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Roll Call returns, encourages face-to-face communication

Posted October 4, 2013 by Air Force News Service

WASHINGTON — Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody is bringing Roll Call back to the Air Force. Roll Call is designed to deliver messages to the field from senior Air Force leadership for Airmen to use as a topic of discussion when they gather for daily or weekly meetings. “Our Air Force…

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Tyndall Gate renamed to honor fallen Security Forces Airman

Posted November 22, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Senior Airman David Greenwood, 99th Security Forces member, shakes hands with Christine Spaulding, mother of Tech. Sgt. Wesley Simons, during a dedication ceremony at the Tyndall Gate Nov. 19 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Tyndall Gate was renamed Simons Gate in honor of…

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Final flight

Posted January 10, 2014 by Senior Airman A.K.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. A.D. A C-17 Globemaster arrives from Joint Base Lewis-McChord Dec. 30, 2013. The aircraft is one of three C-17s being used to transport remotely piloted aircraft equipment overseas in support of the Air Force’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. LAS VEGAS — The 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing has wrapped…

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Experienced Airmen wanted: Continue your career in Reserve

Posted February 14, 2014 by Master Sgt. Shawn J. Jones

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Force management programs will push thousands of active-duty Airmen out of their jobs, but opportunities exist in the Air Force Reserve for Airmen who don’t want to hang-up their uniforms for good. “Force management will cost many Airmen their jobs, but not necessarily their careers,” said Col. Steve Fulaytar, the Air…

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Nellis participates in 2014 National Prayer Breakfast

Posted March 28, 2014 by

Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard Airman 1st Class Therman Thomas posts the Air Force flag during the National Prayer Breakfast at the Club March 25 at Nellis AFB, Nev. The National Prayer Breakfast was inaugurated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The President, members of Congress and other government leaders gathered to reaffirm the nation’s…

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99th MDG delivers comforts to new mothers

Posted May 16, 2014 by Senior Airman Timothy Young

Col. Kristen Benford, 99th Inpatient Operations Squadron commander, welcomes visitors to the unveiling of the new Labor and Delivery ward in the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center May 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The planning for the project began in October 2012 with construction beginning in September 2013. The upgrades were implemented after…

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Airmen encouraged to review vRED

Posted July 11, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Ian Hoachlander

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — When Airmen go through major changes in their life, such as marriage, a permanent change of station, or having a child, one of the first things that should come to mind is, “I have to update my Virtual Record of Emergency Data,” or vRED. While this is not always the…

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2012 Air Force Climate Survey coming soon

Posted May 4, 2012 by By Jon Hanson

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force active duty, Reserve, Guard, appropriated fund and non-appropriated fund civilians have an opportunity to voice their concerns to leadership during the 2012 Air Force Climate Survey, which kicks off May 14 and runs through June 22.

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A-10 first aircraft to use alcohol-based fuel

Posted July 6, 2012 by Released by Air Force News Service

On June 28, the 40th Flight Test Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., made history flying the first aircraft to use a new fuel blend derived from alcohol. “The A-10 is the first aircraft ever to fly on this fuel," said...

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Sound barrier pioneer celebrates 65 years

Posted October 19, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager, the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound, celebrated the 65th anniversary of his ground breaking event with a re-enactment here Oct. 14. Yeager was serving as a test pilot and flying the experimental Bell X-1 named the, “Glamorous…

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