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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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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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December 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Neil Ballecer The 452d Financial Services Office won the Financial Services Office of the Year. Financial Service Office fielded 5000+ customer inquiries, and the 452d FM office earned a ‘Best Practice’ on the recent UEI. MSgt Miguel Gonzalez (not pictured), 452d Financial Management Superintendent, won the AFRC Financial Management…

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November 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

Family members scream with delight as the bus carrying their returning Soldier arrives Nov. 5 at the Army National Guard Armory, March Air Reserve Base. Sgt. DeLeon surprised his girlfriend of two years (brunette holding the sign) with an engagement ring at the celebration. She said yes! U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington Marv Tucker,…

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October 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/James Rainier A quality assurance team from the 45th Launch Group off-loads an Air Force GPS IIF-12 satellite from a 452nd Air Mobility Wing C-17 Globemaster III on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, Oct. 8, 2015. A crowd from the government and industry partnership, who will complete the satellite’s final assembly,…

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