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SecAF, CSAF, CMSAF present new ‘little blue book’

Posted September 4, 2015 by

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody delivered the initial handout of the pamphlet, "America's Air Force: A Profession of Arms," Aug. 27 to the Air Force's newest Airmen at Airmen's Week.

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AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Posted August 28, 2015 by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24.

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Air Force, Ohio, based business develop chemical-, herbicide-free weed zapper

Posted August 28, 2015 by Timothy Anderl

Anyone with a lawn or a beautiful flower or vegetable garden, has surely wondered about the best method of controlling or eliminating weeds.

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U.S. service members receive ‘heroic welcome’ at Ramstein

Posted August 28, 2015 by

Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone arrived safely at Ramstein Air Base Aug. 24 via military airlift after receiving emergency medical care for injuries sustained while subduing an armed gunman aboard a French train Aug. 21. “We are grateful for Airman Stone’s quick thinking and courageous actions and are thrilled to have him back safely with…

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Air Force extends SAPR services to AF civilians

Posted August 28, 2015 by

The Air Force released a policy memo today allowing Air Force civilian employees who are victims of sexual assault to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation’s sexual assault response coordinator. The policy is effective immediately and allows SARCs and sexual assault prevention and response victim advocates to assist Air Force civilians who report…

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Air Force birthday

Posted August 28, 2015 by

The Edwards Company Grade Officers’ Council cordially invites you to attend the celebration of the Air Force’s 68th birthday Sept. 18. Dinner will be served at Club Muroc at 5 p.m. Menu consists of spinach stuffed chicken, beef Wellington and grilled vegetables over rice. Uniform is mess dress for military/semi-formal and formal and semi-formal for…

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Personnel Briefs August 21, 2015

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Undergrad flying training applications due in November The 2016 Air Force Undergraduate Flying Training selection board will convene Jan. 25-28 to select applicants for 2016-2017 pilot, remotely piloted aircraft, combat systems officer and air battle manager training opportunities. Eligible active duty officers must apply by Nov. 20 and selection results will be released in February…

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JSF ITF reaches historic sortie milestone at lightning speed

Posted August 21, 2015 by Jet Fabara

Lockheed Martin photograph During the month of July, the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force flew 76 sorties, making it a first for the ITF involving a new monthly flying record. The Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, which oversees all three test variants of the F-35 Lightning II, has proved its resolve to test…

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AFOTEC Det. 5 gets new CC

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Lt. Col. Ryan Hollman assumed command of Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 5 at Edwards AFB Aug. 14. The ceremony was held at Club Muroc and was officiated by Maj. Gen. Matthew H. Molloy, AFOTEC commander. AFOTEC is headquartered†at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and has two detachments at Edwards. Hollman…

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US, Turkey finalizing details of anti-ISIL airstrikes

Posted August 21, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

The U.S. and Turkey are finalizing details of Turkeys recently announced participation in the air campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said Aug. 14. Col. Pat Ryder briefed reporters at the Pentagon on continuing operations in Iraq and Syria by coalition partners supporting Combined…

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