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Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein speaks to Aviano Air Base Airmen at an all-call during his base tour, July 6, 2018 at Aviano AB, Italy. Goldfein visited several squadrons during his tour to talk about his views on the Air Force’s future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Brooks) CSAF strengthens Air Force ties in Italy
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited several air bases across Italy July 5-9, 2018, where he met with military and political leaders to strengthen international partnerships.
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2018
This award ceremony recognized the direct impact Remotely Piloted Aircraft aircrews have on the battlefield and distinguished those who performed extraordinarily in their capacities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Thompson) Air Force awards first Remote device: Dominant persistent attack aircrew recognized
The Air Force’s first-ever remote “R” device was presented to aircrews of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing July 11, 2018 at Creech Air Force Base. Col. Julian C. Cheater, 432nd WG/432nd AEW commander, ceremoniously presented the Meritorious Service Medals and Air Force Commendation Medals with the device.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo DoD Announces Policy Change on Transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits
The Department of Defense issued a substantive change today to its policy on the transfer by service members in the uniformed services of Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits to eligible family member recipients.
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2018
Service members pose for a photo at the 2018 Joint Women's Leadership Symposium June 21, 2018, in San Diego. The symposium included attendees from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard and 20 other countries. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Annabel Monroe) Sisters in service: Closing the joint warfighter’s diversity gap
The Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium at the San Diego Convention Center June 20-22, 2018, included attendees from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and other service members from 20 different countries. As the largest gathering of military women in the nation, it marked the 31st annual symposium hosted by the Sea Service Leadership Association. While both men and women are welcome to attend, about 30 men and 1,200 women took part in the symposium.
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2018
Air chiefs from across the Americas convene in Panama City to promote cooperation Air chiefs from across the Americas convene in Panama City to promote cooperation
Air force leaders from 19 nations in the Western Hemisphere met in Panama City June 18-22, 2018, for the 58th Conference of American Air Chiefs (CONJEFAMER, per its Spanish acronym). At the annual meeting, these allied nations build partnerships among air forces, discuss their collective mission and vision, and plan future exercises, continuing a 50-plus year history of cooperation and goodwill across the Americas.
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2018
Master Sgt. Linn Dillard competes in the cycling event held at the DoD Warrior Games, held June 1-9 at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Amongst the 11 sports within the competition, Dillard, whom is a cancer survivor and overcame a traumatic brain injury, competed in track, swimming, and cycling. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo) AFCEC warfighter shines at DoD warrior games
Master Sgt. Linn Dillard is a warfighter, a cancer survivor, and overcame a traumatic brain injury. She’s also an athlete that recently won gold, silver and bronze medals in this year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games.
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2018
Athlete meets biological sister at Warrior Games Retired Airman meets biological sister at DoD Warrior Games
She’s competing in track and field and indoor rowing, but retired Senior Airman Karah Behrend couldn’t concentrate on training yesterday for the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy. For the first time, Behrend was going to meet her 19-year-old biological sister, Crystal Boyd, who lives in Puyallup, Washington.
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2018
Memorial Day Parade Air Force Band, Honor Guard perform in Memorial Day events across country
"On Memorial Day," President Donald J. Trump said in his 2018 proclamation, "we pause in solemn gratitude to pay tribute to the brave patriots who laid down their lives defending peace and freedom while in service to our great nation."
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Command meets its cost-savings objective for second fiscal year in a row
Air Force Materiel Command captured more than $2.5 billion in cost savings for fiscal year 2017, the second fiscal year in a row the command has achieved its strategic savings objective.
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2018
Capt. Hunter Barnhill, 37th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, trains on his road bike May 15, 2018, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Barnhill will bike anywhere from a few miles to over 15 miles in one training session. As a member of the Air Force Wounded Warrior program he is preparing for the 2018 Warrior Games June 1-9 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb) Instructor pilot shares experience in AFW2 program before competing in Warrior Games
The end of an Easter egg hunt in 2017 brought Capt. Hunter Barnhill, 37th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, down to the ground as his body was trapped in a seizure.
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2018
Royal Air Force Master Aircrew Keith Wing, 56 Squadron Rivet Joint specialist, places a wreath at the gravesite of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jarvis Offutt Dec. 18, 2017, at Forrest Lawn Memorial Park, Nebraska. RAF Warrant Officer leads renovation of 1st Lt. Jarvis Offutt’s grave
The recent restoration of 1st Lt. Jarvis Offutt’s grave was sparked when a Royal Air Force rivet joint specialist, assigned to RAF Waddington’s 56 Squadron visited the grave to pay respects to the former squadron member in December 2017, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Nebraska.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Retired Air Force rated officers welcomed back on active duty
Retired Air Force rated officers with Air Force Specialty Codes 11X-pilot, 12X-combat systems officer or 13B-air battle manager are encouraged to apply for the Voluntary Retired Return to Active Duty Program to help alleviate manning shortages within the Air Force rated community.
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2018
Inspection module graphic New tool enhances AF safety inspections, assessments and evaluations
A new module has been launched through the Air Force Safety Automated System on May 17,2018, arming safety professionals Air Force-wide with a single method to document and track both spot and annual inspections, as well as safety assessments and evaluations at a local and enterprise level.
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2018
Communications Airmen Education opportunities in Air Force IT
Two 53rd Computer Systems Squadron Airmen recently shared how the Air Force opened wide the doors of educational opportunity, and how they set themselves up for success in both the military and civilian worlds.
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2018
The 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing chaplain’s office pose for a group photo May 3, 2018, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, after being named the 2017 Air Force Best Small Chapel. With a long list of accomplishments throughout the year, this team of five put in the care and effort to strengthen the spiritual pillar of the 70th ISRW’s human weapon system, not just at Fort Meade, but at all of the wing’s  Geographically Separated Units around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Small chapel team praised as best in Air Force for 2017
After being honored with the best small chapel award for Air Combat Command two times, it has finally happened. The 70th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing Chapel has been named the Air Force’s Best Small Chapel of the Year for 2017.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force announces Arthur S. Flemming Award winners
Air Force officials recently announced the three recipients of the 69th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award.
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2018
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson addresses the participants of the 65th NSF. Air University hosts 65th National Security Forum
Air University’s Air War College opened its doors to more than 100 community leaders, representing 39 different states, from May 8-10, 2018, to help solidify bridges and relationships between the military and the civilian sectors through the annual National Security Forum, hosted and sponsored by Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
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2018
N/A Monument dedication honors JB Andrews namesake
Officials unveiled a memorial monument May 3, 2018 dedicated to Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews and crew members of the B-24 Liberator, also known as “Hot Stuff,” which crashed on nearby Mount Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 75 years ago.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force photo contest begins, theme is “Freedom”
The 2018 Air Force photo contest, managed by the Air Force Services Activity, officially began May 1, 2018. This year’s theme is “Freedom” with the contest running through May 31.
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2018
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron receive a briefing about the A400M Atlas from German air force 1st Lt. Felix, A400M co-pilot, in Berlin, Germany, April 27, 2018. According to aerospace corporation Airbus, there are 58 A400Ms in operation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua) German-American partnership on display during air show
The 2018 Berlin Air and Trade Show fell under the same year as the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, in which U.S. and allied forces airlifted supplies into West Berlin following a Soviet blockade of the city.
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2018
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