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My choice, my story, my pledge

Posted December 5, 2014 by Maj. NATHAN MAERTENS

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — As we prepare to kick-off this year’s Combined Federal Campaign, think about the local charities and the services they provide. Think of the families who use those services. My family was one of them. My father was diagnosed with cancer when I was in junior high school. As a…

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BMT introduces innovative Capstone Week

Posted January 30, 2015 by Courtesy of aetc.af.mil

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force Basic Military Training at JBSA-Lackland recently restructured its current eight-and-a-half-week course to make room for a new five-day program called Capstone Week.”Our basic military training today does a tremendous job developing young men and women into Airmen,” said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody….

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Air Force News – March 20, 2015

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Hawaii More than 95 U.S. military personnel and Defense Department civilians were among the thousands from around the globe to participate in Aero India 2015, the region’s largest tradeshow. The tradeshow allowed the U.S. to strengthen its ties with India while furthering military-to-military relationships. Florida Seven Marines and four Soldiers died in an Army UH-60…

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane … it’s a Viper

Posted April 24, 2015 by

Tech. Sgt. Timothy Boyer A group touring Luke Air Force Base watches as an F-16 Fighting Falcon launches. Both the tower and the mountains are further away than they appear.

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People First – June 19, 2015

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Selected MSgt evals close out Sept. 30 Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve master sergeant and master sergeant-select enlisted performance reports will now close out annually on Sept. 30. In addition, as of June 3, , master sergeants and selects will no longer receive change-of-reporting-official EPRs. Enlisted Evaluation System and Weighted…

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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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Air Force News May 24, 2012

Posted May 24, 2012 by anradmin

South Dakota B-1 Lancer aircrews made history at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., when they employed laser Joint Direct Attack Munitions against moving targets during a weapon system evaluation program exercise May 14 through 16. Georgia Five British joint terminal attack controllers trained with Moody A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots, May 6 to 10, with the goal…

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Luke’s AFNet migration begins Aug 27

Posted July 20, 2012 by by Maj. Shay Warakomski

As the Air Force continues transforming its cyber operations, 24th Air Force will establish a centralized user directory and e-mail service for all Air Force network users. The Air Force Network migration project will collapse all stand-alone environments into a single, integrated network structure under the operational control of one commander, creating one Air Force…

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New BTO to help Airmen make USAFE processes more efficient, effective

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Before becoming the Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Mark Welsh challenged the U.S. Air Forces in Europe to find more efficient and effective ways to use its resources. “Current fiscal realities require commanders to take a hard look at how to most efficiently support and execute our missions within growing budget constraints,” said Welsh…

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Leaders avoid holding to bad decisions

Posted November 30, 2012 by Lt. Col. JAMES BLACKMAN

Don’t let YOU get in the way of YOU making the right decision, because … it’s not about YOU! What do I mean by this? Have you ever knowingly stuck with a bad decision because you made the decision? Or struggled over a decision worrying about what others will think of you? Everyone has decisions…

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