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  • Applications now accepted for intern program

    Air Force Research Laboratory Propulsion Directorate officials are kicking off the 3rd Annual Wright Scholar Research Assistant Program for summer 2004. High-school juniors and seniors can now apply for the opportunity to work hands-on research, while under the guidance of science and engineering mentors. This program also gives students an
  • City-base concept still progressing

    What used to be Brooks Air Force Base here is through its first year of morphing into a technology and business park via a unique partnership between the Air Force and San Antonio.Now known as Brooks City-Base, the technology park has sparked interest from numerous companies and organizations considering locating here. These include bioscience,
  • Fairchild captain receives 'world' award

    A Fairchild airman received the Junior Chamber International's Outstanding Young Persons of the World for 2003 award in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Nov. 7.Capt. Alan Adams, 96th Air Refueling Squadron readiness flight commander, was selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Americans in 2002 and was nominated for the world level in 2003.The award
  • Bucs show support for Guard, Reserve

    The NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers joined a cadre of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of America's employers Nov. 11 to show support for U.S. servicemembers.John Lynch, Buccaneers' safety, along with several local businessmen signed the Statements of Support for the National Guard and Reserve at the mission-planning center here."A statement of
  • Lecture honors retired general

    The Southern Medical Association held its first lecture Nov. 8 named for retired Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Walter John Giller in Atlanta. The lecture is in tribute to the former mobilization assistant to the Air Force surgeon general who retired in December 1998 and died March 13.The Giller lecture reviewed the terrorism health threats facing America, the
  • First C-5 Galaxy aircraft retires

    The first C-5 Galaxy to be retired from the Air Force inventory was delivered Nov. 4 to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.Maintainers here prepared the Lackland AFB, Texas-based aircraft for long-term storage. The gigantic C-5 is an outsized cargo-transport that provides Air Mobility Command
  • AF supports Operation Iron Hammer

    An AC-130 gunship helped destroy a warehouse when Operation Iron Hammer kicked off Nov. 12 with a series of coordinated U.S. strikes against anti-coalition insurgents in Iraq.Iron Hammer is a joint operation to target enemy operating areas, stop the enemy from staging weapons for use against coalition forces and Baghdad citizens, and destroy enemy
  • Rumsfeld: 'Success' is exit strategy

    With "success" as the exit strategy, the numbers of U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq in the meantime "will depend on the security situation on the ground," the Defense Department's top civilian said here Nov. 10.Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld added that American troop strength in Iraq also depends on “the pace at which Iraqi security forces
  • Injured Iraqi child flown to America

    A C-130 Hercules crew from here flew a critically wounded Iraqi child on the first leg of an aeromedical evacuation mission to the United States on Nov. 8.The 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing crew’s mission was to help save the child’s life, officials said.Nine-year-old Saleh Kahlaf was critically wounded in October when he and his 16-year-old brother
  • Global Hawk returns from Germany

    The Air Force’s Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle has returned home from a successful three-week deployment to Germany, according to program officials.Landing at the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 7, after a 21.6 hour transatlantic flight, the vehicle completed the program’s first deployment to Europe. “The
  • Engineer finds safety solution, earns cash

    When safety concerns surrounding NATO’s fleet of E-3 Sentry airborne early warning and control systems aircraft mounted, an engineer here knew time was of the essence.Certain electrical components in some of the NATO aircraft were overheating and there was evidence that the overheating could lead to a fire in the cabin, an official here said.So,
  • Boxers fight toward armed forces competition

    The last time the Air Force boxing team won the armed forces title only two of this year’s 31 training camp attendees had even been born. That 1975 championship squad was the last first-place finish Air Force enjoyed before the Army’s dynasty captured 26 of the next 28 inter-service crowns.For the past five years Air Force teams finished third.
  • OSI examines forensic sciences

    More than 120 criminal investigators worldwide attended the annual Air Force Office of Special Investigations Workshop here Nov. 3 to 7 to share ideas, technology and expertise.Although criminal investigators were the target audience, OSI agents were asked to invite anyone on their installation or any of their local contacts who would benefit from
  • Air Force leads HIV/AIDS course

    International medical and military leaders representing nearly 12 countries, gathered here Nov. 3 to 7 to discuss awareness of HIV and AIDS and its impact to the military worldwide. The third annual course was held by Defense Institute for Medical Operations officials from Brooks City-Base, Texas.The strategic planning and policy development
  • Survey helps turn things around

    Great deeds can be built on small gestures. And with a good plan, it is possible to turn a unit around on a dime.When Vicki Preacher came here in July 2001 to fill the top post in the environmental management directorate, she found problems with morale spilled onto the mission.“There was considerable room for improvement,” Preacher said.She knew
  • Airmen say ‘I do’ in Black Hawk

    Two airmen said "I do" above Iraqi soil in an Army UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter here Nov. 6.Airmen 1st Class Vernon Millican and Toni Chapman, both of the deployed security forces contingent here, pledged to spend the rest of their lives together before God and four of their friends during the helicopter's training mission.The airmen are assigned
  • Now showing: Nov. 10 edition of AFTV News

    The Air Force contribution to firefighting efforts in California headlines the latest edition of Air Force Television News. Tech. Sgt. Pachari Lutke and Staff Sgt. Melissa Allan report from the fire lines in two separate parts of the state, focusing on active-duty, Reserve and Air National Guard troops who battled the raging wildfires from the air
  • Air Force crushes Army, 31-3

    Three Marchello Graddy fumble recoveries and three Joey Ashcroft field goals helped lead the Air Force Academy Falcons to its seventh victory of the season, beating the Army team 31-3.“It’s a win we desperately needed. We hadn’t won a game in 28 days,” said Fisher DeBerry, Falcons head coach. “The last 28 days have stunk. We not used to going
  • Program offers business opportunities to vets

    The Veterans Affairs loan program, long known for helping veterans get their own home, is now helping them obtain their own business.Veterans can now go from "defending the American dream to owning it," said Don DeBolt, president of the International Franchise Association, which sponsors the Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative program."It's
  • Multiple factors cause T-1 accident

    Air Force officials completed their investigation of the Aug. 16 incident involving a T-1A Jayhawk. The aircraft from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, departed the runway during a landing rollout at Keesler AFB, Miss., and sustained an estimated $2.5 million in structural damage.Accident investigation officials determined the accident was caused by
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