Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton, 501st Combat Support Wing Public Affairs
July 30, 2015
ROYAL AIR FORCE CROUGHTON, England — Speaking to a group of key spouses from the 501st Combat Support Wing at Royal Air Force Croughton on July 16, Betty Welsh smiled, and explained how she grew from a girl who lived with her family until she was 22, into an Air Force spouse and wife of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III.“I had no idea what being a military spouse was all about,” she... Read more
Staff Sgt. Chris Gross, Air Force News Service
July 30, 2015
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody addressed several topics during his latest CHIEFchat, including the new enlisted performance report and Course 15, at the Defense Media Activity here.Cody said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III handed off the task of developing the new EPR form to him and provided guidance on the direction it needed to go.... Read more
Debbie Gildea, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
July 30, 2015
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eligible first-term enlisted Airmen interested in retraining opportunities can review the fiscal year 2016 online retraining advisory on myPers. Air Force officials approved 1,599 FY16 first-term Airman retraining quotas in 45 Air Force specialty codes.A variety of retraining in AFSCs are available, including cyber, intel, pararescue, flight engineer,... Read more
Doug Tucker, Infrastructure Energy Policy and Programs
July 30, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Five members of the 75th Civil Engineering Squadron at Hill Air Force Base have earned a Federal Energy and Water Management Award, one of 10 awarded to the Air Force nationally.The Air Force received more awards than any other federal agency for saving energy and money while also helping the environment.Members of the Hill squadron are David Abbott, Karen Bastian, 2nd Lt. Mary... Read more
Airman First Class Luke Hill, 2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs
July 30, 2015
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. — The Wingman Toolkit, an outreach and communication tool designed to ensure Airmen have quick and easy access to the latest Comprehensive Airman Fitness programs and resources, now has a mobile app available for download.The app provides resources to improve mental, physical, social and spiritual fitness, all at the touch of a finger.“The toolkit provides resources... Read more
Senior Airman Hailey Haux, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
July 30, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On July 14, the Department of the Air Force announced its top performing industry partners for 2015. This is the second annual ranking released as part of the Defense Department’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program.SSIP is designed to incentivize contractor performance by identifying suppliers with the highest rankings in terms of cost, schedule, performance, quality and... Read more
Senior Airman Hailey Haux, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
July 30, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two Air Force generals testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee during their nomination hearing as the next U.S. Transportation Command commander and new vice chairman to the Joint Chiefs of Staff July 14. Both were nominated by President Barack Obama and expressed their gratitude for the nomination, and if selected look forward to working together with... Read more
July 30, 2015
OREMCapt. Ralph J. Chipman, USMCAug. 15, 1943 - Dec. 27, 197229 years old Pilot VMA Pfc. Raymond A. Davis, USA Feb. 12, 1943 - Feb. 11, 196622 years old Shoe Repairman 1 year of service Pfc. Gary N. Foster, USMCJune 28, 1949 - Jan. 26, 1968 18 years old Field Radio Operator Lance Cpl. Jeffery A. Goss, USMCOct. 6, 1948 - May 24, 1968 19 years old Rifleman Cpl. Robert M. Sawaya, USMCFeb. 3,... Read more
STAFF SGT. WHITNEY STANFIELD, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
July 30, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Air Force celebrated 20th anniversary of the Global Positioning System during a ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C., July 17.GPS was originally invented to aid the military with operations and intelligences. It’s a constellation of orbiting satellites that provides global coverage of navigation to military and civilians worldwide.“... Read more
July 30, 2015
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 419th Fighter Wing is celebrating 60 years of the Air Force Reserve’s legacy at Hill AFB during its reunion weekend Oct. 2-4.The reunion is open to all current and former members of the wing and their families, including those who served in the following AF Reserve units at Hill AFB:•  313th Fighter Bomber Squadron•  313th Troop Carrier Squadron•  733rd... Read more

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