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Healthy eating initiative at Air Force Academy designed to promote fitness, readiness

Story by Laurie Wilson on 03/08/2019 Each year, more than 1,200 first-term enlisted service members are let go from the Defense Department for failure to meet weight standards. The Air Force Academy is working to decrease this number with its Smart Fueling Initiative. "We spend enormous time and energy conducting
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TF 51/5 Spotlight on 1st Lt. James Bird

Story by SSgt David Proffitt on 02/02/2019 NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN (Feb. 1, 2019) Maintaining consistent quality control and providing sound administrative guidance to the commander's staff to improve the organizational structure and flow of correspondence is the daunting task of one individual at Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th
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Chief Master Sgt. Robert Heckman Air Force profile

Story by Deidre R Ortiz on 01/24/2019 Being in the role of AEDC Superintendent at Arnold Air Force Base for only seven months now, one could still consider Chief Master Sgt. Robert Heckman as being "new" to the job. However, Heckman is quickly adapting to, and enjoying, his duties, which
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January marks 60th anniversary of turbine engine testing for AEDC J-1 engine test cell

Story by Deidre R Ortiz on 01/24/2019 The first facility constructed at AEDC for the testing of turbine engines was based on equipment and operation of a German facility that was moved to the U.S. after World War II. "This facility, known as the Engine Test Facility Basic Plant, wa
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Guardsman places nationally at body building competition

Story by TSgt Elisabeth Gelhar on 01/16/2019 Senior Airman Ervin Anderson, an administrative specialist with the 251st Cyberspace Engineering Installation Group, exemplifies the Air Force core value of "excellence in all we do" through his impressive body building achievements. Most recently, Anderson earned first place at the 2018 National Physique
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704th Test Group receives $23,000 in funding for 3D Runway Surface Scanning and Surface Re-Creation

Story by Bradley Hicks on 01/14/2019 The LGTF is operated by the 704th Test Group (704 TG), Aerospace Survivability and Safety Office (704 TG/OL-AC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, a unit of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex. Scott Wacker, Flight Chief, 704 TG/OL-AC, explained this innovative effort is one
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Brig. Gen. Azzano says Arnold Air Force Base critical in helping Air Force Test Center achieve its mission

Story by Bradley Hicks on 01/14/2019 The AFTC, headquartered at Edwards Air Force Base, California, leads the Air Force test and evaluation mission, conducting developmental T&E and evaluation of air, space and cyber systems to provide timely, objective and accurate information to decision makers. The AFTC has oversight of work
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Arnold Air Force Base hosts 2018 Air Force Test Center Strategic Offsite

Story by Bradley Hicks on 01/14/2019 Arnold Engineering Development Complex is expected to continue playing a vital role in this mission, and recently Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano and other AFTC leadership descended upon the AEDC headquarters to not only shape the direction of the AFTC but also to meet with
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Model Shop welders complete works of arc in support of Arnold Air Force Base mission

Story by Bradley Hicks on 01/14/2019 Between the boilermakers, pipefitters, ironworkers, sheet metal workers and machinists capable of wielding the torch, around 40 welders call the Model Shop home. This number does not include those in maintenance and operations crews scattered around the base who are also capable of welding
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111th Air Support Operations Squadron: 30 years of service

Story by Capt. Hans Zeiger on 12/29/2018 CAMP MURRAY, Wash.In 2018, the Washington Air National Guard's 111th Air Support Operations Squadron marked its 30th anniversary. The 56-member unit celebrated the milestone with a ceremony and reception during the August drill at its building on Camp Murray. Among the alumni i
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Fort Campbell High School staff welcoming to new students

Story by Maria McClure on 12/27/2018 Jacob Rolfe and Hannah Thurber quietly chatted outside of the Fort Campbell High School guidance counselors office as more than 430 other students headed to classes for their first day of school. Brandon Clay stood in front of the school giving his parents a
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