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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.

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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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Navy Reserve celebrates its centennial

Posted  March 20, 2015

More than 300 service members, veterans, elected officials, employers and members of the local community celebrated the Navy Reserve’s centennial at the Navy Operational Support Center, Moreno Valley, during the NOSC’s drill weekend, Mar. 14. The event, held in the NOSC’s Drill Hall, began with the posting of the colors, National Anthem and a video…

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Civil Air Patrol awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Posted  March 20, 2015

The U.S Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to five veterans of CAP World War II service in at ceremony at March Air Museum in March.  Five other Gold Medals were awarded posthumously or in absentia to family members who attended the event. Lt. Col. Jeri Truesdell, now 100 years…

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

Posted  March 20, 2015

Dr. Sheila Widnall Secretary of the Air Force from Aug. 6, 1993 to Oct. 31, 1997 Nancy Ruth Mace First female cadet to graduate from the Citadel 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…

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Ricardo’s new barbers

Posted  March 20, 2015

You may have seen it. That iconic symbol, the red and white barber shop pole posted on the fence next to the Back Street Café advertising to potential clients that Ricardo’s is open for business with its new resident barbers, Maria DeLuna and Michelle Tovar Vazquez. Since graduating from Riverside City College’s Cosmetology program, both…

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“Let go of the “fro”

Posted  March 20, 2015

When I was four years old, my mother would take me to my grandmother’s house every morning while she went to work. Now this was my mom’s mother, and she was one of those “no-nonsense, strong-willed, ’Homey don’t play that” type of woman. I’m talking about the kind of woman whose presence was so dominant…

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