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First Lady visits families at Walter Reed Fisher House

Posted April 13, 2012 by Terri Moon Cronk

BETHESDA, Md. — The first ladies of the United States and the U.S. military helped to observe Easter and the Month of the Military Child by visiting children and their families at a Fisher House on the campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on April 4. The Fisher...

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Take time to honor Military Kids’ service

Posted April 13, 2012 by Elaine Sanchez

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Children of U.S. service members around the world will be honored throughout April for their contributions to their families’ well-being and sacrifices on behalf of the nation, a Defense Department official said. Each April, Americans pause to recognize the nation’s 1.8 million…

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General Stenner discusses Reserve priorities during Luke visit

Posted April 13, 2012 by 944th Public Affairs Staff

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner, Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, visited the 944th Fighter Wing, April 1. Stenner used his few hours at Luke to discuss business with Col. Jose Monteagudo, commander…

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It’s more than a job, it’s a calling

Posted April 13, 2012 by Linda Welz

He didn’t find religion as a young adult; instead, he entered into a relationship with his Lord and Savior. It was in that relationship that he felt a calling to serve others through ministry. Chaplain Aaron Klaves is the new, full-time base chaplain, replacing Chaplain Craig Benson, whose two-year tour at March Field recently expired….

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Wall that heals is ‘moving’ tribute

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

Staff Sgt. Byung Kang, 452d Air Mobility Wing, helps volunteers assemble The Wall that Heals, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, at the March Field Air Museum Monday. The Wall that Heals will be on display through tomorrow.

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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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First Air Force female four-star general confirmed

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. “” The Senate confirmed Air Force Lt. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger for promotion March 26, making her the first female four-star general in Air Force history. Wolfenbarger currently serves as the military deputy…

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Air Force Reserve Pipe Band performs for president

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. “” Military bagpipers are a unique sight in Washington, D.C., especially clad in official Air Force tartan kilts and lining the steps of the U.S. Capitol. So unique, in fact, the pipe band of the Band of the U.S…

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Distinguished Chiefs’ Panel

Posted March 27, 2012 by Staff

Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Willers, 452 Maintenance Group, (2nd from left) addresses a question posed by one of the 400 enlisted Airmen attending a Chiefs’ panel at the end of the 452 Air Mobility Wing’s two day Enlisted Workshop, held in Bldg. 2306, Sunday, March 18. The panel included from left to right, Chief Master…

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President Proclaims ‘National Day of Honor’

Posted March 27, 2012 by Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. “” On the ninth anniversary of U.S. forces moving into Iraq, President Barack Obama has proclaimed today to be “A National Day of Honor.” Here’s is the text of the president’s proclamation: Nine years ago, members of the United States Armed Forces crossed the sands…

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