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  • Out with the old, in with the new: Aircrew gets new anti-smoke goggles

    For more than 20 years the ASGs have been a basic four part system, until now. With innovation, the new ASGs are now a three-part system. The suspension frame itself is still made the same with the nape pad attached, while the goggles and oxygen mask portion have been upgraded.
  • Reservists fly in 10th Annual Salute From the Shore

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 315st Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston flew a C-17 Globemaster III down the coast of South Carolina, July 4, 2019, as part of the 10th Annual Salute from the Shore. Along with the C-17 flown by the 315 AW from Joint Base Charleston, Marine Aircraft Group 31 from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort flew F/A-18C Hornets down the coast in formation.
  • Displaying "Old Glory" with honor

    This week, American flags will be displayed across the nation in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Following a few guidelines can ensure we are displaying Old Glory properly.
  • Airman owns mistake, recovers from Article 15, becomes shining example

    Airman 1st Class Mary Kapuscinski, 7th Operations Support Squadron meteorologist, was recently recognized for an act that could have saved thousands of lives. She has won awards for her weather forecasting expertise. But it hasn’t always been positive times for her at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.
  • First virtual reality training in Air Force arrives at Keesler AFB

    The 334th Training Squadron incorporated the first virtual reality training for airfield management students in the Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base, June 28, so they can get more of a “hands-on” learning experience.
  • Air Force officials announce tour length changes

    The tour length reduction from four to three years for military training instructors, military training leaders, Air Education and Training Command technical training instructors with prefix “T”, “J”, or “X” and stateside professional military education instructors was announced July 1, renewing the focus on increasing operational readiness and improving Airmen resiliency.
  • Complex Ribbon Cutting

    Air Force and community leaders conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of phase one of the consolidated mission complex June 25, on Robins Air Force Base in Georgia. The overall project is divided into three phases. Phase I constructed a 92,000-square-foot, two-story administrative facility at a cost of $27.7 million. The new complex is located off of Robins Parkway, just south of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Phase I construction began in Feb. 2, 2018.
  • Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson: “From one Airman to another, ask for help and never give up”

    The old saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words. Since 2004, Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson has been telling the Air Force story through pictures as a public affairs photojournalist.“Serving as a photographer has been a great job; I would not trade it for any other job in the Air Force,” said Richardson. “A lot of people think that our
  • Graduation gowns to Air Force blues

    After being in the military for some time, you start seeing familiar faces in places you least expect them. On a deployment, you may run into someone who you went to technical training with; the newest member of your shop may have cross-trained since you were stationed across base from each other at a previous duty station; and you may find that you have mutual friends with about 90 percent of the members of your career field. Two of the 911th Airlift Wing’s newest recruits experienced this before being issued their first pair of combat boots. Trainee Desiree Bouch and Trainee James Choff spoke with Staff Sgt. Amy Busenbark, recruiter with the 911th Airlift Wing Recruiting Squadron, on separate occasions before graduating together from Burgettstown High School this spring, and both have since raised their right hand to become members of the Air Force Reserve.
  • Army, Air Force work together for Swift Response 19

    Swift Response 19 is one of the premier military crisis response training events featuring high readiness airborne forces. Activities include intermediate staging base operations, multiple airborne operations, and several air assault operations.
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