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Air Force Alpha Warrior AF Alpha Warriors prove mettle in ‘Final Battle’
A new era of Comprehensive Airman Fitness reached a milestone Nov. 11, 2017, with the first Air Force Alpha Warrior “Final Battle”.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo AU-ABC program expands enlisted education opportunities
Airmen join the Air Force for a variety of reasons, but perhaps the most common is for the service’s vast educational opportunities. The Air University-Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative program, or AU-ABC, is perhaps a little-known opportunity that can reap big rewards. The AU-ABC was created to help enlisted Airmen pursue advanced education beyond the associate degrees they earn through the Community College of the Air Force. The program links CCAF graduates to accredited civilian academic institutions that offer online or distance learning bachelor’s degrees.
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2017
315TH AW takes multiple PA communication excellence awards 315TH AW takes multiple PA communication excellence awards
The 315th Airlift Wing won several 2017 Public Affairs Awards for Communication Excellence at the Air Force Reserve Command level this week according to an AFRC PA announcement.
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560th Red Horse Returns Home From Deployment Hundreds welcome 560th RED HORSE Airmen home
During the warm evening hours of Nov. 3, hundreds of eager family members and friends anxiously awaited for the arrival of more than 90 Citizen Airmen returning from a long deployment in the Middle East. The Airmen, assigned to the 560th RED HORSE Squadron, here, deployed together.
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2017
315th Airlift Wing conducts ATSO/CBRNE exercise - 315th Security Forces Exercise tests wing’s ability to survive, operate
Airmen from the 315th Airlift Wing conducted an Ability to Survive and Operate in a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, enhanced conventional weapons environment Sunday morning during their Unit Training Assembly here.
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2017
Service members eligible to opt into the Blended Retirement System or choose to keep the legacy retirement system in 2018 now have a course to help them use the online comparison . DoD Offers Course for Using Blended Retirement System Comparison Calculator
Service members eligible to opt into the Blended Retirement System in 2018 can take a free course on the online comparison calculator, to help choose between the BRS or the legacy retirement system, Defense Department officials said.
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A mother and daughter collect food and water from an Army distribution point in Humacao, Puerto Rico. Officials Detail DoD Support During Unprecedented Hurricane Season
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria put tremendous strain on all levels of government and service members stepped up to save lives, restore critical services and help those affected transition to recovery, a Defense Department official said.
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The USNS Brittin (T-AKR-305) departs Joint Base Charleston, S.C., to Ponce, Puerto Rico Oct. 31, 2017. Partnership enables JB Charleston sealift relief efforts to Puerto Rico
The first humanitarian relief supplies sealifted from Joint Base Charleston to Ponce, Puerto Rico departed here Oct. 31.   In the hours following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster IIIs responded delivering more than 1,700 tons of aid, supplies and medical teams to affected areas. The C-17’s have the ability to get to austere locations quickly, the amount of cargo it can carry is limited. The USNS Brittin (T-AKR-305) is scheduled to travel between Joint Base Charleston and Puerto Rico several times over the next few months. The first trip is bringing essentials such as food, water and vehicles to get aid to areas where mudslides have created access issues. Later deliveries will provide the equipment to restore utilities and rebuild the infrastructure on the island.
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Maj. John Gharbi, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron navigator, explains the mission of the 53rd WRS “Hurricane Hunters” to students and researchers from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography Nov. 29, 2017, at Brown Field Airport, San Diego, California. Hurricane Hunters met with Scripps scientists that day to discuss plans for participating in atmospheric river reconnaissance missions in early 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Labadens) Hurricane Hunters discuss atmospheric river missions with Scripps scientists
Members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” met with scientists from the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography here Wednesday to discuss plans for participating in atmospheric river reconnaissance missions in early 2018.
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During the Nov. 5, 2017 unit training assembly, Lt. Col. Jed S. Snarr took the helm of the 49th Intelligence Squadron as his proud family and unit members look on. 49th IS receives new commander
The 49th Intelligence Squadron officially welcomed her new commander, Lt. Col. Jed S. Snarr.
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Default Air Force Logo 2017 Information Dominance and Gen. John Jumper Award winners
Congratulations to the following Information Dominance Award winners:Maj. Gen. Harold M. McClelland
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2017
Maj. Kendall Dunn and Lt. Col. Ivan Deroche fly a WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft into Hurricane Harvey during a mission out of Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi Aug. 24, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney) Hurricane Hunters close intense 2017 season
As massive spirals of lighting, wind and rain, hurricanes are some of the most dangerous and destructive forces in nature. And the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters fly directly into the center of them.
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Maj. Gen. Ronald 'Bruce' Miller clocks 3,000 hours in A-10 10th Air Force commander clocks 3,000 A-10 hours
Maj. Gen. Ronald B. "Bruce" Miller, the 10th Air Force commander, logged his 3,000th hour behind the stick of an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft Nov. 29, 2017, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Miller received a plaque from the 303d Fighter Squadron to commemorate the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Bob Jennings/Released)
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