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September 22, 2016
The 9th Annual George E. Wahlen Veterans Home 5K/10K Runs/1-mile walk and Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016. Proceeds from the runs/walk and chili-cook-off will be donated to the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden. To date, approximately $35,000 has been donated to the veterans home from this event. These funds allow the veterans home activities director to provide... Read more
September 15, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Systems Directorate here was named the Outstanding Air Force Program Office for 2015.The ICBM Systems Directorate, which reports directly to the Air Force Nuclear Warfare Center at Kirtland AFB, N.M., is responsible for delivering a safe, secure, responsive, on-time and on-target nuclear deterrent force to the warfighter as the... Read more
LISA FERDINANDO, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
September 15, 2016
During a trip to visit sailors and Airmen in Japan, the chAirman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff found himself at the right place, at the right time to recognize an Airman who was also at the “right place, at the right time.”Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford made a point of visiting Air Force Tech. Sgt. Garrett Oneto here yesterday after learning he did the right thing and helped a fellow Airman who was... Read more
DAWN A. SCHMIDT, AFMC AFSC Specialized Contracting Maintenance Branch
September 15, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 2016 Intermountain Combined Federal Campaign is underway. The campaign provides the opportunity for federal employees, including those assigned to Hill AFB, to serve others in a tangible way through donations to charities of their choice. Through individual contributions and selfless acts, federal employees make the campaign a success and no donation is too... Read more
September 15, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, UTAH — The Air Force received approval on August 23 for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program to start the next phase of its acquisition effort.With this formal Defense Acquisition System “Milestone A” approval, the GBSD program enters the Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction phase of its effort to replace the aging intercontinental ballistic missile, the LGM-30... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS DENNIS HOFFMAN, 21st Space Wing Public Affairs
September 15, 2016
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Leadership is not an innate quality and there is no true recipe for success in regards to it. Leadership takes on many forms. Leadership has no preferred race, religion, ethnicity nor gender.Blind to any categorization, Lt. Col. Nicole Roberts, the 21st Security Forces Squadron commander, accelerated through the enlisted and officer ranks while relying on a... Read more
September 15, 2016
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — Air Force technicians maintaining nuclear reentry vehicle systems will soon have upgraded training simulators to help them succeed in their mission of strategic deterrence.Thanks to a joint effort between the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and Air Force Global Strike Command, technicians sustaining the Minuteman III weapon system, an intercontinental ballistic... Read more
KENJI THULOWEIT, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
September 15, 2016
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Test pilots and engineers from the 416th Flight Test Squadron had the chance to meet face-to-face with one of the squadron’s success stories Aug. 25.The group met with an allied nation pilot trainee who returned home alive after he experienced a g-force-induced loss of consciousness and his F-16’s Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System activated, executing a... Read more
KIM BOWDEN, 711th Human Performance Wing
September 15, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Human Systems Integration directorate, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, has developed a human systems integration framework (HSIF) tool to guide practitioners through the acquisition process.The concept for the tool originated several years ago with the Navy, who created a static guide. In 2012, they contacted... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS LAUREN ELY, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Public Affairs
September 15, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — In the midst of this political season, service members and Department of Defense personnel should be aware of behaviors, on social media and in real-world activities, to steer clear of. Here are a list of Do’s and Do Not’s for social media and political activities:Do:• Register to vote and vote.• Make personal monetary donations.• Express personal... Read more

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