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Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell (left), senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Airmen from the 57th Maintenance Group during a Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., visit July 10, 2017. One of Troxell’s many duties as SEAC is to monitor the pulse of the joint enlisted force by identifying trends in morale and readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz) SEAC visits with Nevada Airmen
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spent a day immersing himself in the diverse missions carried out by Airmen at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 11, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic hours, find phone numbers and get other valuable information about the MTF where they work or get care.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo 4 FW's greatest heroes: McKennon, Green – The rescue
The history of the 4th Fighter Wing includes many stories of great wingmen, including the incomparable team of Don Gentile and John Godfrey in World War II. By adjusting their tactics and working closely together in the air combat duels over Europe, they became two of the highest scoring American aces of the war. But an event occurred in March 1945 in which a wingman risked court-martial, imprisonment and even death to rescue the pilot he was assigned to cover. Remarkably, that wingman had almost been thrown out of the 4th Fighter Group multiple times by the very same pilot he would ultimately save.
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2017
Col. Douglas Thies, the 20th Operations Group commander, fist bumps Col. David Vaclavik, the 20th Mission Support Group commander, prior to a familiarization flight at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 30, 2017. Thies flew Vaclavik, who has been his friend since college, on a familiarization flight training mission in an F-16D Fighting Falcon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) From cadets to colonels: Wingmen for life
Filing into a barber shop in 1989, a group of college freshmen prepare for the Cadet Corps program at Texas A&M University, College Station by receiving the traditional rites during their transition from civilian to military: a buzz cut. Physical training, formations and university classrooms were all part of the daily lives of cadets assigned to A&M Squadron 7. As they marched toward graduation, the cadets gained more than knowledge and bearing from the program which attempted to shape them into the next generation of military leaders.
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2017
A B-52 Stratofortress receives fuel from a 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight in support of Operation Resolute Support June 6, 2017. The 340th EARS, part of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is responsible for delivering fuel for U.S. and coalition forces, enabling a persistent 24/7 presence in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride) Bomber Squadron marks 100 years of history
Carrying out vital missions for over 100 years, the 23rd Bomb Squadron and the associated aircraft maintenance units continue to play a critical role in delivering combat airpower.
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2017
A U.S. F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, performs for a crowd of nearly 100,000 people at Le Bourget Airport, France, during the Paris Air Show, June 23, 2017. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to showcase their leadership in aerospace technology to an international audience. By participating, the U.S. hopes to promote standardization and interoperability of equipment with their NATO allies and international partners. This year marks the 52nd Paris Air Show and the event features more than 100 aircraft from around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane) F-35 makes historic appearance at Paris Air Show
The U.S. made history when two F-35A Lightning IIs arrived at the Paris Air Show to fly the aircraft's first public aerial demonstrations June 19 – 25, 2017. Pulling off a historic event such as this takes months of careful planning and preparation. This team had only 36 days to make it happen.
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2017
Senior Master Sgt. Benjamin Trevino, the Air Force Materiel Command chaplain assistant functional manager, observes a live demonstration hive at the Pollinator Expo held at the Wright Brothers Memorial June 21, 2017. Pollinators, also known as bees, are vital to the pollination process of a third of the food people consume such as fruits, vegetables and nuts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michelle Gigante) Wright-Patterson AFB goes to the bees
Hundreds of base personnel and members of the public were buzzing about the same thing at the Wright Brothers Memorial June 21, 2017 – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s status as the first military installation nationwide to be declared a “Bee City USA.”
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2017
Gen. Robin Rand, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander, presents the Air Force 2017 General and Mrs. Jerome O’Malley Award to Col. Eric H. Froehlich and his wife Stephanie during a ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., June 15, 2017. The Froehlichs will be invited to Washington D.C. later this year to officially accept the award. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Bethany La Ville) Froehlichs receive O’Malley Award
Col. Eric Froehlich, the former 377th Air Base Wing commander, and his wife, Stephanie, were awarded the Air Force 2017 General and Mrs. Jerome O’Malley Award June 15 at Kirtland Air Force Base. The O’Malley Award is given to the wing commander and spouse whose contributions to the nation, Air Force and local community best exemplify the highest ideals and positive leadership of a military couple serving in a key Air Force position.
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2017
A B-25 thunders skyward off the deck of the USS Hornet. Around 600 miles from Japan mainland, a small fishing boat was spotted and destroyed by the Hornet and its crew. Lt. Col. James Doolittle felt this small boat may have warned Japan, so he ordered the raid to proceed immediately. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) Honoring a legacy of 100 years
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. (AFNS)--Bringing the past to the present, honoring 100 years of heritage, the 34th and 37th Bomb Squadrons and associated aircraft maintenance units have always played a significant role in the nation’s defense - a heritage stemming from World War I that has only strengthened over time.
