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Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross, Air Force News Services
March 9, 2017
ORLANDO, Fl. — Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright addressed the areas in which he looks to focus on during his tenure as the 18th chief master sergeant of the Air Force at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium here March 2, 2017.As an adviser to the secretary and chief of staff of the Air Force on behalf of nearly 399,000 total force enlisted Airmen, Wright said he more... Read more
Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Air Force is moving out on its top general’s number two focus area – Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams.In the fall of 2016, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein announced three areas he considers foundational to the Air Force: Revitalizing Air Force squadrons, Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams, and Focusing on Multi-Domain Command and Control.“Airpower and what... Read more
LT. COL. BRUS VIDAL, Air Force District of Washington Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. — The Air Force District of Washington and Joint Base Andrews are on the leading edge of a chief of staff of the Air Force initiative that will impact the total force Air Force.The core project team tasked with overseeing a three-phase, full-time project to revitalize Air Force squadrons chose AFDW and JB Andrews as its first field visit.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David... Read more
STAFF SGT. HAILEY HAUX, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
March 9, 2017
WASHINGTON — A business card sits in the depths of a wallet. Sitting on the couch, the owner contemplates his next step in life, the billfold falls onto the floor and the card is strewn across the ground along with the other contents. The 18-year-old picks it up, studies the words ‘Air Force recruiter’ and makes a phone call.“It was fate. Two months later I was in basic training,” said the new... Read more
AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND DIRECTORATE OF MANPOWER, Personnel and Services
March 9, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — WorkLife4You began on Oct. 1, 2016, by Federal Occupational Health. Like the Employee Assistance Program, WorkLife4You focuses on federal civilian employees.The program helps to meet worker’s daily life challenges by providing resource referral services to employees across the country and overseas. It is designed to empower civilians and their dependents to... Read more
DARREN D. HEUSEL, 72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — When it comes to producing STEM graduates to develop and maintain modern weapon systems, the nation is falling behind, the Air Force Sustainment Center’s commander told members of the Oklahoma State Board of Regents last week.Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II told Regents at their regular meeting Feb. 1 in Oklahoma City that one way to address the shortage of science,... Read more
PAUL HOLCOMB, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 2, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — During the day, 1st Lt. Ken Cerreta is a program manager in the F-16 System Program Office here. Off duty, he’s a skilled craftsman who builds handmade bicycle frames.A former enlisted aircraft machinist and welder, Cerreta found that he missed working with his hands after commissioning.“I enjoyed fabricating aircraft parts and wanted to continue fabrication as a... Read more
March 2, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 419th Fighter Wing named UPS its Employer of the Year during its annual awards ceremony Feb. 11.Each year, the 419th FW recognizes a civilian employer who has shown exceptional support of reservists who work in their organization. These employers go above and beyond the requirements of the law, making it easier for reservists to balance their civilian jobs, family... Read more
March 2, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Several base organizations hosted engineering events here and at other northern Utah locations during National Engineers Week, Feb. 21-25.Since 1951, National Engineers Week is an annual event sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers. It is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of... Read more
March 2, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 75th Air Base Wing, 388th Fighter Wing and 419th Fighter Wing announced their annual award winners at recent banquets.Winners were announced in the following categories:  75th ABWAirman of the YearSenior Airman Connor A. Whetstone, 75th ABW Wing Staff Agencies Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, Tech. Sgt. Wesley C. Kory, 75th Civil Engineer... Read more

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