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The annual Air Force ISR awards distinguish the “best of the best” among the thousands of outstanding Air Force ISR Airmen and units, according to the nomination instructions distributed earlier this fiscal year. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Vincent Childress) Air Force ISR Award Nominations Abound for 25 AF Airmen
Airmen from 25th Air Force have once again demonstrated their proficiency in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, earning 12 of 19 individual nominations, and one of the two unit nominations, by Air Combat Command for the 2017 Air Force ISR Awards program. The annual ISR awards distinguish the “best of the best” among the thousands of outstanding Air Force ISR Airmen and units, according to the nomination instructions distributed earlier this fiscal year.
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kennon Arnold, 633rd Air Base Wing command chief, addresses community concerns voiced by helping agency representatives during a Community Action Information Board meeting at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., March 9, 2017. The Integrated Delivery System council meets monthly to collaborate and coordinate plans to enrich life for Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) IDS: Collaborating agencies improve lives
While the Joint Base Langley-Eustis Integrated Delivery System may sound like a technology based program, it’s not that all. In fact, it’s the opposite.The IDS is comprised of helping agency representatives from the installation, who meet monthly to find solutions to issues they see or hear about from the JBLE community.“What all of these helping
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The F-15C Eagle training simulators at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., recently underwent upgrades to their visual systems. The new flat-panel television screens will create a more realistic environment for the pilots, while also being more cost effective. (Courtesy Photo) F-15C simulators provide low-cost, critical training
Projecting unrivaled combat airpower is expensive, which is why one Tyndall unit invested in smarter operations for lower training costs. This unit can launch a jet, fly an unlimited amount of hours and fight thousands of enemies all from a single room. This can be done through four F-15C Eagle training simulators that provide flexible, cost effective operations through the 337th Air Control Squadron.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Sarah Curry, 20th Dental Squadron general dentist, repairs a filling for Col. Teresa Bisnett, 9th Air Force command surgeon, at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., March 13, 2017. Airmen assigned to the 20th DS provide various services to include oral surgeries and endodontics such as root canals, crown implants and fillings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado) From the dentist’s chair to deployment
Maintaining proper oral hygiene is vital for service members. Not keeping up with one’s teeth can prevent Airmen from deploying to an overseas installation to accomplish continuing operations.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class John Dennis, 633rd Surgical Operations Squadron diagnostics imaging technologist, performs an x-ray on a patient, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Feb. 21, 2017. Airmen assigned to the 633rd SGCS radiology department are equipped with the technology needed to provide images, assisting doctors in performing diagnosis and giving trusted care to patients in the medical clinic, surgical department and emergency room, 24 hours a day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Areca T. Bell) X-ray technologists put people first
A U.S. Air Force Airman shuffles into the emergency room gripping his thigh, which is radiating with pain, but he is told, “We don’t know what’s wrong and there’s no way we can help you.” With a furrowed brow, his eyes begin to shift from side to side rapidly. In his shaken state, he questions if there is some way of seeing beneath the surface, maybe a superhero with x-ray vision.
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Gen. James M. Holmes, commander, Air Combat Command, speaks during ACC’s Change of Command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., March 10, 2017. Holmes assumed command from Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, who retired after 39 years of service to the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson) Gen. Mike Holmes takes command of ACC
Service members of Air Combat Command welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony, Mar. 10.
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2017
Blaise “Hawk Jr.” Murshid, grandson of U.S. Air Force Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle’s, commander of Air Combat Command, prepares to hose-down his grandfather after Carlisle’s final flight at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., March 9, 2017. Hosing-down a pilot is a tradition that is a part of the final flight celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) Gen. Carlisle logs final flight
Air Combat Command’s most recent Order of the Sword recipient donned his G-suit and stepped to the flightline as an active-duty fighter pilot one last time. U.S. Air Force Gen. Herbert J. "Hawk" Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, flew his final flight aboard an F-15C Strike Eagle, March 9, 2017. Carlisle’s fini-flight culminates more than 39 years of service to the U.S. Air Force and his country.
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Air Combat Command’s 2017 Outstanding Airmen of the Year nominations stand on stage during a banquet at the Bayview Community Center at Langley AFB, Virginia, March 8, 2017. ACC’s nominees will represent their command and will compete at the Air Force level. The award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted service members for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson) ACC Outstanding Airmen (2017) Announced
U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle commander of Air Combat Command announced the ACC Outstanding Airmen of the Year (OAY), First Sergeant of the Year (FSOY) Annual award Winners today. "Each year, we select one Airman from each category to represent the amazing Airmen of Air Combat Command. My thanks to each of you for taking the time to nominate all of the individuals submitted. The caliber of those nominated was impressive to say the least. It was an extremely close competition....all should be very proud," said Gen. Carlisle.
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2017
President Donald J. Trump arrives on Air Force One to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., March 2, 2017. Joint Base Langley-Eustis provides mission ready Airmen and Soldiers who deploy at a moment’s notice to support combatant commanders engaged in expeditionary, joint and coalition operations world-wide.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daylena S. Ricks) JBLE welcomes President Trump
President Donald J. Trump greeted a crowd of service members, their families and friends as he made his first official visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis and the Tidewater military community, March 2.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wineman, 1st Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, stows parachute lines on a T-38 Talon drogue parachute at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Feb. 27, 2017. The AFE parachute shop inspects parachutes regularly to ensure its proper deployment in case of an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) AFE: One stitch between life, death
“When someone’s life is in your hands, you have to be cognizant that their life depends on you...You only get one chance.” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wineman, 1st Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, eluding to what could happen to a pilot if technicians, like him, did not do their job correctly.
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