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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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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  March 11, 2016

March 14-18 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Barbecue rib tips Potato salad Bake beans Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Rice pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and…

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Harris speaks at 2016 AVBOT Outlook Conference

Posted  March 11, 2016

The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 44th Annual Business Outlook Conference Feb. 26 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The "AV Rocks" themed event featured a variety of speakers including legendary businessman and musician Gene Simmons.

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Air Force

Civilian developmental education application deadline May 1

Posted  March 18, 2016

Civilian Airmen have until May 1 to submit applications for civilian developmental education programs to the Air Force Personnel Center. “Educational opportunities, in conjunction with experience and training, are a key component of the continuum of learning designed to deliberately develop Air Force leaders,” said Virginia Banda, AFPC CDE program manager. “CDE programs help provide…

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2016 Women’s History Month facts #1

Posted  March 18, 2016

During the month of March, the country celebrates Women’s History Month. For calendar year 2016, the theme selected by the government and Department of Defense is “Working to Perform a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.”  During March we honor the women who have shaped America’s history and its future through their public service and…

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Air Force

AFMC strategic plan to help carry Air Force to Third Offset

Posted  March 18, 2016

Agility and innovation are cornerstones of a new Air Force Materiel Command strategic plan that will deliver war-winning capabilities. Those capabilities will propel the Air Force as a key element of the future national defense strategy known as the Third Offset. The first “offset” came in in the 1950s when the United States looked to tactical…

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