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CSAF discusses impact of sequester

Posted March 1, 2013 by Karen Parrish

Air Force photograph by Scott M. Ash Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III greets Rep. C.W. Bill Young, chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, before testifying on Capitol Hill, Feb. 26, 2013. During his testimony, Welsh talked about the negative impacts sequestration and a full-year continuing resolution would have…

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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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Air Force releases criteria for new combat medal

Posted February 22, 2013 by

Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Distinguished Warfare Medal Feb. 15, following defense officials’ announcement of the new decoration days prior. The DWM will be awarded to honor individuals for single acts of extraordinary achievement, not involving acts of valor, that directly impact combat or other military operations approved by the secretary…

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Drivers continue to find road bumpy after answering automobile ads

Posted February 22, 2013 by

An individual or individuals claiming to be “Exchange Inc.” have been placing advertisements in auto magazines and commercial newspapers, leading Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers to believe they’re purchasing a vehicle through the Department of Defense retailer. “This has been a problem for the past few months where someone is using the Exchange’s…

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Changes to TRICARE Prime Service Areas

Posted February 22, 2013 by

Prime Service Areas are geographic areas where TRICARE Prime is offered. These PSAs were created to ensure the medical readiness of the active duty force by augmenting the capability of military hospitals and clinics. Effective Oct. 1, 2013, TRICARE Prime will no longer be available to beneficiaries living in certain areas of the United States…

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The Avengers assemble in Exchange and Marvel’s latest military-only free comic

Posted February 22, 2013 by Chris Ward

Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, and Black Widow are all making their way to military installations around the world via one million free comic books published exclusively for the Armed Forces by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Marvel Custom Solutions. The new full-color comic, titled “Double Vision,” opens five years in the…

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SMC commander speakers to veterans’ group

Posted February 15, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Hien Vu Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center commander, speaks at the American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood, Calif., Feb. 4. She spoke about the evolution of space capabilities in support of U.S. Armed Forces in wars and conflicts since World War I to an audience of nearly…

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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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Boeing delivers Qatar Emiri Air Force’s 4th C-17 Globemaster III

Posted December 21, 2012 by

Boeing delivered the Qatar Emiri Air Force's fourth C-17 Globemaster III Dec. 10 in Long Beach, Calif.

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Boeing delivers two nanosatellites to U.S. Air Force

Posted December 21, 2012 by

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Boeing has delivered two Space Environmental NanoSat Experiment satellites to the U.S. Air Force that will help assess the value of small satellites in military space operations. Weighing less than 9 pounds each and measuring 30 x 10 x 10 centimeters in size, the nanosats are scheduled to launch on the…

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