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Tech. Sgt. Abraham, an Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst with the 70th Operations Support Squadron, recently earned a Listening 4, Reading 4 and Speaking 3 on the Chinese Defense Language Proficiency Test in August 2017. The DLPT system evaluates Airmen’s ability to understand written and/or spoken material presented in a foreign language and their ability to speak a foreign language. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Airman enjoys being student, mastering Chinese culture, language
Learning a new language can provide direct access to new literatures, new perspectives and new cultures. It can foster an understanding of the interrelation of language and human nature. It can also improve the knowledge of one’s own language; increasing native vocabulary skills. The benefits of learning a new language really are endless, as U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Abraham, an Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst with the 70th Operations Support Squadron, has discovered. He joined the Air Force seven years ago with the goal of testing his abilities, and he has passed that test with flying colors.
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The distinction of being selected as the U.S. Air Force’s Command Language Program of the Year recently went to the Airmen of the 34th Intelligence Squadron, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. ISR Squadron leads Air Force in language programs
Over 200 military and civilian employees, three days, and one mission … chose the best language program in the Air Force. The victor? A squadron from the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing.
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A photo depiction of a master sergeant writing poems with pen and paper. Master Sgt. Zhyronn Carter, 373rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group/Alaska Mission Operations Center, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, recently published her book in November 2016. According to Carter, her book consists of poems about domestic abuse and sexual trauma from different points of views. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Writer, Airman finds beauty through adversity in flowers
“Beauty comes in different forms. When we see beauty, we assume that it had a great life; but there is more than meets the eye. Even the most beautiful soul comes from a place of hardship and sorrow. There are many tragedies that happen to us all; whether it is domestic abuse or sexual trauma, we will triumph and continue to bloom like flowers.”
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Fort George G. Meade, Md., servicemembers prepare to parasail during a Better Opportunities for Single Service members (BOSS) program event in Ocean City, Md.  (Courtesy photo)     BOSS Program promotes recreation, volunteerism and quality of life
Dorm life getting monotonous? New to the area and don’t know many people? Well, you’re in luck. A fun-packed program that offers opportunities for single or unaccompanied Airmen to meet new people, travel to interesting places, and take part in community service is ramping up at the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing. Called the Better Opportunities for Single Servicemen (BOSS), the program was developed by the Army to emphasize recreation for single servicemembers. From small social events, such as bowling and barbecues, to weekend trips to Ocean City, Md., and Boston, Mass., Wing members can take advantage of the numerous events offered throughout the year.
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