75th Air Base Wing
January 26, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The base tax center will be open Jan. 23 to April 18 in building 152 (located at 5837 D Avenue). Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Tax return preparation is a free service for active duty, reservists on orders, dependents, and military retirees.Tax preparation will be open to E-4 and below only from Jan. 25-29. Appointments are not required. Thereafter... Read more
KENJI THULOWEIT, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
January 26, 2017
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Members of the F-35 Integrated Test Force developed a new funnel system that captures the foam or water deluge during required hangar fire-suppression system tests, saving $79,750 and several days of delay, which can be critically important for test programs.The new funnel system testing by members from the Edwards Air Force Base Fire Department and the 461st... Read more
88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 26, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force Marathon has announced that they will be featuring not one but two aircraft on this year’s runners’ shirts and finisher’s medals. The event will feature both the F-22 Raptor and the P-51 Mustang. “With this year being the Air Force’s 70th Birthday, we wanted to not only celebrate the future, with a modern air frame but also the past with... Read more
Brian Brackens, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 26, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Chief Master Sgt. Michelle R. Thorsteinson-Richards has been selected as the new Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s command chief.Thorsteinson-Richards, who is currently the command chief of the 99th Air Base Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, will replace Chief Master Sgt. Doreen Losacco, who will be retiring after more than 27 years of service... Read more
AIR FORCE SENIOR AIRMAN CHRISTIAN CLAUSEN, 432nd Wing
January 26, 2017
As a 432nd Maintenance Group quality assurance inspector, he works with his hands during duty hours and makes unique gifts and awards for his fellow military members in his spare time. With each new carving over the last two years, his reputation has grown as others discover his woodworking talents.“It started out with my supervisor who wanted me to build ‘Tiger Chocks’ [as unit awards],”... Read more
LEAH BRYANT, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Public Affairs
January 26, 2017
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M.,— Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircrews recently tested three unarmed AGM-86B air-launched cruise missiles, demonstrating the bomber force’s ability to configure, load, fly and deliver the nation’s only nuclear cruise missile. The B-52H aircrews departed Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, for the Utah Test and Training Range, about 80 miles west of Salt Lake... Read more
J.D. LEVITE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
January 26, 2017
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Medical experts say there are plenty of things Airmen can do to ensure a healthy heart, including quitting smoking and not drinking too much. Heart disease, heart attack, and stroke are just some of the consequences of not taking care of your heart. To take care of your heart, physical activity, smarter nutritional diet choices and mindfulness are three key actions... Read more
552nd AIR CONTROL WING
January 26, 2017
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — The first E-3 Sentry aircraft with the glass flight deck modification known as DRAGON (Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics for Global Operations and Navigation) arrived at Tinker Air Force Base Jan. 9.“Today marks a significant chapter in this wing’s history, as we prepare our Airmen for tomorrow’s challenges. This is the first of 24 modified E... Read more
KIM BOWDEN, 711th Human Performance Wing
January 26, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — In the spring of 2016, several female medics assigned to the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, returned from deployments. One of the first stops was the Wing’s Human Systems Integration Directorate’s Anthropometry Lab to see what could be done about the fit of... Read more
TECH. SGT. BRYAN FRANKS, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
January 26, 2017
WASHINGTON — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein outlined his perspective on the future of American airpower and how Airmen “deployed in place” play a vital role in today’s Air Force during his discussion at the American Enterprise Institute Public Forum in Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 2017.Since the beginning of the Cold War, Airmen have been in a state of deployment. Today, nearly 200... Read more

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