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A C-17A Globemaster, from the 729th Airlift Squadron, approaches a KC-135R Stratotanker, from the 336th Air Refueling Squadron, Wednesday May 20, 2009 over the Pacific Ocean during an aerial refueling training mission. Both aircraft are out of the 452nd Air Mobility Wing at March Air Reserve Base, California. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt Rick Sforza. RELEASED
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C-17 Globemaster III

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Mission The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and…

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KC-135 Stratotanker

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Mission The KC-135 Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the United States Air Force and has excelled in this role for more than 50 years. This unique asset enhances the Air Force’s capability to accomplish its primary mission of global reach. It also provides aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps…

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KENT PIETSCH & THE JELLY BELLY AIRPLANE

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Air Show spectators around the world have been treated to the unique variety of acts performed by veteran pilot and consummate entertainer Kent Pietsch and his Jelly Belly airplanes. His shows, which include specialty acts designed to thrill audiences of all ages, showcase aerobatic stunts featuring airplanes that lose parts, engines that quit in mid-flight,…

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Department of Defense announces pilot tutoring program for service members

Posted April 8, 2016 by by Erin Roberts

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AFNS) — Officials with the Defense Department Voluntary Education Program and the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) announced the launch of a pilot tutoring program that will provide service members with tutoring support at no cost, anytime, anywhere. “If a service member is struggling with a college course or simply needs…

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New data on autism: Five important facts to know

Posted April 8, 2016 by by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Many children are living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and they need services and support, now and as they grow into adolescence and adulthood. More can be done to ensure that children with ASD are evaluated as soon as possible after developmental concerns are recognized. Findings from CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network…

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Health & Safety

Total Exposure Health: an innovation in precision health

Posted April 8, 2016 by by Prerana Korpe                    

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Walking in sunlight, being stuck in traffic, painting in a studio, listening to music, washing a car … What do these things have in common? Each illustrates a form of “exposure” through our environment and lifestyle. Health is not independent of environment and lifestyle. Our environment and lifestyle present a variety…

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Carter announces Operation Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal

Posted April 8, 2016 by by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON (AFNS) —  Service members who serve or have served in Iraq or Syria as part of Operation Inherent Resolve will receive the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced March 30 in Tampa, Florida. Carter announced the new medal during the U.S. Central Command change of command ceremony. Army Gen. Lloyd J….

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And the winner is…

Posted April 8, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Dath Linda Welz, 452 Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs Operations Chief, is presented a basket filled with Nestlé Purina Petcare products by Retail Sales Representative Keri Romano at the March ARB Commissary, March 30. Welz won the basket through a drawing sponsored by Nestlé and the Defense Commissary Agency.

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March Airmen, civilian employees can help recruiting, earn rewards

Posted April 1, 2016 by by Sean Dath

Air Force Reservists and Air Force Reserve civilian employees have an opportunity to earn rewards and help shape the future of the Reserve here at March ARB by participating in the Get 1 Now – Share Your Adventure program. The Get 1 Now program, which initially began in 2006, was recently revamped in an effort…

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Mental maintenance: Tools to keep a fit mind

Posted April 1, 2016 by by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony

Airmen often go to the fitness center; some spend several hours a week toning their bodies, while others go to simply maintain their physique. But what about strengthening the mind? What’s going on in between the ears is just as important, if not more, than trying to build biceps or washboard abs. To help Airmen…

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