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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Nellis AFB conducts base wide exercise May 9-12

On May 9 to 12, Nellis AFB conducted a base wide exercise to evaluate the real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel and the base populace to a variety of scenarios depicting situations that could impact the base at any time.

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First Marine graduates USAF AMMOS

In June 2015, commander of the Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron-One, Marine equivalent to the Air Force Weapons School, Col. James Adams visited Nellis AFB.

U.S. Air Force photo by Dale Eckroth Air Force

Priests get first-hand look at the Air Force chaplain way of life

As a Roman Catholic priest, Father John Tran has followed his spiritual calling by serving parishioners in Portland, Oregon, and by providing community service in New Orleans as a member of the religious order Domus Dei Clerical Society of Apostolic Life.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Commentary

Never Again

John Prendergast once said, “The biggest road block to action on genocide and other human rights crimes is ignorance.


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‘Why not … Minot?’

Posted  May 20, 2016

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — When I received notification about my assignment to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, apprehension overwhelmed me. Throughout my career, I heard about Minot and how “terrible” it was because it was “cold and windy” all year long as well as how “remote and isolated” it was from everything….

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New mantra must be ‘People first, mission always’

Posted  May 20, 2016

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — If you’ve been around long enough, you’ve heard the phrase “Mission first, people always.” Today’s Airmen are busy. Whether its high ops tempo, constant deployments or low manning, our Airmen are being asked to do more and more every day. Nothing is more important than accomplishing the mission —…

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Priests get first-hand look at the Air Force chaplain way of life

Posted  May 20, 2016

As a Roman Catholic priest, Father John Tran has followed his spiritual calling by serving parishioners in Portland, Oregon, and by providing community service in New Orleans as a member of the religious order Domus Dei Clerical Society of Apostolic Life.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Never Again

Posted  May 20, 2016

John Prendergast once said, “The biggest road block to action on genocide and other human rights crimes is ignorance.

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Advanced training course for special mission aviators puts theory into practice

Posted  May 20, 2016

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s combat search and rescue squadron here put a training concept for enlisted flight certified service members through its paces March 21 to May 6 with the help of two local Airmen.

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