U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Breaking barriers through opportunities

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Hers is a résumé full of incredible accomplishments, not including breaking the barrier of being the first female fighter pilot.

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Medical Airmen recognized as 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine

Posted May 18, 2018 by Shireen Bedi

On May 3, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine recognized four distinguished medical Airmen for their dedication to our nation’s service members at the 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards held in Washington, D.C.

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Creech dining facility wins ACC award

Posted February 23, 2018 by

Courtesy photograph The Guardian Dining Facility at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has won the Air Combat Command-level Hennessy Trophy. They will now compete at the Air Force level. Founded in 1956, the award is given to the team presenting the best food service programs in the Air Force and is based on the entire…

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Creech Airman earns Tuskegee Airmen honors

Posted August 15, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

In September 1940, the Tuskegee Institute began training African American pilots who would go on to fly more than 15,000 sorties during World War II, destroy or damage 273 German planes, and inspire the integration of U.S. armed forces.

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99th LRS Cargo Movement wins Air Force-level award

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Andrew Carnegie once stated, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

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EOD flight pays tribute to fallen Airman

Posted October 7, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

On Sept. 21, 2010, in an effort to provide cover for fellow Airmen, Senior Airman Michael J. Buras was killed in action by an improvised explosive device while deployed at Operating Location Bravo, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

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57th Wing earns 12th AFOUA

Posted October 2, 2015 by Dan Wheaton

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the 12th time in its history, and for the sixth consecutive 2-year period, Air Force officials endorsed the 57th Wing as among the very best, as it earned the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for June 1, 2013 to May 31, 2015. The mission statement of the 57th…

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ACC highlights Air Force Outstanding Unit Award winners

Posted January 9, 2019 by

The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. James M. Holmes, commander, recently announced the ACC winners of the 2018 ACC Air Force Outstanding Unit award and Air Force Organizational Excellence award: Air Force Outstanding Unit award winners: 12th Air Force, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air…

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MQ-9 squadron earns AFA honors for innovation, lethality

Posted September 19, 2018 by Capt. Annabel Monroe

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. DeoAndre Curtis Select members of the 89th Attack Squadron accepted the Air Force Association’s 2018 Remotely Piloted Aircraft Trophy from Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright and F. Whitten…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Long awaited Purple Heart

Posted May 6, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Julius Farrar’s words began to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfed the crowd that looked upon him as they listened with reverence.

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