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People First – October 10, 2014

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Editor’s Note: The “People First” section is compiled from information from the Air Force Personnel Center, TRICARE, 56th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, Veterans Affairs, the civilian personnel office and armed forces news services. For the complete story, go to the web address listed at the end of the story. AF ensures…

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People First – December 12, 2014

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Editor’s Note: The “People First” section is compiled from information from the Air Force Personnel Center, TRICARE, 56th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, Veterans Affairs, the civilian personnel office and armed forces news services. For the complete story, click on the title link. AF selects 38 Airmen for test pilot school Thirty-eight Airmen have…

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Air Force News – February 6, 2015

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Hawaii Starting Sunday, the Japanese Encephalitis vaccine became mandatory for active-duty Airmen who are either permanently stationed or who will be temporarily assigned for more than 30 days to Japan or the Republic of Korea. Georgia As the intricacies of 3-D printing became more widespread, its capabilities have gained traction in the 402nd Commodities Maintenance…

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Qualification training

Posted March 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Staff Sgt. Rakim Redd, 607th Air Control Squadron instructor, instructs Senior Airman Rachel Mach, 607th ACS interface control technician, on how to set up a datalink March 10 during 607th ACS initial qualification training at Luke Air Force Base. The 607th ACS operates and maintains radar and communications to train highly-qualified weapons directors and surveillance…

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Luke conducts first F-35 training deployment

Posted April 24, 2015 by Capt. RYAN DECAMP

Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A 61st Fighter Squadron F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter taxis prior to take off April 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Ten F-35s from the 61st Fighter Squadron were sent to Nellis for the first ever JSF training deployment. The Las Vegas skyline is in the background. The 56th…

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Household loss claims must be filed timely

Posted June 12, 2015 by Capt. JHEREMY PERKINS

You just arrived in beautiful, sunny Arizona (or your next duty station). As you begin unpacking, you discover a box of broken items. Oh, what to do? Under the contract the Defense Department has with the carrier industry, you can get full replacement value for your damaged goods. Note that FRV does not mean you…

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Air Force officials announce third round of VERA/VSIP

Posted March 27, 2012 by

In its continuing effort to meet the Defense Department requirement to maintain civilian manning at fiscal 2010 levels, the Air Force is offering a third round of Voluntary Early Retirement Authority and Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment beginning May 1. “The Air Force recognizes the invaluable contributions of our civilian workforce, but also recognizes the fiscal…

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Luke IP selected for Thunderbird assignment

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Senior Airman C.J. Hatch

The Thunderbirds are the U.S. Air Force’s premier air demonstration team; from the pilots to the maintainers, they represent the best the Air Force has to offer. One Luke Airman was recently selected to...

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Air Force News – August 3, 2012

Posted August 3, 2012 by anradmin

The Air Advisor Academy hosted a dedication ceremony July 27 for the new Air Advisor Memorial at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

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Air Force News – October 5, 2012

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First F-35 training commander: ‘This jet is our future’ Five months of flying the Air Force’s newest fighter jet has left one Airman convinced of the aircraft’s substantial combat capability. Lt. Col. Lee Kloos is the commander of the 58th Fighter Squadron, the Defense Department’s first F-35 Lightning II training squadron, located at Eglin Air…

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