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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.

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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.

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Remember to not just celebrate but act

Posted  January 22, 2016

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — In 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed Public Law 98-144, creating a federal holiday honoring the birthday of Marin Luther King Jr. Later, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday as a national day of service in 1994. The day is observed on the third Monday of…

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ACC Commander paves way for RPA enterprise improvements

Posted  January 22, 2016

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald paid a visit to the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 14 to address some of the challenges and unique issues the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise faces. 

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Annual luncheon celebrates Dr. King

Posted  January 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Claytee White, Director of the Oral History Research Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, speaks with Airmen during the 2016 Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Luncheon at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course club house Jan. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. White’s presentation…

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Load crew competition tests teamwork

Posted  January 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Staff Sgt. Nancy Warner, assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Thunder Aircraft Maintenance Unit, inspects ordnance prior to upload onto an A-10 Thunderbolt II during the annual load crew competition Jan. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A great amount of attention to detail…

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C2 summit; Roadmap to USAF future operating concept

Posted  January 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo Gen. Hawk Carlisle Commander, Air Combat Command, addresses senior Air Force leaders and policy makers at the 2016 Command and Control Summit, “Roadmap to the Air Force Future Operating Concept,” in the Green Flag Auditorium, Jan. 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The centerpiece of the second…

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