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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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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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March Airmen line field at Padre’s game

Posted  September 11, 2015

March Air Reserve Base Airmen participate in the San Diego Padres’ Military Appreciation Game at PETCO Park in San Diego, Sept. 6, 2015. The Padres recognized a different branch of the service each month, so September’s game fell to the Air Force. The ceremonial game included a swearing-in of newly-enlisted Airmen by Maj. General John…

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452 FSS – March ARB Intramural Softball Champions

Posted  September 11, 2015

 U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindemann The 452nd Force Support Squadron clinched the title at the championship Intramural Softball game against the 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, runners up, Aug. 25, with a score of 16-6. The 163rd Attack Wing took home the League Championship title with the best regular season record. Final standings were…

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ANG Ready Airman website and mobile app; powerful resiliency, risk and safety resources

Posted  September 11, 2015

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md — The Air National Guard Community Action Information Board, in partnership with the safety, personnel and manpower, chaplains, and Surgeon General Directorates, have updated the portfolio of applications available on the ReadyAirman.org site and mobile app. Initially debuted at the ANG Executive Safety Summit earlier this year, ReadyAirman.org is already receiving…

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OPM, DOD announce identity theft protection and three-year credit monitoring contract

Posted  September 11, 2015

Victims of Cybercrime to Receive Three Years of Services WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) today announced the award of a $133,263,550 contract to Identity Theft Guard Solutions LLC, doing business as ID Experts, for identity theft protection services for 21.5 million individuals whose…

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Mentorship is vital to professional growth

Posted  September 11, 2015

After Deborah Lee James A letter to Airmen from Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force Airmen are the Air Force’s most important asset.  Over my 30 years in defense and industry, I’ve learned the importance of mentorship.  Leaders at all levels should be actively involved in their Airmen’s development, and all Airmen should…

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