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This is your Air Force

Posted August 14, 2015 by

Airpower is not a solo effort. One leader does not win a war; one pilot does not bomb every target; one loadmaster does not supply the entire fight. Airpower has and always will be a team effort, and together we are the world’s greatest airpower team. The global vigilance, global reach and global power we…

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Get involved in legal side of AF

Posted August 14, 2015 by

Cross-training in the Air Force is an opportunity made available to most enlisted Airmen. There are many fields available and many can be the start of lifetime careers as they easily cross over into the civilian world. One such is specialty code 5J0X1 Paralegal. “If you’re interested in a career change that is both challenging…

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Air Force News – August 14, 2015

Posted August 14, 2015 by

Hawaii The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, deployed to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and began flying data-gathering missions into Hurricane Guillermo Aug. 2.   California Personnel from the 9th Civil Engineer Squadron at Beale Air Force Base, California, assisted the California Department…

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People First – August 14, 2015

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AF welcomes new vice chief of staff The Air Force welcomed an Airman to the rank of four-star general and announced the appointment of the new Air Force vice chief of staff during a ceremony Aug. 6 at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III presided over the ceremony…

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Attitude guides Airman in tough situations

Posted August 7, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

AirmanPEDRO MOTA Airman 1st Class Ryan Holland, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron engineering tech, surveys land, produces floor plans using AutoCAD, and maintains data consisting of infrastructure, pavements, and utilities for Luke Air Force Base. “A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes.” ~ Wade Boggs, Hall of Fame athlete Like…

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Pleus inspires new aviators, displays F-35s

Posted August 7, 2015 by

Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks to Columbus Air Force Base’s newest pilots July 24 in the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Pleus returned to Columbus AFB in an F-35 Lightning II to display the new aircraft to young aviators. He graduated from Columbus…

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Air Force News – August 7, 2015

Posted August 7, 2015 by

Alaska All around Alaska and out into the Pacific, little white domes dot the mountainside, coastlines and islands — the only tangible evidence of America’s invisible armor. These are the Pacific Air Forces Regional Support Center long-range radar sites. Their mission is to track aircraft through Alaska’s airspace and along its borders. California California Air…

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People First – August 7, 2015

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AF launches MyVector, mentorship program The Air Force recently launched an improved and rebranded Career Path Tool, called MyVector, which encourages mentorship between Airmen at all levels. The first step in the success of MyVector is for Airmen to volunteer to be mentors and share their experience and expertise with other Airmen. The reconfigured online platform…

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News Briefs July 31, 2015

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Total body conditioning class A new total body conditioning class is 6:30 and 9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. The 6:30 a.m. class is broken into two half hour segments to accommodate squadron or individual physical training. The 9 a.m. class is one hour. The class consists of body weight movements and the use of equipment…

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Crossing over: Enlisted to officer

Posted July 31, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Courtesy photo Second Lt. Shaun Chaplain, 56th Comptroller Squadron flight commander, surveys his surroundings at an unnamed deployed location when he was still an enlisted member. From a technical sergeant in cyber operations, he became a second lieutenant three months ago after completing Officer Training School. Luke Air Force Base is his first assignment as…

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