Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross, Air Force News Services
March 16, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Acting Secretary of the Air Force Lisa S. Disbrow addressed current and future issues, and talked about some of the occasions the Air Force has to look forward to in 2017 during the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium here March 3.Disbrow spoke about the importance of a growing active-duty and civilian force, updating aging fleets, and growing leap-ahead technologies.“Our... Read more
MARINE CORPS LANCE CPL. LIAH KITCHEN, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
March 16, 2017
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Transitioning out of the military can be a difficult and stressful time for service members. Many go back to their hometowns to be with their families, while others find work in the area of their last duty station.Planning for life after the military is one of the key elements in a smooth transition. For retired Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Junior Hamilton,... Read more
LISA FERDINANDO, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
March 16, 2017
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 — The military’s senior enlisted members appeared before Congress today to discuss quality of life issues and advocate for budget certainty to maintain military superiority and recruit and retain the best people.Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey, Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Steven S. Giordano, Marine Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, and Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O.... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
March 16, 2017
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 — Even after 100 years, the world still feels the effects of what was known at the time as The Great War.The current situation in the Middle East owes much to the divisions imposed on the region as a result of World War I. The U.S. civil rights effort grew out of the segregation and discrimination African-Americans were subjected to as they strove to serve their country... Read more
RICHARD SALOMON, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Military retirees seeking to enter civil service in the Defense Department now require a waiver if they are within 180 days following their official date of retirement.The new DOD requirement took effect Dec. 23, 2016, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of fiscal year 2017. However, personnel who fall under a special salary rate table, such... Read more
Monica D. Morales, Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs
March 16, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force Materiel Command’s goal of increasing the Air Force’s agility recently reaped another success when a Headquarters AFMC-led program yielded increased aircraft readiness and improved supply availability.The Repair Network Integration, or RNI, program, managed from within the AFMC Directorate of Logistics, establishes a networked support structure... Read more
March 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings went head-to-head at a bomb-loading competition at Hill AFB Feb. 24 to determine the load crew of the year. Teams consisted of previous load-crew-of-the-quarter winners.Crewmembers put their skills to the test as they put a munitions load on their respective F-16 and F-35A fighter aircraft in less than an hour inside... Read more
March 16, 2017
FORT LEE, Va. — For commissary shoppers such as Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Stuart M. Allison, the Defense Commissary Agency website is a GPS to even greater savings opportunities.“My wife and I don’t step foot into a commissary until we’ve first gone on commissaries.com to check out what promotions, coupons and other discounts are available,” said Allison, the senior enlisted advisor to... Read more
Todd Cromar, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Airmen from the 729th Air Control Squadron here recently completed training designed to better prepare them for combat situations. Deployments to an (AOR) Area of Responsibility, or combat zone, are a regular occurrence for most Airmen and a routine part of active duty military life. However, depending on the location, some areas are more dangerous than others,... Read more
Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith, I.G. Brown Training and Education Center
March 9, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Tenn. — If I went through my past receipts on military discounts I would calculate a lot of cash left in my wallet from the generosity and appreciation of American businesses through the years; especially from hardware stores.A kitchen renovation is the newest project that I’m tackling on my own time since its mid-winter and there’s no pool to clean or flower beds to weed at my... Read more

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