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Default Air Force Logo Scott AFB marks 34th anniversary of Earth Day
April 22 marked the 34th anniversary of Earth Day, an international celebration designed to promote awareness about the condition of the environment and to highlight environmental achievements.The first Earth Day in 1970 began as a grassroots effort by then Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin and Harvard University student Denis Hayes to draw
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Default Air Force Logo 'M' for Mobility: Air Force implements new AFSC
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Default Air Force Logo AMC tanker delivers one-billionth pound of fuel
(Photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon II)
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Default Air Force Logo Veteran of Iran hostage rescue attempt marks anniversary while on duty in Kyrgyzstan
It was Thanksgiving weekend in 1979 when then-Capt. Michael Sumida received an unusual call on a day off summoning him to the squadron from the comfort of his home. Captain Sumida was a C-130 navigator with the 1st Special Operations Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan. He hadn't expected a call that weekend and wondered
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Unfurling patriotism
A giant U.S. flag is unfurled and held in place by more than 50 Travis AFB people during the San Francisco Giants opening ceremonies April 12. (Photo by Master Sgt. Tom Mullican)
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Deployed airlift squadron's teamwork overcomes obstacles
Operating at a deployed location can introduce new challenges, but the men and women of the 745th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron have exceeded expectations and shown how teamwork and the willingness to serve can overcome almost any obstacle."The 745th EAS is a squadron made up of extraordinary individuals who've done an extraordinary job," said Lt.
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2004
Default Air Force Logo AMC commander discusses sexual assault assessment team findings
Recently, the Secretary of the Air Force and the Air Force Chief of Staff directed all Air Force major commands to review their sexual assault response programs and policies command wide. As a result, Air Mobility Command sent assessment teams to each of our bases, not intending to review individual cases or allegations, but to review base
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Mobility experience
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AMCNS) -- Dover youth process through the 2nd Annual Children's Mobility Line at the Youth Center here April 14. More than 50 Dover youth participated in the event, sponsored by the Dover Family Support Center to help children better understand their parents' Air Force jobs. While processing through the line, children
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2004
Default Air Force Logo The sky's the limit
POPE AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. (AMCNS) - Members of the 14th Air Support Operations Squadron and the 18th Air Support Operations Group watch as fellow Airmen jump from a C-17 at Fort Bragg's Sicily Drop Zone April 7. The ground team designated the point of impact zone with orange markers called block letters. The C-17 made three passes with the first
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2004
Default Air Force Logo McConnell security forces named best in Air Force
The 22nd Security Forces Squadron here is No. 1 in the Air Force for the second year in a row. According to officials, no other squadron in security forces history has taken first in the Air Force two years in a row for medium category squadron.Maj. David Young, 22nd SFS commander, attributes their accomplishments to training."We put 100 percent
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