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  • Tax statements available on myPay

    Defense Finance and Accounting Service officials have compiled a schedule of dates when servicemembers, military retirees and annuitants and defense civilian employees can access their tax statements through myPay. Military members and Department of Defense civilian employees will have access to view, save and print their tax statements from myPay
  • Roche discusses Air Force future during visit

    Citing the ability to adapt as the greatest change for the Air Force, the secretary of the Air Force thanked airmen for their involvement in operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom during a visit here Nov. 24.Secretary of the Air Force Dr. James G. Roche met with hundreds of wing airmen to answer questions about the Air Force's future, from
  • Airmen encourage ‘green’ Christmas

    There is a Christmas story told about a little evergreen that wanted to grow up and be a beautiful Christmas tree.Airmen here have flipped the story by starting a program to take decorated holiday trees and replant them so they can be big, strong evergreens.Airmen from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron’s environmental flight have invited base
  • General proud of Native-American heritage

    When Brig. Gen. LaRita Aragon was growing up in Dale, Okla. -- population about 300 -- in the '50s, '60s and '70s, being an American Indian was not in vogue.But Aragon was never discriminated against because her "Indianness" was not conspicuous. "My great-grandparents chose not to be identified through four generations of marriages with Irish,
  • Tallil airman hears child’s birth

    Being in a deployed location is difficult on most servicemembers. That difficulty is only compounded when a wife back home is pregnant.Staff Sgt. Brian Schmied, a survival equipment craftsman assigned to Pope Air Force Base, N.C., was faced with that problem when he arrived here more than 100 days ago.Tallil Air Base and Pope AFB officials worked
  • New schools, centers of excellence created

    Two new centers of excellence and two Air Force schools have been created, Air Mobility Warfare Center officials announced Nov. 25.The warfare center now will be home to the centers for agile-combat support and for air mobility as well as the U.S. Air Force Mobility Operations School and the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School. These
  • December issue of Citizen Airman available

    Life is returning to normal for thousands of Air Force reservists mobilized -- some for as long as two years -- after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.For many reservists, the transition from full-time active-duty status back to civilian life and part-time Reserve duty has gone smooth as silk. For others, though, the change has not been quite
  • Officials name airmen killed in crash

    Department of Defense officials identified four airmen killed in an MH-53M Pave Low helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Nov. 23. The airmen were supporting Operation Mountain Resolve as part of Operation Enduring Freedom, officials announced Nov. 26.The deceased are:-- Tech. Sgt. William J. Kerwood, 37, of Houston, Mo. Kerwood was assigned to the
  • Military dogs help defend Iraq

    Hiding behind mounds of dirt or anything else his handler could find, Tino sat and waited for an intruder to breach the base’s fence on his random listening and observation post. Suddenly, the military working dog’s ears, eyes and nose zeroed in on two men as they entered the base’s perimeter. As the men closed in, Tino stood up, fluffing up his
  • Letters from Santa

    Combat weather flight airmen here will once again help Santa send out thousands of signed, North Pole-postmarked letters to children worldwide.The Santa’s Mailbag program started in 1954 by 58th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron airmen, and has been carried on by those of the 354th Operations Support Squadron. Each year, the unit receives thousands
  • 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
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