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Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award unveiled

Posted July 2, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information

U.S. Air Force photo by Scott M. Ash Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry O. Spencer pull the shroud during the ceremonial unveiling of the Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award, named in Spencer’s honor, June 29 at the Pentagon. The idea was conceived…

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Career Intermission Program application window

Posted June 26, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force Career Intermission Program application window opens July 1 for eligible Airmen interested in taking one to three years off active duty for personal or professional needs. Applications must reach the Air Force Personnel Center no later than Aug. 31, with the total force selection panel scheduled…

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AF begins enlisted professional military education enrollment notifications

Posted June 26, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas—Last week, the Air Force Personnel Center initiated a phased approach to notify approximately 83,000 Airmen of the requirement to enroll in the applicable enlisted professional military education distance learning course. AFPC will notify 20,000 Airmen at the beginning of each month until all members have been notified. In July 2014,…

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AFCENT commander: ISIL fears coalition airpower

Posted June 19, 2015 by U.S. Air Force Central Command Public Affairs

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Southwest Asia — At the coalition airpower hub for operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and across the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, the commander and coalition partners know they are making a difference in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists. “We know from our intelligence that…

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GWOT Expeditionary Medal

Posted June 19, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen who earned the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for more than one of the five Department of Defense approved GWOT-EM operations may now wear a service star device on the medal and service ribbon for the second and…

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Air Force welcomes new surgeon general

Posted June 12, 2015 by Larine Barr

U.S. Air Force photo by Jonathan Stock Staff Sgt. Ross Ediger and Zachery Ediger pin the third star on their father Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger during a promotion ceremony at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Va., June 8. Ediger became the 22nd Air Force surgeon general during the ceremony, officiated by Air Force…

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CMC luncheon brings Airmen, community leaders together

Posted June 12, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Col. Ross Anderson, 926th Wing commander, gives a speech to local community leaders during a quarterly Civilian Military Council luncheon at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 9. Local community leaders came to Nellis AFB to gain a better understanding of the activities the base…

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Household goods make it home through TMO

Posted June 12, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Tech. Sgt. Aileen Boyd, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of household goods and passenger travel, provides an Airman information for their permanent change of station at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 3. Included on the sheet is information regarding move.mil, where Airmen…

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New program prepares Airmen, families to bounce back after deployments

Posted June 12, 2015 by Master Sgt. Christian Michael

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Air Force services recently added a new tool to encourage service members and their families who are affected by deployments to participate in morale, welfare, and recreation programs and activities. The “Recharge for Resiliency” (R4R) initiative was designed to help Airmen readjust to life at home and also include…

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History behind Air Force guidon

Posted June 5, 2015 by Gerald White

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — This time of year, hardly a day goes by when there isn’t a ceremony somewhere in the world with four people in front of a formation. The guidon bearer, usually the senior enlisted member or first sergeant, stands behind three officers and at the appointed time, hands the flag…

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