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  • Babies help parents workout

    Balancing a career, family and fitness program is not always easy.A training routine, created by fitness trainer Mindy Mylrea here, may help new parents get fit and spend quality time with their babies.The routine is designed for mothers and fathers with a 20- to 30-pound baby and should be done twice a week for about an hour. Instead of hoisting
  • Now showing: Nov. 24 edition AFTV news

    The terrorist threat of urban warfare and how the Air Force is preparing for it, is highlighted in the latest edition of Air Force Television News. Tech. Sgt. Pachari Lutke goes to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., to report on training airmen are getting before deploying to places like Iraq and Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Marty Rush goes to Edwards AFB,
  • AF leaders send holiday message

    The following is a joint message from Secretary of the Air Force Dr. James G. Roche and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John P. Jumper:“Thanksgiving is a wonderful national tradition that provides a special opportunity to recount our blessings as Americans.“Today, we have much for which to be thankful. We serve a free and peace-loving nation that
  • Technology helps locate shooters

    Military people in world hotspots might soon tell where people shooting at them are located by using technology Defense Department and Air Force researchers are developing.Network Embedded Systems Technology uses a system of sensor nodes that can be scattered throughout a given area, checkpoint, building or vehicle convoy, said Juan Carbonell, who
  • ACSC launches force-development curriculum

    More than 500 majors attending Air Command and Staff College here are the first to experience a more robust and tougher curriculum. The changes, directed by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John P. Jumper, prepare officers for operational career broadening and increase their knowledge of military strategy and expeditionary employment. Besides revising
  • Chu calls authorization act 'transformational'

    The Defense Department's top personnel and readiness official called the fiscal 2004 National Defense Authorization Act "transformational" for its support of the department's aim to change to confront the threats of the future.President George W. Bush signed the act into law during a Pentagon ceremony Nov. 24. The $401.3 billion budget funds the
  • Cadet sentenced for drug use, distribution

    Cadet 1st Class John-Paul Doolin was sentenced in a general court-martial Nov. 24 to six months confinement, total forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and dismissal from the Air Force.Doolin was charged Oct. 31 with using Ecstasy, ketamine and mushrooms containing psilocybin and/or psilocyn. He was also charged with using and distributing an
  • Act gives commissary, other benefits

    The fiscal 2004 National Defense Authorization Act offers reservists and their families unlimited commissary privileges, better health benefits and an overall average military pay raise of 4.15 percent.President George W. Bush signed the defense bill Nov. 24. It allows reservists in the Selected Reserve, reserve retirees under age 60 and their
  • Online voting offers alternative

    Potentially hundreds of airmen serving worldwide may be eligible to vote online in 2004 based on a major government initiative to simplify the absentee-ballot process.The secure electronic registration and voting experiment program is part of the Federal Voting Assistance Program. Program organizers hope the experiment will encourage as many as
  • Cadet named Rhodes Scholar

    An academy senior added a Rhodes Scholarship to her growing list of accomplishments Nov. 22.Cadet 1st Class Delavane Diaz was one of 32 U.S. citizens who will take post-graduate degree courses at the University of Oxford, in Oxford, England. Diaz, who was also an Academic All-District Team volleyball player and Marshall Scholarship finalist, excels
  • SG: Lessons learned in OEF help in Iraq

    Lessons learned in Operation Enduring Freedom have resulted in better patient care and better interoperability with other services during Operation Iraqi Freedom, said the Air Force surgeon general. He recently completed a 10-day tour visit to the OEF and OIF theaters.“We learned a large number of lessons in OEF on how to better operate with
  • Students welcome back 'Baghdad Buddy'

    Fourth-grade students Allison Foster and Rebeca Reyes, both 9, said they were sad to see the military go off to war in Iraq. Reyes said she really did not know much about the war, other than what her mother told her: "That my grandpapa was in the last one."However, on Nov. 21 any sadness the two shared about the war turned to smiles when the "Air
  • SOCSOUTH moving to Homestead

    U.S. Special Operations Command officials announced that Special Operations Command, South will move from Roosevelt Roads Naval Base, Puerto Rico, to a new headquarters site at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., within a year.Gen. Bryan D. Brown, USSOCOM commander, made the decision the week of Nov. 17. The commander selected Homestead over other
  • Bush signs defense authorization act

    Calling it a landmark piece of legislation that sends the clear message that "Americans stand with the United States military," President George W. Bush signed the fiscal 2004 National Defense Authorization Act in a Pentagon ceremony here Nov. 24.A bipartisan group of legislators and Department of Defense civilian and uniformed leaders attended the
  • Airman found guilty of indecent acts

    An airman here received 24 months confinement and a bad conduct discharge from the Air Force on Nov. 20 after being found guilty of indecent sexual acts involving minors.Airman James Hinton Jr., an entry controller with the 78th Security Forces Squadron, pleaded guilty of committing indecent acts with a 15-year-old female and having sex with his
  • Pave Low crashes in Afghanistan

    An Air Force MH-53 Pave Low helicopter crashed Nov. 23 near here, a U.S. Central Command official said. The status of the servicemembers on board is being determined. At the time of the crash, they were supporting Operation Mountain Resolve.The cause of the crash is under investigation.
  • Gunship crew earns MacKay trophy

    An AC-130H Spectre gunship crew from the 16th Special Operations Squadron here was awarded the Clarence MacKay Trophy recently for most meritorious flight of the year.The 14 airmen of “Grim 31” received the Air Force-level award for saving the lives of 82 U.S. soldiers and two HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters and crews during a close-air support
  • Falcons’ loss finishes season

    The San Diego State end zone was Falcon-free as the Aztecs dealt Air Force a 24-3 loss to end the Falcons’ football season Nov. 22.“It’s the first time since the 2001 opener that Air Force has been held without a touchdown,” said Tom Craft, San Diego State head coach. “We were glad that we were able to come back and play the way we did against a
  • Implant restores instructor’s hearing

    After serving 22 years on active duty, retired Maj. Robert Graves was stricken with sudden hearing loss in 1990."I woke up, and everyone sounded like they were a block away in a tunnel even though they were in the same room with me," he said.Stationed at Kelly Air Force Base, Texas, at the time, he found out five weeks later that he was suffering
  • Doctrine summit focuses on lessons learned

    Doctrine Summit IV gave Air Force leaders the chance to discuss lessons learned from recent and on-going operations and to assess practices for better educating, organizing, training and equipping the service to fight the next fight.The summit was held Nov. 17 and 18 at the Air Force Doctrine Center’s Air Force Wargaming Institute here.Maj. Gen.
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