Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
December 1, 2016
WASHINGTON — New technologies, new tactics, new threats, limited budgets — all these have combined to change the face of warfare in the 21st century, and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein is among the leaders sorting out just what that will mean.Goldfein spoke with Defense One’s Marcus Weisgerber here Nov. 17 and gave the reasoning behind the changes being contemplated for the... Read more


Commentary: Safeguarding cyber assets

AIRMAN 1ST CLASS CHRISTOPHER MALDONADO, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — Every week, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Airmen brief deploying Team Shaw members on cyber security and the dangers of over-sharing on social media. As someone who has attended dozens of such briefings and regularly monitors the wing’s social media pages, I have heard and seen firsthand the damage that irresponsible online behavior can cause. Ensuring that the... Read more
Robb S. Alexander Jr., Executive Director Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah
December 1, 2016
Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the Hill Aerospace Museum on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. and will be hanging out at the museum until about 1 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by fire truck and will be giving away candy and treats to good little girls and boys who visit him.Children of all ages are welcome to meet Santa Claus before he heads back to the North Pole. Bring... Read more
419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
The 570th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was activated in June 2015 to perform depot-level maintenance and modifications on F-35 aircraft across the Air Force.The Ogden Air Logistics Complex, which employs more than 8,100 personnel, hosted a tour Nov. 18 to give pilots a behind-the-scenes look at the F-35 when it’s on their turf. Mostly recently, the ALC repaired several F-35 aircraft that had... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN BRANDON KALLOO SANES, 920th Rescue Wing Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Grammy award-winning rap artist Drake in his song “Own it” said, “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” For me, that would have been the day I joined the military. It was a new, nerve-racking and challenging process. After visiting an Air Force Reserve recruiter, my military journey began. As my luck would have it, a half-day of medical... Read more
December 1, 2016
Federal Employees Health Benefits Open Season will runs through Dec. 12. Health Insurance Representatives will be at the Warrior Fitness Center, building 533 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 6, 7, and 8. Brochures and information on 2017 premiums will be available at the Health Fair and at the Office of Personnel Management website at http://www.opm.gov/insure/ when finalized for publication.OPM’... Read more
Sean Kimmons, Air Force News Service
December 1, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — Not long after receiving innovative care for serious combat-related injuries, 2nd Lt. Marc Esposito gave his future wife a tour of the unique rehabilitation center that helped the Air Force special operator get back to jumping out of planes.The state-of-the-art setting cast with advanced technology inside the Center for the Intrepid at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, impressed Elizabeth... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein named Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright to serve as the 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Nov. 16.Wright will assume his new position in February, following the retirement of Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody. Cody’s retirement culminates more than 32 years of service to the Air Force. “Chief Wright... Read more
KAMMI HANSEN MS, RDN, Nutrition Program Manager for Health Promotions
December 1, 2016
The holidays are a wonderful time of year with friends and family, traditions, parties...and calories. With so many delicious food options it can be hard to keep excess sugar and overall calories in check. Try some of these ideas to keep your holidays healthier.Don’t skip meals or starve yourself before a party. Eat a small, low-calorie meal or snack of lean protein, vegetables and fruit so you... Read more
RICHARD SALOMON, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
December 1, 2016
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — All new federal employees appointed within the Defense Department to permanent positions in the competitive service are now required to serve a two-year probationary period. The new requirement took effect Nov. 26, 2015, as part of the fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. The change does not apply to employees appointed prior to that... Read more

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