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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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2017
U.S. Air Force Col. Jimmy Canlas 437 Airlift Wing commander, middle right and U.S. Air Force Col. Richard Mathews, 628th Mission Support Group commander, middle left, cut a banner marking the completion of repairs to the North Auxiliary Airfield Runway in North, South Carolina, Dec. 8, 2016. Repairs included approximately 21,000 tons of asphalt repurposed as the foundation below the new concrete, 66,000 linear feet of wire, a new runway lighting system and an additional 36,000 square yards of asphalt shoulder to the landing zone. Base completes North Field repairs
Team Charleston marked the completion of runway repairs to the 3,500-foot runway, known as the
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2016
Clayton Givens, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, left, shakes hands with Phil Cates, a U.S. Army veteran with the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Association Medical Center, during a veteran's appreciation event at the Red Bank Club here, Nov. 10, 2016. The inaugural appreciation day provided the opportunity for organizations such as Tricare, the American Legion and the 628th Medical Group to educate veterans and retirees about their benefits. Veteran and Retiree Appreciation Day

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2016
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A C-130J Super Hercules and its aircrew assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, loads cargo destined for an undisclosed location in Afghansitan, May 5, 2018.  The 774th EAS is an active duty unit based out of the 41st Airlift Squadron, Little Rock, Ark, that worked together with the 746th EAS, a reserve unit based out of the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The mission represents the first dual-formation airdrop consisting of aircraft from two separate units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro) A U.S. Air Force First: Two Sister Units From Two Different Countries Supply Afghan Advisors
In the mountainous terrain of Afghanistan two U.S. C-130J Hercules aircraft airdropped over 30 Container Delivery System (CDS) bundles to a Resolute Support Expeditionary Advisory Package (EAP), May 4. Unlike previous combat airdrop missions, this dual-formation airdrop was executed by two geographically separated units, the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (EAS) an active-duty squadron, located at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, a reserve squadron located at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
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2018
A 507th Air Refueling Wing aircraft maintenance team installs a Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures pod onto the underside of a KC-135 Stratotanker Oct. 25, 2017 at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison) AFRC tests KC-135 defense system
A 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker here is fulfilling a critical role within the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard in the testing and fielding efforts to employ an operational Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures-based pod defensive system.
0 12/18
2017
Default Air Force Logo Holidays 'pop' with Operation Ham Grenade
Operation Ham Grenade delivered holiday meals, including free hams, to troops assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Matt Paetzhold, 76th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II instructor pilot, performs preflight checks in an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Sept. 9, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. After graduating the Weapons Instructor Course, Paetzhold joined the Airmen who serve as tactical and operational advisors to military leaders at all levels. Due to the relationship between the 75th FS and 76th FS, Paetzhold is slated to deploy as the 75th FSs weapons officer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider) Pilot exemplifies Total Force Integration
As part of a Total Force Integration initiative, an Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman attended attended the Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) to deploy with his former active-duty squadron. Captivated by the close-air support and combat-search and rescue missions of the A-10C Thunderbolt II, U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Matt Paetzhold, 76th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II instructor pilot, joined the ranks of those responsible for effectively integrating multiple weapons systems across the land, air, space and cyber domains.
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2017
In honor of the Air Force’s 70th Anniversary, a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing operating out of Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., performed a flyover Sept. 16, 2017, at a University of Oklahoma football game at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Grady Epperly) Video: Okies bring the boom

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2017
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