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Air Force News – April 17, 2015

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Greenland Thule Air Base and the 12th Space Warning Squadron’s location offers a unique and strategic vantage point in the execution of its missile warning and defense, and space surveillance missions in support of U.S. Strategic Command. The 12th SWS operates the Upgraded Early Warning Radar 24/7. Afghanistan After months of planning and construction, the…

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AIM: New resource for Airmen

Posted April 10, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Courtesy Photo Luke Airmen mingle during an Airmen in Mentoring session March 25 at Luke Air Force Base. AIM is a new program just getting started on base to help support new Airmen by providing mentors who have volunteered to help Airmen with on and off-duty struggles. Being a new Airman has its challenges, but…

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Help comes in shape of uniform

Posted April 10, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Senior AirmanMARCY COPELAND Second Lt. Tanya Wren, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs chief of community relations, and Tech. Sgt. Priscilla Noll, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron furnishing management office NCO in charge, provided first aid to an elderly woman who suffered a head injury during a head-on collision. Feb. 27 went as any other normal work…

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Pilots, combat systems officers may be eligible for retention incentives

Posted April 10, 2015 by Courtesy of af.mil

WASHINGTON — Eligible active-duty pilots and combat systems officers have until Sept. 30 to apply for fiscal year 2015 Aviator Retention Pay Program, Air Force officials said April 1. “The Air Force continues to expand previous ARP programs to decisively and deliberately shape and retain the rated force. External factors such as new congressional mandates…

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F-35 Lightning II costs drop, report shows

Posted April 10, 2015 by Courtesy of afnews.mil

WASHINGTON — A recent account of F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft program costs shows decreases, the Air Force’s F-35 program executive officer told reporters in a media roundtable March 24. Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, citing this year’s selected acquisition report on the aircraft, called the roundtable to clarify cost and performance facts. He…

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Air Force News – April 10, 2015

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Alaska Rapid Raptor program training on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson exercised capabilities to quickly deploy a package of combat-ready F-22 Raptors and C-17 Globemaster IIIs loaded with supporting personnel and equipment to any forward operating base in the world. Arctic Region Two pairs of B-52 Stratofortresses completed simultaneous, round-trip sorties from their U.S. bases of Minot…

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People First – April 10, 2015

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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 link in the title. SNCOs review records to ensure completion on file…

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Aussie F-35 leaders visit base

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Airman Pedro Mota FROM LEFT: Retired Royal Australian Air Vice-Marshal John Quaife, airworthiness board representative, Maj. Nathan Draper, 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit Australian squadron leader, and Royal Australian Air Vice-Marshal Chris Deeble, joint strike fighter program manager, tour the 61st AMU and hangar Monday at Luke Air Force Base. Deeble and Quaife met with Col….

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Safeguard social media, protect your information

Posted April 3, 2015 by 2nd Lt. TANYA WREN

Social media can be a great tool for military members; it helps to keep in touch with friends, family and loved ones, even when far away from home. However, if the proper precautions aren’t taken into consideration, information on social media pages can be used against service members. On March 21, a group claiming association…

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Tuskegee Airmen honored

Posted April 3, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. LOUIS VEGA Jr.

Tech. Sgt.LOUIS VEGA Jr. FROM LEFT: Retired Master Sgt. Rudolf Silas and retired Lt. Cols. Asa Herring and Robert Ashby, original Tuskegee Airmen, are recognized during the Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day ceremony. A ceremony honoring the great heritage of the “Red Tail” warriors from the 302nd Fighter Squadron took place March 26 during the Second…

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