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  • Nine ACC Airmen nominated for AF award

    General Ronald E. Keys, Commander, Air Combat Command, announces the following teams were selected as Air Combat Commands nominees for the 2005 Air Force Productivity Excellence Award: Ms. Raquel M. OConnor, Master Sgt. Kenneth J. Stewart, and Tech. Sgt. Bernard Greene, Headquarters Air Intelligence Agency Directorate of Operations, and Master
  • Development division equips 820th SFG Airmen

    The 820th Security Forces Group here reorganized itself to include a new division dedicated to testing and evaluating new equipment for Airmen deploying to Iraq.The group’s new Combat Development Division, created in mid-October, aims to supply the 820th SFG with more effective gear and save Air Force resources.“Our long-term goal is to purchase
  • ACC announces 2006 Commander in Chief Installation Excellence Award winner

    For the second year in a row, Air Combat Command officials named Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., the command-level winner of the Commander-in-Chief Installation Excellence Award. Col. John Posner, 27th Fighter Wing commander, accepted the bases 2006 award for $100,000 toward future quality-of-life improvements Oct. 21 during the Air Combat Command
  • Air Force Web site expands services to help with PCS

    Air Combat Command has created a Web site to ensure civilians and career-field managers have the resources to stay well-informed about the upcoming implementation of the new National Security Personnel System.Updated regularly, this Web site, https://wwwmil.acc.af.mil/dp/DPC/NSPS/NSPSPage.htm, also provides documents on proposed Department of
  • Remembering 9-11

    Master Sgt. Paul Richmond, 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron hoists the U.S. flag in Iraq on the fourth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Sergeant Richmond flew more than 30 flags over Iraq on Sunday to honor the victims of the attacks. The flags will be shipped to various fire and police stations in the United States
  • Air Force chaplain serves Army troops at remote posts

    - When Spc. Jacob Boomsaad fell in love with a fellow soldier while serving in Iraq, he feared he would have to delay the wedding until almost six months after they leave here to marry in a Catholic church. That is until the specialist with the Headquarters Company 2-142nd Infantry, Texas Army National Guard, Lubbock, Texas, met Chaplain (Capt.)
  • Theres always a better way

    The Airman had $600 left until payday, which was fine until her car broke down, and with it, a $1,000 repair bill.Two friends offered to help her out. The first offered an interest-free loan of $500. The second offered a $500 loan for a $75 fee, and said if the Airman couldnt pay the money back in two weeks, additional fees would be charged. So who
  • New leadership at Eighth Air Force

    Leadership of Eighth Air Force changed hands Aug. 10 when Lt. Gen. Kevin P. Chilton assumed command from Lt. Gen. Bruce Carlson, becoming the 45th commander of the Mighty Eighth.General Carlson has been assigned as the commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.Gen. Ronald Keys, commander of Air Combat Command,
  • Command chief outlines direction for ACC

    Chief Master Sgt. Dave Popp, Air Combat Commands command chief, is impressed with the quality of Americas Airmen.The chief, who took over as the primary enlisted advisor to the ACC commander March 1, said trips to ACC bases throughout the United States and a trip to the Southwest Asia this month filled him with pride and respect. They are
  • SARCs now available for support

    - Sexual assault response coordinators are now in place throughout the Air Force following centralized training and the implementation of the Department of Defense sexual assault policy.DOD officials created the sexual assault response coordinator position to implement and manage the installation level Sexual Assault Prevention and Response