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Writers from various publications listen to briefers and take notes during the Air Force’s third annual Magazine Day at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., June 21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Magazine Day at Pentagon showcases Airmen, innovation
In the three years since its inception, the Air Force’s Magazine Day has cultivated relationships and strengthened interaction with media outlets to help spark future story ideas highlighting the innovation, courage and dedication of Airmen.
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2017
The Airmen of Note performs at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., July 4, 2015, in celebration of Independence Day. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant) AF bands bring holiday weekend patriotism, entertainment
Hazy skies and scattered showers kept neither the three Air Force bands nor their thousands of fans from appearing at various locales throughout the region on July 4.
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Air Force elevates discharge authority for transgender-related Airmen separations
Air Force leaders announced June 4 a change to the decision authority for involuntary separations for enlisted Airmen diagnosed with gender dysphoria or who identify themselves as transgender.
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2015
Retired Lt. Col. Robert Pardo in front of a 333rd Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle during a tour of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, Oct. 10, 2014. Pardo is known for his “Pardo’s Push” maneuver as a 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron F-4 Phantom pilot stationed at Ubon Royal Thai AFB, Thailand, when he saved another F-4 aircrew from having to eject in North Vietnam by pushing their plane in the air over the Laotian border and into relative safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum) Legend behind 'Pardo Push' visits Seymour Johnson Airmen
The 4th Fighter Wing welcomed one of the Air Force's most heroic fighter pilots from the Vietnam War for a base visit, Oct. 10. Retired Lt. Col. Bob Pardo, known for saving the lives of a fellow F-4 Phantom crew with what became known as "Pardo's Push," visited the 4th Training Squadron's F-15E Strike Eagle simulator and later addressed the graduating pilots and weapons systems officers of the F-15E Basic Course.
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2014
Airman 1st Class Marc Francesconi loads his gear in preparation for takeoff in a C-17 Globemaster III June 29, 2014, in Southwest Asia. Francesconi is a member of the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron fly away security team. Security forces members provide security of personnel and aircraft around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock) More than security: Airmen are last line of defense for aircraft, crew
FAST members are security forces Airmen trained to protect mobility aircraft and travel on planes such as C-17 Globemaster III's and C-130H Hercules here at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing. They are the last line of defense for both the plane and aircrew.
1 7/22
2014
Members of the Romanian air force visited Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, July 8, 2014, to gain knowledge of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program. The visit was meant to establish international bonds and potential joint training ventures. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jelani Gibson) Romanian airmen visit Sheppard AFB as global bonds fly high
A Romanian air force delegation toured Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, July 8-11, to gain knowledge of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, or ENJJPT.
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2014
Brig. Gen. Robinson Risner, a Korean War ace and Vietnam POW, passed away at age 88. Celebrated pilot and Vietnam POW dies at 88
Retired Brig. Gen. Robinson “Robbie” Risner, a celebrated Korean War jet fighter ace and Vietnam prisoner of war, died Oct. 22 at Bridgewater Retirement Community, Bridgewater, Va. He was 88 years old.
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2013
Bulgarian air force Cpl. Stoyko V. Stoykov salutes with U.S. Airmen and classmates August 15, 2013, during a reveille ceremony at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tenn. Stoykov graduated from Airman Leadership School along with Bulgarian Sergeant Yordanka S. Petrova-Angelova, who graduated from the NCO Academy, as a result of international relations built through the Tennessee National Guard State Partnership Program. Bulgarian students complete Air Force PME
The Paul H. Lankford EPME Centergraduated its first Bulgarian students in a ceremony attended by Tennessee National Guard senior leaders and international guests. Two Bulgarian air force members completed leadership education here through the Tennessee National Guard’s State Partnership Program.
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2013
Alicia Hinds Ward poses with her husband, Tech. Sgt. Edwinston Ward of the 113th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Washington, D.C., Air National Guard. Alicia is the Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year 2013. Military Spouse of the Year, committed to National Guard families
The schedule of a military spouse is an arduous one. Appointments, dinners, and family time are vital to maintaining normalcy despite the strain of military life.Alicia Hinds Ward, the 2013 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year, is another in the long line of military mothers and spouses who work a multitude of tasks, seemingly at the
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2013
Default Air Force Logo White House launches contest for best money-saving idea
The White House launched the 2013 President's Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award contest July 31.
