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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 photograph by Scott M. Ash 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 photograph by Lisa Ferdinando 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 photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux 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 photograph by Andy Morataya 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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Quarterly Awards: best of the best highlighted

Posted  May 22, 2015

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan/Released) Master Sgt. Christopher Jugas, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, non-commissioned officer in charge of training, March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan/Released) (This image has been edited for brightness) Tech. Sgt. Ruben Davis, 752nd MPS, mental health craftsman, March…

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Air Force

Sexual assault survivor: ‘You are not alone’

Posted  April 10, 2015

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AFNS) — I remember the day like it was yesterday. My heartbeat echoed in my head as I attempted to dry my sweaty hands on my jeans. I was 21 years old, sitting in a Korean court room, waiting to be questioned by prosecutors. How I ended up there was unreal….

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Defense

National Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

Posted  March 27, 2015

Dr. Peggy Whitson Captain Kathleen McGrath Colonel Linda McTague Air Force General Janet Wolfenbarger Army General Ann Dunwoody Navy Admiral Michelle Howard The National Women’s History Project’s 2015 theme is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” In this ongoing series, we highlight individual women who made a difference in the fabric or our nation’s history….

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Local

News Briefs

Posted  October 30, 2015

BENEFEDS OPEN SEASON STARTS NOVEMBER 9 The 2015 Federal Benefits Open Season (for the 2016 plan year) runs from Monday, Nov. 9, through Monday, Dec. 14. If you are enrolled in the Federal Employee Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) plan, it will automatically continue into the 2016 plan year, even if you retire. You…

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People and Places

Team March loses long-time family member

Posted  December 4, 2015

Benjamin T. Parrott March 3, 1944 – November 24, 2015 Team March’s Satellite Services Inc. has lost a family member. Ben Parrott, seen here pulling chocks from NASA’s Supper Guppy aircraft, was born on March 3, 1944, in Murphysboro, Illinois. He succumbed to cancer at Riverside Community Hospital on November 24, at the age of…

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