Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

photo
0
comments
DoD

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.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force illustration/Master Sgt. Shawn J. Jones
0
comments
Air Force

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.

Full Story »

Photo from Citizen Airman Web site
0
comments
Commentary

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…

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Linda Welz
0
comments
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.

Full Story »

We_Can_Do_It!
0
comments
Local

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…

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo / Staff Sgt. Stephen Collier
0
comments
Events

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...

Full Story »

Senior Airman Jennie Estrella, 452d Aeromedical Staging Squadron, participates in an ATSO rodeo.
0
comments
Local

ORI Prep: March rounds up for another ATSO Rodeo

Posted July 27, 2012 by U.S. Air Force photos / Staff Sgt. Matthew Smith

An Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) Rodeo was held at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., July 22, 2012. The ATSO rodeo helps prepare ...

Full Story »

Air Force Week kicks off in New York City
0
comments
Air Force

Leaders issue Air Force birthday message

Posted September 21, 2012 by

WASHINGTON D.C. — Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy issued ...

Full Story »

Air Force Week kicks off in New York City
0
comments
Air Force

Pearl Harbor: Air Force legacy on day that would ‘live in infamy’

Posted December 14, 2012 by by Tom Budzyna

FORT MEADE, Md. — “It was the first time I had ever seen a plunging dive bomber and it was an awesome sight. Nothing in warfare is more frightening,” said Pvt. Wilfred D. Burke, 72d Pursuit Squadron, Wheeler Field, whose experience in the attacks on Pearl Harbor are recorded in 7 December 1941: The Air…

Full Story »

130208-N-BA377-030
0
comments
U.S.

Space-based sensors star in “Stellar Eyes” missile defense test

Posted February 22, 2013 by by Troy Clarke

PACIFIC OCEAN — The Navy’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System scored another hit for the Missile Defense Agency on the Pacific Missile Range overnight, marking the first live-fire intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile using space-based sensors. Flight Test Mission-20 successfully demonstrated again the system’s capability to detect the target from outer space and launch…

Full Story »


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin