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SECAF reiterates focus on modernization, efficiency

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James took the stage Oct. 28, at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium to address the Air Force’s priority to maintain mission readiness and promote modernization in the coming years.

Air Force

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.

DoD

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.

Air Force

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.

Air Force

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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Earth Day 2015 Recycling Facts

Posted  April 17, 2015

– 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 –…

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Commentary

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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Salutes & Awards

AFRC/4th Combat Camera win AF award

Posted  March 25, 2016

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Air Force Reserve Command’s video production “Winning Your Wings II” earned top honors as the Production of the Year in the 2015 Air Force Visual Information Products Awards. Brig. Gen. Kathleen Cook, director, Air Force Public Affairs, made the announcement March 18. The video, produced by AFRC Public Affairs…

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AF opens enlisted RPA pilot program to all AFSCs

Posted  August 29, 2016

Using a phased-application approach, Air Force senior leaders are casting a wider net to ensure more active-duty enlisted Airmen are eligible to apply for the service’s RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft program, a Pentagon official said Aug. 29. The program expands the eligibility pool from career-enlisted aviators to all Air Force specialty codes with…

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Air Force JROTC cadets graduate Summer Leadership School

Posted  July 2, 2015

Fifty Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Rancho Verde High School and Arlington High School graduated from a two week summer leadership school, in the Cultural Resource Center, at March Air Reserve Base, June 26. (Ret.) Capt. Jeffrey Stein, JROTC instructor, from Rancho Verde High School, gave a special thanks to (Ret.)…

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