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February 2, 2017
DALLAS — After four years of coordination with the Departments of Defense, Army and Air Force as well as several other federal agencies, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) will welcome home approximately 15 million veterans on Nov. 11.“AAFES is honored to offer this well-deserved benefit to those who raised their right hands, took the oath and served our Nation with honor,” said... Read more
AIRMAN TRISTAN D. VIGLIANCO, 9th Reconnaissance Wing Public Affairs
February 2, 2017
BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Wrestling is an ancient, universal sport. It was one of the original sports of the ancient Olympic Games and various styles can be found across the globe. Staff Sgt. Raymond Drummer II, and his son Josiah Drummer, share a passion for the sport of wrestling.This passion serves as a link between father and son while Raymond Drummer II, 9th Maintenance Squadron... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Mota
February 2, 2017
DENVER — The superintendent of a Minnesota security forces unit joined his Airmen at an Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event here Jan. 20-22 after attending a previous one that convinced him of its value.“I was hesitant the first time I attended but quickly saw the benefits of the program and made it a goal of sharing my experience and encouraging others to attend,” said... Read more
February 2, 2017
WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it is amending its regulation regarding fertility counseling and treatment available to eligible Veterans and spouses.  VA currently provides certain infertility services other than in vitro fertilization (IVF) services to Veterans as part of the medical benefits package.  This interim final rule authorizes IVF... Read more
Jim Garamone
February 2, 2017
Performance will be the primary factor in the future if the Defense Department has to resort to a civilian reduction in force, DoD officials said today.The department revamped the rules for the reduction-in-force process as a result of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016.That law requires the department to establish procedures to provide that, in any reduction in force of civilian... Read more
75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 26, 2017
OGDEN, Utah — The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band from Colorado Springs, Colo., will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Austad Auditorium in the Browning Center at Weber State University in Ogden.Admission is free and is part of the group’s weeklong tour through Utah and Colorado.The concert is open to the public. Tickets for this event can be picked up at any Weber State... Read more
Air Force Materiel Command Health & Wellness Team
January 26, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — There has never been a better time to quit tobacco. Civilian Health Promotion Services is now offering a new tobacco cessation program to help individuals who are ready to quit smoking.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more... Read more
75th Air Base Wing
January 26, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The base tax center will be open Jan. 23 to April 18 in building 152 (located at 5837 D Avenue). Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Tax return preparation is a free service for active duty, reservists on orders, dependents, and military retirees.Tax preparation will be open to E-4 and below only from Jan. 25-29. Appointments are not required. Thereafter... Read more
88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 26, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force Marathon has announced that they will be featuring not one but two aircraft on this year’s runners’ shirts and finisher’s medals. The event will feature both the F-22 Raptor and the P-51 Mustang. “With this year being the Air Force’s 70th Birthday, we wanted to not only celebrate the future, with a modern air frame but also the past with... Read more
AIR FORCE SENIOR AIRMAN CHRISTIAN CLAUSEN, 432nd Wing
January 26, 2017
As a 432nd Maintenance Group quality assurance inspector, he works with his hands during duty hours and makes unique gifts and awards for his fellow military members in his spare time. With each new carving over the last two years, his reputation has grown as others discover his woodworking talents.“It started out with my supervisor who wanted me to build ‘Tiger Chocks’ [as unit awards],”... Read more

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