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Default Air Force Logo Airman, warrior and mentor
There are countless stories of leadership throughout the history of the United States Air Force -- chronicles of men and women who by force of will, vision and personality, found themselves in the right place at the right time to inspire airmen to new heights. They are the kind of people who, long after their names are stricken from the rolls
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Default Air Force Logo Response to letter highlights base capabilities
Emergency response forces put new equipment to the test while responding to a report of a suspicious letter at the post office here recently. Though the letter turned out to be harmless, base officials took no chances when Airman Nicholas Albright, who works in the base information transfer center, noticed an envelope with questionable markings.
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2004
Default Air Force Logo OSS aids pilot in peril
The 27th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Operations Flight here proved once again why they were named the best in Air Combat Command this time, by coming to the aid of a civilian pilot who was just minutes from running out of fuel in nasty New Mexico weather. The a civilian aircraft, flown by Dr. George Carlson, struck a power line near the
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Senior officer assignments announced
Air Combat Command officials have announced the following senior officer assignments: Col. Patrick J. Sheets, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, Southwest Asia, will become deputy director, Joint Theater Air and Missile Defense Organization, JCS/J8, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Col. James J. Jones, 116th Operations Group commander, Robins
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Default Air Force Logo OSI detachment wins ACC award
The Office of Special Investigations detachment here is the best small OSI Detachment in Air Combat Command. The Cannon investigators garnered the award, along with individual awards for the OSI superintendent and information manager, after a banner year. When I arrived here in June, Col. (Robert) Yates (27th Fighter Wing commander) told me Get
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Reshaping 8th Air Force
Computer information is one of the new focus areas helping to reshape 8th Air Force, the numbered Air Force commander said when he visited Minot Air Force Base recently. Lt. Gen. Bruce Carlson spoke to base Airmen about the importance of information operations, the future of the B-52s and other changes being made to the numbered Air Force, based
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Langley teams with Habitat for Humanity
About 50 base members and the local community braved the cold, wet weather to take part in a historic and special ground-breaking ceremony recently. It was historic, because it is the first time that the base has partnered with the Habitat for Humanity. It was special, because the Hampton home will be built for an Army and Air Force Exchange
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2004
Default Air Force Logo PRM and the art of hog farming
One of the advantages of growing up on a hog farm is that education comes quick and lessons have a way of staying with you forever. The following is absolutely true: On a blustery spring day when I was about twelve, Dad asked my brother and I to take the manure spreader out and unload it on the fields. If youre not familiar with this device,
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Officials release Predator accident report
Operator error caused an RQ-1L Predator remotely piloted aircraft to crash Dec. 11, 2003 in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, according to Air Force officials. Based on an Accident Investigation Board report released today by Air Combat Command, the pilot over-controlled the aircrafts pitch commands during a nose-high unusual
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Air Forces newest wing activates at Hurlburt
The Air Force activated its newest wing during a ceremony here March. The former Air Force Command and Control Training and Innovation Group is now officially the 505th Command and Control Wing. Gen. Hal M. Hornburg, Air Combat Command commander, presided over the ceremony. This is a good deal, said General Hornburg. The Air Force has needed
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2004
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