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Airman 1st Class Guor Maker Former slave, two-time Olympian becomes an Airman
After enduring countless hardships and overcoming unimaginable obstacles, Airman 1st Class Guor Maker, a dental assistant currently in technical training, found his way out of war-torn South Sudan, Africa and into the U.S. nearly 20 years ago.
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2018
Maxwell AFJROTC launches Flight Academy program to address aircrew shortage
Headquarters Air Force Junior ROTC has launched a program aimed at potentially putting more pilots in the cockpits of military aircraft to help address the Air Force’s ongoing aircrew shortage. Beginning in the summer of 2018, select AFJROTC cadets who applied for a new Fight Academy scholarship will attend an accredited aviation program at one of six partnering universities to get a private pilot license.
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2018
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.
0 11/14
2017
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speaks to Joint Base San Antonio resiliency support personnel during a resiliency forum July 31, 2017 at the Military and Family Readiness Center, JBSA-Randolph, Texas.  The Air Force's senior enlisted leader met with 502nd Air Base Wing leaders to learn about the installation support mission.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Sean M. Worrell) CMSAF underscores leadership’s role in developing Airmen
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Joint Base San Antonio July 31 to Aug. 4, 2017, during an immersion to view Air Education and Training Command’s role forging innovative Airmen to power the world’s greatest Air Force.
0 8/08
2017
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Maxwell AFJROTC launches Flight Academy program to address aircrew shortage
Headquarters Air Force Junior ROTC has launched a program aimed at potentially putting more pilots in the cockpits of military aircraft to help address the Air Force’s ongoing aircrew shortage. Beginning in the summer of 2018, select AFJROTC cadets who applied for a new Fight Academy scholarship will attend an accredited aviation program at one of six partnering universities to get a private pilot license.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mitchell Gorham participates in the first (beta) Career Assistance Advisor training course for the newly redesigned First Term Airmen Course held in November 2016. The new course revamped FTAC from an in-processing focused program to a standard curriculum focused on developing Airmen. Gorham is the First Term Airmen Course team lead at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, which beta-tested the new FTAC curriculum. (U.S. Air Force photo by Melissa Peterson) First Term Airmen Courses receive curriculum overhaul
The Air Force has rolled out a new First Term Airmen Course dedicated to developing Airmen as next-generation leaders.
0 5/17
2017
Col. Michael Manion, 403rd Wing commander, speaks to Maj. Gen. Robert LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, and other attendees during a 403rd Wing immersion tour Feb. 3 at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney) 2nd AF leaders immersed in AF Reserve wing
Standing in front of a two-star general and explaining what your unit does and why could make anyone’s stomach twist. But members of the 403rd Wing not only did it without breaking a sweat, they did it with energy and passion.
0 2/09
2017
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