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Native American helps Soldiers find solace

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Julia Kelly, a retired command sergeant major, volunteers to help homeless veterans and serves as treasurer of the Redstone Sergeant Majors Assocation. Kelly overcame violence and abuse to become a respected senior enlisted leader in the Army. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 3 [...]

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Army Corps of Engineers resumes Myrtle Beach renourishment project following Hurricane Florence

1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment operations underway along Myrtle Beach, S.C., following Hurricane Florence here, Sept. 22, 2018. These operations are designed to help rehabilitate shorelines to mitigate risk of storm-related damage to coastal communities and infrastructure. This project is part of rehabilitation efforts [...]

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Soldiers from US, China partner for disaster training

1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army and PRC PLA Soldiers receive instructions for the day during the practical field exchange of the 2018 Disaster Management Exchange in Nanjing, China, Nov. 13 to Nov. 18, 2018. The DME is an annual USARPAC and PLA disaster risk reduction event, which underscores the [...]

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MacDill fab flight: “You break it, we fix it”

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — The KC-135 Stratotanker has fueled missions around the globe for more than 60 years. Its long track record is a direct reflection of the tremendous work aircraft maintainers put into the jets, especially the 6th Maintenance Squadron Fabrication Flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., who push their [...]

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380th EMDG: Providing Care to the Fight

AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates (AFNS) — The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing consists of four groups executing the warfighting mission. One of these groups, the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group, provides various medical care and services supporting more than 3,500 deployed personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. To achieve success, they [...]

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C-130 aircrew exercises combat airdrop capability

By Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs / Published November 27, 2018 A 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster observes a load of supplies as they fall to the ground in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, Nov 14, 2018. The 746th EAS empowers OIR and the fight against the Islamic State group [...]

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Air Force selects 479 in chief master sergeant 18E9 promotion cycle

By Kat Bailey, Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs / Published November 27, 2018 Air Force officials selected 479 senior master sergeants for promotion to chief master sergeant of the 2,241 eligible in the 18E9 promotion cycle. The promotion list will post Dec. 6. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Kat Bailey) Article source: https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1698879/air-force-selects-479-in-chief-master-sergeant-18e9-promotion-cycle/

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BACN improves communication for deployed troops

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) — There is an aircraft that is so unique, you can only find it in one place – not even the pilots who fly the aircraft can touch it until they are deployed to this specific location. All of the Air Force’s E-11A aircraft with the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload [...]

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Integrating SIGINT for multi-domain total force

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) — The 16th Intelligence Squadron set on a path to become a reserve component partner with the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, Oct. 1, 2014, creating a culture of seamless operations integration between active duty and reserve Airmen. Initially, the 16th IS, which falls under the 655th Intelligence, [...]

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Deploying mental health care downrange

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) — Deployed mental health providers play a vital role in delivering medical care downrange, ensuring the health of the warfighter and the mission. Even though service members who deploy are medically ready, both physically and mentally, the rigors of deployment can take a toll. “Deployments can be stressful and service members [...]

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