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SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

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Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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The USAF celebrates 70 years: A look back

National Security Act births AF Courtesy photo With the stroke of a pen, President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947 on Sept. 18, 1947. Editor’s note: Historical information compiled from the U.S. Air Force website “United States Air Force Birthday: American Airmen Breaking Barriers Since 1947” — http://static.dma.mil/usaf/70/index.html On Sept. 18,…

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Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

Midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.

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First MQ-9 model build: An Airman innovation

When Master Sgt. Eric took his senior NCO creed he promised to serve beyond the call of duty and take care of those following in his footsteps.

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I was abused, reasons I ignored it

Posted  November 4, 2016

Courtesy photo Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October, was established to raise awareness and reduce the numbers of those abused. MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.—October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In observance of this, this article discusses one citizen Airman’s experience to shed light on this issue. “I swear I would never have hit…

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Posted  November 4, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Members of the 99th Communications Squadron Cyber Readiness Inspection team speak with Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander during a mock readiness inspection on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 21. The CCRI is conducted by the Defense Information Systems Agency and it is…

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Creech reaps benefits from all MQ-9 force

Posted  November 4, 2016

Maintainers assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their first-ever MQ-9 Reaper, at Creech AFB, Aug. 25.

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The importance of cybersecurity

Posted  November 4, 2016

U.S. Air Force illustration by Senior Airman Adarius Petty October is cyber security awareness month and members are advised to stay mindful about what they say and post on social networks. In recent years military members and their families have faced dangers due to information leaked on social media. CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—In today’s…

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Exchange director/CEO focuses on making life better for Airmen at Creech, Nellis AFBs

Posted  November 4, 2016

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull’s passion for taking care of America’s warfighters took him to Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases, giving him a first-hand look at how the benefit is thriving for troops and families.

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