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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.

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CSAF discusses Air Force’s need to reset

The Air Force Association hosted its monthly Air Force breakfast with Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, as the key note speaker, April 2, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

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Command chief shares secrets to success for enlisted

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief hosted a mandatory enlisted all-call at the base theater April 13. Smith spent most of the hour sharing the road map to being promoted - good EPR's (Enlisted Performance Reports), education and special duties. 

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F-35 program ‘on right track,’ director says

Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14.

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Local

Edwards AFB’s EOD team clears UXOs in Cal City, local areas

Residents of California City may have heard a loud bang that didn't quite sound like a sonic boom recently.


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News Briefs April 17, 2015

Posted  April 17, 2015

STEM Expo The Antelope Valley Union High School District needs volunteers to serve as judges for the first Annual STEM Expo 5:30 p.m., April 27 at Eastside High School. Students will be evaluated in seven categories: Environmental/Agricultural Innovation, Invention, Reverse Engineering, Robotics and Computer Science, Rube Goldberg, Science Fiction, and Science Inquiry. Eastside High School…

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Sexual assault survivor: One Airman’s story

Posted  April 17, 2015

- By a Survivor WASHINGTON — Sexual assault is a hot topic — one addressed in annual training and at commander’s calls throughout the Air Force — yet the details of victims’ stories are seldom mentioned. This is understandable. These crimes against service members are intensely personal. Also, as many survivors have learned, listeners don’t…

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Q&A with the CMSAF

Posted  April 17, 2015

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Michael J. Pausic
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CSAF discusses Air Force’s need to reset

Posted  April 17, 2015

The Air Force Association hosted its monthly Air Force breakfast with Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, as the key note speaker, April 2, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

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Command chief shares secrets to success for enlisted

Posted  April 17, 2015

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief hosted a mandatory enlisted all-call at the base theater April 13. Smith spent most of the hour sharing the road map to being promoted - good EPR's (Enlisted Performance Reports), education and special duties. 

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
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F-35 program ‘on right track,’ director says

Posted  April 17, 2015

Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14.

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Exchange special sizes catalog helps military shoppers look their best

Posted  April 17, 2015

Soldiers, Airmen and their families can put some spring in their step with the latest fashions in special sizes from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s latest catalog. The 20-page Special Sizes guide is decked out with on-trend looks in a variety of sizes, including big and tall, plus, petite and maternity. Women can…

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Salute military children during the Month of the Military Child

Posted  April 17, 2015

In April, the military community comes together to highlight the contributions, bravery and patriotism of its youngest members.  The Month of the Military Child recognizes the more than 1.9 million U.S. military children that brave the unique challenges of military life. Often military kids face back-to-back deployments of a parent, or; they may have to…

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Highlighting what’s important

Posted  April 17, 2015

Zack Gilbertson, dependent, passes one of the last color splash checkpoints during the Color Splash Fun Run held April 8, 2015, around the Rosburg Fitness Center. Gilbertson finished first in the male runner category and Jamie Muniz, from the 412th Operations Support Squadron, finished first in the female runner category. In total, the event had…

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Edwards AFB’s EOD team clears UXOs in Cal City, local areas

Posted  April 17, 2015

Residents of California City may have heard a loud bang that didn't quite sound like a sonic boom recently.

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