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Gladiators challenge TCM troops

Posted May 10, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Stephanie Rubi Capt. Richard McNell, 376th Air Expeditionary Wing sexual assault response coordinator, jousts against Wolf, American Gladiator, April 2, 2013, at Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. Service members were able to compete against American Gladiators in similar games played on the TV show. McNell is deployed from Los Angeles…

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Commander looks to the future at Space Symposium

Posted April 27, 2012 by by SMSgt. Dean J. Miller

The commander of Air Force Space Command addressed a standing-room only crowd at the 28th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, April 17, highlighting accomplishments of the command’s 30-year history, the space budget, and his thoughts for the future...

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Proud to be an American airman

Posted August 2, 2012 by by MSgt. Angelita ColÛn-Francia

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz met with media July 24 in the Pentagon to share his thoughts about his nearly 40 years of military service in the Air Force and four years as the Air Force’s senior...

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2012 climate survey shows overall satisfaction with jobs, leaders

Posted February 22, 2013 by Debbie Gildea

Air Force graphic by Angel Herrero de Frutos More than 163,000 airmen across the Air Force voiced their opinions in the online Air Force Climate Survey conducted May 11-June 22, with results indicating airmen are satisfied with unit performance and trust their leaders, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Feb. 19. Conducted every two years,…

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Lockheed Martin delivers antenna assemblies for integration on first GPS III satellite

Posted July 19, 2013 by

Lockheed Martin has completed and is preparing to install the navigation, communication, and hosted payload antenna assemblies for the first satellite of the next generation Global Positioning System, known as GPS II

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A.F. drill team performs at Disneyland during Armed Forces weekend

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Capt. Angelic Dolan

The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team participated in the Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration weekend May 18-20 and concluded their stay in Southern California by going to Disneyland. Thousands of...

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month kicks off

Posted October 26, 2012 by Joe Juarez

National Disability Employment Awareness Month kicks off with a reading of the presidential proclamation and cake cutting ceremony at the Los Angeles Base Exchange Oct. 1. Left to right: Valerie Robinson, Corey Webber, Capt. Meo McGrath, Nina Smith, Myra Ford, Linda Vanifh, Augustin Velez and Tommy McInnis.  

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United Launch Alliance successfully launches second Space-Based Infrared System satellite to orbit for the U.S. Air Force

Posted March 22, 2013 by

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched the second Space-Based Infrared System GEO-2 satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 5:21 p.m., EDT, March 19 from Space Launch Complex-41.

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First Boeing-built Inmarsat-5 satellite on track for 2013 launch

Posted September 20, 2013 by

The first of three Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress satellites being built by Boeing has successfully completed a key system life test, paving the way for it to launch later this year.

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Base personnel take part in local Read Across America events

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

Approximately 20 Los Angeles AFB military and civilian personnel read to students at various schools across the south bay during the annual Read Across America celebration. March 2 was Dr. Seuss’ birthday and most of the events were themed around his stories and held on his actual birthday. This year, base personnel and their family…

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