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  • Air Force announces NCO Career Status Program for Airmen with 12 years of service

    The change will eliminate the need for Airmen who have 12 or more years of service to continue to reenlist by aligning their separation dates with their high year of tenure dates.
  • Hill’s 388th Fighter Wing hosts Utah Make-A-Wish families

    Four children and their families from Make-A-Wish Utah visited the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base and earned their wings during a "Pilot for a Day" program here Oct. 18. Make-A-Wish grants the life-changing wishes of children battling a critical illness.
  • SJ Airmen help during major car accident

    “We stepped out of our vehicle and the first thing we heard was ‘I can’t find my daughter,” recalled Senior Airman Robert Walsh, 4th Logistic Readiness Squadron fuels specialist. It was 2:00 a.m. on a busy highway road when the Airmen noticed a car crash involving two vehicles, one of which appeared to have rolled over several times causing two passengers to be ejected from the vehicle as it rolled, added Walsh.
  • Air Force announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2019

    Air Combat Command Senior Master Sgt. from Nellis Air Force Base Civil Engineering Squadron among Air Force announced 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2019.
  • History, achievements of Tuskegee Airman and the “Shaw Fourteen” Airmen celebrated

    “The privileges of being an American belong to those brave enough to fight for them,” said U.S. Air Force Gen. (Ret.) Benjamin O. Davis, commander of the first all-black air unit, the Tuskegee Airmen in 1942. More than twenty years later in 1963, Col. (Ret.) James Randall, another Tuskegee Airman, led 13 African American Airmen assigned to Shaw, and fought local segregation laws in their local school districts.
  • JBLE Honor Guardsmen reflect on time in Puerto Rico

    Four Joint Base Langley-Eustis ceremonial guardsmen recently sat down to reflect on the experience of performing military funeral honors for eight of the nine Puerto Rico National Guardsmen killed in a recent aircraft mishap.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.