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Command Chief launches a C-130H2

This post was originally published by Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. - Headlines

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserves Base, Georgia by clevine

94th Airlift Wing Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. John Anderson, marshals a C-130H2 Air Force Reserve aircraft departing Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Mar 31. Chief Anderson was on the Dobbins ARB flight line to help launch one of the Wing's aircraft prior to the Chief's retirement this weekend, after 32 years of active and reserve Air Force duty.
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JBSA takes part in disaster relief planning

This post was originally published by Randolph Air Force Base - Top Stories

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas by clevine

The Atlantic hurricane season officially begins June 1, so Joint Base San Antonio leadership and staff met last week at the San Antonio Emergency Operations Center at Brooks City-Base to review the process for requesting military aid by state and local governments.

District Fire Chief Larry Trevino is the soon-tobe appointed emergency management coordinator for the City of San Antonio.

"It's good to see who we need to call," Trevino said as he addressed Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Byron Hepburn, 59th Medical Wing commander, and Brig. Gen. Leonard Patrick, 502nd Air Base Wing/Joint Base San Antonio commander.
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JBSA partners with San Antonio-area schools

This post was originally published by Randolph Air Force Base - Top Stories

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas by clevine

Joint Base San Antonio senior leaders and school superintendents from three counties joined forces to create ma partnership benefitting school children mand making a positive impact on mthe community during a ceremony March 24 at the Gateway Club at
Lackland Air Force Base.

Reaching more than 20,000 children across 23 local school districts, the multi faceted Destination Tomorrow's Leaders program ensures every student, regardless of home environment, has at least one positive role model. The largest components of DTL are the Adopt-AClassroom and mentoring programs.
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SCS in pursuit of PT excellence

This post was originally published by Vandenberg Air Force Base - Vandenberg's Top News Stories

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, California, Vandenberg Air Force Base by clevine

The 30th Space Communications Squadron reached its goal of having a 90 percent average fitness score; additionally the squadron has 63 percent of their Airmen in the 'Excellent' category.

When the Air Force sent out the updated Air Force Instruction 36-2905 this significantly increased the amount of fitness failures. The squadron jumped into action and developed a new training program to get their Airmen fit and fast. Considering the changes and the challenges of changing lifestyles this is a true success story.
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Command Chief launches the Commander

This post was originally published by Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. - Headlines

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserves Base, Georgia by clevine

94th Airlift Wing Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. John Anderson takes on one more duty before he retires Sunday after 32 years of active and reserve Air Force duty.
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Physical therapy without referral eases process

This post was originally published by Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson - Top Stories

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Alaska, Elmendorf Air Force Base by clevine

Emergency medical technicians often refer to the "golden hour" - the time immediately after a traumatic injury, in which the treatment a patient receives can make a life-or-death difference and even drastically alter the amount of recovery time needed.

Ankle sprains, on the other hand, often get a shrug and a wait-and-see attitude. Waiting a week or two for an appointment with a primary care physician doesn't matter - right? Wrong.

On Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, there's no need to wait and see, and physical therapist Air Force Maj. Troy McGill said immediate treatment can dramatically speed healing time for everything from a strained back to a sprung knee.
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Corps identifies Marines in Hawaii helo crash

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

OCEANSIDE, Calif. – The Marine who died Tuesday night after a CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter crashed while making an emergency landing in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, was Cpl. Jonathan D. Faircloth, the Marine Corps said Thursday.

Father, son share joy of practicing Tae Kwon Do

This post was originally published by Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson - Top Stories

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Alaska, Elmendorf Air Force Base by clevine

Throughout his childhood Tech. Sgt. Charles Collins always wanted to try his hand at martial arts, but he never got the opportunity. I t wasn't until more than three years ago that he finally got the chance.

Collins, 673d Medical Operations Squadron, saw an ad for a Tae Kwon Do class that was offering free classes for a week of the Korean martial art. He brought his son Sean with him to the class and both were hooked.

"We started out together three and a half years ago," he said. "We have advanced through the belts at the same time and it has been great to share this challenge with my son. To see him come along like this has been remarkable."
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Photo of the day

This post was originally published by Barksdale Air Force Base - Top Stories

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana by clevine


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Fifty years of Heritage (edition 9)

This post was originally published by Youngstown Air Reserve Station - Headlines

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Ohio, Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and Air Reserve Station by clevine

Each Thursday in 2011, the 910th AW/PA office will republish a historic article or highlight from the archive along with a brief commentary.

In the case of articles, we will publish exact copies of the originals, so any grammatical or typographical errors are intentional reproductions. Each week will feature a different year in Youngstown Air Reserve Station (YARS) history, beginning with 1957 and ending with 2007.

Article 9: Air power then and now

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Ellsworth Warriors return from Operation Odyssey Dawn

This post was originally published by Ellsworth Air Force Base - Ellsworth News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota by clevine

B-1B Lancer crews returned to Ellsworth Wednesday, following combat strikes in Libya in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn.

Airmen from across the base joined together to celebrate the successful mission and safe return during an event on the flightline.

This marked the first time B-1s were launched from the continental United States, struck targets in support of a military operation overseas and returned home to a hero's welcome.

"It was amazing to see the Airmen of the 28th Bomb Wing come together as one cohesive unit for this historic mission," said Col. Jeffrey Taliaferro, 28th BW commander. "When the nation called, they answered - and I couldn't be more proud of their accomplishments."
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Military Affairs Committee members tour Warren facilities

This post was originally published by F.E. Warren Air Force Base - News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine


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Moody SARC named Social Worker of the Year

This post was originally published by Moody Air Force Base - Moody News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Georgia, Moody Air Force Base by clevine

After witnessing close friends suffer physical abuse and sexual assaults at the hands of family members, a young Frances Elmore was instilled with the passion to make a difference.

She has advocated for victims of these crimes in her role as the sexual assault response coordinator for more than two decades. The extent of her work led to her being named the 2011 South Georgia Social Worker of the Year.

"My friends would come to school and try to hide their bruises," said Ms. Elmore. "This was long before domestic violence and sexual assault incidents were really talked about. Once I learned how widespread these issues were, I wanted to help people affected by such horrific events."
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Season ends with slush, sleds and competitions

This post was originally published by Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson - Top Stories

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Alaska, Elmendorf Air Force Base by clevine

Hundreds of people from the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson community came out to enjoy a warm weekend and ski, snowboard or tube the hills of Hillberg and Dyea one last time before the season came to a close Sunday at the Annual JBER Spring Melt Down at Hillberg Ski Area.

Attendees could to watch or join in on five competitions.

The first day consisted of an uphill-downhill race, where participants had to run or ski up the hill and the first one to reach the bottom was named the winner, C.T. Roberts completed the challenge in only 5 minutes and 12 seconds.
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March Diamond Sharp

This post was originally published by Grand Forks Air Force Base - News

March 31, 2011 in Air Force, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota by clevine


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