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  • U.S., Qatar military women build relationships over breakfast

    Women from U.S. and Qatar Armed Forces came together to participate in the second Women’s Networking Breakfast March 20, 2019, in Doha, Qatar. During the event, attendees shared a meal and toured local museums while discussing shared military and life experiences. The event provided attendees the opportunity to interact with peers from all career fields, strengthen relationships, develop professionally and build partnership between the two services.
  • Ninth AF commander reblues retired senior leaders at bi-annual forum

    Ninth Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist hosted 15 retired general officers from around Ninth AF base communities during the 2019 Headquarters Ninth AF Senior Leader Forum March 19. The forum educated retired senior leaders on Air Force current events and issues through briefings, dialogue with Airmen during a question-and-answer panel, a tour and capabilities briefing of the 25th Attack Group’s MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft system operation.
  • ACC encourages deliberate mentorship of total force

    The Air Force is emphasizing the importance of deliberate development by encouraging mentorship of the total force. Mentoring is an essential ingredient in developing well-rounded, professional and competent future leaders, and the overall goal of this drive is to help Airmen maximize their full potential. Mentoring is a priority for the Air Force as well as Air Combat Command. The commander of Air Combat Command, General Mike Holmes, echoes the Air Force’s focus on mentorship by charging commanders to mentor their leaders on their responsibility to develop our Airmen, as one of his command’s strategic priorities.
  • Memorial for final WWII Doolittle Raider to be held April 18

    A memorial service to celebrate the life of retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole will be held at JBSA-Randolph, Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2019, beginning at 3 p.m. in Hangar 41. Cole, who was the final surviving member of the famed Doolittle Tokyo Raiders of World War II, passed away in San Antonio April 9 at the age of 103.
  • Through it all: One Tyndall AFB family’s story

    “The Air Force is telling me, ‘Stay away, don’t come back,’” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jordan Masingale. “We just kept thinking, why? It’s not going to be that bad. Why are we evacuating? It’s only supposed to be a Category 2 storm.” Within 48 hours of the mandatory evacuation of Tyndall Air Force Base, Hurricane Michael made landfall on Oct. 10, as a high-end Category 4 storm affecting the Florida panhandle region. Enduring a hurricane, wildfire and finally an earthquake a Tyndall family settle down in Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
  • Lt Col Dick Cole, last surviving Doolittle Raider, passes away at age 103

    A legendary chapter in Air Force history has come to a close. Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole, the last survivor of the “Doolittle Raid,” died April 9, in San Antonio. “Our last remaining Doolittle Raider has slipped the surly bonds of Earth, and has reunited with his fellow Raiders," said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein On April 18, 1942, the U.S. Army Air Forces and the Doolittle Raiders attacked Tokyo in retaliation for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which boosted American morale in the early months of World War II. “We will miss Lt. Col. Cole, and offer our eternal thanks and condolences to his family,” Goldfein said.
  • Auto-GCAS team wins prestigious award

    The National Aeronautic Association announced that the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System Team as the recipients of the 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The trophy will be formally presented at a dinner event in Washington D.C. in June.
  • JTF-Bravo hearts hike for Honduras

    Approximately 128 members of Soto Cano Air Base hiked into the mountains of La Paz, Honduras, during Chapel Hike 78, March 30.
  • Divisional wins lead to state competition for AFTAC mentors

    The teams of two Air Force Technical Applications Center mentors will compete in the Odyssey of the Mind state competition April 6 at the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando.
  • Refusing to be a bystander

    A Grand Forks Air Force Base Airman shares a story detailing her successful efforts in preventing a friend's potential suicide.
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