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Default Air Force Logo Superintendent addresses racial slurs at USAFA
The Air Force Academy superintendent addressed cadets, faculty, staff and cadet candidates Sept. 28, 2017, in the wake of racial slurs recently written on the dormitory message boards of five African American cadets at the Academy’s Preparatory School.
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Senior Airman Kenny Phonsyry, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs preflight checks at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 23, 2017. The 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a mobile air traffic control tower, food and water to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. 437 AW crew provides Maria relief within hours
Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency completed a humanitarian mission in support of Hurricane Maria to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Sept. 23.
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Maj. Kari Flemming, left, 14th Airlift Squadron pilot, and Flight Lt. Matt Jenkinson, right, 14th AS Royal air force exchange pilot, both from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., perform preflight checks at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 24, 2017. Members of the 14th AS delivered more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria. The mission to St. Croix marked the second mission the crew flew to the Virgin Islands for humanitarian aid in 48 hours. Joint team delivers relief in Maria aftermath
Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, delivered 17 pallets containing more than 129,000 pounds of food and water to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria, Sept. 24.
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Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, carry patients aboard a C-17 Globemaster III in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 24, 2017. Reserve Citizen Airmen conduct humanitarian mission to St. Croix to evacuate victims affected by Hurricane Maria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Peter Dean) Reserve Citizen Airmen deliver aid to Hurricane Maria survivors
Within the last few months the United States and its territories have been ravagged by three hurricanes, leaving many displaced and in need of aid. Starting with Hurricane Harvey, then Irma and now Maria, the Air Force Reserve Command continues to respond with supplies, aid and evacuation missions. On Sept. 24, a team of Citizen Airmen from the 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, along with Airmen from the 16th Airlift Squadron, Charleston, South Carolina, evacuated 63 U.S. Virgin Islands inhabitants that were affected by Hurricane Maria.
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Air Force Reserve medical personal, and aircrews from multiple locations, are currently staged at MacDill AFB, with the first medical evacuation flight departing 24 September in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. MacDill Airmen launch relief efforts for islands affected by Hurricane Maria
MacDill Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron launches relief efforts for islands affected by Hurricane Maria.
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2017
Behind the Wing Podcast logo Behind the Wing: 315th Airlift Wing launches new podcast
The 315th Airlift Wing launched a podcast this week with an introductory episode telling listeners what they can expect in the wing’s new convenient monthly information program with the first full episode to air by Oct. 1.
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CSAF Gives Air Force Update 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, Sept. 19, 2017.
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Invisible Wounds Panel Invisible wounds: Finding a voice
Air Force leadership and wounded warriors came together to speak out on invisible wounds during a panel discussion at this year’s Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2017.
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Keep safety in mind in seasonal, holiday plans Keep safety in mind in seasonal, holiday plans
Temperature changes, shorter daylight hours, increased travel and emotional overload are hallmarks
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2017
Cadet First Class Patrick Neff prepares to start the T-51 Deathhawk engine. (U.S. Air Force photo by C3C Josiah Bierle) USAFA flying team earns 31st consecutive intercollegiate victory
The U.S. Air Force Academy’s precision flying team, assisted by 70th Flying Training Squadron Air Force Reserve instructor pilots, earned its 31st consecutive win at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association 2017 Region I Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON).
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Rescue Airmen conduct medical evacuation of cruise passenger at sea Citizen Airmen conduct long-range rescue of cruise passenger
Within two hours of the call, Citizen Airmen with 920th Rescue Wing took to the skies bound for a cruise ship roughly 500 miles off the Florida coastline carrying an elderly passenger suffering an acute condition and in need of medical evacuation Nov. 7.
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U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 916th Air Refueling Wing participated in an Ability to Survive and Operate Rodeo at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Nov. 4, 2017. Approximately 300 Airmen, donned Mission-Oriented Protective Posture gear to test their ability to accurately and quickly change between postures, as well as performed tests to detect chemical agents in a potentially contaminated area. Call me ATSO one more time
In the military of the 21st Century, the enemy can be anywhere, at any time, while often perceived as odorless, faceless and swift. Missiles, mortars and rockets can each be launched within minutes while being outfitted with some pretty nasty chemicals leading to the dawning of protective gear as seen in various Hollywood films.
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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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