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Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

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100-plus aircraft fly in for exercise Red Flag 16-3

The three-week long Red Flag 16-3, a U.S.-only exercise that tests all participating units’ combat capabilities in a joint environment that centers on multi-domain integration, kicked off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 11.

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Air Force kicks off Red Flag 16-3

The Air Force kicked off a three-week long Red Flag 16-3 exercise on July 11, 2016 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Reservists honored as Las Vegas’ newest police officers

Integrity, service and excellence are three words all Airmen have heard many times throughout their career.

Air Force photograph by Andy Morataya Air Force

Goldfein swears in as 21st CSAF

Gen. David L. Goldfein was sworn in as the Air Force’s 21st chief of staff by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James during a ceremony at the Pentagon July 1, 2016.


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Exchange has military motorcyclists covered with personal protective equipment

Posted  April 1, 2016

Courtesy photo DALLAS—With the weather warming up to ideal outdoor activity temperatures this spring, many Soldiers and Airmen are taking to motorcycles as their recreational activity of choice. But riding a motorcycle isn’t without its dangers: According to a 2015 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 4,668 fatal motorcycle crashes on…

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USAFWC Airmen gather for Change of Command

Posted  March 25, 2016

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and affiliated units were joined by Gen. ‘Hawk’ Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, and local community representatives at the Thunderbirds Hangar, to recognize a transition in leadership.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted  March 25, 2016

*Beep Beep Beep* goes the alarm at exactly 5 a.m., Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron critical care unit, clinical nurse, gets out of bed and starts her usual routine to prepare for the long 12 hour day ahead.

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Commentary

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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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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