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Gen. Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, hands a spouse appreciation certificate to Kim McMullen during the retirement ceremony of her husband, Maj. Gen. John K. McMullen ACC deputy commander retires after 3 decades of service
The deputy commander of Air Combat Command bade farewell to active Air Force service June 22, 2018, during a retirement ceremony at Joint Base Langley Eustis, Virginia. Maj. Gen. John K. McMullen served for three decades, and thanked his coworkers, friends and family for their support of his successful career. Maj. Gen. Chris Weggeman, currently the commander of 24th Air Force and commander of Air Forces Cyber, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, will assume duties of the deputy commander of ACC later this year.
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Default Air Force Logo Officials announce 2018 ACC STEM Award winners
Air Combat Command officials have announced the ACC Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Award winners for 2018. The awards fall into two categories: science and technology and annual acquisition.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Robbie Deka, a Chaplain from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jennifer Robledo, a 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Chaplain's assistant, deliver food and hygiene products to children attending a local church in Abu Dhabi, June 15, 2018. Deka also provides Catholic Mass while delivering supplies as part of a humanitarian mission to build better and lasting relationship with the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nieko Carzis.) Preserving life - 380th Chaplains preserve life through humanitarian mission
The chaplains’ office from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing is providing humanitarian aid to families and children in need within the local community by gathering food and hygienic supplies donated from Airmen and civilians stationed at Al Dhafra Air Base. This is one example of how the chaplain’s office is executing its mission while living by one of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing’s motto, ‘take care of our friends’ and the Air Force’s core value, ‘service before self.’
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Outstanding Airmen Officials announce 2018 Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners
Air Force officials have named the service’s top enlisted members with the announcement of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners for 2018.
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2018
Those that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are consistently trying to regain some sense of the normalcy they had before events that caused pieces of themselves to go missing. Misconceptions and stigmas surrounding PTSD get in the way of successful recovery and the ability to return to duty. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance) A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas
Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better. These stigmas and misconceptions create perceived barriers, preventing Airmen from seeking care. Delaying treatment can cause the anxiety and fear following a traumatic event to affect an Airman’s readiness.
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. Motivated, dedicated, a step above the rest
They may be dramatically visible – a missing limb or facial scar. They may also dwell beneath the skin’s surface as mental trauma that persists long after its elicited events. For many veterans, their wounds are obstacles, but for one there is nothing that can hinder his strive for excellence. After serving 14 years, a misfortune occurred that prevented U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Derrall Peach Jr. from legally doing his job as a ground transportation craftsman with the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Lasica, former 20th Fighter Wing commander, presents the Distinguished Flying Cross to Capt. John Nygard, 79th Fighter Squadron instructor pilot, at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 7, 2018. Two Shaw Airmen earn DFC saving 88 lives
U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Lasica, former 20th Fighter Wing commander, presented the Distinguished Flying Cross to Captains John Nygard and Salvador Cruz, 79th Fighter Squadron instructor pilots, at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, June 7.
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Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery Mobile Training Team US Airmen teach aircraft recovery to Chilean Air Force partners
Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) sent a Mobile Training Team to Chile to conduct training with the Chilean Air Force on Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery. The CDDAR Mobile Training Team consisted of four seasoned crew chiefs who have experience being an aircraft crash team chief. The crew chiefs hailed from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona; Hill Air Force Base, Utah and Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The MTT taught the basic principles of how to preserve the area surrounding an aircraft mishap for an investigation and recover a damaged or disabled aircraft.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Major, 36th Intelligence Squadron commander, participates in the Community Action Information Board at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, June 8, 2018. JBLE experiments with CAIB format
As the U.S. Air Force continues to focus on building agile, joint warfighters, senior leaders from Joint Base Langley-Eustis met for a newly formatted version of the Community Action Information Board June 8, 2018.
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Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. Now is your chance to showcase your creativity and pride to be an Airman in the United States Air Force! If you were a civilian thinking about joining the military, what kind of commercial would make you want to become an Airman? (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons) We Are Airmen: 2018 Recruiting Video Contest
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas— Calling all storytellers! Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. Now is your chance to showcase your creativity and pride to be an Airman in the United States Air Force! If you were a civilian thinking
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