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May 16, 2018

Face of Defense: Air Guardsman Earns Air Force Academy Appointment

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jasmine Griffith, a client systems technician in the Washington Air National Guard’s 194th Communications Flight, has been selected to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

May 15, 2018

Kessel Run Lab Hits Hyperdrive

Thirty active duty airmen, Air Force civilians and contractors gathered in a shared workspace for the opening of the Kessel Run Experimentation Lab, where they will build the next generation of combat software.

May 7, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Revives Base’s Designated Driver Program

Shortly after she arrived at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Airman 1st Class Nala Cormier took the initiative to reinstitute the base's designated driver's program. She said the loss of her young nephew fueled her passion for preventing similar tragedies.

May 3, 2018

U.S., Japanese Airmen Work Together During Training Exercise

U.S. and Japanese airmen convened at Chitose Air Base in Japan to conduct an exercise aimed at enhancing interoperability between the air forces of both nations.

May 2, 2018

New Horizons Embedded Health Engagement Provides Unparalleled Training

As with most tasks, hands-on education remains one of the most effective training methods of both learning and maintaining skills. For the medical professionals participating in Exercise New Horizons 2018, hands-on training comes in the form of fully submerging into local clinics.

April 30, 2018

Airman Fulfills Long-Held Dream of Military Service

Despite initial setbacks, Rosa Vittori refused to give up, and she's now an airman first class in the Texas Air National Guard.

April 25, 2018

Airmen Transport Emergency Vehicles to Guatemala

An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III crew from Travis Air Force Base, California, delivered a much-needed ambulance and firetruck to the people of Tecpan, Guatemala.

April 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman’s Renovation Project Improves Local Children’s Home

An Air Force staff sergeant and 375th Contracting Squadron project supervisor at Scott Air Force Base teamed up with a residential supervisor at Caritas Family Solutions to help renovate a recreation room that benefits children recovering from neglect and abuse.

April 20, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman-Poet Enjoys Community Involvement

A 4th Space Control Squadron’s logistics flight chief and unit deployment manager at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., can be found downtown with his friends, reciting poetry at a restaurant or hosting his own local poetry open mic night on evenings or weekends.

April 18, 2018

Air Force Inspectors Comb Aircraft for Potential Problems

Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Squadron’s nondestructive inspection shop at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., perform aircraft integrity checks using liquids and a variety of other methods to assist them in searching for cracks in aircraft parts and other imperfections.

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