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Knowing the facts: National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted November 26, 2014 by Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute public affairs

(Official U.S. Air Force photo) Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker was the highest ranking officer of Native-American ancestry and the first general lost in action during World War II. November is National American Indian Heritage Month, honoring American Indians and Alaska Natives. For 2014, the Society of American Indian Government Employees has selected the theme…

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A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture

Posted February 20, 2015 by Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute

(Final in a three-part series) Courtesy Photo Astronaut Guion “Guy” S. Bluford Jr. becomes the first African American to travel in space, as a mission specialist aboard the space shuttle Challenger. He will ultimately complete four shuttle missions. Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African…

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AF begins testing phase for women in combat roles

Posted April 24, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marionne T. Mangrum Cpl. Daisy Romero (left) and Sgt. Jessica Dmoningo, assigned to a female engagement team (FET), speak with an Afghan man in his compound during a patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 30, 2010. Due to the end of the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and…

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Fourth Combat Camera Squadron inactivates after 19 years of worldwide documentation

Posted July 17, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindeman

There are numerous definitions of family. There are biological families, adopted families, friends who grow to be family. There are work families and military families, and then there is March Field’s 4th Combat Camera family.

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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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Decontaminating gases for the masses

Posted June 15, 2012 by by Robert K. Kaschak

A major component to wartime preparation and training involves reacting to a chemical or biological attack and if exposed, how to decontaminate exposed personnel. Admittedly, not a pleasant thought, but a stark...

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March pilot saves infant, twice

Posted August 3, 2012 by Compiled by Linda Welz

May 5, 2012, is the day 1st Lt. Jeremy Shields, a C-17 pilot assigned to the 729th Airlift Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., will never forget. Not because of the Cinco de Mayo celebrations, but because...

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A day at the beach turns into a life saving event

Posted September 28, 2012 by by Darnell Gardner

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Dangerous waves and inexperienced swimmers are not the ideal mix, especially during the holiday weekends. ...

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Snapshot | Santa comes to March

Posted December 21, 2012 by

The 452d Maintenance Group and Maintenance Operations Squadron held their Christmas Party on Dec. 8. Unit family members joined in the festivities and enjoyed a magician ...

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Combat Crew Communications: A small office with a big job

Posted March 1, 2013 by by Darnell Gardner

Our military leaders have determined that the most forthcoming threat to U.S. national security will come from cyberspace. Pentagon Press Secretary George Little stated, while speaking at a press conference held in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 15, 2012, that, “cyber threats are growing at an alarming rate.” He further added that they could threaten the…

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