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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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Same-sex relationship

Posted  June 10, 2016

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—President Barack H. Obama once said, “Every single American — gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, transgender — deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law and in the eyes of our society.” In light of June’s LGBT Pride Month, the Air Force has made strides in how we regard…

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Forced distribution driving more promotions for top performers

Posted  June 10, 2016

WASHINGTON — Results of the first promotion board using the forced distribution process were released May 25, highlighting a close connection between commander recommendations and those selected for promotion. “These results are achieving the intended purpose of the new evaluation and promotion systems we previewed to our enlisted force during last year’s roadshows,” said Lt….

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Airmen express their passion with off-duty vibes

Posted  June 10, 2016

Music is a powerful communication tool that allows people to laugh, cry, think and question the things around them.  In order for music to invoke such a meaningful response, it takes talent, dedication and time from the artist.

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Miss Universe visits Nellis AFB

Posted  June 10, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015, puts her sash on an infant during her visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 2. Nellis AFB is the first military installation she has ever visited.

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Air Force increases access to behavioral health care

Posted  June 10, 2016

U.S. Air Force graphic The Behavioral Health Optimization Program, or BHOP, integrates behavioral health personnel into primary care clinics, to provide “the right care, at the right time, in the right place.” Beneficiaries with behavioral health concerns can seek care directly through their primary care manager. FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Nearly half of people with…

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