7 8/05
2013
The U.S. Air Forces Central Command guide-on is passed to Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III by presiding officer U.S. Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin, commander U.S. Central Command, during a change of command ceremony July 11, 2013, at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding officials to the upcoming official. Approximately 1,000 service members, civil servants, community leaders, and their families, attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley L. Gardner) New commander takes lead in air campaign
U.S. Air Forces Central Command has a new leader.In a change of command ceremony here July 11, Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III took command of USAFCENT from Lt. Gen. David Goldfein.Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, the commander of U.S. Central Command, presided over the ceremony."The power of the United States military is in our joint capability, our
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2013
(U.S. Air Force graphic) 'Today's Air Force' showcases Airmen providing security, AF athletes at Warrior Games
Air Force Television News released a new edition of Today's Air Force on May 17.This week's show follows Airmen as they provide security to Afghans who are seeking medical attention and takes viewers along for a ride with a helicopter pilot as she tells her not-so-tall tale. Finally, Today's Air Force takes an inside look at the Air Force's premier
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2013
(U.S. Air Force graphic/Robin Meredith) 'Today's Air Force' reviews rescue at sea, Thunderbird memorial restoration
Air Force Television News released a new edition of Today's Air Force on Dec. 10.On this episode's "Straight from the Top," acting Undersecretary of the Air Force, Jamie Morin speaks about the importance of technological and organizational advances the Air Force has made in space. Next, viewers join pararescuemen on a lifesaving mission in the
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2012
Two Hickam Field survivors, retired Master Sgt. Kenneth Ford and retired Col. Andrew Kowalski, stand for the invocation Dec. 7, 2012, during the 71st anniversary ceremony commemorating the 1941 attacks on Hickam Field. Ford and Kowalski were both enlisted in the Army Air Corps during the attacks. Ford was given a rifle and five rounds to defend the beach from another wave of attacks. Kowalski reported to the Wing Headquarters building and fielded calls reporting the names and numbers of casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lauren Main) 

Airmen pay tribute to past heroes in Dec. 7 remembrance ceremony
On Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941 at 7:55 a.m., the largest airborne attack force ever assembled by the Imperial Japanese Navy struck Oahu's military installations and plunged the United States into World War II aiming to cripple the U.S. fleet anchored at Pearl Harbor and prevent American involvement in Japanese military engagements in the Pacific
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2012
(U.S. Air Force graphic/Robin Meredith) 'Today's Air Force' highlights Band of Flight, spins Wheel of Fortune
Air Force Television News released a new edition of Today's Air Force on Nov. 26.On this episode's "Straight from the Top," Air Force Leaders urge Airmen to keep a focus on risk management during the holiday season. Next, Today's Air Force will take viewers to the activation ceremony of Detachment One at Lask Air Base, Poland and Tech. Sgt. Felita
0 11/27
2012
Retired Tech. Sgt. Ken Lee (left) and celebrity chef Robert Irvine talk about Lee's business practices during an episode of "Restaurant: Impossible," which airs May 2 at 10 p.m. EST on Food Network. Irvine visited Lee's restaurant to help pull him out of bankruptcy. (Photo courtesy of Food Network) 'Impossible' comeback for retired Airman
The fire had gone out for the retired technical sergeant, but one television celebrity helped bring it back.After 21 years in the Air Force, Ken Lee followed his lifelong dream of opening a restaurant. Working with another retired Airman, he opened Mama Lee's Soul Food in San Antonio in 2007. It was the culmination of decades of preparation. He was
0 5/02
2012
Mariam Cocker, an “Air Force STEM 2020 Challenge” contest winner from Eleanor Roosevelt high school in Maryland, takes the controls of an F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter simulator, while taking instructions from a Lockheed Martin Fighter Demonstration Center representative April 20, 2012. The 317th Recruiting Squadron’s STEM 2020 Challenge was an essay contest designed to inspire innovation and creativity in science, technology, engineering and math programs. (U.S. Air Force photo) Pentagon hosts 'Air Force STEM 2020 Challenge' essay winners
Eighteen "Air Force STEM 2020 Challenge" essay contest winners from Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia schools were invited to the Pentagon on April 20 for a day of learning about innovation in the Department of Defense.The 317th Recruiting Squadron's Air Force STEM 2020 Challenge was an essay contest designed to inspire innovation and
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2012
Tech. Sgt. Wayne Jenderny runs with the goal of reaching 100 miles in less than 24 hours April 7, 2012, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Jenderny ran 100 miles in less than 24 hours to raise awareness and take donations for a fellow firefighter's daughter who is suffering from a painful nerve disorder. Jenderny is a firefighter assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. James Lieth) 100 miles: One day, one cause
How long does it take you to drive 100 miles in a day, or pedal a bike that distance? Would you even consider walking or running 100 miles in a day? What if it was to help a friend and his family?For Tech. Sgt. Wayne Jenderny, the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron assistant chief of fire training, helping a fellow firefighter was his
0 4/13
2012
Col. Erik Hansen greets Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Roy upon his arrival at Joint Base Charleston April 9. Hansen is the 437th Airlift Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Katie Gieratz) 

CMSAF Roy visits JB Charleston
The 16th chief master sergeant of the Air Force spoke with Charleston Airmen about current and future Air Force operations April 9 during a brief visit here.During his visit, which included an "All Call" held at the base theater, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy touched on topics such as force shaping, Air Force budget cuts, education,
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2012
The Winds of Freedom, a wind ensemble with the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band out of Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., performs for children in the F. E. Warren Child Development Center here March 28, 2012. The group was on a tour of Wyoming towns giving concerts as part of Music in our Schools Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/R.J. Oriez) Music in our schools
The Winds of Freedom, a wind ensemble with the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band out of Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., marked "Music in our Schools Month" by touring Wyoming and giving 10 concerts in five days in Laramie, Rawlins and Cheyenne. Included in those concerts were performances at the F. E. Warren Child Development Center and Freedom
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2012
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