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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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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Team March Push-up challenge brings awareness to Veteran suicides

More than 75 Team March members gathered near the main gate Friday morning, April 22, with a common goal – to bring awareness to the high rate of Veteran suicides by performing some push-ups. The event was dedicated to Elias Reyes Jr., brother of Master Sgt. Mario Reyes-Jauregui, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, who led the…

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Gen. David L. Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012. “I’m extremely humbled by the…

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru…


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March C-17 Globemaster III provides flyover at San Diego Chargers’ final 2016 home game

Posted  January 15, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher A March Air Reserve Base C-17 Globemaster III flies over Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, during the San Diego Chargers final home game of the 2016 NFL season, Dec. 20, 2016. The aircrew consisted of three pilots, two loadmasters and two maintenance troops. There were also two crew members…

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Human Trafficking Prevention Month: Raising awareness of a devastating crime

Posted  January 15, 2016

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and the FBI’s efforts to combat trafficking—part of the overall U.S. government effort—will continue unabated in 2016. The Bureau has two entities that conduct human trafficking investigations: Our Civil Rights Unit coordinates trafficking investigations involving both adult and juvenile foreign nationals who are forced or coerced…

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New Briefs 01/08/2016

Posted  January 8, 2016

BACK STREET GRILL GRAND RE-OPENING The Hap Arnold Club invites you to attend the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Re-Opening of the Back Street Grill, today, Jan. 8, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. The newly renovated facility features new furniture and lighting, to provide a more inviting atmosphere. There is also an improved serving line, digital…

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Receive your 1095 IRS tax form electronically

Posted  January 8, 2016

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the federal government, state governments, insurers, employers, and individuals are given shared responsibility to reform and improve the availability, quality, and affordability of health insurance coverage in the United States. For the 2015 tax year, Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) is required to furnish a Form 1095 to…

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Live the Braveheart life in 2016

Posted  January 8, 2016

If you are old enough to remember when the movie “Braveheart” first came out, it may come as a shock to know that it first hit the theaters more than twenty years ago! (Feeling old yet?) But in many ways it set the standard for what an epic film about heroism, courage, and love (and…

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