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Meet your leadership: Chief Master Sgt. Eric Dugger

Story by A1C Kylee Thomas on 10/09/2018 Recently, Chief Master Sgt. Eric Dugger took the helm from Chief Master Sgt. Kenny Mott and assumed command chief duties for the 7th Bomb Wing. As the command chief, Dugger is the principle liaison between the wing commander and enlisted force, as well
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Tom and Jerry's Father's Day special: Part I

Story by SSgt Sergio Gamboa on 06/14/2018 Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jerry, 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group QF-16 aerial target pilot, passed on the Air force lineage to his son Tom, 95th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor lead pilot. Jerry grew up in Minnesota where he graduated high school. After
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Pilots go 'virtually' anywhere at Tech Symposium

Story by John Ingle on 06/04/2018 SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine what a digitalized image of a virtual world is worth for those undergoing pilot training. While the possibilities of the technology in undergraduate pilot training have not been fully realized,
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Oklahoma Guardsman makes history with recent promotion

Story by MAJ Geoff Legler on 05/29/2018 OKLAHOMA CITY Late last year, 1st Sgt. Seretta Lawson, of Enid, Oklahoma, was promoted to the rank of sergeant major, making her the first African-American female to attain the top enlisted rank in the Oklahoma Army National Guard. Lawson began her military career
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NORAD and USNORTHCOM to host change of command ceremony

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy will assume command of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command during a ceremony at 9 a.m. MDT May 24 in Hangar 1 on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. O'Shaughnessy, who was previously the commander of
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NORAD 60th celebrates enduring partnership to defend North America

Canadian Snowbirds performed stunning aerobatic maneuvers to cap off a series of tributes to those who keep the peace as Canada and the United States celebrated a 60-year military partnership defending North America. The 60th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) at the command's headquarters in Colorado
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Luke hosts Haboob Havoc 2018

Story by A1C Caleb Worpel on 02/06/2018 The 2018 fighter pilot competition known as Haboob Havoc was hosted by Thunderbolts Jan. 29 through Feb. 2. The competition was held for pilots to hone their skills in aerial combat, build camaraderie and revitalize fighter pilot culture. This year was the largest
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XLer of the Week: Capt. Sebastian Constable

Story by A1C Daniel Hambor on 01/18/2018 Capt. Sebastian Constable, 434th Flying Training Squadron T-6 Texan II instructor pilot and category check ride pilot, was chosen by Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, leadership to be the "XLer," for the week of Sept. 8. The "XLer" award, a wing-level program sponsored
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Vance Airmen honor Veterans with retreat

Story by TSgt James Bolinger on 11/30/2017 The formation of troops from each group, led by Col. Lee Gentile, the 71st Flying Training Wing vice commander, stood at attention for a short speech by Col. Darrell Judy, the 71st FTW commander, before saluting Old Glory and heading off for a
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Vance Airmen honor Veterans with retreat

Story by TSgt James Bolinger on 11/30/2017 The formation of troops from each group, led by Col. Lee Gentile, the 71st Flying Training Wing vice commander, stood at attention for a short speech by Col. Darrell Judy, the 71st FTW commander, before saluting Old Glory and heading off for a
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Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park Veterans Day 2017 Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 3, 2017 CONTACT: Joanne Iglesias, Director, Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado (970) 263-8986 Jim Doody, Founder, Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park (970) 250-5861 Veterans Day 2017 Ceremony GRAND JUNCTION, COLO. The Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado and the Western Slope Vietnam War
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