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Pair of first-time Olympians ready for the spotlight

(First in a six-part series featuring U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers headed to the Olympics) FORT BENNING, Ga. (June 27, 2012) — They’ve pictured themselves there, in Olympic Stadium, walking through the tunnel out into the open air in front of thousands in the stands and millions watching on television. They have trained for that [...]

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Johnson presents award for heroic rescue mission

YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea (June 27, 2012) — The Eighth Army commanding general presented the Department of Defense’s highest civilian award to a South Korean train engineer who gave his life trying to save stranded American Soldiers during the Korean War. Eighth Army Commander Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson presented the Exceptional Public Service Award [...]

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Marines perform moonlight maintenance in Kuwait

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2nd Marine Logistics Group brings veterans together for fun in the sun

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Language Enabled Airman Program application period begins July 2

6/29/2012 - MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. (AFNS) – Air Force Culture and Language Center offcials recently announced the application window dates for the Fall 2012 Language Enabled Airman Program selection board.   Applications for the Language Enabled Airman Program will be accepted July 2 through August 31, and a selection board will be held this fall. The AFCLC, [...]

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Physiology training combats human factors of flying

  Photos1 of 4 Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Flecker performs shut-down protocol on a Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, on June 6, 2012. The ROBD is used during hypoxia refresher training to induce the actual symptoms of oxygen deprivation in aircrew members at higher altitudes. Flecker is the 7th Aerospace Medicine [...]

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Air Force officials announce milestone Atlas V launch

  Photos1 of 3 A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., June 20, 2012, with a national security payload for the National Reconnaissance Office. (United Launch Alliance photo/Pat Corkery) (U.S. Air Force graphic/Sylvia Saab) Download HiRes A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off from [...]

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AF selects 8,515 for promotion to technical sergeant

6/21/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) – Air Force officials released the technical sergeant promotion list June 21.  In total, 8,515 staff sergeants earned their next stripe. To see the full list, go to http://www.afpc.af.mil/promotions/tech.asp. Selections are tentative until the data verification process is complete, which is no later than 10 days after the promotion release date. Air Force [...]

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Video Release: Coast Guard airlifts sick crewman off container 400 miles off California Coast

Eleventh Coast Guard District U.S. Coast Guard Video Release Date: June 5, 2012 Contact: Public Affairs (510) 772-8865 ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard worked jointly with the Navy to airlift a sick crewman Monday night from the container ship Horizon Spirit transiting 460 miles west of San Diego. To be able to fly its long-range [...]

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Coast Guard Station Rio Vista to hold change-of-command ceremony

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard Station Rio Vista officer-in-charge will be relieved in a change-of-command ceremony scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Station Rio Vista, Rio Vista, Calif. Chief Petty Officer Elijah W. Klein will relieve Senior Chief Petty Officer Robert C. Goley as officer-in-charge of Station Rio Vista during the time honored military [...]

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