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Special Victims’ Counsel program set to strengthen defense against sexual assault

Posted January 10, 2014 by Tech. Sgt. Vanessa Pichon

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Sexual Assault Prevention and Response is a subject that airmen and service members are briefed and trained on. With the Air Force’s goal to reduce these incidents to as close to zero as possible, a new program was started to help arm the Air Force with the means to protect service…

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Maintainers counter cyber threats for first time at Red Flag 14-1

Posted February 14, 2014 by Maj. Teresa Sullivan

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young Staff Sgt. Jaymes Russell, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Viper Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, tightens down a panel on an F-16 Fighting Falcon wing on the flightline Feb. 10 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The panel was removed to expose the bolt used to…

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Medical teams convene to consider applicants for command

Posted March 28, 2014 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Medical corps development teams will convene in May and June to select eligible lieutenant colonels for squadron command candidacy for projected calendar year 2015 vacancies, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced. AFPC assignment officials will email eligible candidates, and those interested in squadron command must respond to that email…

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PME, families, civilians focus of latest Chiefchat

Posted May 16, 2014 by Desiree N. Palacios

FORT MEADE, Md. — Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody answered questions from Airmen, civilians and family members during his fourth worldwide CHIEFchat at the Defense Media Activity here April 29. CHIEFchat gives Airmen around the world the chance to directly ask their questions to Cody, addressing topics ranging from military families…

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AF to every Airman: Tell us your story

Posted July 3, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Torri Ingalsbe

WASHINGTON — Air Force leaders want Airmen to share their stories with the world and designed the 2014 American Airman Video Contest with that purpose in mind. “Every Airman has a story — and smartphone technology now allows those Airmen to share those stories to a wider audience than ever before,” said Air Force Chief of…

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AF leaders gather to address sexual assault prevention, response

Posted April 27, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Jess D. Harvey

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AFNS) — (EDITOR’S NOTE: April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.) Air Force leaders from around the globe gathered at the 2012 Sexual Assault Prevention...

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Midway White III on the Nevada Test and Training Range

Posted July 6, 2012 by anradmin

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Noah Putman, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, walks away after marshalling an F-15 Eagle...

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Retroactive Stop Loss application deadline nears

Posted October 12, 2012 by By Debbie Gildea

(AFNS) — Airmen eligible for the Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Program have until Oct. 21 to apply, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. The program benefits retired and former Air Force members who were involuntarily held on active duty beyond their enlistment period or their approved retirement or separation date. The inclusive periods are…

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Exchange gift cards personalize care packages for every member of the family

Posted December 7, 2012 by Chris Ward

DALLAS, Texas — According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, six in 10 shoppers polled said they’d like to receive gift cards this holiday season, the most in the survey’s history. Whether in Afghanistan or Alaska, servicemembers also appreciate the value of a gift card during the holidays. Fortunately, Americans wishing to send support…

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CSAF discusses impact of sequester

Posted March 1, 2013 by Karen Parrish

America’s military superiority is founded on training and readiness, and the fiscal crisis facing the country threatens to strip away that edge, members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress Feb. 26.

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