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Master Sgt. Misti Rodriguez, Academic Coding Branch superintendent, inputs a transcript into the Air Force Military Personnel Data System to update an officer's record. Two Airmen at the Coding Branch, including Rodriguez, update more than 1,000 transcripts a month in support of some 130,000 total force Air Force officers.  (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) AFIT Academic Coding Branch provides critical service to total force officers
While academic degrees are generally masked at officer promotion boards, they still play a critical role for certain leadership and technical positions, so keeping official records updated with the most accurate information can be vital.
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Lt. Col. Christopher Robinson, 91st Cyberspace Operations Squadron commander, hands second lieutenant ranks to Master Sgt. Micheal Locke, 91st COS operations superintendent, to celebrate his selection as a candidate for the newly authorized cyber direct appointment program. Upon successful completion of the program, Locke will commission as a second lieutenant. Airmen selected to participate in new cyberspace direct appointment program
The Air Force recently selected the first two candidates for a newly created cyberspace officer direct appointment pilot program, authorized by the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.
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2018
Courtesy photo 'If you can't hear, you must feel'
The 920th Rescue Wing celebrates the wing's heritage during African American History Month through the story of Reserve Citizen Airman Lt. Col. (Dr.) Arnold T. Stocker, who was the first  African American pararescueman to join the 920th Rescue Wing in 1995. Stocker, who holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree and is a Certified Registered
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2018
Default Air Force Logo AFRC announces 2017 Medical Award winners
Air Force Reserve Command has announced the 2017 Medical Award selections.
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2018
2nd Lt. Joe Mirarchi prepares to fly during undergraduate pilot training in 1988. Retiring 39th FTS pilot welcomes son to long blue line
Some things were just meant to be. Lt. Col. Joe Mirarchi and 2nd Lt. Chris Mirarchi’s story might have been just another example of a young man following in his father’s footsteps, taking his place in the long blue line, except there’s more.
0 2/09
2018
Gary Wallace, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron aviation resource management technician, poses for a photo Jan. 29, 2018 at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Wallace retired Feb. 2, 2018 after more than 40 years of active duty and civil service to the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney) Man of many fedoras retires after 48 years of service
Recognizable by his nearly ever-present smile and fedora hat, Gary Wallace, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron aviation resource management technician, has spent nearly half a century serving his country.
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2018
A semi truck driver returns to his truck to receive humanitarian supplies at Seguin Auxiliary Airfield in support of the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Sept. 1, 2017. Hurricane Harvey formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas, bringing record flooding and destruction to the region. U.S. military assets supported FEMA as well as state and local authorities in rescue and relief efforts.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr., Released) Hurricanes, wildfires keep AF Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers busy in 2017
With massive category 5 hurricanes slamming the Gulf Coast, East Coast, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, and wildfires raging in the West, these Reserve Citizen Airmen Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers were called on 197 times to support real-world disasters, National Special Security Events and Special Event Assessment Rating Events
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2018
Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing support the successful launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 Heavy launch February 7, 2018. Reserve Citizen Airman support successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy milestone launch
Reserve Citizen Airmen are used to supporting milestone rocket launches, and have supported manned spaceflight launches through the years; however, they have never supported a rocket toting a car.
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2018
NA Lightning fast
The crew of B-52 Stratofortress 60-051 was on final approach Dec. 19, 2017 to Barksdale Air Force Base, La. when they heard an odd sound, like a thud, coming from outside the jet. All systems remained normal and the crew had no trouble maintaining control of the aircraft, landing without incident.
0 2/06
2018
Helping those in need -- Reservists continue to deliver aid to Haiti Reservists continue to deliver aid to Haiti
Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston delivered nearly 100,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti this weekend. The missions involved two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft delivering donated supplies and a well-drilling truck to the people of Haiti.
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