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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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Structural maintainers provide backbone of RPAs

Posted  February 26, 2016

When people have a blemish, they see a dermatologist. When they have a physiological problem, they see an orthopedist. For the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, aircraft structural maintainers fill both the aesthetic and structural maintenance roles to keep remotely piloted aircraft in check.

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Tax changes could affect service members, families, DOD official says

Posted  February 26, 2016

WASHINGTON — Several tax law changes could significantly affect how service members and their families file their 2015 income tax returns. “It’s probably the biggest set of changes in many years” said Army Lt. Col. Samuel W. Kan, executive director of the Defense Department’s Armed Forces Tax Council, which oversees the military’s Volunteer Income Tax…

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Air Force

Disbrow confirmed as under-secretary of the Air Force

Posted  February 26, 2016

The U.S. Senate recently confirmed Lisa S. Disbrow as the new under-secretary of the Air Force to ensure efficient and effective management of Air Force resources.

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Creech SFS Airmen participate in tactical training

Posted  February 26, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty Tech Sgt. Christopher, 799th Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant, leads a stretching exercise before training Feb. 19 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. To prevent injuries, SFS Airmen stretch prior to beginning their weekly combatives training.   U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  February 26, 2016

Q. How far back can my same-sex spouse file a medical claim?  A. Once your spouse shows as eligible for benefits in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), he or she can file claims for care received: • On or after June 26, 2013-if married before June 26, 2013, or • Back to the…

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