Hill AFB Civilian Health Promotion Services
April 13, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Civilian Health Promotion Services here — a program that provides free resources to help individuals maintain and improve their health and well-being — is expanding their office hours to accommodate Air Force Materiel Command civilian employees who work non-traditional hours.CHPS will now be open on Wednesday evenings until 5:30 p.m. at their location in building 533,... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN STORMY ARCHER, 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Members of the 560th Flying Training Squadron hosted the 44th annual Freedom Flyer Reunion and 20th annual POW/MIA (prisoner of war/missing in action) Symposium March 30-31, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph.The event honored all POW and MIA service members from the Vietnam War and included a wreath-laying ceremony and a missing man formation flyover. Air... Read more
DIANE L. WARHA, Air Force Materiel Command Health & Wellness Team
April 13, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Wingman Day remains a tradition in the Air Force community and supports a culture of caring and commitment to each and every Airman. It reinforces the Air Force wi ngman concept as the foundation to build resilient Airmen. On Wingmen Day and every day, we encourage you to pause, appreciate each other, and focus on unit wellness. During Spring Wingman Day... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 13, 2017
War!That was the headline screaming from newspapers around the country on April 6, 1917, as the United States declared war on the German empire.The United States had avoided being drawn into what was then known as “The Great War,” which had been raging in Europe since 1914. But German unrestricted submarine warfare – which U.S. leaders regarded as war on civilians – led to this juncture.... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — In April 1967, Chief Master Sgt. Paul Airey set on a path untraveled by any other Airman in the U.S. Air Force. “It was 50 years ago that (Airey) became the first Airman bestowed the honor of being called chief master sergeant of the Air Force,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the CMSAF transition ceremony Feb. 17, 2017. “This position would shape how... Read more
COL. PATRICK S. RYAN, Secretary of the Air Force, Office of the Chief Information Officer
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — Today’s environment is filled with examples of technology designed to connect Airmen to the internet: smart phones, smart watches, and other common personal technology that is always capable of connection. While Airmen grow more connected to the digital world, the connections open the door to insider and external threats eager to use those vulnerabilities to subvert data, plant... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON —  Since its inception, the Air Force has consistently broken barriers as an element of the finest joint warfighting team on the planet, and its Airmen have refined its mission through innovation and teamwork. There were only 318,744 Airmen within the Air Force at that time, but their accomplishments within the first decade quickly let the world know they were a force to be... Read more
Cheryl Pellerin, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2017 — The Veterans Affairs and Defense departments are introducing to service members who have Servicemembers Group Life Insurance an online enrollment system called the SGLI On-line Enrollment System that enables active duty and eligible reserve and National Guard members to manage their group and family coverage online.SGLI provides $400,000 in automatic life insurance... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALYSSA C. GIBSON, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — With the threat of a yearlong continuing resolution lingering, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and his fellow service chiefs called on Congress to approve an appropriation bill for fiscal year 2017 during a hearing on the topic April 5, 2017, on Capitol Hill. Already six months into a CR, the prolonged budget challenges have impacted the Air Force’s ability to... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS DESTINEE SWEENEY, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
April 13, 2017
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — In 2012, Staff Sgt. Anthony Despins, a 20th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, met Jony, his first canine partner.Together the two used their individual skill sets to make a formidable team, certified as an explosives detection and patrol unit to keep people around the world safe and their fellow Airmen out of harm’s way.Jony was really excited,... Read more

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