al Udeid Air Base filled the Coalition Compound Theater Oct. 21 to hear U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, share his perspective on several topics during an all-call event. A resounding message the general delivered was one of thanks. “Thank you…

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F-22 Raptors conduct show of force over South Korea

Posted February 17, 2016 by 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (AFNS) — Four U.S. F-22 Raptors conducted a combined formation flight alongside South Korean F-15K Slam Eagles and U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons here to demonstrate the capabilities of both nations Feb. 17, in response to recent provocative actions by North Korea. “The F-22 Raptor is the most capable air superiority…

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U.S., Czech Republic train in close air support operations

Posted May 1, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano) A Czech Republic air force joint terminal attack controller calls in coordinates for close air support to nearby patrolling U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during a theater security package deployment at Namest Air Base, Czech Republic,…

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EUCOM implements travel restrictions to France

Posted November 18, 2015 by United States European Command

STUTTGART, Germany (AFNS) — United States European Command has implemented travel restrictions to France that apply to all Defense Department personnel. Specifically, unofficial travel (leave, liberty and special pass) to France is prohibited. This EUCOM policy applies to U.S. military personnel, DOD civilian employees, contractors and command-sponsored dependents and family members. Paris travel This prohibition…

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Take time to explain “why”

Posted March 3, 2016 by Col. Todd L. Osgood

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air Force, the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government. Good communication is a key element of successful organizations. As leaders, managers, or supervisors, we’re sometimes…

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354th EFS changes command in Romania

Posted May 21, 2015 by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls) Col. Clinton Eichelberger, 355th Operations Group commander, passes the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron guidon to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Hayde during a change-of-command ceremony May 15, on the flightline at Campia Turzii, Romania. Hayde now leads 12 A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft and more…

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Soldier plans bike ride to support STEM education

Posted July 19, 2016 by Army Lt. Col. Jefferson Wolfe

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — In just a few months, an Army Reserve soldier went from driving around town to participating in a three-day, 150-mile bike ride to raise money and awareness for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Army Spc. Terry Cunningham, with the 7th Mission Support Command’s 406th Human Resources Company, will be riding in the “Cycle…

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Antarctica airlift saves lives

Posted October 5, 2018 by by Maj. BROOKE DAVIS

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Just after completing the final flight of the Southern Hemisphere winter Antarctic season, the 304th Expeditionary Air Squadron was alerted there was a medical emergency at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station Aug. 25. In the face of rapidly deteriorating weather conditions, the 304th EAS was able to redirect a…

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That others may live: AFSOUTH heads to Brazil for Search and Rescue SMEE

Posted May 29, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant

Campo Grande — U.S. Airmen traveled to Brazil to participate in a week-long subject matter expert exchange with members of the Brazilian air force, from May 11-15, focusing on Search and Rescue capabilities. The Airmen from Air Forces Southern’ s 347th Rescue Group and 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron, supported  a week-long exchange of SAR best practices…

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