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  • U.S., Australia new C-17 maintenance arrangement enhances readiness, cooperation

    U.S. Air Force and Royal Australian Air Force officials implemented a new maintenance arrangement for the C-17 that will improve strategic airlift efficiency and fleet readiness.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Navigating the retirement application process

    Retiring from the Air Force Reserve is a significant, emotional event - do you know the process?
  • We are the Americas: Goldfein strengthens bonds, partnerships with Western Hemisphere air chiefs at a time of growing regional challenges

    “It’s all about partnerships here in this hemisphere among neighbors,” Goldfein said during a conference call June 17 with reporters after arriving in El Salvador for the annual event that brings together the highest ranking air force officers from Western Hemisphere nations.
  • Informational campaign at JBSA-Randolph focuses on PTSD studies

    A federally funded, multi-institutional research group focused on combat post-traumatic stress disorder and related conditions in active-duty military members will soon conclude a monthlong informational campaign at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph.
  • Top 5 ways not to hear “I’m bored” this summer and encourage learning

    School may be out for the summer but that does not mean learning needs stop. Continuing to engage in fun learning activities helps students retain information they learned during the past school year, and parents can enjoy getting involved in the learning process as well. Here are a few ideas for individual and family activities: Encourage 20
  • Commemorating 50 years of pride

    Pride Month is recognized as a celebration of diversity and the many strides that have been made for the equality of the LGBT community, following 50 years of advocacy.On June 28, 1969, members of the LGBT community decided to take a stand against unfair treatment resulting from their sexuality and lifestyle choices. It was this day that New York
  • Regular medical checkups vital for men’s health

    Women have long outpaced men when it comes to life expectancy, so it may come as no surprise that they are more proactive than men when it comes to taking care of their health. Studies indicate that women are much more likely than men to see a doctor for routine health checkups.
  • Wheels touch down at McChord

    McChord Field’s runway officially reopened 17 June after being closed for repairs since February, marking the return of Airmen and C-17 Globemaster IIIs who were temporarily stationed elsewhere.At 10 a.m., a McChord C-17 returning from a temporary duty was the first to land on the new runway, to be followed by 17 more throughout the day, bringing
  • Step-by-Step Guide for how to Transfer GI Bill Benefits

    You must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13, prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB). NOTE: Airmen must have at least six years in service (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) and effective 12 July 2019, no more
  • Mobility Guardian evolves to move mobility enterprise forward

    Scott Air Force Base, Ill. -- The Final Planning Conference in preparation for Air Mobility Command’s premier, large-scale mobility exercise, Mobility Guardian 2019, concluded June 14 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.Mobility Guardian is scheduled to take place Sept. 8 – 28 and provides a realistic training environment for more than 2,500 Airmen,
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Retirees now eligible to stay at Edelweiss resort in Germany

    As of June 3, active-duty military service members, retirees and civilian/military ID cardholders living outside Europe are eligible to vacation at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany.
  • Running with faith: an Airman’s journey to redemption

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Standing there with a knife in hand and cold-hearted from the most devastating news of his life, Master Sgt. Brandan “Troy” Keel contemplated an irreversible decision. Looking into his wife’s eyes after learning she was pregnant with another man’s baby, he couldn’t fathom living anymore. Suicide, he thought, was
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