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A crew chief walks the flightline before takeoff of the large formation exercise at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., May 22, 2018. JB Charleston shows air capabilities with large formation exercise
Approximately 15 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from the 437th and 315th Airlift Wings provided airdrop support for the U.S. Army’s 509th Infantry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana, May 22 through a large formation exercise. During the flight, the C-17s flew over several prominent landmarks in South Carolina including the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and the South Carolina State House while performing various training exercises.
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2018
Match Made in Medical: JB Charleston flight nurses tie knot aboard C-17 Match made in medical: JB Charleston flight nurses tie knot aboard C-17
Two Joint Base Charleston, S.C., flight nurses tied the knot on a C-17 Globemaster III. Here's their story.
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2018
IG rates 315 AW as 'Effective' Inspector General rates the 315 AW - Effective
Following the two-year capstone inspection event held during the May UTA, the Air Force Reserve Command’s Inspector General provided the 315th Airlift Wing with an overall inspection rating of “effective”.
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2018
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts a physical training session with Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan and service members from across the joint force at the inaugural DoD Readiness and Resilience Workshop at Fort McNair in  Washington. Service Members Must be Physically Ready for Deployment, Troxell Says
Fitness means more than just passing a test, Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell said during the inaugural DoD Readiness and Resilience Workshop, aimed at promoting a warrior/athlete culture.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Budget Request Builds on Momentum, Addresses Great Power Competition
The Air Force’s fiscal year 2019 budget request builds on momentum to restore the force after years of funding uncertainty and addresses the challenges from a great power competition, Air Force leaders said May 17.
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2018
Air Forces Cyber announced today all Air Force Cyber Mission Force teams achieved full operational capability May 11. The Air Force began building its contribution to the CMF in 2013, along with the Army’s 41 teams, Navy’s 40 teams and Marine Corps’ 13 teams. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann) Air Force Cyber Mission Force teams reach ‘full operational capability’
Air Forces Cyber announced today all Air Force Cyber Mission Force teams achieved full operational capability May 11.
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2018
Lt. Col. Ed Garcia, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, talks about the Hurricane Hunter mission during a Facebook Live session with the National Weather Service May 10, 2018. The 53rd WRS, an Air Force Reserve unit in the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, took part in the 2018 NOAA Gulf Coast Hurricane Awareness Tour May 7-11, 2018. This is the fourth year the Hurricane Hunters participated in all five stops of the awareness and preparedness event, which was in conjunction with National Hurricane Preparedness Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Marnee A.C. Losurdo) Prepare now for hurricane season
Hurricane season starts June 1 and now is the time to prepare. To promote this message, an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrew with their WC-130J Super Hercules and a team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hurricane experts visited five Gulf Coast cities as part of this year’s Hurricane Awareness Tour, May 7-11.
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2018
Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform
Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
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Staff Sgt. Kevin Welch, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron project manager, and Chief Master Sgt. Chad Welch, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, pose for a photo June 12, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The father and son serve as reservists for the 932nd Airlift Wing at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Stoltz) 386th AEW command chief receives a special Father’s Day gift
When a family member gets tasked with a deployment, one of the most difficult things to do is say
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Some ARTs eligible for aviation bonus
The Air Force Reserve Command is expanding the Aviation Bonus Program to qualifying Air Reserve Technician (ART) as part of an effort to increase the rated-aircrew retention.
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2018
Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. Now is your chance to showcase your creativity and pride to be an Airman in the United States Air Force! If you were a civilian thinking about joining the military, what kind of commercial would make you want to become an Airman? (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons) We Are Airmen: 2018 Recruiting Video Contest
Calling all storytellers! Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own
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2018
Grissom Airman wins Ms. Indianapolis, Ms. Indiana titles Grissom Airman wins Ms. Indianapolis, Ms. Indiana titles
Stepping outside the box and into the spotlight is allowing one Reserve Citizen Airman to make a difference in the lives of others. By stepping outside of her box, Tech. Sgt. Charlene Howard, 434th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness NCO, recently won the title of Ms. Indianapolis and Ms. Indiana, sweeping the competition.
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2018
Brig. Gen. Parker 413th FTG welcomes new commander
Col. Christopher M. Zidek assumed command of the 413th Flight Test Group during a ceremony at the
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2018
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