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Benefits of TSP outweigh savings sacrifice

Posted March 10, 2016 by by Senior Airman CORY GOSSETT

Planning for retirement can be an intimidating task as there are many variables to consider. Luckily, both military and civilian government employees have the benefit of starting a Thrift Savings Plan. “The TSP is a federal retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401k plan found in the private sector,” said Cory Carmichael, 56th…

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F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

Posted May 5, 2016 by by LISA FERDINANDO

WASHINGTON — The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a “pivot point” as officials address a number of challenges. The F-35 program, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter program, is of vital importance to U.S. security, Lt. Gen. Christopher C….

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Where credit is due

Posted January 14, 2016 by by Capt. JHEREMY PERKINS

The most wonderful time of the year has ended, and the New Year has begun. Some may be feeling the sting of those Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday steals. We at Lightning Legal want to pass on some information to all consumers out there. To start, active-duty alerts are available to protect the credit…

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Airpower key to ISIL fight; strikes to continue

Posted February 25, 2016 by Courtesy of af.mil

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — The head of Operation Inherent Resolve’s air campaign said Feb. 18 the “most precise air campaign in history” has severely hurt terrorist plans across Iraq and Syria, with more airstrikes to come. “There is no doubt coalition airpower has and continues to dramatically degrade Daesh’s ability to fight and…

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PEOPLE FIRST

Posted October 29, 2015 by adriennek

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. ‘Unprecedented’ challenge in…

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Exchange backs its ‘Buddies’ with exclusive offers, savings

Posted March 10, 2016 by Courtesy of AAFES

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service strives to make it easy for shoppers to exercise their benefit. That’s why the Exchange brings exclusive offers directly to shoppers’ inboxes every week when they sign up for the Exchange Buddy List. Shoppers who sign up will be among the first to find out about…

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PEOPLE FIRST January 22, 2016

Posted January 21, 2016 by

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 officials…

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PEOPLE FIRST December 4, 2015

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Food safety tips for holiday season Colder weather is settling in and it’s time for warm cider, pumpkin spice lattes, deep-fried turkeys and visits from the relatives this holiday season. Kids love being involved in cooking pies, cookies and other sweet treats, while most of us love to overindulge on all of the fantastic food. With…

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PEOPLE FIRST March 4, 2016

Posted March 3, 2016 by adriennek

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 talks…

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Eglin Airman selected by Welsh for unique commissioning program

Posted May 5, 2016 by by Senior Airman ANDREA POSEY

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) An Airman’s cell phone rings, but he doesn’t answer because for him personal calls can wait until after work. It rings again; he lets it go to voicemail….

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