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May 30, 2018

Air Force Maintainers Play Critical Role in Operation Inherent Resolve

With more than 1,000 successful missions in the last six months, the 5th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, known as ‘The Jokers,’ supports Operation Inherent Resolve’s busiest aerial port in Southwest Asia.

Oct. 13, 2017

DoD Announces Policies Affecting Foreign Nationals Entering Military

The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military, the DoD’s chief of accessions said.

Oct. 5, 2017

Missouri Air Guard Wing Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts

For nearly a month, the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing has been proving its value as part of the operational reserve by performing more than 100 sorties in support of hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Oct. 1, 2017

Retired Air Force NCO Adds to Medal Count at Invictus Games

Medically retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Sebastiana Lopez-Arellano almost died in a motorcycle accident in 2015, but she persevered and has distinguished herself at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.

Sept. 29, 2017

Morale Dog Improves Well-Being of Airmen

Milo, the 19th Airlift Wing’s morale dog at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas, helps the base's chapel staff care for airmen.

Sept. 15, 2017

President, First Lady Praise Air Force Members, Families

Celebrating the 70th birthday of the U.S. Air Force, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump saluted airmen and their families during their visit to Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Sept. 7, 2017

California Guard Heads Out to Fight Fires, Assist With Hurricane Irma

California National Guard soldiers are heading out to the Salmon-August Complex Fire near Etna, the Mission Fire near Oakhurst and others are preparing to head to Florida to assist authorities in anticipation of Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 1, 2017

Hawaii National Guard Hazmat Specialists Sharpen Skills

Hazmat specialists from the Hawaii National Guard’s 93rd Civil Support Team, brought their unique capabilities to participate in Kauai County Exercise 2017, Aug. 28-30.

July 12, 2017

Tenacious Airmen Tackle Toughest Construction Jobs

On a construction site at an undisclosed location here, all five senses are constantly bombarded. The sun scorches, gusting winds kick up sand and dirt, and deafening machines saturate the air with fumes. For combat engineers, this is an average day at work.

June 30, 2017

Face of Defense: Airman's Commitment to Service Runs in the Family

“Service to others is what makes this country great,” said Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder, the public affairs superintendent for the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing in Eastover. His 31 years of service is a testament to his commitment to serve his country.

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