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  • Seminar to aid Airmen professionalism, careers

    The 445th Airlift Wing is hosting a total force professional development seminar Nov. 8-9, coined as S.O.A.R. 2010. The seminar is open to all Reserve, active duty, Guard, sister service and civilian members.There is a $55, non-refundable landing fee, which pays for two breakfasts, two lunches, snacks throughout the two days of the conference and
  • ALO shares memory of United 93 co-pilot

    On the day of remembrance that is Sept. 11, certain memories are etched into the American psyche. But others are uniquely personal.One of the latter recurs profoundly in the mind of Air Force Academy grad Paul Adams, now a pilot for Southwest Airlines and Academy Liaison Officer. The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, an Academy classmate of Adams', LeRoy
  • Are you helping the enemy - social media in today's war

    I know, I know, we hear it all the time; OPSEC, watch what you say, watch what you do, but with the current trend of putting your business "out there," do we really stop and think about the pictures and information we post on social networking sites? The short answer is no.According to an Air Force social media use survey, 69 percent of Airmen use
  • DOD leaders urge survey participation

    Noting the importance of getting the opinions of those who would be most affected by a possible repeal of the so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is urging service men and women to provide their input.About 200,000 active component and 200,000
  • AF Personnel Center news service keeps Airmen informed

    An electronic news service featuring the latest Air Force manpower, personnel and services information is available to help Airmen make informed decisions about their careers.More than 15,000 members subscribe to the Manpower, Personnel and Services News Service. However, Air Force leaders encourage all Airmen to subscribe in order to ensure they
  • Improved physical fitness uniform coming to a store near you

    After much planning, anticipation and constructive feedback, the Army Air Force Exchange Service and the Air Force Uniform Office have partnered to bring a new and improved physical training uniform to select military clothing sales stores in July.The IPTU, which consists of a running jacket, pants, trunks and a T-shirt, is an optional uniform
  • IMA program to hire 1,600 by September

    The Individual Mobilization Augmentee program is set to hire 1,600 Airmen by September in positions opening worldwide in all career fields. Recent attrition rates and the rise of new positions have created a great need to grow the program. Unlike any other Air Force service member, IMAs have flexibility when they work and where."We're hiring and
  • New legal Web site to benefit 445th AW reservists

    The Air Force recently launched a new Web site called Air Force Legal Assistance to help active-duty, reservists, retirees and dependents with legal issues, such as drawing up a will, power of attorney issues and any other legal question that they are faced with.According to the Web site, its purpose is to increase efficiency and track client
  • 68th Reunion of Doolittle Raiders memorable event

    Sunday, April 18, 2010, a few minutes after 12:30 p.m., the events of the final day of honors at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force for the 68th Reunion of the Doolittle Raiders kicked off. Seventeen B-25 aircraft took off and grouped into formation for a massive flyover. Hundreds gathered around the monument commemorating the Doolittle
  • Air Force Services officials launch Month of the Military Child programs

    Air Force Services officials are highlighting a variety and scope of programs in partnership with base agencies for Month of Military Child and Year of the Air Force Family in recognition of military children and their families."Stay Connected" is among several Air Force-wide initiatives designed to help parents and children stay in touch during
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