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Learning from failure

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. — When I joined the military, I stood at five feet and two inches tall and weighed 140 pounds, which was a healthy measurement for a 19 year old female. I was fairly active in…

Winter nutrition tips

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — In the winter, we tend to reduce our physical activity, spend more time indoors, and consume higher calorie and sugar holiday comfort foods. This can set us up for poor nutrition/lifestyle choices. Also, when…

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West Gate closure

Troops to Teachers program helps veterans become educators

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — If you’ve ever considered becoming a teacher after your military career, then the Airman and Family Readiness Center has a program they can get you connected with.

AFNWC unit at Hill recognized for excellence

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Chalk up another win for Hill personnel with the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center ICBM Systems Directorate. The unit, with its headquarters at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, recently received the Air Force…

Hill lieutenant works overtime to achieve goals

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — For one Team Hill worker, it was a dream to become an Air Force officer. She just didn’t know the path to get there would be so challenging, and so rewarding.

Airlift unit tests mettle in joint Patriot Palm exercise

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii — A 315th Airlift Wing unit finished its most recent joint-service training exercise Jan. 29, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

AFLCMC aids Kessel Run in recruiting new rebels

BOSTON — An innovative effort to speed up talent acquisition for the Air Force compressed a months-long employment process to just weeks, when 28 on-the-spot job offers were made to candidates at the Kessel Run hiring event in Boston held…

Air Force ends promotion testing for E-7 and above

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Air Force announced today it is removing the Weighted Airman Promotion System testing requirement for active-duty promotions to the grades of E-7 through E-9, beginning this fall with the 2019 E-9 promotion cycle.

President’s Day 2019: What’s open, closed at HAFB

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Most base offices and services will be closed or have limited hours Monday, Feb.18, for President’s Day. The South Gate and West Gate will be open 24/7. The Roy Gate will be closed on…