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Default Air Force Logo Colonel reflects on 40 years of service
When Airman Basic Dave Thurston joined the Air Force in 1964, there had been no moon landing, the SR-71 Blackbird was about to fly for the first time, Vietnam was just beginning and postage stamps were a nickel.Now, as Colonel Thurston, he is deployed as the director of public affairs for Central Command Air Forces-Forward; both the world and the
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Default Air Force Logo AMC commander names command's top Airmen
Gen. John W. Handy, commander of U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command, has announced AMC's Outstanding Airmen, who will go on to compete for honors in the 2004 Air Force 12 Outstanding Airmen and First Sergeant of the Year.Nominees were announced during an April 15 banquet here honoring the 12 enlisted Airmen who competed at major
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Default Air Force Logo Grand Forks teen named North Dakota Youth of the Year
Jessica Weber, daughter of Lt. Col. James and Denise Weber, is the new North Dakota Youth of the Year for 2004. She earned the honor during the Boys and Girls Club of America state competition March 27 at Minot AFB, N.D. Youth from four Boys and Girls Clubs in the state entered the competition.The youth completed an extensive youth of the year
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Default Air Force Logo Kiosks bring important information to Charleston people
Charleston AFB has made accessing personal information easier by installing three "Air Force Onestop" interactive computer kiosks. According to Air Mobility Command officials, Charleston is the first base in the command to test and implement the kiosk system. By using the kiosks, which look similar to ATM machines, Airmen
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Default Air Force Logo Enlisted aviator career field puts 'chevrons' in the sky
Between 1912 and 1942, nearly 3,000 enlisted men of the Signal Corps, Air Service and the Army Air Forces became enlisted pilots. In fact, enlisted men piloted many of the aircraft flown in the Allied invasion of North Africa in 1942.Although the Flight Officer Act in 1942 ended the enlisted pilot program, there are still a number of "flying"
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Default Air Force Logo Travis AFB celebrates C-17 groundbreaking
The Travis AFB community celebrated the start of construction on four C-17 facilities April 1, with a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by Brig. Gen. Brad Baker, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander.Years in the planning, more than 100 base, civic and contractor representatives attended the event to kick off construction of the squadron operations,
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Default Air Force Logo Cyclist plans 2,200-mile road trip for charity
When trying to think of something to give his grandparents as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in August, Senior Airman Dexter Sargent IV thought of something they've done all their lives and that he knew was close to their hearts -- helping other people.His grandmother, Pat Clark, is a cancer survivor, and his grandfather, Bob Clark,
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Default Air Force Logo Dover 'Night Riders' deactivated April 1
Shortly after midnight April 1, Lt. Col. Don Gresham, 436th Operations Group chief of special capabilities, brought Dover's C-5 Special Operations Low Level II mission to an end.A crowd of more than 150 people looked on as Colonel Gresham handed the 436th OGS guidon to Col. Jeffrey Brake, Assistant Deputy Director for Special Operations, Joint
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Default Air Force Logo AMC to honors its outstanding Airmen April 15
Air Mobility Command officials will honor the command's Outstanding Airmen and First Sergeant of the Year finalists at a banquet here April 15. The theme for this year's banquet is, "Global Reach Through Enlisted Excellence."During the banquet, AMC officials will announce the command's four nominees for the Air Force-level 12 Outstanding Airmen of
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