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Air Force Critical Days of Summer 2014 begin

Posted May 23, 2014 by

In 1964 the Air Force first highlighted safety for summer activities. This was the beginning of what became the 101 Critical Days of Summer. The years have shown safety topics remained the same, it’s the presentation and number of mishaps that change. Risk management has a role in everything we do, both on- and off-duty….

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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Fuels management flight takes on Red Flag 14-3 full force

Posted July 25, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Daniel Millard, 419th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels journeyman, prepares to fuel an aircraft participating in Red Flag 14-3, July 22, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. During Red Flag 14-3, Nellis is housing approximately 280 aircraft that are participating in the exercise, which…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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FSS Airmen go above and beyond, drive FY14 force management success

Posted September 19, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Tech. Sgt. Syreeta Weems, 799th Force Support Squadron NCO in charge of career development, left, and Staff Sgt. Jennifer Obeng-Duro, 799th FSS NCO in charge of retirements/separations, pose for a photo at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 11. Weems and Obeng-Duro completed over 266…

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F-35 and F-22 combine capabilities in operational integration training mission

Posted November 21, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Marleah Robertson

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo F-22 Raptors from the 94th Fighter Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., and F-35A Lightning IIs from the 58th Fighter Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fl., fly in formation after completing an integration training mission over the Eglin Training Range, Florida, Nov. 5. It was the…

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AEF Teaming brings new order of business to deployments

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For many Airmen deployments are hard to understand, and for leaders they’re hard to sell and to sustain. Implemented in Oct. 2014, Air Expeditionary Forces Teaming was designed as a way to improve predictability, visibility and stability for units and Airmen while maintaining the flexibility to satisfy combatant commander…

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AF releases new integrated priority list

Posted May 1, 2015 by Roger Gragg

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — The Air Force released its second comprehensive two-year integrated priority list this month. The IPL strategically orders requirements for facility sustainment, restoration, modernization, environmental, energy, dormitory and demolition projects across the Air Force. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center builds the IPL based on requirements developed in the field….

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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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Air Force refocuses pollution, waste efforts

Posted May 11, 2012 by By Michael Briggs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) — Air Force leaders recently refocused their pollution prevention and waste elimination efforts with a new policy aimed at gaining efficiencies. A policy memo co-signed April 27 by Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Philip Breedlove and Assistant Secretary for Installations, Environment and Logistics Terry Yonkers comes on…

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Doctor provides life-saving medical care despite broken leg

Posted July 13, 2012 by By Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart

A 34-year-old critical care pulmonologist assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron here went from needing rescue to providing emergency medical attention to a California Highway Patrol officer...

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AF officials eliminate civilian skill code requirements

Posted November 2, 2012 by Debbie Gildea

(AFNS) — Air Force officials have rescinded the manual used to define civilian position skill codes in one of several ongoing administrative actions geared toward transforming civilian hiring, determining employee training and development needs, and selecting employees for training under competitive procedures, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. Skill codes were a foundation of the…

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