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1st SOPS accepts SCA of ORS-5

Story by SrA Arielle Vasquez on 03/29/2018 The 1st Space Operations Squadron accepted control authority of a new satellite during a ceremony at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 16. According to Maj. Patrick Gaynor, operations officer with the 1st SOPS, members with Fourteenth Air Force, the 1st and 7th
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Memorial celebrates fallen CRO

Story by Andrea Jenkins on 03/22/2018 More than 1,000 Airmen, family and friends gathered to say their final goodbyes and honor the life of Capt. Mark Weber during a memorial service, March 21, here. Weber, a Combat Rescue Officer (CRO) with the 38th Rescue Squadron (RQS), was killed in helicopter
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The Best Never Rest

Story by Christine Cuttita on 02/28/2018 "The Best Never Rest" is not just the 45th Force Support Squadron's motto, it's the ticket to success in Air Force Food Service Operations. For the third consecutive year, the 45th Space Wing is a top contender for the Air Force's prestigious John L.
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7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) welcomes seven new partners in an induction ceremony

Story by SPC L'Erin Wynn on 02/26/2018 EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The 2018 7th Special Forces Group Honorary Commanders Program officially started with an induction ceremony here, February 23. The purpose of the Honorary Commanders Program is to increase public awareness and understanding of missions, policies, programs and
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Army wins 2018 Armed Forces Cross Country title

Story by COL Sean Ryan on 02/06/2018 Army Spec. Leonard Korir of Fort Carson, Colo. defended his title at the Armed Forces Cross Country 10k Championship on 3 Feb. and led the Army team to its sixth consecutive title. The race was held in conjunction with the USA Track and
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Holmes, Batten pay first visit to nuclear treaty monitoring center

Story by Susan A Romano on 01/26/2018 The commander of Air Combat Command paid his first visit to the Department of Defense's sole nuclear treaty monitoring center recently to meet the Airmen responsible for providing forensic-level scientific data to support ACC and national decision makers. Gen. Mike Holmes, accompanied by
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Airmen travel to Earth's southernmost point for annual maintenance

Story by Susan A Romano on 01/18/2018 With 24 hours of daily sunlight in their favor, a team of seismic technicians traveled to the southernmost point on Earth to conduct annual maintenance of the equipment they use to monitor global nuclear treaties. Six members of the Air Force Technical Applicatio
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Langley 1 of 4 AFBs to test bio-based grease

Story by SrA Kaylee Dubois on 01/08/2018 The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management flight at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, was chosen to participate in a 12-month long experimental testing of a new bio-based grease to lessen JBLE's impact on the environment. The 441st Vehicle Support Chain Operations Squadron and
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62 EATKS continue to support missions at KAF

Story by SSgt Divine Cox on 12/09/2017 Airmen from the 62nd Expeditionary Attack Squadron continue to provide combatant commanders uninterrupted persistent attack and reconnaissance capabilities. "Our job here at Kandahar Airfield is to launch and recover the MQ-9 Reaper," said 1st Lt. Patrick, 62nd EATKS maintenance operations officer. The MQ-9
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Pa. Air National Guardsmen Aid in Search and Rescue Mission at Sea

Story by SMSgt Shawn Monk on 12/08/2017 Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen from the 171st Air Refueling Wing in Pittsburgh were at the tip of the spear during a search and rescue mission in the Western Pacific Ocean when a fishing boat with seven fisherman on board capsized about 900 mile
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Operation Llama Fury 3.0 kicks off

Story by SSgt Brittany Murphy on 12/01/2017 The five-day event aims to standardize Explosives Ordinance Disposal training and evaluations, and includes U.S. Air Force EOD teams from eight bases across the east coast, including Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina.; Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina; Joint Base Andrews,
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