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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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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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Default Air Force Logo AMC announces senior officer retirements, assignments
Officials at Air Mobility Command have announced the following senior officer retirements and assignments:Retirements:Col. Craig H. Hollenbeck, deputy chief, Aerospace Medicine and Readiness Division, and Senior Biomedical Sciences Corps Advisor, Office of the Surgeon General, Headquarters AMC, will retire, effective January.Col. Thomas L. Alston,
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Default Air Force Logo Trading places: 200 leave, 200 return
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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 Birthday surprise

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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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