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100th Air Refueling Wing celebrates a historic 25 years

Story by Karen Abeyasekere on 02/01/2017 RAF MILDENHALL, England -- February 1, 2017, marks the 25th anniversary of the 100th ARW at RAF Mildenhall and provides an opportunity for Airmen to reflect on the milestone and look back at what the wing has achieved over the years, and how it
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Water, Water, Everywhere: CLB-31 refines water purification capabilities

Story by LCpl Breanna Weisenberger on 01/31/2017 KIN BLUE TRAINING AREA, OKINAWA, Japan Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, practiced water purification and distribution during Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise at Kin Blue Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 19, 2017. Water purification specialists with CLB- 31 constructed
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Maintaining resolutions throughout the year

Story by SSgt Teresa Cleveland on 01/31/2017 Celebrating the beginning of a new year by making resolutions to change habits or correct behaviors such as quitting smoking, eating healthier, exercising more or saving money are common for people from all walks of life. For many, the motivation to continue toward
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ISR Airman scores position on 2017 International military soccer team

Story by SSgt Alex Montes on 01/31/2017 Anthony, a first lieutenant with the 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group assistant director of operations, is that boy. Over the years, his love for the sport would lead him to be selected as a United States representative during the 2017 International Military
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Celebrating Black History Month the Altus AFB way

Story by Amn Jackson Haddon on 01/31/2017 In 1976 President Gerald R. Ford dedicated February as Black History Month to recognize the various struggles, moments and the heritage of African Americans. "Black History Month is relevant to Altus AFB because it's a part of American history and as the Air
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Walk a mile in the boots of a maintainer

Story by SrA Tryphena Mayhugh on 01/30/2017 A bitter wind chases flurries of frost across the flightline, weaving around aircraft and stinging the faces of those who stand in its way. While many Airmen are still asleep in their beds, the Airmen of the 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron are already
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Annual calibration ensures Test Center's accuracy

Story by Adriana Salas on 01/27/2017 Before kicking off another busy year for the White Sands Missile Range Test Center, the organization took advantage of its slow period to test their data equipment's accuracy. The team tested their optics, telemetry, radar, GPS and real-time display equipment Jan. 10 to 13.
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No ground power, no air power

Story by A1C Alexis Docherty on 01/26/2017 He sits crouched, with the sleeves of his sand shirt rolled just beneath each elbow and a screwdriver in hand. A pair of yellow-lensed glasses are perched atop the bridge of his nose, protecting his concentrated gaze. With each rotation of his wrist,
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155th Force Support Squadron provides food service support for Inauguration 2017

"Mission complete." Those were the two words that nine members of the Nebraska Air National Guard's 155th Force Support Squadron brought back with them from a unique mission to support the inauguration of President Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. The nine Lincoln-based Airmen were part
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Old Guard Soldiers lend support during inauguration

Story by SSG Kelvin Ringold on 01/26/2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) joined service members from around the Department of Defense and various civil services in support of the 58th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20. After months of preparation, The Old Guard continued its
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Two-thirds of triplets train on Fort Jackson

Story by Robert Timmons on 01/25/2017 "Kimballs!" the drill sergeant shouted. "Moving, drill sergeant," echoed a response in stereo from down a trail at the Remagen hand grenade qualification course. Suddenly two battle buddies appeared moving quickly towards the drill sergeant. In complete combat gear they look like any other
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