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August 20, 2015
Registration is open for the Hill Reserve 60th Anniversary Weekend Oct. 2-4. Those interested in attending can visit www.hillraca.org to register for any or all of the events.The 419th Fighter Wing is celebrating 60 years of the Air Force Reserve’s legacy at Hill AFB during its reunion weekend. The reunion is open to all current and former members of the wing and their families, including... Read more
August 20, 2015
Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, released ACC’s 2015 command strategy “Securing the High Ground” on Aug. 10.The principles the document outlines are designed to chart a deliberate course for ACC that will transform today’s combat Air Force into the CAF of tomorrow.“This strategy outlines my priorities for ACC and provides a road map to ensure the combat Air Force can provide... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS JOHN DAY, 14th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs
August 20, 2015
Spatial disorientation, the inability to determine one’s position in an open space, can lead to a dangerous scenario inside a cockpit.The disorientation is caused when the body’s internal gyros do not match up with aircraft instrument readings and what the pilot expects to see. It occurs because current trainer technology is not of a high enough quality. However, that’s changing with the... Read more
SANDY SIMISON, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 20, 2015
Some of the brightest Air Force and Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets from around the country wrapped up the monthlong Advanced Cyber Education program at the Air Force Institute of Technology on Aug. 6. During the last three days of their training, the cadets tested their knowledge in a competitive Hackfest.“Hackfest is a test of all the things the students have learned during their... Read more
August 20, 2015
On Aug. 9, the 55th Wing’s personnel and its RC-135V/W Rivet Joint aircraft hit 25 straight years of continuous deployment to U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility.What started out as a single ship response to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990, has now turned into what is believed to be the longest single continuous deployment in U.S. Air Force history.“On behalf of the men and... Read more
KIMBERLY WOODRUFF, Tinker AFB
August 20, 2015
Everyone wants a miracle pill, the nutrition program manager with 72nd Medical Group Health Promotion said, but it doesn’t exist.“I’d love to be able to eat whatever I wanted, take a pill and never gain a pound,” said Wendi Knowles, who is on a mission to warn people about vitamin supplements.The most common reasons people take a supplement are for weight loss, muscle building, diabetes and male... Read more
Headquarters Air Force Public Affairs
August 20, 2015
The Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office concluded a five-day annual refresher course for nearly 130 Air Force sexual assault response coordinators at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia, Aug. 3-7.The SARCs participated in a variety of lessons on prevention, policy, training and leadership interaction designed to reinforce their knowledge and skills.“SARCs are... Read more
STAFF SGT. WHITNEY STANFIELD, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
August 20, 2015
Airmen said goodbye and good luck to the Air Force vice chief of staff during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, on Aug. 7.Almost 44 years and 18 assignments later, Gen. Larry O. Spencer stood in front of friends, family and Airmen for the last time in his Air Force career.“God placed me in the Air Force and took me from airman basic to a four-star general,” Spencer said, “... Read more
Justin Oakes, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs
August 20, 2015
The AWACS Communication and Network Upgrade program office here is conducting market research in an effort to replace the existing tactical radio system on E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft.Recently, the Hanscom-based team issued a request for information to assess potential commercial sources able to produce, install and modify components that will be compatible with the... Read more
By Brian Brackens, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
August 20, 2015
In approximately four weeks, Air Force officials will kick off the 19th annual Air Force Marathon starting on the grounds of the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Drawing runners from around the world to compete in the full marathon, half marathon or the 10K and 5K races, the event features historical locations on base and celebrates Air Force... Read more

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