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  • Remotely piloted aircraft sensor operators named Air Force Team of the Year

    Air Force officials and Air Force Association representatives have named Air Force remotely piloted aircraft sensor operators as the 2010 Team of the Year.Each year, AFA officials, working with major command-level command chief master sergeants and the Office of the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, select a specific Air Force career field
  • Top enlisted leader addresses top issues facing Airmen

    The top enlisted Airman addressed some of the top issues facing Airmen during a visit here March 17 and 18.The role battlefield Airmen play in deployed operations is an area of focus because it ties into one of the Air Force's priorities, said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy. "I am absolutely impressed with the missions our Airmen
  • Chief master sergeant of Air Force speaks to Guardsmen in home state

    The Air Force's top enlisted leader spoke to more than 360 Michigan Army and Air National Guardsmen at a senior noncommissioned officer conference at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel here Feb.6.Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy, who represents the highest enlisted level of leadership in the Air Force, grew up in Monroe, Mich., and said
  • Circus entertains, honors military families

    The military and the circus have a lot in common.  They both have people from around the nation and assets from around the world. Both are highly trained units that perform sometimes unimaginable feats and handle unspeakable logistical details in carrying out their mission. And, most importantly, both share an important priority: children. On March
  • Air Force leaders issue 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' message

    The three top Air Force leaders have issued a service-wide message explaining how Air Force people will support the Department of Defense working group evaluating "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" legislation.Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy sent out this letter
  • Airey House, Court dedicated to first chief master sergeant of the Air Force

    The first chief master sergeant of the Air Force was remembered and honored March 10 at a dedication here of the house and street where CMSAFs reside."(We are here to) honor our first chief master sergeant of the Air Force, Paul Airey," said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy, number 16 of a long line of heroes. "With this unveiling, we
  • First Sergeant Academy curriculum, organization mirrors total force

    The life of an Air Force first sergeant is truly a tale of two experiences. There exists the joy of watching Airmen receive well-deserved promotions and recognition, and there is the disappointment and sadness at receiving a 3 a.m. phone call from a law enforcement desk or casualty affairs. These experiences are not unique to first sergeants
  • Single Airman Working Group opens support structure discussion

    Air Force officials here established the Single Airman Working Group to evaluate and develop morale and support programs for its members as part of the Year of the Air Force Family.Officer and enlisted single Airmen representatives from each major command and subject-matter experts from several functional communities met Feb. 21 through 24 at
  • Top enlisted Airman visits Maxwell-Gunter members

    The chief master sergeant of the Air Force talked about his vision for the Air Force enlisted corps during his visit to Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base Feb. 22 through 25.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy said he is evaluating many aspects of the corps. The re-integration of Airmen when they return from deployment is one of the chief's
  • Chief master sergeant of the Air Force shares vision for enlisted Airmen

    The chief master sergeant of the Air Force discussed the outlook for enlisted Airmen during the Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Feb. 18 here.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy spoke to several hundred Airmen and civilians about preserving and enhancing the all-volunteer force, one of the four
  • Canadian delegation visits Barnes Center to further PME initiative

    A delegation from Canada visited the Thomas E. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education Jan. 26 through 29 here to further an enlisted professional military education initiative between the Air Force and Canadian defense forces.The team, headed by Chief Petty Officer 1st Class Fred Singer, the noncommissioned member of professional development for
  • Top enlisted Airman visits Nellis, focuses on junior Airmen's issues

    The 16th chief master sergeant of the Air Force visited Nellis Air Force Base Airmen Feb. 2, during his visit to the Las Vegas area for the Air Force Agile Combat Support Symposium.During Chief Master Sgt. James A. Roy's visit, he focused on issues and concerns of junior grade Airmen."Our junior Airmen are the future of the Air Force," Chief Roy
  • Air Force officials launch FitFamily

    Air Force officials are launching a new family fitness program that encourages an active lifestyle for kids and adults, and serves as an outlet to promote health and wellness in Air Force families. FitFamily, a companion to the highly successful youth fitness program, Fit Factor, begins Jan. 30, and will encourage families to "get up, get out and
  • Top enlisted Airman visits Nellis

    Chief Roy explained his belief that the three things that develop Airmen are training, education and experiences. "One of the most important jobs of the Air Force is the training of our future leaders of the Air Force," Chief Roy said. He said on-the-job training is an important step in preparing Airmen to excel in their career field. He encouraged
  • Chief master sergeant of Air Force visits Columbus, offers advice to Airmen

    The chief master sergeant of the Air Force and his wife visited Columbus Air Force Base Jan. 25 and 26 to speak to Airmen and their answer questions while touring the base.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy addressed key issues and challenges the Air Force is facing and offered advice and mentorship to Airmen of all ranks.One issue the
  • Top enlisted Airman addresses key Cannon issues during visit

    The Air Force's top enlisted Airman visited here Jan. 20 and addressed issues that ranged from housing and deployments to how Cannon Air Force Base Airmen fit into the bigger Air Force picture.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy told Airmen that top Air Force leaders are very aware of Cannon AFB housing issues and is working to address
  • Chief Roy highlights downrange Airmen

    The chief master sergeant of the Air Force has released an "Enlisted Perspective" focusing on Airmen working downrange in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.After visiting during the recent holiday season, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy, the Air Force's top enlisted Airman, knows how Airmen are contributing to the
  • Air Force senior leaders pay holiday visit to Global Strike Command Airmen

    The Air Force's top uniformed officer and top enlisted leader each visited Air Force Global Strike Command wings for Christmas, spending the holiday with Airmen charged with the nuclear strategic deterrence mission and global strike operations.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz visited F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. while Chief Master
  • Leaders send holiday greetings

    The Air Force's top leaders send the Air Force family holiday greetings and remind all to remember those Airmen in harm's way apart from family and friends.  Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy send the following: "During this holiday season,
  • Chief master sergeant of the Air Force visits Joint Base Balad

    The Air Force's top enlisted Airman visited Joint Base Balad, Iraq Dec. 4, to talk to Airmen and survey the base's missions. Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy discussed deployed Airmen responsibilities and concerns during a morning Airmen's call.  There are about 200,000 Airmen currently employed by combatant commands around the


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