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Kandahar Air Wing holds media event, displays expertise

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Dec. 28, 2012) — The Kandahar Air Wing held a media event Dec. 24, at Kandahar Airfield, to demonstrate its military proficiency and connect with outlets in Kandahar, province. A subdivision of the Afghan air force, the Kandahar Air Wing, or KAW, generates, supports, and employs combat air power to serve the [...]

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U.S. to improve electric grid in Kandahar Province

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Dec. 29, 2012) — Electricity is a scarce resource in Kandahar City, but should become less so for Kandahar government district centers and businesses when four separate projects, designed to improve electricity distribution in key areas of the city, are completed by winter 2013. Regional Command-South, or RC-South, is overseeing these projects [...]

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New Year’s Eve safety tips

WASHINGTON (Dec. 31, 2012) — New Year’s Eve is a night to have fun and celebrate the coming year. However, safety is a must when participating in the festivities. Whether you’re staying in and celebrating with friends and family, or you’re traveling to a party or city bash, following a few safety tips will ensure [...]

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New training facility opens in Wyoming

  Photos1 of 2 Army Maj. Gen. Luke Reiner, Maj. Gen. Michael Carey and Maj. Jay Parson, cut a ceremonial ribbon with a dagger at a ceremony for the Nuclear Security Tactics Training Center Dec. 13, 2012, in Guernsey, Wyo. The new center will be used by the 620th Ground Combat Training Squadron to train [...]

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Falcons visit Fort Worth children’s hospital

  Photos1 of 4 Air Force football players David Lore, Zach Hoffman and Troy Timmerman talk with and autograph a football for a patient at the Cooks Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 27, 2012. Lore is a starter at guard and a backup center; Hoffman is a punter, and Timmerman is a [...]

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AF releases selective reenlistment bonus list

AF releases selective reenlistment bonus list Posted 12/28/2012   Updated 12/27/2012 Email story   Print story by Debbie Gildea Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs 12/28/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) – Three Air Force specialty codes have been added to the selective reenlistment bonus list, and two have seen an increase in bonus amounts, Air Force Personnel Center officials [...]

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SecAF, CMSAF hold Airman’s call at NAS Sigonella

  Photos1 of 2 Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley talks to Airmen during an Airman’s call at NAS Sigonella, Dec. 27, 2012. Donley and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy visited Sigonella as part of a multi-base tour to meet with Airmen and deployed service members within the European and [...]

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Academy falls to Rice in Armed Forces Bowl

  Photos1 of 2 Falcons quarterback Kale Pearson rolls out to pass during the 2012 Armed Forces Bowl Dec. 28, 2012 in Ft. Worth, Texas. The sophomore came in during the second quarter, leading the Falcons to two scores by passing for 44 yards and running for another 11 yards. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sarah Chambers) [...]

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Navy Training Commander Sees Benefits of Desktop Virtualization at Gulfport Training Center

GULFPORT, Miss. (NNS) — Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced Dec. 28 that the commander of NETC visited the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Keesler Air Force Base to see firsthand how the learning site has successfully implemented a Virtual Desktop Initiative (VDI). Rear Adm. Don Quinn, NETC commander, was briefed [...]

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Naval Aerospace Medical Institute Flight Surgeon Awarded National Scholarship

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — A Flight Surgeon from the U.S. Navy’s premier aeromedical training facility was awarded a $2,000 scholarship by one of the most recognizable aerospace medical organizations in the United States, the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute announced Dec. 28. Cmdr. Chris Orsello, a Flight Surgeon at NAMI in Pensacola, Fla., was notified by [...]

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