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Army FY20 budget proposal realigns $30 billion

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers with 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, prepare to qualify on the M240 and M249 in South Korea, Jan. 25, 2019. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Alon Humphrey) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Under Secretary of the Army Ryan [...]

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Health initiative to target hard-to-reach Guard members

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Veteran Center Outreach Initiative, a Veterans Affairs program, is designed to give Guard members access to the same type of counseling services often available in more populated areas. (Photo Credit: Pat Molnar) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Veteran [...]

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Tuskegee Airman posthumously honored after decades MIA

1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Marla L. Andrews (center), daughter of U.S. Army Air Forces Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson, receives her father’s medals from Brig. Gen. Twanda E. Young, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army’s Human Resources Command, during a Feb. 24 ceremony held at Fountain Baptist Church in Summit, [...]

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Phase dock keeps F-16s in top shape for Operation Inherent Resolve

SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) — With each strike, coalition partners move a step closer to the defeat of ISIS’ so-called physical caliphate. The 55th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron’s relentless pursuit supporting Operation Inherent Resolve comes with an insatiable maintenance need for the F-16C Fighting Falcons at the 407th Air Expeditionary Group. While myriad maintenance sections within the [...]

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Around the Air Force: AGR Program Changes/ Cobra Gold 19

By Airman 1st Class Angelo Rosario, Air Force TV / Published February 22, 2019 Article source: https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1764048/around-the-air-force-agr-program-changes-cobra-gold-19/

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Combat metals: The modern-day blacksmiths

SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) — While there are a lot of precautionary measures in place to prevent bird strikes and other aircraft incidents, they are not 100 percent preventable. When these incidents occur, there’s a small group of Airmen who are called upon to do patchwork to get the aircraft back to base and to fix [...]

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Charleston reservists deliver humanitarian aid, met by Colombian President, VP

CUCUTA, COLOMBIA (AFNS) — A group of reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, delivered humanitarian aid Friday, Feb. 22, which will benefit the people of Venezuela. The C-17 Globmaster III touched down in Cucuta, just a mile and a half from the Venezuelan border and was met by Colombian [...]

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US, Qatari security forces pioneer bilateral relationship

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (AFNS) — Select security forces members from the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron take on an ambassadorship role, pioneering bilateral interoperability with their Qatar Military Police counterparts during “Spartan Patrols” at Al Udeid Air Base. These patrols, which team U.S. Air Force and QMP security forces together, regularly search the [...]

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AFOTEC maintains mission readiness through operational testing

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) — The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, Detachment 4, tests and evaluates new space, cyberspace, missile and missile defense capabilities. Their mission is to test weapons systems in operationally realistic environments. The goal is to inform warfighters of the lessons learned and influence national resource decisions based [...]

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Joint training strengthens Air Force, Army collaboration

By Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs / Published February 27, 2019 Air Force Master Sgt. Brett Sanchez, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and high yield explosives response noncommissioned officer in charge, takes off Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear during a joint decontamination exercise Feb. [...]

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