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Air Force awards Lockheed Martin contracts to being work on next set of GPS III satellites

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin two fixed-price contracts totaling $120 million to procure long lead parts for the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth next generation Global Positioning System satellites, known as GPS III. The GPS III program will affordably replace aging GPS satellites while improving capability to meet the evolving demands of…

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New housing website prepares airmen for moving

Posted April 27, 2012 by by 1st Lt. Nicole White

With the summer moving season just around the corner thousands of airmen and their families can now use a new housing website to help prepare for their move. The website,www.housing.af.mil, provides dormitory information for unaccompanied airmen while detailing housing options…

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Senior leaders stress safety over Labor Day weekend

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A special message from Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy....

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MilPDS upgrade complete

Posted March 29, 2013 by Debbie Gildea

The Air Force has successfully upgraded and transferred the Military Personnel Data System to the Defense Information Systems Agency Defense Enterprise Computing Center, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today. We’re pleased that the MilPDS upgrade took less time than anticipated, and we are well on our way to getting information updated in the system,î…

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Balanced force structure imperative to Air Force readiness

Posted May 25, 2012 by by TSgt. Jess D. Harvey

Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Phil Breedlove and his counterparts from the Army, Navy and Marine Corps testified May 10 before members of the Senate Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support about U.S. military readiness in light of recent budget cuts. In his opening statement, Breedlove pointed out that the American people are…

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Base welcomes recently deployed airmen home

Posted February 15, 2013 by

Air Force photographs by Sarah Cirrice SMC Commander, Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, talks with returning airmen and their families prior to the start of the Welcome Home Airmen ceremony, Jan. 24. The ceremony honored airmen returning from deployments during the past six months. The audience jumps to its feet and claps with the arrival of…

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Air Force accepting applications for medical commissioning programs

Posted August 9, 2013 by Debbie Gildea

Eligible airmen interested in Biomedical Sciences Corps careers can apply for academic opportunities in the physical therapy, clinical psychology and physician assistant fields. In addition, eligible airmen can apply for direct accession into one of three other BSC fields, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. Each program has specific criteria, but applicants for all programs…

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AF seeks medical commissioning candidates

Posted July 20, 2012 by by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – RANDOLPH, Texas – Interested officers, enlisted members and cadets eligible for fiscal 2013 Biomedical Sciences Corps training and commissioning programs can learn more during a world-wide webcast slated for July 18, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced. Webcasts, slated for 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. central time, will focus on…

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Northrop Grumman delivers first communications payload for U.S. Air Force’s Enhanced Polar System

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REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has delivered the first of two protected communications payloads for the U.S. Air Force’s Enhanced Polar System that will provide continuous coverage in the north polar region for secure, jam-resistant, strategic and tactical military communications. The extremely high frequency payload leverages protected communications technologies the company developed for the…

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Space Command officials eliminate flight suit, jackets

Posted April 27, 2012 by Staff

Air Force Space Command officials announced April 13 that airmen assigned to the command will cease wearing flight suits, the green flight jacket and the A-2 Leather Jacket by the end of the fiscal year. Directed by Gen. William L. Shelton, the AFSPC commander, the move is ...

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