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Turning challenges into opportunities hallmark of Wolfenbarger’s tenure as AFMC commander

Posted June 5, 2015 by Kim Bowden

Air Force photograph Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger will relinquish command of Air Force Materiel Command and retire following a ceremony June 8, 2015. Wolfenbarger’s 35-year career has included several notable “firsts,” including being a part of the first class of female cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1976 and becoming the first female four-star…

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Massaro introduced as new 412th OSS CC

Posted June 5, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Mark Massaro speaks to his new squadron after taking command. The 412th Operations Support Squadron welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 1 at the Developmental Airdrop rigging shop. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Geraghty passed the 412th OSS guidon to incoming commander Lt. Col….

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Technical sergeant promotion results scheduled for June 9

Posted June 5, 2015 by

Technical sergeant promotion selection results will be released at 8 a.m. Central Daylight Time June 9, Air Force officials said. The technical sergeant promotion is the first to incorporate changes including revised points for time in service and time in grade, EPR point value of 250 points and the inclusion of up to the last…

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Women’s AF history expands with new four-star

Posted June 5, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie

In Air Force history a legacy has been written, by women, for women. The walls of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial are filled with stories of historic and iconic women from all U.S. military services that have served the nation.

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F-16 test pilots hit the ‘road’ to help train USAFE pilots

Posted May 29, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-16 from the 416th Flight Test Squadron parked at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during a Red Flag exercise in 2012. Two F-16 test pilots from the 416th Flight Test Squadron recently returned from a “roadshow” to Europe where they provided High Angle of Attack academics to U.S….

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Enlisted members interested in attache duty must apply by June

Posted May 22, 2015 by Shelly Petruska

Active duty staff through senior master sergeants interested in attache’ duty opportunities with international affairs teams around the world must submit their applications by June 15, 2015 to be considered. The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs is accepting applications for enlisted Defense Attache’ Specialists at 23 locations, with…

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HYT extension possible for SrA-MSgt in 35 career fields

Posted May 22, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants and master sergeants in 35 Air Force specialties will be able to apply for a high year of tenure extension and, if approved, will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT. The Air Force is introducing several personnel and manpower initiatives to…

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USNORTHCOM brings exercise ARDENT SENTRY to Edwards

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber An Army Sentinel Mobile Command Center provides power and satellite communications during an exercise or real-world natural disaster. Edwards AFB was treated as a simulated basic-staging area May 13 during U.S. Northern Command’s annual Defense Support of Civil Authorities exercise. The scenario for Exercise Ardent Sentry 15 was a…

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AFMC’s Wingman Intervention program going strong

Posted May 15, 2015 by

More than a year after it was introduced, Air Force Materiel Command’s Wingman Intervention program is still going strong. “During the spring 2013 Wingman Day, AFMC made a concerted effort to provide its Airmen with the skills and confidence they need to safely intervene when they see fellow Airmen entering into potentially harmful situations, both…

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Flight tests conclude for shape changing aircraft flap

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Courtesy photograph The modified Gulfstream III flight research aircraft with an adaptive compliant wing trailing edge is shown with 25 degrees of trailing edge deflection. A team of researchers from Air Force Research Laboratory, NASA and FlexSys, Inc., accomplished a long sought goal in aviation research April 22 with the last flight of the Adaptive…

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