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First Australian F-35 pilot completes training

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Royal Australian Air Force Squadron Leader Andrew Jackson, F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter pilot, completes his final training mission April 23 after landing at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Jackson made history as the first Australian pilot to fly in the F-35A. The fifth-generation aircraft will meet Australia’s future air combat and strike needs,…

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Air Force News – June 26, 2015

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Alaska Firefighters from the 673rd Civil Engineer Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson recently assisted with the Division of Forestry’s efforts in containing the Sockeye wildfire near Willow. The fire is estimated to cover more than 7,000 acres of land.   Virginia The 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games opened June 19 with about 250 athletes…

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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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310th FS deploys to Tyndall

Posted June 1, 2012 by anradmin

Senior Airman Jacob Duda, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron air crew egress journeyman, ensures the universal water activated release system is serviceable after a parachute change May 21 at...

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Focus on Appearance – July 20, 2012

Posted July 20, 2012 by Presented by Luke AFB Focus 56

Did you know... Fingernails are not to exceed ¼-inch in length past the tip of the finger. They are not to interfere with duty performance or hinder proper fit of prescribed safety equipment or uniform items.

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CGOC, commissioning opportunities to be had

Posted September 14, 2012 by by Capt. TODD ZIELINSKI

A question often asked of company grade officers is “What was the path you took to receive your commission, and what did that commissioning source entail?” Some are parents with children interested in pursuing a commission in the Air Force, others ask on behalf of friends and others are interested in applying. Whatever the reason,…

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Air Force News – December 14, 2012

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CSAF directs Air Force-wide inspection Commanders across the Air Force began conducting health and welfare inspections Dec. 5 to emphasize an environment of respect, trust and professionalism in the workplace. The health and welfare inspection is a tool routinely used by unit commanders, command chiefs and first sergeants. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark…

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Open season at exchange

Posted February 22, 2013 by AAFES

Outdoor enthusiasts have a new option when gearing up for the hunt as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service cuts the ribbon on a counter dedicated exclusively to firearms and ammunition. While the exchange is focused on saving Airmen time and money when shopping for rifles, holsters and other gun accessories, this new assortment…

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Luke 1 gives feedback, guidance

Posted April 19, 2013 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

Airman 1st Class James Hensley Brig. Gen. Mike Rothstein, 56th Fighter Wing commander, discusses issues such as sequestration and the F-35 bed down, and gave Luke Air Force Base members a state-of-the-wing feedback during a commander’s call April 12 at the Luke AFB Bryant Fitness Center gym. After six months of command, Brig. Gen. Mike…

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People First – June 14, 2013

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NCO retraining program application window open Staff sergeant-selects through master sergeants in overage career fields can apply for retraining into an undermanned career field during Phase I of the fiscal 2014 NCO Retraining Program. Retraining applications will be accepted through July 8. The two-phase program is used to balance and sustain the enlisted force by moving…

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