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Call for Airmen to compete in the 2017 Armed Forces Triathlon Air Force looking for Airmen triathletes
The Air Force is looking for Airmen to compete on the 2017 Air Force Triathlon team at the Armed Forces Championship June 7-11, at Naval Base Ventura County, California.Seven men will be selected for the men's open and two for the master's (age 40 or older).  Five women will be selected for the women's open and two for the master's (age 35 or
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Capt. Eric Duechle, center, was a member of the U.S. Air Force rugby 7s team and a 2016 World Class Athlete Program participant. Duechle played rugby at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he was a second-team All-American. (Courtesy photo) WCAP transformed Air Force captain professionally, personally
Capt. Eric Duechle, a member of the WCAP participating in rugby in 2016 and current flight commander with the 505th Training Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, said WCAP unlocked his potential as an athlete and Air Force officer.
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Air Force club member Marsha Nelson, a budget and accounting technician with the 20th Comptroller Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, went to Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 in Houston. Nelson was one of two grand prize winners of the Air Force Services Activity’s “Football Frenzy” contest Air Force clubs offer relevant, desirable services for Airmen, families
Air Force clubs offer a series of team-building central programs managed and funded by the Air Force Services Activity.
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ben Seekell, 2017 AF Trials competitor, stretches before his 1,500 meter run during Track and Field qualifications at the Warrior Fitness Center Feb. 28, 2017 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Seekell impressively returned to active duty after a 2011 improvised explosive device attack in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chip Pons) 2017 AF Trials hopeful: Tech. Sgt. Ben Seekell
Airmen from across the nation journeyed here for their chance at becoming members of the 2017 Warrior Games team during the AF Trials Feb. 24 - March 3.
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Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski congratulates Greg Gangnuss after presenting him with the Air Force Civilian Award for Valor during a Feb. 22 commander’s call at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. AFIMSC civilian honored for heroism
Greg Gangnuss, a civilian member of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, was on a voluntary deployment to Afghanistan as a senior environmental advisor for the Ministry of Defense Advisor Program when a helicopter carrying nine coalition members crashed after striking a cable while landing at the NATO Resolute Support Mission headquarters in Kabul on Oct. 11, 2015, killing five people on board. Gangnuss helped rescue four, including Col. Laurel Burkel.
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Default Air Force Logo Independence Day is a day of gratitude
The Fourth of July is a day of celebration. Whether with parades, fireworks, backyard barbecues or enjoying a baseball game, we Americans will soon celebrate our nation’s birthday.Our founding fathers’ vision of a free nation was commemorated in 1776 in the Declaration of Independence. They believed all people have certain undeniable rights – the
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Master Sgt. Robert Lilly pays his respects to a fallen veteran May 28, 2013, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, Nev. Lilly and other Airmen from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., volunteered their time to place flags over veterans’ cemetery plots for Memorial Day weekend. Lilly is a 57th Operations Group joint tactical air controller. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Daniel Hughes) Memorial Day: A time to honor the fallen
For many of us, Memorial Day kicks off the summer season.  Families will gather for cookouts, go boating or swim at the pool. While you enjoy these activities, please be mindful of your safety. But as we spend time with friends and family, let us be reminded of the most important meaning of this day. Established in 1868, Memorial Day was a day set
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Lt. Col. Robert Vicars Do what you do with intentional diligence
Do not allow complacency to creep in. Pay attention to the details and those things that equaled success in the past. Failure in our mission impacts more than just ourselves.
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2016
Brig. Gen. Karl McGregor, U.S. Air Force's Central Mobility Forces director commentary. Character: Who we are on a daily basis
The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air Force, Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their
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Default Air Force Logo Is it a job or a calling?
One of the happiest days of my life was when I was called to serve as an active duty Air Force chaplain. Ten years ago, I voluntarily separated under Force Shaping to pursue a seminary. My dream was to one day be an active duty chaplain, but little did I know that it would be a test of endurance.  After eight years at a seminary and other
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