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State of the Air Force: Active-duty force on the rise, space will be more prominent

Nearly three years into her tenure as the Air Force’s top leader, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James reaffirmed that people continue to be her top priority during her State of the Air Force address at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 19, in National Harbor, Md.

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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.

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Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

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Goldfein swears in as 21st CSAF

Gen. David L. Goldfein was sworn in as the Air Force’s 21st chief of staff by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James during a ceremony at the Pentagon July 1, 2016.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

Courtesy photograph People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence recently enacted a new policy under which federal agencies may consider publicly available social media information in connection with an application for a security clearance. People who use social…


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News Briefs 02/09/2016

Posted  February 19, 2016

91 FREEWAY/ROAD CLOSURES RESULTS IN 2-FOR-1 METROLINK RIDES The 91 will be closed from the 71 to I-15, Friday, Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. to Monday, Feb. 22 at 4 a.m. to allow crews to consolidate several construction activities. Metrolink’s North Main Corona Station and West Corona Station will be open during the closure, however…

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March’s S-Team leads regional, Pacific and joint engineer success

Posted  February 19, 2016

March Air Reserve Base’s 922nd Civil Engineer Staff Augmentation Team (S-Team) wrapped up another successful year completing innovative training while supporting regional and Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) missions. The team of engineers assigned to the 922nd had a busy second half of 2015 highlighted by Korean temporary duty assignments, support operations for Andersen Air Force…

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Get to know your chaplains and chaplain assistants

Posted  February 19, 2016

The 452nd Air Mobility Wing’s chapel team is here to serve you. The chaplains and chaplain assistants assigned to the wing staff are made up of a great group of men and women from various backgrounds and traditions. The common denominator is that they are here to serve you, right where you are. They serve…

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Kelly selected as new AFRC Command Chief

Posted  February 19, 2016

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — The Chief of the Air Force Reserve has announced the new Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command. Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly, command chief for the 349th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, California, and former command chief for the 452 AMW, March Air…

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Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American memories

Posted  February 19, 2016

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 slavery in the United States. Few…

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