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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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Commentary

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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Health & Safety

BOMC … what’s new in Air Force Medicine

Posted  April 1, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Medical Group’s Base Operational Medicine Cell is a new way of delivering operational and occupational medicine to Airmen while continuing to deliver injury and illness care through assigned primary care managers in the manner everyone is accustomed too. In bringing the Air Force Medical Service in line…

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Commentary

Courage to Continue: Theme of 2016 National Prayer Breakfast

Posted  April 8, 2016

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Sir Winston Churchill, English statesman It takes courage to live life. After all, life is unpredictable. Sometimes life doesn’t go as expected. Sometimes it doesn’t follow our plan. Sometimes it isn’t all we hoped for. This military life…

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Salutes & Awards

Everybody loves Ramos

Posted  April 8, 2016

What is it to be a hero? When hearing this word one probably automatically associates it with ‘super’ in front of it or pictures a caped crusader. One tends to lose sight that there are real-life heroes performing brave acts every day, but what defines what it really means to be a hero?

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Piecing puzzles together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Flying missions

Posted  April 8, 2016

The aircraft is ready to fly, the ground control stations (GCS) are up and running, and the crews have been briefed. Now, it’s time to fly the remotely piloted aircraft.

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DoD

Air Force Retirees, National Guardsman win big in Exchange’s Your Holiday Bill Is On Us sweepstakes

Posted  April 15, 2016

DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service made wishes come true for three grand-prize winners of the worldwide MILITARY STAR Your Holiday Bill Is On Us sweepstakes—and for one retiree, the prize was a way of saying “thank  you” for sacrifices made decades ago. Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James Jones, retired…

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