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SecAF, CSAF, CMSAF present new "little blue book"

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody delivered the initial handout of the pamphlet, “America’s Air Force: A Profession of Arms,” Aug. 27 to the Air Force’s newest Airmen at Airmen’s Week.


Yesterday's Air Force: 1909 Wright Military Flyer

Two American bicycle shop owners accomplished something the world's greatest minds had been working on for centuries -- powered flight -- and it only took them a few years.


Special tactics Airmen killed in hostile incident

Two special tactics Airmen, who were deployed in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel, were killed near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan, Aug. 26.


Women’s Equality Day commemorates history, bridges future leaders

Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26, not only commemorates the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment -- which solidified women’s voting rights -- but it also coincides with current milestones for women in service, a Pentagon official said in an Aug. 24 DoD News interview.


AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24.


Air Force extends SAPR services to AF civilians

The Air Force released a policy memo today allowing Air Force civilian employees who are victims of sexual assault to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation's sexual assault response coordinator.


US Airman recognized as 'hero' in Paris

U.S. Ambassador to France, Jane D. Hartly, recognized Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone for his actions in saving countless lives during a terrorist attack aboard a train headed toward Paris Aug. 21.


Lajes Field Airman, fellow travelers stop attack on French train

A 65th Air Base Group Airman, along with two other friends traveling on personal leave, took immediate action to stop an attack on board a train in Northern France, Aug. 21.


Mobility Airmen recover radiological material from Mexico

Headquarters Air Mobility Command, in close partnership with the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration, recently executed a C-17 Globemaster III mission to repatriate three Husman irradiators containing radioactive material from Mexico to the U.S. for final disposition.


AF Week in Photos

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

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