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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Team March Push-up challenge brings awareness to Veteran suicides

More than 75 Team March members gathered near the main gate Friday morning, April 22, with a common goal – to bring awareness to the high rate of Veteran suicides by performing some push-ups. The event was dedicated to Elias Reyes Jr., brother of Master Sgt. Mario Reyes-Jauregui, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, who led the…

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Gen. David L. Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012. “I’m extremely humbled by the…

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru…

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It’s a Family Affair

photo courtesy/Master Sgt. Margarita Jimenez Master Sgt. Margarita Jimenez, 452nd Force Support Squadron Unit Training Manager, is reenlisted by her daughter 2nd Lt. Krystal Jimenez, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Officer at McConnell AFB, KS  during the March Field AirFest, April 16.


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People and Places

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted  September 18, 2015

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15 to celebrate the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. This year’s theme, “Hispanic Americans: Energizing Our Nation’s Diversity,” was chosen by the National Council of Hispanic Employment Managers and invites…

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Air National Guard Chaplain Corps creates ‘Strong Bonds’

Posted  September 18, 2015

What do the words strong bonds mean to you? Some of us may think about significant others, family, friends, neighbors, co-workers and many others, but we probably don’t associate them with an acquired skill or a classroom topic, as in the Strong Bonds program. Recently the 163rd Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, in conjunction…

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Resume Writing Resources

Posted  September 18, 2015

VMET If you are on active duty or if you are a reservist, a good way to get information on your primary Air Force Specialty Code history, formal training and Professional Military Education is to obtain a DD form 2586, also known as a VMET (Verification of Military Experience and Training). Go to: https://dmdc.osd.mil/tgps Once…

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March Airmen are published authors

Posted  September 11, 2015

Some Airmen at March Air Reserve Base have taken Air Force leadership’s encouragement to tell his or her story one step further by writing and publishing their own books. A recent book signing near the reserve base revealed several such Team March, Airmen-authors. Chief Master Sgt. Jerry J.K. Rogers, 163rd Communications Flight, California Air National…

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Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron plans strategically

Posted  September 11, 2015

The 452nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron held its first Strategic Planning meeting, August 18-20 at the March Field Air Museum. The meeting, which identified areas needing improvement, will be conducted every three to five years in order to check the unit’s progress on those and other critical issues, said Col. Monsita Faley, commander. I attended a…

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