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  • Advisory board seeks reservists’ input

    When reservists on the Air Force Reserve Advisory Board meet at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, Jan. 23 and 24, they can add another success story to their list of accomplishments.President George W. Bush signed the fiscal 2004 National Defense Authorization Act on Nov. 24, immediately granting reservists and their families
  • Now showing: Dec. 8 edition of AFTV News

    The journey from wanting to be a pilot in the Air Force to becoming one is the subject of the latest edition of Air Force Television News. “The Making of a Pilot” is the first program in a series of four special productions to be aired during the holiday season.Produced by Staff Sgt. Marty Rush at various locations, Part One focuses on initial
  • OSI team dedicated to safety, security

    From improving the quality of life to taking off and landing on the runway here, each and every unit assigned here has an important mission. The Air Force Office of Special Investigation Forward Operating Location 19 is no exception.The special agents here are dedicated to making the base a more safe and secure place for everyone. The only
  • PFE changes with feedback

    Master sergeants and senior master sergeants studying for promotion in 2005 will have a combined study reference because of feedback to the Air Force Occupational Measurement Squadron here.The consolidation of the Promotion Fitness Examination Study Guide and Supervisory Examination Study Guide into one reference is the result of an ongoing
  • Officials urge flu virus protection

    With flu season here and deadly outbreaks of the virus being reported across the country, Department of Defense health-care officials are urging servicemembers, DOD civilians and family members to get vaccinated. Dr. David Tornberg, deputy assistant secretary of defense for clinical and program policy, advises that the "most protective" measure to
  • Environmental symposium registration begins

    Registration began Dec. 1 for the 2004 Environmental Training Symposium scheduled for March 8 to 12 in Nashville, Tenn.The symposium is conducted by officials from Air Combat Command, Air Education and Training Command, Air Mobility Command and Air Force Space Command. More than 1,500 students from throughout the Air Force, other government
  • IDEA recovers more than $2 million

    A discovery by an Air Force Research Laboratory employee here has led to the recovery by the Air Force of more than $2 million in hidden funds. Susan Hluska, a procurement analyst at AFRL's information directorate, has earned a $10,000 award from the Air Force Innovative Development through Employee Awareness program, for submitting a solution to
  • Airmen help improve C-130 night missions

    Air Force survival equipment technicians are helping make Pacific Air Force nighttime airlift operations safer by replacing the interior insulation on C-130 Hercules aircraft during an ongoing refurbishment program here. During night training, C-130 aircrews use Night Vision Imaging System equipment. The aircrew members said they had difficulty
  • Deployed airmen plead guilty to thefts

    Two airmen pleaded guilty and were sentenced recently to bad conduct discharges, reductions in rank and confinement for a series of thefts that occurred here during a two-week period in October.Airman 1st Class Victor Adams Jr. and Airman Jamie Smith pleaded guilty to multiple counts of larceny and one count of conspiracy during special
  • AFPC passwords reset online

    More than 500 people forget their passwords to the Air Force Personnel Center’s customer service Web applications every day. Many of them are unaware they can reset a password on their own online within seconds, officials said."Instead, hundreds of people call the technical assistance center number, which yields the same result, but takes five to
  • Officials release F-16 accident report

    Air Force investigators have determined trapped external fuel because of an aircraft malfunction and the pilot’s failure to properly monitor his fuel status were the causes of an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash in Iraq on June 12.The aircraft was assigned to the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and deployed from the 421st Fighter Squadron at Hill
  • Crash victims honored

    A ceremony here Dec. 3 honored four airmen who were killed when their MH-53 Pave Low helicopter crashed in Afghanistan on Nov. 23.About 2,000 people attended the ceremony.An enormous American Flag displayed behind the stage set the tone for the patriotic ceremony that remembered the lives of the three airmen from the 20th Special Operations
  • Academy applications on the rise

    The number of applicants to the Air Force Academy so far this year is 301 students more than all of last year, the academy’s admissions department officials said.“As of Dec. 2, the total number of applicants to the academy is 11,081,” said Rollie Stoneman, admissions associate director. “By the end of the admissions cycle, Jan. 31, we could be
  • CSAF signs Air Force Basic Doctrine

    The service’s core document outlining the enduring basics of air and space power has been revised and hard copies will be in the hands of every officer and top-three noncommissioned officer by spring 2004.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John P. Jumper approved the latest revision to Air Force Doctrine Document 1, Air Force Basic Doctrine, during a
  • Air Force logistics moves into new century with ‘eLog21’

    With the creation of the Air Force Installations and Logistics Directorate of Innovation and Transformation, the Air Force is updating the way logistics processes work.“There are some things we are still doing that fit a Cold War scenario,” said Lt. Gen. Michael Zettler, Air Force deputy chief of staff for Installations and Logistics. “In today’s
  • Paper CLEP tests coming online

    The College Level Examination Program, a popular route for many servicemembers seeking degrees, will introduce 14 new paper tests in April.Since July 2001, more than 1,300 campus test centers have offered electronic computer-based CLEP tests. The reintroduced paper-based exams are considered "high volume" exams, said Len Lipp, exam programs
  • Civilian makes sculptures from recyclables

    Turning discarded aluminum soda cans, fabric, cardboard, plastic, glass, newspaper and wood into environmental art is a labor of love for Helen Walker.“Environmental art sculptures are very effective because they tell a story,” said the quality assurance evaluator for the 89th Civil Engineer Squadron’s maintenance flight. “Making the sculptures
  • December issue of Airman available

    Learn where the Air Force is heading with the future of flight, take a look at airmen supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom, and learn about a unique program creating elite canine airmen. These features and more highlight the December issue of Airman magazine, now available in print and online at www.af.mil/news/airman/indxflas.html. Future Flight --
  • EOD ensures runway safety

    Remnants from the 1991 Gulf War still reside here, and the 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s explosive ordnance disposal team is ensuring those remnants are not able to put people in harm’s way.The EOD team is working to remove ordnance found in the vicinity of the runway that was putting people and resources in danger.“The munitions
  • Simulator improves command post training

    A state-of-the-art simulator in the 334th Training Squadron here is giving command post apprentice course students vivid training, making them more mission-ready upon graduation.The new $500,000 simulator replaced a 20-year-old system that was losing its upgrade capability, said squadron officials.“The primary benefit our command post students will
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