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Education center reflects on 50 years: Part Three physical, technical junctures

Story by MSgt Mike Smith on 04/23/2018 MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. The Air National Guard's I.G. Brown Training and Education Center celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. In honor of a half-century of learning, this feature series highlights TEC, from its first classes in a World War
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Commando School leader answers the People's questions

Story by Bob Ditchey on 04/22/2018 Apr. 15, 2018 - Radio Bayan FM 88.5 FM in Kabul, Afghanistan (Translated from Dari) Radio Bayan: How long have you been serving in School of excellence and what was your goal? Colonel Zakria: "It has been three and half years that I am
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Test officer recognized for contributions to missile defense

Story by Brian Melanephy on 04/19/2018 Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) Navy Test Officer (NTO), Lt. Jillian Bahlman, recently received a double-dose of good news; being selected for promotion to lieutenant commander and receiving the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Tester of the Year Award. Bahlma
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From Sapper to Ranger: Female graduate breaks new boundaries

Story by Alun Thomas on 04/19/2018 PHOENIX The end was in sight. Long days of little food and sleep affected every waking moment for Capt. Natalie Mallue, as she neared the end of Third Phase at Ranger School, deep in the murky waters and terrain of Florida's swampy Camp Rudder.
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From stripes to bars: Whiteman's enlisted commissioning fair

Story by Amn Taylor Phifer on 04/19/2018 While officers decide what needs to get done, enlisted members determine how it gets done. For those who are ready for a change of pace and seek to make decisions in a leadership role, there are various commissioning programs available to ease the
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Academy kicks off AFAF campaign

Story by TSgt Julius Delos Reyes on 04/19/2018 "AFAF is an annual effort to raise funds for the charitable affiliates that provide support to our Air Force families in need, including active-duty, reservists, Guard members, retirees and our dependents including surviving spouses," said Capt. Danielle Duso, installation project officer for
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F-22 Raptor Demo Team rockets through FIDAE

Story by SrA Kaylee Dubois on 04/19/2018 U.S. Air Force members from the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, based out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, performed at Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio air and trade show in Santiago, Chile April 2-7, 2018. Throughout the week, the team showcased the
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SMDC names 2018 Western Region Best Warriors

Story by Dorothy White on 04/17/2018 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado -- The Noncommissioned officers and Soldiers of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Western Region faced off in the regional Best Warrior Competition April 2-6 to claim a chance to compete in the command's competition June
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AFRL researchers study link between sweat, hydration with patch

Story by Marisa Novobilski on 04/17/2018 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio It's a sweaty project, but the sweat is worth the effort for scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory working to better understand the links between materials, technology and warfighter performance. Born out of an AFRL and industry collaboratio
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DPAA Airman earns OSD-level award

Story by SrA Apryl Hall on 04/16/2018 It was just another day at the "office" for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) medical operations and policy manager. He was on a recovery mission in rural Germany, driving the countryside after a hard day of digging and screening dirt when hi
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Air Force Wounded Warrior Program to host CARE event, training for 2018 DoD Warrior Games

Story by Shawn Sprayberry on 04/16/2018 The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program is heading to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, April 16 - 20 for a combined Warrior CARE event and Department of Defense Warrior Games team training opportunity that will include about 180 wounded, ill, and injured Airmen. Thi
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