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Basic Military Training enters new ‘real life’ era

Posted February 20, 2015 by Kristin Davis,

The 8½-week journey from recruit to Airman will no longer end in a regimented march on a Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland parade field.

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Cody gives enlisted perspective at AFA expo

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody outlined his top priorities for the enlisted force during the Air Force Association’s annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 12.

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A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture

Posted February 6, 2015 by Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute

(First in a series of three) Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role they have played in U.S. history. The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished…

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USAF Information Tickets & Travel

Posted February 6, 2015 by

Outdoor Rec monthly trips: Feb 14 – Whale watching and shopping at Horton Plaza; $35 per person; 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.; min. age 10. Price includes whale watching ticket and transportation. Deadline to sign up is Feb 9. Feb 28 – SINGLE AIRMAN PROGRAM 3/4-day Fishing Trip. This trip is free and open to…

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452nd Maintenance Group hosts Assumption of Command ceremony

Posted January 30, 2015 by Senior Airmen Joseph Dangidang

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joseph Dangidang From left: Col. Russell A. Muncy (left), commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, Chief Master Sgt. Daniel G. Willers (center), command chief, 452nd Maintenance Group, and Col. Kenneth N. Rose, incoming commander, 452 MXG, stand at attention prior to the formal passing of the MXG’s guidon to Rose at…

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The road to fitness: One Airman’s drive to get fit, inspire others

Posted January 30, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Tom Brading

A photojournalist assigned to the 628th Air Base Wing public affairs office here has lost more than 60 pounds since he began his fitness journey a little more than a year ago.

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Hagel: Fight to end sexual assault must be ‘personal’

Posted January 23, 2015 by Amaani Lyle

Efforts to eliminate the baneful issue of sexual assault “must be personal,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in closing remarks at the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention Summit Jan. 16.

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SecAF, CSAF discuss future of the Air Force

Posted January 23, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Natalie Stanley,

Senior leadership addressed the key issues, priorities, initiatives and challenges facing the Air Force during the State of the Air Force press briefing, Jan. 15 at the Pentagon.

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Honor Guard presents colors at 101st Rose Bowl game

Posted January 16, 2015 by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Members of March Air Reserve Base’s Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard present the colors as a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber flies overhead at the 101st Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, Jan. 1, 2015. The event marked the first time airmen from March ARB participated in the…

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March Airmen participate in 83rd Hollywood Christmas Parade

Posted January 9, 2015 by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Senior Airman Luke Feenstra (left), ceremonial guardsman, 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, and Staff Sgt. David Stanley, ceremonial guardsman, 412th Force Support Squadron, Edwards AFB, pilot battery-powered mini F-16 jets down the…

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