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It’s never too late to restart

Posted August 21, 2015 by by Senior Airman Christine Fannin

Our Air Force stories are as unique as our fingerprints. For me, it started in 1996, I was 20 something years old, and knew I had to change my choices or I would end up exactly like everyone else. I feared I would get some college, but not complete it, get married, have 2.5 kids…

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Former commander, prisoner of war tells reservists how will power can be stronger than firepower

Posted March 6, 2015 by By Senior Airman Madelyn McCullough

McChord Field, Wash. — Only in America can a former convict become a brigadier general. Former resident of the prison camp known as the Hanoi Hilton, then Capt. James Sehorn never imagined a lifelong relationship with the United States Air Force or rising to the rank of brigadier general. Now retired and living a comfortable…

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Deployments, TDYs available for combat-ready reservists

Posted May 15, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Veronica Aceveda

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. —  Reservists seeking a deployment or temporary duty outside their Reserve Component Period vulnerability cycle can use the Volunteer Reserve System to search for opportunities. Located online via the Air Reserve Component Network, known as ARCNet, the VRS had 81 “want ads” posted May 12. These listed vacancies ranged from…

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EnCorps STEM Teachers Program leverages military service to produce top quality teachers

Posted January 22, 2016 by by Cara Bibbiani, business development & communications director

At Thrive Public Schools in San Diego, Kevin Dinh is teaching his students about the principles of flight and aircraft engineering. Most important, he is imparting a story of how math led him to an exciting and rewarding career as a flight control systems technician and integrated systems mechanic with the U.S. Air Force. A…

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Change in Policy: AF extends sexual assault prevention and response services to civilians

Posted October 30, 2015 by from Air Force News Service

In a significant change in policy, the Air Force announced Aug. 24 that, effective immediately, civilian employees — both appropriated and non-appropriated — who are victims of sexual assault are now allowed to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation’s sexual assault response coordinator. The policy allows SARCs and sexual assault prevention and response…

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DEOMI releases 2015 Holocaust Days of remembrance poster

Posted April 10, 2015 by

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – In observance of the Holocaust Days of Remembrance, observed each year during the week of Remembrance that runs from the Sunday before Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) through the following Sunday, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), proudly announces original artwork available for download from DEOMI’s public website,…

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Employer Flight

Posted April 1, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joseph Dangidang Crew members from 336 ARS pose for a group photo with civilian employers following an in-flight refueling demonstration of a C-17 Globemaster III from aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker during an Employer Appreciation Fight at March Air Reserve Base, March 19. Employer Appreciation Fights are a great opportunity for…

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March supports Joint Operations Access Exercise

Posted August 7, 2015 by by Linda Welz

The 452nd Air Mobility Wing’s support for JOAX 2015 (DRAGON SPEAR), a Joint Operations Access Exercise for airfield interdiction, began August 3 and concludes today. As a hub for JOAX 2015 operations, March provided sites for Army troops to live and operate during the week-long exercise, which allowed Army personnel to conduct the emergency deployment…

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Your help is needed to tell Air Force story

Posted February 27, 2015 by

What is your personal Air Force story? The public affairs office is looking for Airmen who would not mind sharing that story. All stories must be completed for submission in early April, so please contact PA at 951-655-4137 or 452amw.paworkflow@us.af.mil as soon as possible to get the full details. Why do we want you to…

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ESPYs honor retired Army Master Sgt. King

Posted October 13, 2015 by by George A. Smith

When retired Master Sgt. Cedric King came to watch the professional athletes arrive on the Red Carpet of ESPN’s Excellence in Sports Performance Awards (ESPYS) in Los Angeles, California, little did he know he would be joining the stars on the crimson ribbon of honor. It all started when the American Forces Network’s (AFN’s) Air…

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