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  • Barrett publicly sworn in as secretary of the Air Force

    David Norquist, deputy secretary of defense, conducted the public swearing-in, which preceded Barrett’s first formal remarks since becoming the secretary. Barrett said her highest priority is protecting – and prolonging – the Air Force’s unrivaled excellence.
  • US Air Force Academy advertises new enlisted academic instructor positions

    For the first time in Air Force Academy history, enlisted Airmen will be deliberately hired for faculty teaching positions. The Air Force Personnel Center began announcing Jan. 23 the need for senior noncommissioned officers to fill enlisted academic instructor positions at the school. While enlisted, Airmen have been instructing cadets for decades at the Academy, they have not been directly assigned to the Academy as accredited academic faculty instructors.
  • Siblings sworn to serve

    Family lineage unveiled a career path for a pair of siblings raised in a military household. Traveling from post to post, their father, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, set a precedence for service before self. With a family history tracing back to the American Revolution, military service became a Stahl tradition.
  • Warrior Games profile: Ultimate Champion

    The duo could not be more different: Maj. Stacie Shafran, a public affairs officer; retired Senior Airman Rafael Morfinenciso, a health services management troop. And yet, the two are now on the same road at this year’s Warrior Games - with sights set on claiming the title of Ultimate Champion; a feat which would mark the sixth consecutive year Team Air Force has claimed the title.
  • 2018 Warrior Games recap: Day 1 competition

    The 2018 Warrior Games officially kick-off June 2 here, and Team Air Force came out with a strong start, claiming 66 medals across track and field events. Some of the many standouts for the day were Brent Campfield, Heather Carter, Ken Guinn, Lawrence Hufford and Julie Walker, who each broke a Warrior Games records.
  • AF, Navy baseball teams square off for 2018 Freedom Classic

    Nearly 50 Airmen attending James C. Binnicker Airman Leadership School at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, hold the flag Feb. 24, 2018, while four F-15E Strike Eagles fly over Grainger Stadium in Kinston, North Carolina, during the national anthem before game two of the Freedom Classic baseball tournament. The Freedom Classic is the annual tournament between the Air Force and Naval Academy baseball teams, which has been held in Kinston for the past eight years.