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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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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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News

Combat Arms training facility opens for business

Posted  September 18, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kevin Mitterholzer Tech. Sgt. Hector Cabrera, Combat Arms instructor, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, gives instructions to members participating in target shooting at the Combat Arms training facility, Sept. 12, 2015. Members in attendance were part of the first qualifying class at the newly opened Combat Arms training facility on base.

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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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Business

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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Local

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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