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The Stolen Valor Act makes a comeback

Posted August 16, 2013 by Aaron Brynildson

On June 3rd, 2013, the President signed into law an updated version of the Stolen Valor Act, making it unlawful for “whoever, with intent to obtain money, property, or other tangible benefit, fraudulently holds oneself out to be a recipient” of certain medals and distinctions.

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Get1Now allows reservists to build future, reap rewards

Posted October 25, 2013 by Master Sgt. Shawn J. Jones

Reservists can help the Air Force Reserve find candidates for the next generation of Citizen Airmen and receive rewards and recognition at the same time through the Get1Now program.

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Retired Reservist was at center of the Civil Rights movement.

Posted February 14, 2014 by Sean Dath

Photo from Citizen Airman Web site As a young college student in 1960, McNeil (far left) and three of his friends staged a protest at a lunch counter inside a Woolworth store in Greensboro, N.C. They refused to move when they were told the facility did not serve blacks. Their protest quickly spread to lunch…

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Salutes & Awards

March wing, Travis aircrew haul in awards

Posted May 23, 2014 by Tech. Sgt. Shanda L. De Anda

The Air Force Reserve Command announced two 2013 Air Force Association awards May 9.

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March Baseball Championship

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Members of the 163rd Reconnaissance Wing (top) beat a team from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing to win the 2014 March Field baseball championship trophy. The 452 AMW members (bottom) were the base runners-up and league champions.

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Health & Safety

Great American Smokeout: Nov. 20

Posted November 14, 2014 by

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. They may use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day. The Great American Smokeout event challenges people to stop using tobacco and…

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Cody gives enlisted perspective at AFA expo

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody outlined his top priorities for the enlisted force during the Air Force Association’s annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 12.

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Sacrifices of the military child recognized during April

Posted April 17, 2015 by Amaani Lyle,

To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Defense Department observes April as the Month of the Military Child, said a Pentagon official.

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Let’s hear it for the ladies

Posted March 30, 2012 by by Bridgette Callahan

You may know that John Glenn was the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. You may also know that he flew aboard a space capsule with the call sign “Friendship 7.” But did you know that women belonged to the team that propelled Glenn and “Friendship 7″ into orbit on Feb. 20, 1962? In…

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AF Reservists, Army, British soldiers honor French village for D-Day support

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Collier

U.S. Soldiers and Airmen, together with British paratroopers, march in formation through Picauville, France as part of ceremonial events commemorating the 68th Anniversary of the Normandy D-Day invasion...

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