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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

The United States Air Force is well known as the pinnacle of air superiority.

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CAOC-N receives first weapons system upgrade in over decade

Since the 1990s, the world has seen unprecedented advances in technology. Although these advances have led to countless benefits, and a revolution in the way we live our daily lives, they have also bring with them an ever increasing array of threats.

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From military son to military father, a tribute to military dads

In light of Father’s Day, I would like to reflect on my experiences as a military father and my experiences being a military child.

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10 Questions on F-35A Lightning II

The F-35A is on track to be declared initially operationally capable between August and December 2016.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.


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Air Force

Airman, family injured in Brussels bombings

Posted  March 25, 2016

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Airman from Joint Force Command Brunssum in the Netherlands and members of the Airman’s family were injured in an attack at the Brussels airport March 22, Air Force officials confirmed. “We are saddened by today’s attacks and extend our sincere condolences to the victims and families of those impacted,” said Air…

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Road to readiness: UDMs prepare Airmen for deployment

Posted  March 25, 2016

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Protecting the nation’s freedom is more than a job—it’s a way of life. For Airmen slated to travel downrange, their lifeline to safeguarding this freedom  lies with the unit deployment manager (UDM). “Every unit has a unit deployment manager,” said Tech. Sgt. Jeremiah, 43nd Wing/ 432nd Group UDM. “UDMs…

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Sports

Intramural softball season begins at Nellis

Posted  March 25, 2016

On March 14, Nellis AFB kicked off the intramural softball season where 14 teams from around the base will compete to see who can call themselves the champions.

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Empowerment: More than just a word

Posted  March 25, 2016

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — I am a first-term Airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. I am approaching one year time on station and getting close to achieving the next skill level in my job. At this stage in my career, my number one focus is on training and mastering…

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Be the ‘Wolf’

Posted  March 25, 2016

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — There are three meetings I attend every week, and they’re the most important meetings in my current job. The first is wing stand-up, held three days a week, where we cover the status of our aircrew, pararescuemen, all 81 combat aircraft, the airfield, communications and logistics. Our mission is…

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