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RPA prophecy fulfilled, oldest RPA squadron celebrates 20 years

Posted August 7, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

Courtesy photo On Jan. 28, 2010, an RQ-1 Predator assigned to the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron takes off from Muniz, Puerto Rico, enroute to provide over watch during Operation Unified Response, the humanitarian response to a catastrophic earthquake in Haiti. The 11th RS celebrated the 20th anniversary of its activation at Indian Springs Air Force Auxiliary…

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NAFB education office informs Airmen about choices

Posted August 7, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Part of being an adult is making hard decisions. For some, the decision to go back to school and pursue a degree can be a daunting one. Since the cost of attaining higher education can make college not financially possible for many, the decision to go could be pushed to the wayside.

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Red Flag 15-3 wraps up

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., lands during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 21. A typical Red Flag exercise involves a variety of aircraft including, but not limited to, fighters, bombers, reconnaissance aircraft, airlift support,…

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Ground testing for F-35 gun conducted at Edwards AFB

Posted July 31, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell An F-35A Lightning II, tail number AF-2, fires a burst of rounds down range at the Edwards Gun Harmonizing Range on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 17. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force is in the process of testing the F-35A Lightning II’s newest munitions asset;…

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CHIEFchat: Cody addresses new EPR form, Course 15

Posted July 31, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Chris Gross

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody addressed several topics during his latest CHIEFchat, including the new enlisted performance report and Course 15, at the Defense Media Activity here. Cody said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III handed off the task of…

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Red Flag offers B-52 crews training that ‘can’t be beat’

Posted July 25, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadon, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., taxis for take off during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 15. The B-52 is a long-range heavy bomber capable of dropping or launching a wide variety…

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ACC, AMC training centers collaborate to increase warfighter support

Posted July 24, 2015 by Capt. Matthew Chism

Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, visited the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center to meet with Airmen who support, train, and execute the expeditionary mission here July 15.

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Decorations processing now initiated through virtual Personnel Center

Posted July 24, 2015 by Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Supervisors of active-duty Airmen can now use the virtual Personnel Center via myPers to initiate and track decorations throughout the review and approval process. “The online application allows for automated routing and approval, in addition to prepopulating certain personnel data in the forms,” said Christine Stingley, the military future…

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AF releases first-term Airman retraining quotas

Posted July 24, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eligible first-term enlisted Airmen interested in retraining opportunities can review the fiscal year 2016 online retraining advisory on myPers. Air Force officials approved 1,599 fiscal 2016 first-term Airman retraining quotas in 45 Air Force specialty codes. Airmen can retrain into a variety of AFSCs, including cyber, intelligence, pararescue, flight…

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First week of RF 15-3 wraps up

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, flies during a Red Flag 15-3 sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 13. The 366th Fighter Wing, assigned to Mountain Home AFB, is the lead wing of Red Flag 15-3, which…

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