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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis P. Docherty) Paws and smell the treats
Beci, 49th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, retired March 16, 2018, after nine years of faithful service to the Air Force.
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2018
An enlisted Airman prepares his dress blues for the first time as an Air Force officer. To bear the title of a commissioned leader, Airmen must face multiple challenges in Officer Training School. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Connor J. Marth/RELEASED) Airman’s road to becoming an officer
Working as an emergency medical technician in New York City where a yearly call volume is around 5,000 is a grueling job especially when responding to crime scenes of stabbings or shootings. For Senior Airman Angelo DePrimo, 366th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, this was his life — on top of going to school and working a second job. While working his second job life guarding, he met an Air Force pararescuemen who sparked his interest in joining the military. “Besides the actual call volume, and what I was dealing with every day on the ambulance I wasn’t finding anything else challenging,” he said.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alise Williams, 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron fleet management and analysis specialist, holds up a flag with the logo of her foundation, Letters for Life, printed on it. Letters for Life
Encouragement can take many different forms: a kind gesture, a reassuring smile, or a thoughtfully written letter. That encouragement may make a world of difference in someone’s life.
0 1/09
2018
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.
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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 &
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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
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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.
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2017
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