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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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And the winner is…

Posted  April 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Dath Linda Welz, 452 Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs Operations Chief, is presented a basket filled with Nestlé Purina Petcare products by Retail Sales Representative Keri Romano at the March ARB Commissary, March 30. Welz won the basket through a drawing sponsored by Nestlé and the Defense Commissary Agency.

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Air Force ROTC detachment commander positions open to Reserve lieutenant colonels

Posted  April 8, 2016

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonels interested in becoming Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment commanders have until April 15 to submit an application under the Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty program. Under VLPAD, opportunities to serve an active-duty tour for a period of three years and one…

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Carter announces Operation Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal

Posted  April 8, 2016

WASHINGTON (AFNS) —  Service members who serve or have served in Iraq or Syria as part of Operation Inherent Resolve will receive the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced March 30 in Tampa, Florida. Carter announced the new medal during the U.S. Central Command change of command ceremony. Army Gen. Lloyd J….

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Health & Safety

Traumatic brain injury is an all-ages threat

Posted  March 25, 2016

Going for an afternoon jog and participating in afterschool sports are parts of daily life for millions of children. Most times, these activities are healthy and harmless, but without proper safety measures, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a possibility. A trip and fall could result in a head bump, as could a collision during a…

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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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