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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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Norad tracking Santa

Posted  December 18, 2015

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., December 1, 2015 – The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 60th anniversary of tracking Santa’s Yuletide journey. The NORAD Tracks Santa website, which launched today, features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities, and more. The website is available in eight languages: English,…

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Holiday message from our March ARB leadership

Posted  December 18, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, Angela and I join you in reflecting all we, as a team, have accomplished this year. You have made many sacrifices to keep our missions going and you have all exemplified what it means to put service before self. The holiday season is a time of celebration and fellowship,…

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News Briefs 12/11/2015

Posted  December 11, 2015

OPERATION WARM HEART RUNS THROUGH DEC. 15 The 452nd Security Forces Squadron and the Air Force Security Forces Association will have their annual Christmas Toy Drive (Operation Warm Heart) at March Air Reserve Base through Dec. 15, after which all donations will be delivered to the March Field Fire and Emergency Services building. A band…

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163rd Judge Advocate defends Airman

Posted  December 11, 2015

(Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgts. Neil Ballecer and Gregory Solman) 163rd Attack Wing Judge Advocate General Maj. Marsha Yasuda, assisted by paralegal Staff Sgt. Adriana Stevens, defended the first California Air National Guardsman court martialed in more than a decade. Maj. Marsha Yasuda had barely landed at the 163d Reconnaissance Wing’s Judge Advocate…

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Accident/incident? Keep calm and carry on

Posted  December 11, 2015

Ironic as it is, I recently smashed my finger while putting a first aid kit into a vehicle. While preparing for a temporary duty assignment (TDY), I was transferring luggage from my personal vehicle into a government van to prepare for the drive to my TDY location. How was I supposed to know that those…

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