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Graphic of SOC school building with SOC logo Squadron Officer School expands to better align with CSAF focus areas
Air University’s Squadron Officer School has redesigned its program to better align with the needs of the Air Force. The new course has increased from five to six-and-a-half weeks, commencing with Class 18A which starts July 31, 2017.
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Senior Airman Dylan Babb, 628th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, dons a gas mask during training, June 28, 2017. EOD here trained over the course of a week to ensure they are retaining knowledge and can efficiently use their skillsets in real world situations. EOD trains to maintain readiness

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Started in April 2017, Phoenix Spark is a base-level innovation program designed to organically connect and work with industry, academia, and the Department of Defense in order to deliver tomorrow’s tools to the warfighter today. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Travis innovation advisory board meets for first time
Business, civic and Travis Air Force Base leaders met for the inaugural Phoenix Spark advisory board June 22.
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Air Force officials developed a crowdsourcing/idea website to leverage knowledge and expertise from Airmen in the field May 15, 2017. Squadrons, MAJCOMs join forces in revitalization initiative
As part of an Air Force-wide initiative, squadron revitalization teams visited Scott Air Force Base and Air Mobility Command June 22 to 23.
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A C-5M Super Galaxy, operated by the C-5M Formal Training Unit, approaches runway 01-19 for landing June 8, 2017, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The C-5M is the largest transport aircraft operated by the U.S. Air Force and provides heavy intercontinental-range strategic airlift capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zachary Cacicia) Mobility Airmen ingenuity quickly reopens Rota airfield
Airmen assigned to the 725th Air Mobility Squadron quickly and safely responded to a C-5 Galaxy landing incident May 23 at Naval Station Rota, Spain, assuring minimal disruption to the airfield’s operations in support of Rapid Global Mobility.
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Writers from various publications listen to briefers and take notes during the Air Force’s third annual Magazine Day at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., June 21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Magazine Day at Pentagon showcases Airmen, innovation
In the three years since its inception, the Air Force’s Magazine Day has cultivated relationships and strengthened interaction with media outlets to help spark future story ideas highlighting the innovation, courage and dedication of Airmen.
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June is PTSD awareness month. The Air Force Medical Service is employing treatments for PTSD that makes a real difference in the lives of Airmen suffering from this invisible wound of war. PTSD treatment confronts the trauma behind the disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder is considered one of the “signature wounds” of the current conflicts in the Middle East. But many people may not know that there are highly effective treatments for this invisible wound being deployed at Air Force hospitals and clinics today. It’s normal to feel stressed and anxious after a traumatic event. For
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Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, answers questions from Team Fairchild Airmen during an All Call June 20, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Everhart provided background to Airmen on various AMC goals and initiatives to improve retention, training and the welfare of Airmen and their families. Everhart encouraged Airmen to openly communicate with leadership to inspire change not only at Fairchild but across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell) AMC senior leaders visit Team Fairchild
Air Mobility Command’s senior leaders visited Fairchild June 19-20 to spend time with Airmen and families, immerse themselves in the mission, and reflect on the many ongoing successes here.
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Air transportation specialists with the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron push a container delivery system off a 60k Tunner loader and into the cargo bay of a C-130 Hercules in preparation for an air drop at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, over the weekend. Providing the fuel that keeps the fight going, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing has delivered more than 80 tons of food, water and other supplies to various supported forces throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve ground troops. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) 386th AEW deliver critical supplies to frontlines
SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) --“We aim for first pass success. One pass, one drop,” said Maj. Josh Linden, the 386th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron chief of tactics, as he described the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airdrop mission. The 386th AEW conducted several combat airdrop missions over the past few months, including one over the weekend, in direct support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve ground troops.
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Airman 1st Class Jammie Lueck, 60th Aerial Port Squadron, positions a K-Loader prior to loading cargo onto a KC-10 Extender at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., June 17, 2017. Lueck helped load more than 15,000 pounds of cargo onto the aircraft prior to a flight to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The KC-10 is capable of transporting 170,000 pounds of cargo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman) Next stop Hawaii
Airmen from three squadrons loaded 15,000 pounds of cargo onto a KC-10 Extender at Travis Air Force Base, California, June 17.
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