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Keep telling your Air Force Reserve story

Posted July 10, 2015 by Col. Robert Palmer

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Personally Identifying Information in Public Affairs ProductsIn the wake of information operations launched by the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL), I have seen a number of incidents where Reservists have requested to have Air Force news stories identifying them by name and rank removed from Air Force…

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Halle Berry Connects With the U.S. Military

Posted July 2, 2015 by George A. Smith

Halle Berry stars in the Science-Fiction show “Extant,” which just began its second season. Finding out someone values and appreciates what you do can keep you floating at cloud level for weeks, especially when the someone is actress Halle Berry and you find out what message she has for the U.S. military serving overseas. “There…

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How being a military dependent helped me prepare for my future

Posted June 26, 2015 by Mackenzie Welz

“You’re going to be the man of the house now,” are the words one may hear a military father tell his son before deployment. However, it’s different when the mom is the one leaving her daughter because of a deployment. She has to leave her little girl and miss important life moments, while her daughter…

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Teamwork, commitment, goals, success

Posted June 19, 2015 by Mackenzie Welz

The start of my freshman year, at a new school and not knowing a single student, was terrifying.

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OPM data hack may cause extra alarm for troops

Posted June 12, 2015 by Hope Hodge

The largest data hack in government history could leave some troops at risk of having their personal information exploited or exposed. Current and former federal employees began receiving troubling emails from the executive Office of Personnel Management on Monday, notifying them that their personal information was compromised in a massive data breach made public earlier…

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June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month

Posted June 12, 2015 by Dawn W. Smith,

During Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride month, we celebrate our rich diversity and renew our enduring commitment to equity.

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Celebrate “Old Glory’s” 239th year on Flag Day

Posted June 12, 2015 by America’slibrary.gov

Sunday, June 14, is Flag Day! On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

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Living the Air Force Core Values

Posted June 5, 2015 by Lt. Col. Arthur “Tony” Blain

The Air Force Core Values of Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in All We Do, are not just a way to support our country and the U.S. Air Force, but more importantly a framework for approaching life and all of our different roles to be better men and women and support those we…

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June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month

Posted June 5, 2015 by Dawn W. Smith,

Diversity is one of our nation’s greatest strengths. During Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride month, we celebrate our rich diversity and renew our enduring commitment to equity. The dedication and contributions of our Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) service members and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) civilians have had immeasurable impact on our…

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Distance learning PME demands greater commitment

Posted June 5, 2015 by Master Sgt. Shanda L. De Anda

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — The Air Force’s new enlisted professional military education distance learning courses are demanding and require more study time. That’s according to a memo from the Air Force Barnes Center of Distance Education at Maxwell AFB, Alabama. “The new EPME is a game changer,” said Chief Master Sgt. Cameron Kirksey,…

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