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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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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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Local

Annual 5K run honors, remembers sacrifices

Posted  September 18, 2015

Team March members and families participated in the annual 1st Sergeant’s 5K Remembrance Run here Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Each year the March Fitness Center joins the 1st Sergeant’s Council to sponsor the event to raise money for the Airman’s Relief Fund. “It’s an excellent fundraiser for an excellent purpose,” said Master Sgt. Kyle Truelsen,…

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Air Force

Airman benefits from National Guard Bureau assignment

Posted  September 18, 2015

Ever wonder what it would be like to serve at the National Guard Bureau (NGB)? Staff Sgt. Ricky Evans of the then 163rd Reconnaissance Wing, March Air Reserve Base, recently returned home from a tour at the Air National Guard Readiness Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, where he served in the NGB Human Resources Directorate. “I had the opportunity…

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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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