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  • Celebrating American Indian diversity and heritage

    American Indians have served in the armed forces since World War I.Over the years there were many who sought a day or week to honor these early Americans. It wasn’t federally recognized until 1990 when President George H. W. Bush designated November as National American Indian Heritage Month. “For the newer generation it is an honor to have this
  • 445th LRS Airman serves in Air Force, Army

    As a young child in his home country of Senegal in West Africa, Boubacar Konate never dreamt he would one day serve in the U.S. military. Everything changed when he immigrated to the United States in November 2001 and settled with his mother in Cincinnati, Ohio. His step-father, a former Air Force security forces member, was a key influence in encouraging Konate to enlist in 2003.
  • Weed by any other name is still illegal

    From 1996 to today, 30 states have legalized medical marijuana, as well as Washington, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico, according to NCSL.org. Of those 30 states, 10 have passed legislation legalizing adult use. Although this trend matches a 2018 Pew Research Center survey suggesting that six out of 10 Americans support marijuana legalization, the United States military still maintains a zero tolerance policy for marijuana use, regardless of form.
  • 14th IS officer helps raise funds for those in need

    Capt. Hunt, 14th Intelligence Squadron deputy flight commander, helped to raise more than $3,400 for Second Helpings, Inc., through a fund raiser he ran on social media earlier this year.
  • Online Safety at Work

    Maintaining online safety at your workplace is just as important as online safety at home. In today’s ever-growing technological era, cyber and computer occupations have grown rapidly. In this day and age, as technology advances quickly, so do computer exploits and vulnerabilities. This has forced cyber professionals to consistently adapt to the changes regularly occurring on the virtual web. This article will provide helpful tips to stay safe and potentially ahead of reoccurring cyber-attacks.
  • Life Savers

    This year the Air Force celebrates 75 years of air evacuations and the scores of injured service members who have been safely flown from combat areas to higher echelons of care.
  • Heroes return home: Repatriation of WWII remains

    “I can’t even imagine being killed in action and then being left there,” said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brant Dixon, 437th Operations Support Squadron director of current operations. “I would want to come home – any way possible.” Many service members lost their lives fighting for America. Some were brought home to their families and laid to rest, others were buried on the foreign soil where they died and several went missing in action. However, these heroes are never forgotten.
  • 445th LRS supply Airmen meet wing’s needs

    Members of the 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron supply shop have been working overtime in the last few months to ensure that all 445th Airlift Wing Airmen have the uniforms and supplies needed to perform training and deployment missions.
  • Intel Airman fulfilling dream to become doctor

    Master Sgt. Jonathan Bellerive, 445th Operations Support Squadron operation intelligence analyst, is about to fulfill his dream of not only becoming an Air Force officer but of becoming a doctor in the Air Force.
  • Air Force Academy changing to meet needs of the Air Force

    The Air Force Academy’s top officer said decisions made by senior Pentagon officials and increased defense spending are changing how the Academy prepares cadets to contend with modern warfare.
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