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SENIOR AIRMAN JOSHUA KING, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Public Affairs
January 5, 2017
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. — Miranda A.A. Ballentine, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and energy, and Brig. Gen. Michael Cunniff, the adjutant general of New Jersey, helped break ground on a 98-acre solar farm at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Dec. 21.The 16.5-megawatt solar energy project will be the largest military solar installation in the... Read more
DARREN D. HEUSEL, 72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
December 29, 2016
Chief Master Sgt. Gary Sharp assumed his role as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Air Force Sustainment Center in July and has since hit the ground running.Chief Sharp replaces Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, who currently serves as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Materiel Command.After allowing Chief Sharp to become thoroughly immersed in the AFSC culture and mission,... Read more
MAJ. GEN. ANDREW M. MUELLER, Air Force chief of safety
December 29, 2016
WASHINGTON — As we enjoy a holiday season of celebrations and travel, I hope every Airman will take some time to reflect on the accomplishments of the year and take the opportunity to make some lasting memories with your families and friends.As you plan holiday activities, keep in mind the excitement and distractions of the season increase the risk of injury for you and your families. You can... Read more
LT. GEN. LEE K. LEVY II, Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center
December 22, 2016
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Fellow Airmen,As 2016 draws to a close, the holiday season offers us a time for reflection and celebration. As we look back over the last twelve months, you should be enormously proud of your accomplishments. Together, as one team, you helped the Air Force achieve Initial Operational Capability for the F-35, you celebrated 60 years of KC-135 operations, you broke... Read more
COL. JENNIFER HAMMERSTEDT, 75th Air Base Wing commander
December 22, 2016
As we get ready to celebrate the holidays and welcome in a new year, we wish you and your families a very happy holiday season. Whether you are spending time at home with family, traveling to see friends, or enjoying some time off to simply catch up, please be safe and have a wonderful holiday and a healthy, prosperous New Year!During this season, let’s also take time to remember our fellow... Read more
SCOTT EDGE, 525th Electronics Maintenance Squadron
December 22, 2016
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan — The thought of serving the country overseas as a civilian had never crossed my mind, never seriously anyway. I had received previous email solicitations for civil service jobs overseas and had always deleted them.I read an email asking for interest in a job at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, and I deleted it. After all, I was settled in my current job at Robins Air... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Health & Wellness Team
December 15, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The holiday season is a time of year for family gatherings, office parties, and socializing with friends, but the holiday season is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to buzzed driving. A driver’s license mixed with a few alcoholic beverages is dangerous. No one intends for alcohol-impaired accidents to happen, but they do.According to... Read more
ANTHONY POPE, Robins Airman and Family Readiness Center
December 15, 2016
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — The Holiday season is a wonderful time of celebration, time with family, and time of giving. Please enjoy this special time of year but be mindful the “giving” part can be done in countless ways. Many Americans find they have overspent and they spend several months of the new year trying to recuperate from the pile of debt. Remember it’s the season to reach out... Read more
December 15, 2016
Q: Is there a possibility of restoring the use of building 1277 as a fitness facility?  A: After researching the initial decision to close the Westside Fitness Center and looking into our current options, I’ve determined the decision to close this facility in its former capacity was indeed necessary.  The following is a brief explanation of why the Fitness Center in building 1277... Read more
Allan Woods, 75th Air Base Wing Safety
December 8, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Traveling during this past Thanksgiving holiday weekend gave us a small reminder of what is yet to come during the winter season. We have now reached the time of year when we all have to re-evaluate our driving skills and habits. That’s right; winter has managed to sneak up on us. We need to be aware of weather conditions we haven’t seen since last winter such as... Read more