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Managing your move: DPS makes it easy

This post was originally published by Spangdahlem Air Base - Spangdahlem Top Stories

April 4, 2011 in Air Force, Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine

In an effort to make moving a little easier, customers can now use the Defense Personal Property System, a full-service tool that provides an improved move process for all eligible members of the Defense Department personal property community.

In the system, members can create and submit an application, receive on-line personal property counseling, monitor the progress of shipments, file a claim directly with the transportation service provider and complete a customer satisfaction survey.
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U.S. to pull strike jets from Libya mission

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

BRUSSELS — The U.S. military was pulling its warplanes from front-line missions Monday and shifting to a support role in the Libyan conflict, officials said.

NATO: Shooter in Afghan uniform kills 2 troops

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO says a person wearing an Afghan police uniform has shot dead two of its service members inside a compound in northern Afghanistan. The international military coalition said Monday it’s still investigating the shooting in Faryab province. Initial reports say the shooter fired the shots and fled the scene. The coalition did not provide further details.

Dutch marines kill 2 pirates off Somali coast

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch defense ministry says its marines have killed two pirates and captured 16 in an operation to free a hijacked Iranian fishing boat off the coast of Somalia.

Soldier reunites with ‘guardian angels’ dog

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — He could “pop” a basketball in a single bite. He loved playing in the snow. And it was endearing when his temporary family watched from the kitchen window as he caught a squirrel and buried it in the backyard.

As retirement looms, Kent keeps cool

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

TBILISI, Georgia — About 30 Marines were in a bar here unwinding March 10 as Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Carlton Kent answered questions and listened to concerns over burgers and beer.

As retirement looms, Kent keeps cool

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

TBILISI, Georgia — About 30 Marines were in a bar here unwinding March 10 as Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Carlton Kent answered questions and listened to concerns over burgers and beer.

New program helps Incirlik enlisted leaders understand mission

This post was originally published by Incirlik Air Base - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey by clevine

Officials at the 39th Air Base Wing initiated an enlisted mission orientation program recently, sponsored by the wing commander and command chief, to ensure newly assigned NCOs and master sergeants understand the components that comprise the overall mission here.

"Ultimately, what we will have is a more connected group of Airmen and a stronger community, because the Airmen at the tactical level will understand their role and will have a greater source of pride and understand how they impact the mission," said Chief Master Sgt. Marcus Snoddy, the 39th Air Base Wing command chief.
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Photos: Deployment uncertain, couple wed early

This post was originally published by Minnesota National Guard News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force, Camp Riley by clevine

Photos by Nikki Tundel April 4, 2011

DOD to drop Social Security numbers from ID cards

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April 4, 2011 in Air Force, Norway, Royal Air Force Base Croughton, Royal Air Force Base Fairford, Stavanger Community, United Kingdom by clevine

Beginning June 1, Social Security numbers on military identification cards will begin to disappear, said Maj. Monica M. Matoush, a Pentagon spokeswoman.

The effort is part of a larger plan to protect service members and other DOD identification card holders from identity theft, officials said.

Criminals use Social Security numbers to steal identities, allowing them to pillage resources, establish credit or to hijack credit cards, bank accounts or debit cards.

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Soldier used in scam vows to help authorities

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

Sgt. Ray Ratheal Jr., a real-life Special Forces soldier whose image was used to seduce and scam a British woman, is mad as hell.

Soldier used in scam vows to help authorities

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

April 4, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

Sgt. Ray Ratheal Jr., a real-life Special Forces soldier whose image was used to seduce and scam a British woman, is mad as hell.

USS Boone begins Southern Seas 2011

This post was originally published by USSOUTHCOM NEWS

April 4, 2011 in Air Force, Florida, US Southern Command by clevine

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Stuart Phillips, USS Boone Public Affairs MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- USS Boone (FFG 28) and Helicopter An... Date/Time created: Apr 4 2011 8:45AM

SeaWiFS’ Thirteen Years of Observing our Home Planet

This post was originally published by News Feature

April 3, 2011 in Air Force, Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland by clevine



SeaWiFS has enabled us to monitor the biological consequences of Earth's change and how it affects the Earth's ability to support life.

MTT trains 29 new Pathfinders at JBLM

This post was originally published by Benning RSS Feed

April 3, 2011 in Air Force, Camp Frank D. Merrill, Fort Benning by clevine

The MTT brings training to a local unit or base and saves the Army money by bring the training to the local unit.

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