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  • ACC names Youth of the Year

    Air Combat Command officials recently named a teen from Whiteman AFB, Mo., the commands 2004 Youth of the Year. Eighteen-year-old Joshua Bartholomew, son of Christine and Major Bruce Bartholomew, commander of the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron , earned the honor for his school, base and community involvement.He attributes much of his success
  • AF, GAF surgeon generals visit Holloman

    The Air Force and German air force surgeons general traveled to Holloman recently to visit the 49th Medical Group and evaluate German-American relations in the medical field.During their visit, April 29, Air Force Lt. Gen. (Dr.) George Peach Taylor Jr. and German Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Erich Roedig agreed that the 49th FW and German air force here share
  • D-M team earns AF honors

    Members of the 355th Mission Support Squadron's military personnel flight proved they are the best by capturing the title as the best MPF of the Air Force of for 2003. In 2003, members of the military personnel flight deployed more than 2,580 personnel, helped more than 27,000 customer service walk-ins, and processed 2,500 decorations, 4,400
  • AWFC plays major role in F/A-22 IOT&E

    The Air Warfare Center here is playing a major role in moving Americas premier, state-of-the-art fighter aircraft from a flight test vehicle to a fully-functional combat aircraft.When the F/A-22 entered Initial Operational Test and Evaluation at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., April 29, members of the AWFC were there. Working alongside people from
  • Services with a smile

    If youre bored here, its your own fault.At least, thats what Master Sgt. John Perry says. He knows a little bit about staying entertained, too. Hes the superintendent for the 380th Expeditionary Services Squadron, and keeping Airmen deployed here busy is exactly what he and the rest of the squadron are all about.Whether its organizing trips to a
  • Maintainers target wiring problems

    The 4th Component Maintenance Squadron here has created a process that could potentially change the way the Air Force troubleshoots electronic systems.Members of the unit combined one-of-a-kind hardware with locally written software programs to locate wiring problems within three minutes -- in contrast to the 20-plus hours sometimes needed to
  • Team rescues five during night mission

    Battling darkness, a dust storm and unforgiving terrain, Air Force Combat Search and Rescue forces here saved of five Soldiers who were stranded when their helicopter crash-landed in southeastern Iraq.Two HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters from the 64th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron took off before dawn April 16 to find the Army CH-47 Chinook
  • Speedway launches Operation Appreciation

    Officials at Lowes Motor Speedway, Charlotte, N.C., are offering servicemembers discounted tickets to two NASCAR events in May through their Operation Appreciation initiative.The program, designed to show support for our troops, is a special invitation for Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines to attend the NASCAR NEXTEL All-Star Challenge May 22
  • History Channel features segment on Predator

    The History Channel show Mail Call will feature a segment on the Predator remotely piloted aircraft 10 p.m. Sunday. Mail Call is a weekly series that answers viewers questions about technology, weapons and equipment used throughout history by the armed forces.A production crew visited Indian Springs Air Force Auxiliary Field in March for filming
  • First Air Force: Organization provides top cover for America

    While much of the Air Force is engaged overseas, one organization has remained behind to fulfill a mission equally important executing Operation Noble Eagle, the air defense mission aimed at preventing terrorist attacks in the United States.Through ONE, 1st Air Force, headquartered at Tyndall Air Force Base, is charged with maintaining air
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