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Earth Day 2015 Recycling Facts

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Recycling just 48 cans is the energy equivalent of conserving one gallon of gas Since 1990, the paper recovered through U.S. recycling efforts would fill 200 football stadiums to a height of 100 feet The most recycled consumer product in America is the automobile, with 26 cars being recycled every minute Every ton of recycled…

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Air Force focuses on recycling this Earth Day

Posted April 17, 2015 by

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – As the nation celebrates the 45th annual Earth Day this April 22, the Air Force is re-emphasizing its standing commitment to environmental stewardship and encouraging its military and civilian workforce to promote recycling both at home and on the job, and asking them to leverage available opportunities to “Conserve…

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AF tests first all-electric vehicle fleet in California

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(U.S. Air Force photo/Sarah Corrice) Airmen from Los Angeles Air Force Base learn how to use charging equipment for the base’s new electric vehicle fleet during a training demo Oct. 31, 2014, in El Segundo, Calif. When not in use, the vehicle’s batteries can switch charging direction and feed their energy back to the base’s…

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Knowing the facts

Posted September 12, 2014 by Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute

In 1988, Congress established National Hispanic Heritage Month by amending the 1968 law that created National Hispanic Heritage Week. Under this law, the president was asked to issue an annual proclamation designating the “31-day period beginning September 15 and ending on October 15” as National Hispanic Heritage Month. President George H.W. Bush issued the first…

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Riverside Sailor aids in Philippines

Posted November 22, 2013 by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paolo Bayas

U.S. Navy photo/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Justin Peach prepares to drop supplies at Tacloban Air Base from an MH-60S Seahawk during Operation Damayan, Nov. 14, 2013. PHILIPPINE SEA – Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Justin Peach, from Riverside, Calif., has dreamt of being the one to rappel down…

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March reservist selected to drill with Royal Air Force

Posted July 13, 2012 by by Darnell Gardner

Forging relationships with militaries around the globe is usually accomplished at the highest levels of government. State Department foreign service officers and top military officials, well versed in...

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Royal Danish Air Force airshow a success due to 729th and Aeromedical Evacuation

Posted June 22, 2012 by by Staff Sgt. Megan Crusher

It was cold, skies were gray, dark clouds hung low and a crisp wind was felt as it blew through frequent intervals of rain. This was surely not ideal airshow weather, especially if you live near March Air Reserve Base...

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Fly by day, build by night

Posted June 15, 2012 by by Darnell Gardner

The pint-sized island of Curacao, located just off the coast of Venezuela, serves as host to a mighty mission taken on by U.S. Southern Command. The Key West, Fla.-based Joint Interagency Task Force...

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Angels over Kyrgyzstan

Posted June 1, 2012 by by Senior Airman Lynsie Nichols

TRANSIT CENTER AT MANAS, Kyrgyzstan -- With only 19 percent of the Air Force being female and of that, only five percent of those females being pilots, it is not often that you hear of an all-female...

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