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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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AcqDemo team outlines planned activities related to transition

In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system.

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Police week recognizes sacrifice

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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Air Force demonstrates key rocket engine technologies for next generation launch systems

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved a major milestone under the Hydrocarbon Boost program, which is advancing domestic rocket engine technologies in support of next generation launch.


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Salutes & Awards

AFMC Maintenance Award Winners

Posted  January 22, 2016

Congratulations to the 412th Test Wing members who are Air Force Materiel Command’s 2015 Maintenance Awards winners and Air Force nominees. They will now compete at the Air Force level. Daedalian Trophy: 412th Maintenance Group Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award:┬áSupervisor Manager Aircraft Maintenance — Senior Master Sgt. Jared M. Currie, 412th Maintenance Squadron Technician Supervisor…

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Air Force implements additional security measures

Posted  January 22, 2016

In response to tragic events that have taken place on and off installations over the past few years, Air Force commanders can take additional measures to secure personnel and property on their installations through three programs that allow service members to carry weapons.

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Commentary

New year, new you? Tips for successful resolutions

Posted  January 22, 2016

Have you ever gone into the new year certain this will be the year you change your life for the better, but after just a few weeks, you fall right back into the same habits? Well, you are not alone. According to John Norcross, a distinguished professor of clinical psychology at the University of Scranton,…

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Events

Chapel staff reads King’s words in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted  January 22, 2016

This year, to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the chapel staff decided to try something new Jan. 15. Instead of a march or a chapel service, readers and vocalists took their places throughout the lobby of Bldg. 3000 and remembered many of the words that Reverend King once spoke.

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F-35 fires first AIM-9X missile

Posted  January 22, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-35 from the 461st Flight Test Squadron launched an AIM-9X missile for the first time over the Pacific Sea Test Range Jan. 12. The Flight Sciences aircraft, AF-1, of the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, was piloted by David Nelson, Lockheed Martin chief F-35 test pilot. The…

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