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October 13, 2016
The Air Force has directed a service-wide recertification of all installation 1.5-mile run and 2-kilometer walk courses by Oct. 31. The recertification requirement comes after the identification of course-length issues by local officials at Goodfellow and Hanscom Air Force Bases.While conducting a local self-inspection earlier this year, officials at Goodfellow AFB in San Angelo, Texas,... Read more
October 13, 2016
Thirty-three future supervisors completed the first step of enlisted professional military education during a graduation ceremony held at the base theater Sept. 28.  The Airman Leadership School graduates attended the 24-day/192-hour course focusing on developing leadership abilities, the profession of arms, and building effective communication.Congratulations to the graduates of ALS Class... Read more
October 13, 2016
DARREN D. HEUSELOn Oct. 7, Air Force Sustainment Center senior leaders take time to fill in their pledge cards to signal the start of the Combined Federal Campaign, which began Oct. 3 and runs through Nov. 17. Filling in their pledge cards are Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, AFSC commander, center, Brig. Gen. Tom Miller, AFSC vice commander, left, and AFSC Command Chief Master Sgt. Gary Sharp. The CFC... Read more
MIKE MARTIN, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
October 13, 2016
This week, nearly 10 years after he was killed in combat operations in Iraq, U.S. forces brought home the remains of F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot Maj. Troy Gilbert, who died saving the lives of U.S. service members and coalition allies. On Nov. 27, 2006, Gilbert and his wingman were flying back to base when they got the call that an AH-6 Little Bird helicopter had been shot down. Enemy... Read more
Cheryl Pellerin, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
October 13, 2016
Laboratory directors from all three services addressed innovation through science and engineering in support of military operations during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee’s emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee.Testifying before the panel were Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory; Dr. Philip Perconti, acting director of the... Read more
October 13, 2016
Twenty-five years ago on Oct. 1, the Defense Commissary Agency took control of armed forces commissaries, worldwide. A quarter of a century later, DeCA employees are proud of the agency’s accomplishments. Much of what was done in 1991 has been improved, as DeCA adopted new and emerging methods and technologies. Today’s commissaries have conveniences like self-checkouts, sushi bars, hot foods,... Read more
October 13, 2016
Whether it’s ingredients for an Oktoberfest meal, candy for Halloween, or snacks and beverages for the big football game, the commissary is the place to shop for low prices on popular items, said Tracie Russ, the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “The fall season is always a great time to shop the commissary,” Russ said. “We’re offering daily specials throughout the stores and... Read more
September 29, 2016
 The first day of autumn brought a fast-moving storm to the base, resulting in power outages, snarled traffic, and damage. According to the 75th Operations Support Squadron Weather Flight, the storm, known as an outflow boundary, did not produce a tornado on base. It began Thursday, Sept. 22, at 3:46 p.m. and produced 77 mph winds and 1.89 inches of rain. Some areas of base reported hail... Read more
TECH. SGT. NATALIE STANLEY, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
September 29, 2016
 During a panel session at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference here Sept. 20, F-35A Lightning II senior leadership discussed the future of the multi-role aircraft.Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, declared the F-35A the key component of fusion warfare."It changes the game," Carlisle said. "It is going to be the difference maker and the backbone of... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALYSSA C. GIBSON, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
September 29, 2016
 The success of today’s Air Force is a product of the Airmen who are willing to put themselves in harm’s way for the defense of the nation, the commander of Air Combat Command told thousands of Airmen, members of industry and airpower advocates during the Air, Space and Cyber Conference here Sept. 20.Gen. Hawk Carlisle used the opportunity to speak to this audience to highlight the... Read more

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