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World

US Airman recognized as ‘hero’ in Paris

Posted August 24, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane

PARIS (AFNS) — U.S. Ambassador to France, Jane D. Hartly, recognized Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone for his actions in saving countless lives during a terrorist attack aboard a train headed toward Paris Aug. 21. “We often use the word hero, and in this case I know that word has never been more appropriate,” Hartley…

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The power of family

Posted August 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jeremy L. Mosier

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho — As the saying goes, “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” Tech. Sgt. Matthew Turner, NCO in charge of the 391st Fighter Squadron medical element, grew up under the watchful eye of a security forces chief master sergeant and proved just that. Turner has developed into the epitome of…

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Air Force

Secure Research Wing broadens Air University horizons

Posted August 24, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Sarah Loicano

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Air University marked a progressive step forward in faculty and student academic research opportunities with the opening of a new Secure Research Wing Aug. 19. A project two years in the making, the research wing is intended to address limitations in academic studies stemming from the inability to provide…

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Local

Jamming the enemy with joint integration

Posted August 21, 2015 by Airman First Class Cheyenne Morigeau 

Walking the halls of the 41st Electronic Combat Squadron is an unfamiliar uniform.

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Air Force

Pilot chases Olympic dreams

Posted August 21, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury

It's early morning, the sun is bright and warm but the air is still cool. Sitting on the maroon colored track, he slides his bright-red running shoes over his foot, grabbing each lace and begins to tie a knot. After preparation, he begins his workout.

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Air Force

Air Force adopts new dragon

Posted August 21, 2015 by Air Force Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force chief information officer, and Maj. Gen. Martin Whelan, the Air Force director of future operations, have partnered to increase awareness of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity to protect the Air Force mission, personnel and their families.

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Events

D-M’s Meet and Greet at Rincon High School

Posted August 21, 2015 by 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

A social event for community residents to meet and greet with Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will be held at the Rincon High School Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m.

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Local

Honduran air force members glean valuable knowledge from NDI technicians

Posted August 21, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. Redman

Five members from the Honduran air force teamed up with 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) and the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron for a subject matter expert exchange from Aug. 16-22, 2015. 

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Salutes & Awards

Women complete Swamp Phase, earn Army Ranger Tab

Posted August 19, 2015 by Army News Service

FORT BENNING, Ga.,— The U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence announced yesterday that 96 soldiers, including two women, met the standards of the Swamp Phase and will graduate from the Ranger Course Aug. 21. Ranger School is the Army’s premier combat leadership course, teaching Ranger students how to overcome fatigue, hunger and stress to lead soldiers…

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Health & Safety

Paving the way for Battlefield Airmen

Posted August 19, 2015 by Volunteer in the Physical Fitness Tests and Standards Study

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — *Editors note-The following is a commentary by a female who completed a Physical Fitness Tests and Standards study at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The Airman was a volunteer in the fitness study, which supports the Air Force’s Women in Service Review. The study aims to scientifically establish occupationally-specific,…

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