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Local

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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Boeing to build four more Intelsat Epic 702MP satellites

Posted May 10, 2013 by

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing will build four more 702MP satellites for Intelsat S.A., furthering its role as the initial manufacturer of Intelsatís new high-performance satellite fleet, Intelsat EpicNG. The 702MPs will deliver reliable, affordable and high-capacity data transmission that Intelsat customers can tailor to their needs. “Intelsat became our first customer for the 702MP…

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Health & Safety

Motorcycle Safety Day Held

Posted April 26, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Van Ha Riders inspect motorcycles during Los Angeles AFBís annual Motorcycle Safety Day, April 15. The event included safety briefings from the Los Angeles County Coronerís Office, Aerospace Motorcycle Club and the Academy of Motorcycle Operation, and a guided mentorship ride.

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Service members honored at LA Kings game

Posted April 26, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Sarah Corrice Service members stand on center ice at the LA Kings hockey game, April 21. Service members were honored as Heroes of the Game prior to the start of the LA Kings vs. Dallas Stars Hockey game at the Staples Center, April 21. The Kings and the USO pay tribute…

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Base upgrading building HVAC units

Posted April 26, 2013 by

Courtesy photograph Workers secure a heating and air conditioning unit for removal, April 20. Workers removed air conditioning and handling units from the roof of a building on Los Angeles AFB, April 20. Four HVAC units were replaced as part of a Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning refurbishment project. Each of the units weighs approximately…

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Boeing Phantom Phoenix small satellites reduce manufacturing, mission costs

Posted April 12, 2013 by

Boeing photograph Boeing is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions. Boeing is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions. Sharing a common architecture, flight…

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Voluntary separation programs continue through August

Posted April 12, 2013 by Debbie Gildea

Eligible officers and enlisted members have until Aug. 1 to submit their application for separation under the fiscal 2013 voluntary force management programs, Air Force officials reminded Airmen today. Announced in February, fiscal year 2013 force management programs support the Air Force effort to reduce manning to the authorized end-strength by Sept. 30. Officer programs,…

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Salutes & Awards

Nominations accepted for Portraits in Courage

Posted March 29, 2013 by

Now through May 1, nominations are being accepted and reviewed for Portraits in Courage, Vol. 8. “Portraits in Courage is a Chief of Staff initiative designed to tell airmen’s stories of courage, valor, and heroism. Our Airmen do the impossible every day. These narratives embody our warrior ethos and personify the Air Force Vision. There’s…

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ORS now aligned under SMC

Posted March 29, 2013 by

Air Force photograph The Operationally Responsive Space Office at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., conducted a video conference assumption of leadership ceremony March 7, with Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles AFB, Calif., presiding by video teleconference to install Col. John Anttonen as the ORS…

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Airman of the Year receives Hermosa Beach certificate of recognition

Posted March 29, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez SrA. Levi Mburu (left) receives a certificate of recognition from Hermosa Beach Mayor, Patrick Bobko, during a council meeting March 12, 2013. SrA Mburu was selected as the Airman of the Year for Los Angeles Air Force Base, home of the Space and Missile Systems Center in El Segundo,…

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