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2017
Gen. John E. Hyten, the U.S. Strategic Command commander, speaks with 5th Bomb Wing Airmen about the Omaha Trophy at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 6, 2017. Hyten presented the 5th Bomb Wing with the 2016 Omaha Trophy in the Strategic Bomber category and recognized multiple Minot Airmen for their mission contributions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) 5th Bomb Wing awarded 2016 Omaha Trophy
Gen. John E. Hyten, the U.S. Strategic Command commander, presented the 2016 Omaha Trophy to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, June 6, 2017.
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2017
Lt. Col. Matthew McGuinness, the 68th Rescue Squadron commander, receives the guidon from Col. John Lussier, the 563rd Rescue Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 1st, 2017. Capt. Michael Ellingsen, previously the 68th Rescue Flight commander, relinquished command to McGuinness at the ceremony and the 68th RQF transitioned to the 68th RQS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour) 68th Rescue Flight transitions to 68th Rescue Squadron
As one of the only human based weapon systems in the Air Force, Guardian Angel must have highly trained personnel dedicated to the Air Force core function of personnel recovery. Guardian Angel is comprised of combat rescue officers, pararescuemen, and survival, evasion, resistance, and escape specialists. The 68th Rescue Flight, also known as the Guardian Angel Formal Training Unit, was stood up in 2014 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo AMC pursues fuel efficiency initiatives
From electronic flight bags (EFB) to flight management system modifications, Air Mobility Command Airmen are contributing innovative and cost-saving ways to enhance the command’s fuel efficiency.
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2017
Capt. Matt Davis, a 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker pilot, flies in formation with Marine Corps F-35B Lightning IIs from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, March 14, 2017, over the Pacific Ocean. The training sortie marked the first air refueling mission with F-35s in the 909th ARS’s area of operation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier) Airmen voice suggestions, initiate AMC Aviation Retention Task Force stand up
The Air Mobility Command stood up the AMC Aviation Retention Task Force May 3, 2017, after receiving more than 600 responses to a video published on social media mid-April to solicit ideas regarding Air Force aviation retention concerns.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo AF announces Fairchild AFB as preferred location for additional KC-135s
Today, Air Force officials announced Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, as the preferred location for basing 12 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, and MacDill AFB, Florida, as the reasonable alternative.
0 6/05
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF seeks 2017 Sijan award nominations
The Air Force is accepting nominations for the 2017 Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award.
0 6/01
2017
Default Air Force Logo 68th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award winners announced
Air Force officials are pleased to announce the three recipients of the 68th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award. The three distinguished winners are scheduled to be honored by the award commission at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
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2017
The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing is slated to break ground on its tents to trailers lodging construction project in June 2017. The project will remove the existing war reserve material tents and generator power infrastructure and replace them with semi-permanent facilities hooked up to commercial power, resulting in improved quality of life for Airmen and transient personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Eric Sharman) Quality of life to improve for 386th AEW Airmen
In the upcoming months, the Airmen of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing will see some changes beginning that will affect their long-term quality of life in Southwest Asia. The slated removal of the 114 war reserve material tents and generator power infrastructure will not only improve the quality of life for the wing’s Airmen, but will also save the Air Force money by replacing the temporary lodging facilities with more energy efficient, and sustainable semi-permanent facilities.
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2017
An AC-130U aircrew from Air Force Special Operations Command was selected to receive the Clarence Mackay Trophy for accomplishing the most meritorious flight of the year. The trophy, which is permanently displayed at the National Air and Space Museum, is presented to one aircrew each year for its accomplishments. (Courtesy Photo) Special Operations Command aircrew recognized for meritorious flight
Every year, an aircrew is selected for the Clarence Mackay Trophy for accomplishing the most meritorious flight of the year. This year, an AC-130U aircrew from Air Force Special Operations Command, which included one of 25th Air Force’s outstanding Airmen, was recognized with the honor.
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2017
Brittany Boccher is flanked by her husband Master Sgt. Adam Boccher, an Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agent with Detachment 327, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, the Air Force vice chief of staff, after she received the 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year Award May 12, 2017, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. (Gordon C. James Public Relations Photo/Suzanne Trevino) AFOSI spouse earns Military Spouse of the Year
Brittany Boccher, the spouse of Master Sgt. Adam Boccher, an Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agent, from Detachment 327 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, had a memorable year in 2016. Boccher was selected as the 2016 Little Rock AFB Military Spouse of the Year and the AFOSI Deborah Law Spouse of the Year. That was only the beginning.
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2017
Amanda McGlone, a Department of Defense Executive Leadership Development Program participant, experiences virtual reality simulations during the group’s visit to 25th Air Force Headquarters May 9, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sharon Singleton) Civilians gain leadership, warfighter support skills through program
The Department of Defense Executive Leadership Development Program has been molding leaders for more than 30 years. In keeping with that tradition, the ELDP class of 2017 gained valuable knowledge of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and cyber missions and capabilities while visiting 25th Air Force Headquarters at JB San Antonio–Lackland May 9, 2017.
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