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Default Air Force Logo Charleston trains Navy's 'Rocky' to become contender
In the 1980's Rocky Balboa knocked out many contenders. At Charleston a new Rocky is poised to arise and become victorious in 2004. The 437th Security Forces canine unit is assisting the Charleston Naval Weapons Station in developing a kennel program. The Charleston AFB unit has opened its doors to kennel and train Rocky,
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Default Air Force Logo AMC officials announce senior officer retirement, assignments
Air Mobility Command officials have announced the following senior officer retirement and assignments:Retirement:Col. Fraser B. Jones Jr., staff judge advocate, Headquarters 18th Air Force, Scott AFB, will retire May 1.Assignments:Col. Jeffrey H. Curtis, staff judge advocate, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB Neb., will replace
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Default Air Force Logo Deployed airmen represent honor, dignity
The American flag waves proudly in a light breeze, its bright colors standing out in stark contrast over the gray, cracked concrete of hardened, Soviet-built aircraft shelters.Below the Stars and Stripes a group of airmen, wearing perfectly pressed desert camouflage uniforms, stand at attention waiting for the sound of retreat and their cue to
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Default Air Force Logo Stratotanker pilot builds AE tanker guide
From August to October 2003, Maj. Eric Brumskill served as the director of operations for the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron at an undisclosed deployed location.While there, the major -- who is the director of operations for the 912th Air Refueling Squadron here -- helped develop a "how to" for KC-135R Stratotanker aeromedical
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Default Air Force Logo Tankers continue to evolve their AE duties
When the KC-135 was designed for its role as an air refueling aircraft in the 1950s, designers probably did not take into consideration the plane would someday become an aeromedical evacuation platform. The evolution The decision to retire the C-9 Nightingale, the Air Force's aeromedical evacuation plane of choice for many years, forced yet
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Default Air Force Logo 18th Air Force commander visits Travis AFB
The 60th Air Mobility Wing is doing outstanding work, according to Lt. Gen. William Welser III, 18th Air Force commander, who visited here Feb. 9 through 10.General Welser accepted command of the newly re-established 18th Air Force Dec. 1, and is in the process of visiting all 18th Air Force units.This is the general's second visit to Travis since
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Default Air Force Logo AMC announces 2003 Security Forces unit award winners
Air Mobility Command officials Feb. 12 announced the command's 2003 Outstanding Security Forces Unit award winners. The following units have been selected as the "best of the best:"Outstanding Security Forces Unit (large category): 60th Security Forces Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.Outstanding Security Forces Unit (medium category): 22nd Security
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Default Air Force Logo McGuire youth fights her toughest battle
She has spent more than 150 days in the hospital. Her parents don't understand what she has. The doctors can't diagnose it. This 13-year-old girl is suffering from a disease no one knows how to treat.Three years ago, Ada Bogle, daughter of Tech. Sgt. Kevin Bogle, 305th Aerial Port Squadron, contracted a rare neurological disease."It was strange at
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Default Air Force Logo Davis Center named in honor of Air Force general
In a once-in-a-lifetime ceremony Feb. 9, the Mission Planning Center on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa, Fla., was officially named the Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Conference Center.James G. Roche, secretary of the Air Force; Gen. John P. Jumper, Air Force chief of staff; and Gen. John W. Handy, commander, U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility
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Default Air Force Logo Deployed Travis sergeant dies from accident injuries
A senior official here expressed condolences on behalf of the base to the family of Master Sgt. Jude Mariano who died Feb. 10, five days after sustaining serious injuries in a two-car collision while deployed to a military base in Qatar."Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Master Sgt. Jude Mariano," said Col. Jim Rennie,
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