419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
May 19, 2016
Nearly 300 active duty and Reserve Airmen assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron, known as the Black Widows, returned here May 10 following a nearly eight-month deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.The 421st FS spent more than 10,000 hours in the skies, flying 2,800 sorties and dropping more than 100 guided bombs in support of coalition troops on the ground as part of Operation Freedom’s... Read more
A captain who cares
May 19, 2016
Eyes roll, irritation begins, and we can predict what will be said. These are common reactions to the numerous Sexual Assault Prevention and Response briefings we all have to endure annually, or more often, as part of the Air Force … but why? Why has SAPR become so humdrum, so status quo and so disregarded?Now, imagine the person you care for the most — your spouse, sibling, best friend or child... Read more
1ST LT. BONNIE HARPER, 104th Fighter Wing
May 19, 2016
A 22-year-old maintenance millwright was eager to join the Massachusetts Air National Guard, but he didn’t want to just build upon his mechanical skills. He wanted to make a difference and serve in a unique career field that wasn’t found in the civilian world.While meeting with a recruiter to choose a career field, Donny Masciadrelli looked out onto the flightline at Barnes Air National Guard... Read more
May 19, 2016
The installation will observe an Air Force Material Command Family Day May 27 before the Memorial Day Holiday on May 30. Several offices and facilities will have reduced hours or be closed.The South Gate and Roy Gate will be open 24/7. The West Gate will be closed Friday and Monday, and the East Gate/Southwest Gate will be closed.Airman and Family Readiness Center, closedAirman Leadership School... Read more
JAMES STODDARD, Special Agent in Charge, AFOSI PF Detachment 2
May 19, 2016
As employees of the Air Force, we are all very aware to external threats to the Air Force mission. When we drive onto the base, we see what our force protection posture is, when we log onto our computers, we see what our information protection posture is — and we even get notices of severe weather! But, have you ever stopped to think about what threats jeopardize your individual duties? “... Read more
KIM BOWDEN, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
May 19, 2016
Air Force Materiel Command’s top enlisted member ended his military career May 6, closing out what he calls a “wonderful journey” around the world.Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner, AFMC’s command chief, retired in a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with retired Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, former AFMC commander, presiding over the ceremony.Warner joined the U.S. Army... Read more
May 19, 2016
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Air Force Services Activity marketing
May 19, 2016
Taking care of Airmen and families remains one of the Air Force’s top priorities. Providing the best food service possible is an important aspect of doing that.It’s essential to listen to and respond to what people have to say. The 2016 Food Services Assessment Survey (FSAS), which is available now, is a vital way to determine whether current programs and initiatives are meeting the needs of... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 19, 2016
The 75th Medical Group renamed the satellite pharmacy after Staff Sgt. Derek F. Ramos during a ceremony June 11. Ramos, a pharmacy technician with the 75th Medical Group, and his wife Emily, died at the scene of an off-roading accident in Bountiful on Dec. 13, 2014. Their two children survived the accident.The pharmacy, located in the Hill AFB Exchange, was opened to serve customers in a more... Read more
Brian Brackens, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 19, 2016
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and Defense Acquisition University will host the 2016 Acquisition Insight Days June 14-15 on the campus of the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The theme of the event will be “Acquisition in Transition,” and attendees will have the opportunity to engage senior leaders from the Department of Defense and Air Force on a... Read more

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