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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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New March Airman sworn in by SMC commander

Posted  February 12, 2016

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE – EL SEGUNDO, Calif.  — On a sunny January afternoon, Jennie Ines was standing outside the Gordon Conference Center, waiting patiently for someone to exit. Specifically, she was waiting for Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center and Air Force program executive officer for space,…

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March is Nutrition Awareness Month: Healthy eating advances AF readiness and mission success

Posted  March 3, 2016

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Think twice before biting in. Are you making a smart food choice?    Healthy eating coupled with active living, is the foundation for healthy living, which is critical to maintaining a ready and deployable force. Optimal nutrition keeps Airmen performance ready – mentally and physically prepared for mission success. It enables…

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

Posted  March 6, 2015

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Florida – Each year, the National Women’s History Project selects a theme that highlights the achievements of distinguished women. The 2015 theme, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives,” presents the opportunity to weave women’s stories—individually and collectively—into the essential fabric of our nation’s history. During Women’s History Month, we recognize the…

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

Posted  March 27, 2015

Dr. Peggy Whitson Captain Kathleen McGrath Colonel Linda McTague Air Force General Janet Wolfenbarger Army General Ann Dunwoody Navy Admiral Michelle Howard 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 fabric or our nation’s history….

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Women can succeed in a man’s world

Posted  March 27, 2015

As most women in certain career fields will agree, most days you’ll find that you’re the only woman in the room. Since I chose a career in engineering there were often few women in my classes in college, but generally I was not the only woman in the room. After graduating with a Bachelor of…

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