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Air Force Alpha Warrior AF Alpha Warriors prove mettle in ‘Final Battle’
A new era of Comprehensive Airman Fitness reached a milestone Nov. 11, 2017, with the first Air Force Alpha Warrior “Final Battle”.
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2017
Members of an Air Force honor guard team stand in formation during a Veterans Day ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Belgium, Nov. 11, 2017. The team conducted a hereditary nine gun salute which historically signifies an end to hostilities for a period of time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) Ramstein AB Airmen honor U.S. veterans in Belgium
Bad weather did not deter Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, from celebrating Veteran’s Day Nov. 11, 2017, at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial in Belgium. The ethereal curtain of fog and delicate rainfall only added to the poignancy of the ceremony.
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2017
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein salutes after placing a wreath during a Veterans Day ceremony at Quantico National Cemetery in Quantico, Va., Nov. 11, 2017. The Veterans Day ceremony is an annual event hosted by the Potomac Region Veterans Council. The event featured a performance by the Quantico Marine Corps Band. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Dan DeCook) Goldfein honors veterans during event at Quantico National Cemetery
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein honored veterans during a keynote speech at Quantico National Cemetery Veterans Day Ceremony in Quantico, Virginia, Nov. 11, 2017.
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2017
Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein greets retired Lt. Col. Alfred Deptula, an aircraft engineer during World War II, after the Veterans Day ceremony at the Air Force Memorial Nov. 11, 2015. The event provided an opportunity for veterans and their families to reflect on the sacrifices made in service of the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Bryan Franks) Reflecting on Veterans Day
Veterans and their families, both young and old, reflected on the sacrifices made by Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, who provide this nation with the best fighting force in the world, during a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the Air Force Memorial, which overlooks the Pentagon and Potomac River.
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2015
A crowd gathered for the Veterans Day Observance at the Arlington National Cemetery amphitheater stand up as President Barack Obama enters the stage on Nov. 11, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Kimmons) AF veterans reveal what Veterans Day means to them
The day when nearly 70 bullets riddled his HH-3E Jolly Green Giant rescue helicopter as his crew tried to save two Airmen during the Vietnam War remains vivid for retired Chief Master Sgt. Dennis Richardson. It was March 14, 1968, and Richardson, a flight engineer at the time, and others were called out to retrieve the Airmen after their F-4 Phantom II had been shot down.
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2015
The U.S. Air Force Band performs for a live audience at the Maryland Public Television studio during recording of the band’s Veterans Day tribute in Owings Mills, Md., Nov. 6, 2015. This is the 10th Veterans Day performance the band has done at MPT. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joshua R. M. Dewberry) US Air Force Band plays tribute to veterans
A Veterans Day tribute by the U.S. Air Force Band is scheduled to air on Maryland Public Television and online Nov. 10.
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2015
AF leaders release Veterans Day message
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody have issued a Veterans Day message to Airmen.
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2015
Airman 1st Class Shane Coopmans (left), Staff Sgt. Albert Lamboy and Thurl Bailey, a former NBA player with the Utah Jazz, dispose of old bricks during a community service project Nov. 6, 2014, at the George E. Whalen Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Coopmans is with the 75th Operations Support Squadron and Lamboy serves with the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron. (Air Force photo/Todd Cromar) Utah Jazz, local military join forces in 'Commitment to Service'
In honor of Veterans Day, Hill Air Force Base and other military services partnered with Utah Jazz players for a joint mission Nov. 6.
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2014
Rows of crosses line the Cambridge American Cemetery, England, Nov. 11, 2014. The cemetery was dedicated in 1956 as the final resting place of 3,812 American service members. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton) Veterans Day abroad: A moment of silence for the fallen
A cold wind swept across the grounds as leaves of red, yellow and orange gently descended on the people gathered in solemn respect at Cambridge American Cemetery Nov. 11, 2014.
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Secretary praises, thanks veterans, service members
Every year, we set aside Veterans Day to honor all the men and women who've served our country in uniform. We celebrate veterans from generations past. We welcome a new generation of veterans home from war. And we thank our future veterans, still serving at home and abroad.
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Veterans in Blue Volume V out now
For decades, Airmen have answered the call to serve and protect the nation’s interests, people and cherished freedoms that underpin it all, risking their lives for others, and thus, becoming heroes in the eyes of those they protected.
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2014
More than 100 veterans, service members, family members and supporters came out for a wreath laying ceremony in recognition of Veterans Day at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., Nov. 11, 2013. AF leaders says vets to thank for nation's success
The United States of America’s success is rooted in the sacrifice of millions of veterans who have served it, an senior Air Force leader said Nov. 11 at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va.
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2013
President Barack Obama pauses before a wreath he placed Nov. 11, 2013, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Vice President Joe Biden stands behind the president at left. (Department of Defense photo/EJ Hersom) President, VA Secretary pledge support for Veterans
President Barack Obama commemorated Veterans Day today here at Arlington National Cemetery, calling the holiday a reminder of the nation’s “sacred obligation” to those who have “fought for our freedom and stood sentry for our security” throughout America’s history.
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2013
131108-F-VD123-001 AF Leaders send Veterans Day message
Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody issued the following message to the Airmen of the United States Air Force.
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2013
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