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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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National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrates disabled American workers

Posted  October 15, 2015

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a nationwide campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities—past and present. Alan Shepard was the first American in space and the fifth person to walk on the moon. His hard-charging nature made him successful throughout his career….

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Bone Health
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Bone health starts early

Posted  October 15, 2015

World Osteoporosis Day, observed annually on October 20, puts the spotlight on the importance of bone-healthy nutrition from early life through to adulthood. This year’s theme focuses on Nutrition and addresses the public health challenges associated with insufficient intake of calcium, vitamin D and protein as well as other micronutrients crucial to bone health. Bone…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month message to Airmen

Posted  October 15, 2015

21st century warfare has quickly extended beyond the traditional domains of air, space, land, and sea. Cyberspace has emerged as the latest domain. From fuel pumps on the flight line, GPS links on weapons platforms, to the computer on your desk – every system that operates in and through cyberspace represents a vulnerability to the…

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Prevent domestic violence in your community

Posted  October 15, 2015

A key strategy in preventing domestic violence is the promotion of respectful, nonviolent relationships through individual, relationship, community, and societal level change. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; enhance prevention efforts in your community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is committed to ensuring that all Americans, especially those at risk for intimate…

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Team March participates in NBA’s Hoops for Troops

Posted  October 15, 2015

The Los Angeles Lakers partnered with Pechanga Resort and Casino to offer a free basketball clinic to Team March members as part of the National Basketball Association’s “NBA Cares Hoops for Troops” program. NBA Cares Hoops for Troops is a year-round initiative led by the NBA, its teams and players in collaboration with the Department…

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