Air Force

September 6, 2013

Air Force News – September 6, 2013

Airmen can showcase their talent during upcoming competition

If you have talent and want to show it off, Air Force Personnel Center Services officials have announced a new opportunity for you.

The Air Force “U Got Talent” program features base-level competitions held around the world in September and October. Competitions are open to all active-duty members, their spouses and dependent children between 3 and 18 years old.

Participants will compete for the title of “Best talent in the Air Force” and a chance to win $1000, and can enter one of 11 solo, duet or group categories. Participants can compete in more than one category.

Bases will submit videos of their first and second place winners in each category to the Services entertainment division to compete at the Air Force level, said Edward Jones, Air Force Entertainment and Tops In Blue performance director.

Air Force-level judging begins Dec. 5 and winners will be announced Dec.13. Prizes will be distributed by Jan. 15, 2014.

“This year we have great prizes for our winners, including a professional recording session of your act, electronic equipment and airline tickets,” Jones said.

Check with your local base community or youth center for your base competition date, requirements and award prizes.

For more information about quality of life programs, visit the AFPC Services website at https://www.usafservices.com.

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California

Air National guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing have performed more than 400 bucket drops resulting in more than 188,000 gallons of water dropped since they began fighting the Rim Fire Aug. 20.

Florida

325th Civil Engineer Squadron Natural Resources specialists monitor and protect sea turtles that come to the beaches at Tyndall Air Force Base to nest. They also compile data including where the nests are, what species of turtles laid the nest and how many turtles successfully hatched.

Afghanistan

Three Airmen painted a wall Aug. 30 with their interpretation of unity, respect, trust, strength and the will to protect leaving a visual legacy for those who follow in their footsteps at Camp Cunningham.

Southeast Asia

Members of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing trained host-nation aircrew members on water survival techniques such as swimming, treading water and the use of life support equipment.




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