3/19/2013 - FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- This week on Today's Air Force we'll take a look at a unique memorial ceremony that takes place every year. Then we'll learn about Airmen who forecast the weather for operations in Afghanistan. Lastly, we'll meet the longest-held enlisted Prisoner of War in American history. This 30-minute, bi-weekly news show can be seen every day on The Pentagon Channel and American Forces Television Service stations around the world. The show also airs on more than 140 public cable-access stations within the United States.
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This week's line-up includes:
- Straight from the Top: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel takes his first trip to Afghanistan as the new SecDef.
- International Women's Day: A ceremony is held in Afghanistan to celebrate this occasion.
- Afghan Hands: Service members work closely with the local Afghan population.
- Stray 59: Airmen visit the crash site of Stray 59 to honor fallen comrades.
- 100 Years of Flying: A short documentary about the first aero squadron.
- Battlefield Weather: A multimedia piece about Airmen who predict the weather in Afghanistan.
- This Week in the Headlines: Top stories from AF.mil, to include suspended tuition assistance and the banned Thrift Savings Plan app.
- This Week in Photos: Pictures of Airmen performing their duties.