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Commentary

Put down the phone, pick up a conversation

Posted February 14, 2013 by Commentary by Senior Airman Timothy Moore

Albert Einstein said, “I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.” I first saw this quote one day on a social networking site, and it was accompanied by several photos of people sitting in social settings with one or more people messaging on…

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DOD leaders: budget deadlock could spark readiness crisis

Posted February 7, 2013 by Karen Parrish

Issuing perhaps their strongest warnings yet, Pentagon leaders yesterday said the budget impasse threatens to create a military readiness crisis.

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A chief’s recollection

Posted February 7, 2013 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

Chief Master Sgt. Dawna Cnota, 355th Fighter Wing command chief master sergeant, joined the Air Force 27 years ago as security police law enforcement, now known as security forces.

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12th Air Force prepares for Blue Flag Exercise

Posted January 31, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin

The 612th Air and Space Operations Center is currently preparing for a blue flag exercise. The expected dates of the exercise are February 5 – 15. The blue flag exercise is used to certify the 612th AOC as a combined air and space operations center and to certify Lt. Gen. Robin Rand as the combined…

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Defense Department expands women’s combat role

Posted January 31, 2013 by Claudette Roulo

WASHINGTON — Following a unanimous recommendation by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today announced the end of the direct ground combat exclusion rule for female service members.

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Health & Safety

In-place patient decontamination tent comes to Tucson Air Guard

Posted January 31, 2013 by 1st Lt. Angela Walz

Between Jan. 15-18, 13 Airmen total were trained by instructors from the National Guard Bureau at the 162nd Fighter Wing on the city’s newest asset – an in-place patient decontamination shelter for the effective decontamination of both ambulatory…

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Salutes & Awards

Tucson Guardsman inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted January 24, 2013 by U.S. Air Force Capt. Peter Shinn

Andrews Air Force Base, MD – Lt. Gen. Harry Wyatt, Director of the Air National Guard, made an enduring statement about his priority to take care of Airmen at his final Town Hall meeting today.

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Local

Construction commences at 29 Bravo

Posted January 24, 2013 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

Construction for the 29 Bravo gate, located on Wilmot Road, a quarter mile north of Valencia Road, is scheduled to begin on Jan. 22.

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Salutes & Awards

Warrior of the Week January 25, 2013

Posted January 24, 2013 by

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Tech. Sgt. Travis Keale Family: Pastora Keale (Wife) Hometown: Anahola, Hawaii Unit: 355 Civil Engineer Squadron, Fire Emergency Services Flight

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Physical fitness: Struggle between mind, body, pain

Posted January 24, 2013 by Commentary by Airman 1st Class Jared Trimarchi

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AFNS) — Losing weight isn’t easy. It took almost five months to accomplish my goal of losing 40 pounds.

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