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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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Change in Policy: AF extends sexual assault prevention and response services to civilians

Posted  October 30, 2015

In a significant change in policy, the Air Force announced Aug. 24 that, effective immediately, civilian employees — both appropriated and non-appropriated — who are victims of sexual assault are now allowed to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation’s sexual assault response coordinator. The policy allows SARCs and sexual assault prevention and response…

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November: National American Indian Heritage Month 2015

Posted  October 30, 2015

National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States. This presentation reviews the historical milestones that led to the establishment of National American Indian Heritage Month, covers various aspects of American Indian and Alaska Native life, and honors the contributions…

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From spinning records to digital age music

Posted  October 30, 2015

Walk by this former Air Force NCO’s room at the American Forces Network (AFN) Broadcast Center in Riverside and you’ll hear music classics: rock and roll at its finest — and maybe, if he’s in the mood, a little Sinatra. Kent Peterson knows about music. He also knows about American Forces Network (AFN) history. Peterson…

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March ARB defender honored by L.A. Galaxy

Posted  October 30, 2015

Courtesy photo Staff Sergeant Pablo Castillo, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, was invited to be honored at the October 18, 2015, L.A. Galaxy game as part of the organizations Hero of the Game program.  He was introduced as a member of the March Air Reserve Base defenders whose duties as an installation patrolman include resource protection…

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Air Force Reserve Recruiting Service shoots public service announcement at March Field

Posted  October 30, 2015

A production team from Blaine Warren Advertising (BWA) spent Wednesday morning, October 28, in a hangar at March Air Reserve Base shooting scenes for the Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service’s 2016 public service announcement. The BWA agency works with Reserve Recruiting advertising to meet the needs of the command. “Air Force Reserve Command’s PSA…

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