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Around the Air Force: Pilot VR Program / Tyndall recovery update

By Airman 1st Class Miguel Rosario, Air Force TV / Published October 26, 2018 AF Reports Air Force TV Around the Air Force ATAF Commander’s EdgeProgram Featured Videos Florida Hurricane Michael pilot Tyndall AFB Virtual Reality VR Article source: http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1674282/around-the-air-force-pilot-vr-program-tyndall-recovery-update/

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‘Tent City’ brings relief to Airmen

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — One thousand service members from around the U.S. are set to call Tyndall Air Force Base’s “Tent City” their temporary home while supporting base recovery efforts. In just over two weeks since Hurricane Michael made landfall along the base’s coastline, a blend of civil engineering Airmen have worked [...]

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Navy Announces Changes to In-Residence Graduate Education for URL Officers

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Navy announced that officers in Unrestricted Line (URL) communities must now be screened by administrative boards in order to attend in-residence graduate education (IRGE) programs, in NAVADMIN 263/18, Oct. 25. Beginning with the Fiscal Year 2019 cycle, community administrative boards began selecting the most fully-qualified, due course URL officers for IRGE programs [...]

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INDOPACOM Navy Civilian Uses Disability Achievement Award to Raise Parkinson’s Awareness

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Jerry Boster had mild left-hand tremors when he was on active duty at U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT) in fall 2012. The following year, he retired and ignored it all until his wife and a family friend noticed his tremors, stooped posture and slow gait. That was a warning sign for him.   “I [...]

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NEX, AAFES, MCX and DeCA Celebrate Military Children with Care Events

Virginia Beach, VA (NNS) — Worldwide NEX locations will host NEX Cares events for military children. In honor of the “Day of the Deployed” and in conjunction with the Marine Corps Exchange, Army/Air Force Exchange and the Defense Commissary Agency, NEX Cares events will be held this Saturday, Oct. 27. The National Day of the [...]

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USS Harry S. Truman Strike Group Joins NATO for Trident Juncture

VESTFJORDEN SEA (NNS) — The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and select ships from Carrier Strike Group Eight (CSG-8) joined U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps service members Oct. 25 for the largest NATO exercise since 2015 – Trident Juncture 2018 (TRJE 18). The U.S.’s 14,000-strong combined force will join [...]

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Great First Month for MNCC Contact Center

MILLINGTON, Tennessee (NNS) — Marking its one-month anniversary Oct. 24, officials running the MyNavy Career Center (MNCC) Contact Center report the newly established tiered service delivery model is exceeding initial expectations for timeliness, accuracy and customer satisfaction. Since Sept. 24, the MNCC Contact Center has processed more than 25,000 service requests with a daily average [...]

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San Diego Fleet Week Hosts STEM Day

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — San Diego Fleet Week hosted more than 2,500 elementary school students from the San Diego Unified School District at the “Innovation Zone” at Broadway Pier for science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) day, Oct. 25. The day began with a tour on board the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD [...]

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Searches conducted by US Coast Guard for downed civilian aircraft

The US Coast said on Thursday it was searching for a small civilian aircraft that went down in the Atlantic off the coast of South Carolina. The six-to-eight-seat Piper PA-31 aircraft was flying from South Carolina to the Bahamas when it went down around 110 miles east of Charleston after air traffic controllers received a [...]

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Coast Guard searching for man who fell overboard off Sandy Hook

CLOSE Nor’easter pounds the jetties bordering the Shark River Inlet Asbury Park Press The Coast Guard Cutter “Shrike,” an 87-foot patrol boat based in Sandy Hook, passes the Statue of Liberty in this 2017 file photo from the U.S. Coast Guard.(Photo: Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Strohmaier, U.S. Coast Guard) The U.S. Coast Guard is [...]

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