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Default Air Force Logo Honoring our veterans - past, present and future
Each Veteran's Day, Americans have the opportunity to reflect upon and honor the sacrifices of noble men and women who have served in defense of our great nation and its freedoms. We also take this time to express our deepest gratitude for those serving today. Through daily mission accomplishments, we extend the legacy of those who served before us
0 11/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo Taking energy conservation and environmental cleanup to the next level
Over the last 25 years, the Air Force has devoted a lot of effort and resources to clean up soil and groundwater contamination from past industrial activities. Although the Environmental Protection Agency has overseen and supported this cleanup work and other cleanup projects across the country, it has recently become concerned with the amount of
0 10/17
2008
The U.S. Air Force's 177th C-17 Globemaster III lifts off the runway at the Boeing Long Beach plant in California Sept. 11, 2008, following an acceptance ceremony.  The aircraft was accepted by Brig. Gen. Barbara Faulkenberry, deputy director of Strategic Plans, Requirements, and Programs at Headquarters Air Mobility Command. What it takes to build, deliver a C-17 Globemaster III
November 19, 2007, started like any other day, but turned out to be very special. That day marked the start of assembly of the 194th C-17 Globemaster III (dubbed "F-194") at the Boeing Long Beach plant in Southern California. The C-17 is assembled at the Long Beach plant, and 10 aircraft are in production inside the hanger at any given time.Shortly
0 10/17
2008
Default Air Force Logo Your Image in the Mirror
One of the distinct privileges that most servicemen and women will have during their Air Force careers is the opportunity to live abroad and be immersed in a foreign culture. Many Airmen will PCS to an overseas location while others will only be able to visit these locations while TDY. Regardless though, any time outside the borders of the United
0 10/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo What's important to you?
If you've ever gotten so caught up in the routines of daily business you found difficulty carving out time for your family or spiritual life, know you are not alone. If you've ever been pulled away from a family dinner, missed a birthday or not made it to church as a result of your pursuit of success, it may be time to think about your
0 10/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo Present for duty
America is in a constant state of change. Every two years, the governing power can shift in one direction or another. But sadly, only about half the eligible voters in the country determine the course of their local, state and national government. We who wear the cloth of the nation know that our freedom is bought with a price. Many lives have been
0 9/08
2008
Default Air Force Logo Are you ready?
The countdown to the Operational Readiness Inspection has begun ... are you ready? Next year, the 305th Air Mobility Wing will have an opportunity to answer this question, testing our core military capabilities. Readiness is a question all members of the Armed Forces, active, Reserve, Guard and DoD civilians, need to ask themselves from many
0 8/08
2008
Default Air Force Logo Voting is another way to serve
As military men and women, we have a deep commitment to the service of our nation. We've all taken oaths to "... support and defend the constitution of the United States ..." In our Airmen's Creed, we each take our commitment even farther by vowing to "defend my country with my life." It's this type of dedication to country that not only makes our
0 7/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo Small things count, lead to team success
Everyone has heard the phrase "small things count" in some form or another, and for each of us it holds a unique meaning. Small and seemingly insignificant decisions or actions have a lasting effect on ourselves and others around us. I believe little decisions by members of the military, including those of us in the Air Force, hold the key to our
0 7/11
2008
Lt. Col. Beverly Johnson More than talent accomplishes a mission; work as one team
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships." -- Michael Jordan As we have trimmed our Air Force down, I have seen an improvement in the quality of Airmen. We no longer have room for individuals who want to take the easy way out. Most of us are here because we want to be and we are not afraid of the challenges we face. The
0 7/11
2008
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