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DOD research chief says science, tech skills vital
WASHINGTON (AFPS) - The Defense Department needs to be thinking now about how to best recruit a workforce skilled in science and technology, which will be increasingly vital to national security, a...
Jun 12, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Museum of Aviation STEM Academy, STARBASE ROBINS 2013 summer camps
WARNER ROBINS - The Museum of Aviation Foundation STEM Academy and STARBASE ROBINS are once again holding week-long summer camps in June and July for Pre-K through 8th graders. The camps will be he...
May 28, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior enlisted advisers mark Armed Forces Day
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. (AFNS) - To mark Armed Forces Day, the services' senior enlisted advisers joined the senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in an inau...
May 21, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Future Marines Give Back to the Local Community
Joyce Jones is a retired English teacher from Perry High School and was inducted into the Houston County Teacher Hall of Fame just last year. In 1995, Joyce and her husband, Jimmy, moved into their...
May 20, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beneficiaries must sign up for TRICARE automatic payment by May 31
WASHINGTON (AFNS) - Beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select or TRICARE Retired Reserve who pay monthly premiums by check must switch to an electronic form of payment by May 31 to avoid los...
May 16, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hagel announces fewer furlough days for DOD employees
WASHINGTON (AFPS) - After weeks of review, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded budget cuts will require most of the department's civilian employees to be furloughed beginning in July, but t...
May 16, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hanscom AFB-managed program helps save airman's life
by Patty Welsh
May 15, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. (AFNS) - A program managed here that helps get supplies safely to warfighters was recently used in Afghanistan to help save an Airman's life. The Dynamic Retasking Cap...
Warrior Games 2013: Competing 'medicine' for AF wounded warrior
by Randy Roughton
May 13, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) - Master Sgt. Shawn Schwantes may have been a pleasant surprise for his Air Force Warrior Games coaches during the team's training camp at the U.S. Air Force Academy....
Warrior Games 2013: Cancer survivor tackles new challenge
by Randy Roughton
May 13, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) - Staff Sgt. Lara Ishikawa found herself among a trio of female Air Force Warrior Games athletes with a special bond. Ishikawa, Tech. Sgt. Monica Figueroa and Master ...
Warrior Games 2013: Track and field star has 'wings on her back'
by Randy Roughton
May 07, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) - Midway through retired Tech. Sgt. Katie Robinson's first track and field practice at the Air Force Warrior Games training camp, she pulled out a pair of butterfly w...
New under secretary sworn in during Pentagon ceremony
by Air Force News Service
May 02, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON (AFNS) - The Senate confirmed the nomination of Eric Fanning to become the next under secretary of the Air Force April 18 and he began his transition into the office after being sworn in...
JSTARS: Connecting the dots on the battlefield
by Airman 1st Class Alexander W. Riedel
May 01, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE (AFNS) - After slipping by each other the narrow aisle of an E-8C Joint STARS aircraft, more than a dozen Airmen settle into their seats and begin to flip switches and work th...