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Yesterday’s Air Force: Operation Tomodachi



FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- Operation Tomodachi was the U.S. and Japanese response to the devastation brought by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, and tsunami, that struck off the coast of Japan. Airmen from all over the Pacific helped in the recovery efforts.

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The 389th Fighter Squadron “Thunderbolts” visited three Undergraduate Pilot Training bases with four F-15E Strike E… https://t.co/mxoDmIQB3X
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RT @cmsaf_official: Team — please join me in wishing our Navy brothers and sisters a very happy 245th birthday! https://t.co/M21rq0zeyZ
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Today the @USNavy celebrates its 245th Birthday. The Navy’s mission is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Na… https://t.co/MtEZD261N5
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The Air Force Recruiting Service established a Tackling Equality to Advance the Mission or TEAM to provide a platfo… https://t.co/yodcTkprnS
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The Air Force Security Forces Center is delivering the next generation of ballistic helmets to security forces unit… https://t.co/OTseDiCTgt
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The @USAFReserve and @USCG teamed up for hoist training off of a Florida coast recently. #ReadyAF https://t.co/pNjX5lidUX
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On his way to work, Senior Airman Max Brunwasser witnessed an accident in front of him. Without hesitation, he jump… https://t.co/vvPen5y0aY
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October is American Indian Heritage Month and for TSgt Crystal N. Ralston this observance is special to her. Read m… https://t.co/aBGFqRBlpv
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The newest Air Force Podcast recently dropped. Listen to a small snippet of CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright talk with Staff Sgt. New about resiliency. Listen to the entire podcast on Youtube: https://go.usa.gov/xpnAD or Subscribe to The Air Force Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-air-force-podcast/id1264107694?mt=2
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A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-22 Raptor over northern Iraq, Nov. 6, 2019. U.S. Central Command operations deter adversaries and demonstrate support for allies and partners in the region. (Video by Staff Sgt. Daniel Snider)
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Although the Silver Star is the third-highest military medal, it's not given often. Today, TSgt Cody Smith was the 49th Special Tactics Airman to receive this medal since Sept. 11th, 2001. Read more of TSgt Smith's amazing story: https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2024815/special-tactics-airman-battled-through-injuries-awarded-silver-star/fbclid/IwAR2LZWwx1VHdTnQe39rIEBOuJS_0JvMQBBGt7I-E6zsxxn-Lx9387yu43Bc/ Cannon Air Force Base Air Force Special Operations Command United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
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Tune in as our Air Force musicians along with other military musicians are awarded the National Medal of Arts.
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