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Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, the North Dakota adjutant general, right, attaches a streamer, representing the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, onto the 119th Wing guidon, as Col. Britt Hatley, the 119th Wing commander, lowers the unit flag during a recognition ceremony as Chief Master Sgt. Duane Kangas, the 119th Wing command chief master sergeant, center, looks on at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base, Fargo, North Dakota, Jan. 6, 2018. Happy Hooligans Earn Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for 19th Time
The North Dakota National Guard’s 119th Wing, known as the Happy Hooligans, formally received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (AFOUA) for the 19th time Saturday, during a ceremony at the Air National Guard base in Fargo.
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An A-10 Thunderbolt II refuels from a KC-135 Stratotanker. A-10s bring thunder, lightning during fight against ISIS
The 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is wrapping up a deployment that saw heavy involvement in the fight against the Islamic State.Upon their arrival, their efforts were focused on Raqqa for approximately three months. During that time A-10s participated in an urban close air support role. Pilots had to focus on protecting friendly forces as
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alise Williams, 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron fleet management and analysis specialist, holds up a flag with the logo of her foundation, Letters for Life, printed on it. Letters for Life
Encouragement can take many different forms: a kind gesture, a reassuring smile, or a thoughtfully written letter. That encouragement may make a world of difference in someone’s life.
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On Feb. 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affect TRICARE beneficiaries who are not active duty service members. To see the new TRICARE pharmacy copayments, visit www.tricare.mil/pharmacycosts. To learn more about the TRICARE Pharmacy Program, or move your prescriptions to home delivery, visit www.tricare.mil/pharmacy. (courtesy photo) Increases to TRICARE pharmacy copayments coming Feb. 1, 2018
On Feb. 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affect TRICARE beneficiaries who are not active duty service members.
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Martin Luther King Jr. is honored the third Monday in January, each year, at Peterson Air Force, Colorado. President Ronald Reagan officially signed MLK day as a national holiday in 1983 but wasn’t officially observed until 1986. (Courtesy graphic) Martin Luther King & Black History
The year is 1963. Thousands of people are marching together in Washington, D.C. to participate in the nationwide struggle for civil rights and equality. Police officials and national guardsman stood alongside the march to mitigate the potential violence.
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The new capability to train and certify craftsman technicians will enable the government of Iraq to redirect funds away from contractor requirements to efforts of rebuilding infrastructure and cities and promoting stability and economic progression. Iraq Air Force graduates first craftsman maintenance technicians
The Iraq Air Force certified their first 7-level craftsman C-130 Hercules maintenance technicians in a ceremony, December 27, 2017. The occasion represents a landmark in the IqAF’s goal of achieving self-sufficiency through the development of its own skilled technical workforce. Currently they rely on C-130J contract logistics support teams to provide the same skills, at a cost of approximately $140 million per year.
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Take command: Increases to TRICARE pharmacy copayments coming Feb. 1, 2018 Take command: Increases to TRICARE Pharmacy copayments coming
On Feb 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affect TRICARE beneficiaries who are not active duty service members.
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Cockpit information is compared to simulated input information to test for accurate data. Inspection team keeps aircraft flying
The 20th EMS inspection team tests aircraft temperature sensors, computer systems and wing integrity to keep the jets flying safely.
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usafws First female F-16 pilot graduates from USAF Weapons School
As the U.S. Air Force closed its 70th year of breaking barriers, the U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) 16th Weapons Squadron Class 17B graduated its first female F-16 Weapons Instructor Course pilot.   Capt. Clancy Morrical, 480th Fighter Squadron instructor pilot assigned to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, credited windows of opportunity that
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AFE Airmen are responsible for ensuring the aircrews gear is in top-notch condition before takeoff. Aircrew Flight Equipment airmen save lives
When aircrew take to the skies, they have to be focused and that focus needs to be clear in case of an emergency. There isn’t time to worry if the lifesaving gear they’re wearing will hold up when needed. The Airmen responsible for this equipment ensure the gear is in top-notch condition before the aircrew even step on the flightline.
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