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Air Force celebrates 65th Birthday

Posted September 14, 2012 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Nellis Air Force Base will host a celebration of the Air Force’s 65th birthday at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., Sept. 22. All military and civilian employees assigned to Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases and the Nevada Test and Training Range are invited to…

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Attacking Symptoms

Posted September 7, 2012 by Capt. Scott Taylor

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) — As an area defense counsel in the Air Force, it is my job to represent Airmen who get in legal or administrative trouble, and I love my job. I have spent the majority of my legal career as an attorney representing people in trouble, both as a civilian…

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One month remains for NCOs to volunteer for retraining

Posted September 7, 2012 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – RANDOLPH, Texas — Noncommissioned officers in unrestricted career fields affected by the fiscal year 2013 NCO Retraining Program have a month to volunteer for retraining, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today. Affected Airmen in restricted fields, however, have until Friday to volunteer. NCOs who volunteer during Phase I have…

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Air Traffic Controllers . . . Keeping the flightline and skies safe

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A up-close look inside the control tower......

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AFPC officials streamline PCS orders process

Posted August 24, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Steve Grever

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Air Force Personnel Center officials here have centralized how Permanent Change of Station orders are processed, validated and authenticated. Since Oct. 2011, the Total Force Service Center-San Antonio has been managing the PCS orders process and has authenticated more than 82,000 orders and 19,000 amendments. Before October, the…

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High year of tenure changes take effect in 2013

Posted August 24, 2012 by By Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – RANDOLPH, Texas — High year of tenure changes announced in December will go into effect in September 2013, Air Force Personnel Center officials reminded affected Airmen today. Changes will affect senior airmen, staff sergeants and technical sergeants, said Lt. Col. Tara White, AFPC retirements and separations chief, who explained that…

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Welsh ‘humbled’ to serve as Air Force chief of staff

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Shawn J. Jones

The Air Force chief of staff flag passed to the service’s 20th chief in a ceremony Aug. 10. Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, a 36-year Airman, stepped into the position, taking over for Gen. Norton Schwartz, who also retired from the Air Force during the ceremony....

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SecAF shares AF, DoD goals at energy summit

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley presented a keynote address on the Department of Defense’s energy initiatives at the 2012 National Clean Energy Summit here August 7....

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Revamped program eases Airmen’s transition to civilian life

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Air Force Public Affairs

A redesigned program will help ease every Airman’s transition to civilian life and help them better apply their military experience...

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‘Honoring our Past – Ensuring our Future’: Tuskegee Airmen mentor Las Vegas youth

Posted August 10, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Las Vegas youth, Tuskegee Airmen and Air Reserve Command Airmen filled the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino event room this year to listen to key note speakers and International Black Aviators Convention members...

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