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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson shares a laugh with members of the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, July 19, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. During her visit, Wilson toured the base and gained insight into the dominant persistent attack and reconnaissance mission the Airmen of the 432nd WG complete 24/7/365 for our nation and coalition partners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christian Clausen) SecAF gets firsthand look at MQ-1, MQ-9 mission
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Creech Air Force Base July 19, 2017 to get a closer look at the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission. During her visit Wilson toured the base and gained insight into the dominant persistent attack and reconnaissance mission the Airmen of the 432nd Wing complete 24/7/365 for our nation and coalition partners.
0 7/21
2017
The 2017 recipient of the National Safety Council Rising Star for Safety Award is Tech. Sgt. Biagi C. R. Borrero, Air Combat Command occupational safety manager, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. AF shines with NSC Rising Star for Safety Award
Air Force remains the only federal organization or military branch to win the National Safety Council Rising Star for Safety Award every year since its inception in 2010.This year’s recipient is Tech. Sgt. Biagi C. R. Borrero, Air Combat Command occupational safety manager, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.Debra Ferris, NSC director of Safety &
0 7/21
2017
Default Air Force Logo Commentary: Eustress, Distress, What’s stress?
Let’s be honest, despite our best planning, our best day never goes exactly as planned. Life throws us curves when we least expect it. Our response to those stressors show our resilience and true strength of character.
0 5/25
2017
Airmen stop woman from jumping off bridge Airmen stop woman from jumping off bridge
Airmen at Tinker Air Force Base are trained in basic first aid as well as being able to identify and assist someone who might be in need. This incident was a great example of something they prepare for every day. It also shows the continued strong relationship between Tinker and the local community.
0 5/23
2017
Every year, an aircrew is selected for the Clarence Mackay Trophy, which is presented to an aircrew for accomplishing the most meritorious flight of the year. The trophy is permanently displayed at the National Air and Space Museum. (Courtesy Photo) Direct Support Operator Recognized for Exceptional Contributions to Mackay Trophy Aircrew
Every year, an aircrew is selected for the Clarence Mackay Trophy, which is presented to an aircrew for accomplishing the most meritorious flight of the year. This year, an AC-130U aircrew from Air Force Special Operations Command, which included one of 25th Air Force’s outstanding Airmen, was recognized with the honor.
0 5/16
2017
Default Air Force Logo 552nd OSS Simulation Training Program named best in Air Combat Command for 2016
The 552nd Operational Support Squadron’s (OSS) Simulation Training Program was recently named the best in Air Combat Command (ACC) for 2016. “This is the third year in a row that the unit has been recognized,” said Lt Col Ryan Fleishauer, Commander of the 552nd OSS.“This award is a reflection of the work, dedication, and incredible talent that the
0 5/05
2017
An Airman with the 301st Intelligence Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, may have averted a tragedy with his quick thinking, creative use of technology and drive to do the right thing. An Airman 1st Class, administrative apprentice, alerted the appropriate officials when he received a text message from his sibling regarding an alarming social media video. The video showed a Hallandale Beach High School, Miami, Florida, student wielding a handgun with a loaded magazine during a pep rally.  A Code Red was immediately initiated and the school was locked down. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) 
301st IS Airman averts potential high school active shooter
An Airman with the 301st Intelligence Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, may have averted a tragedy with his quick thinking, creative use of technology and drive to do the right thing. While heading out for an early morning workout, an Airman 1st Class, administrative apprentice, came to a screeching halt when he received a text message from his sibling regarding an alarming social media video.
0 4/27
2017
Lt. Col. Jennifer Garrison, 355th Medical Support Squadron Administrator, briefs the members of her Institute of Health Improvement collaboration team on related Plan, Do, Study, Act measures geared toward improving patient access to care at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Medical Center, Ariz., April 11, 2017. The 355th Medical Group has increased access to care by 21 percent in primary care manager continuity, which puts the group at 86 percent and on track to meet their 90 percent goal. 355th Medical Group increases patient access through collaboration
Patient access to care is a priority in military medicine; however, there are some military-wide obstacles to reaching patient access goals. Some consistent challenges to patient access are meeting health care personnel deployment requirements, permanent change of station cycles and recruiting physicians to remote military treatment facilities.
0 4/11
2017
A U.S. Airman assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing performs a low-crawl during a 20th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) Combat Challenge at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. March 24, 2017. During the low-crawl portion of the challenge, 20th SFS Airmen used smoke bombs to disorient participants’ senses and increase the difficulty of the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado) Airmen endure 20th SFS combat scenarios
As 20th Fighter Wing Airmen from varying career fields approach a series of obstacle courses, they gather around 20th Security Forces Squadron Airmen, known as defenders, and prepare themselves for a morning intended to test their mind, body and spirit, March 24.
0 3/28
2017
Default Air Force Logo When you decide to hit rock bottom, humiliation is part of the deal
A commentary by an Offutt Airman who is being separated after 15 years of service for DUI.
0 3/17
2017
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