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Air Force announces criteria for KC-46A Reserve basing

After extensive internal review, the Air Force on Nov. 9, released the basing criteria that will be used to select candidate bases for the first Reserve-led KC-46A main operating base.


Air Force announces AFIMSC candidate bases

Air Force officials announced today Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Joint Base San Antonio, Scott Air Force Base, and Wright-Patterson AFB as candidate bases to potentially host the headquarters (HQ) for the new Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC).


Three bases identified as F-16 aggressor candidate bases

Air Force officials, on Nov. 19, announced Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and Nellis AFB, Nevada, as candidate bases to host the 18th Aggressor Squadron and its assigned 18 F-16 Fighting Falcons.


AFW2 helps Airmen take steps toward recovery

One would never know the twelve current and retired Airmen walking into the Joint Base Andrews West Fitness Center, Nov. 18, were wounded, ill or seriously injured. Minutes later, it is evident as the bleachers and floor fill with gym bags, volleyballs and prosthetic limbs, while two dogs sit loyally on the sideline waiting for their owners to return from practice.


AF expands digital library content for Airmen

Airmen at 19 Air Force installations around the world will soon have access to a new 200-title audiobook and eBook digital library, Air Force officials said.


Make Every Dollar Count campaign spotlights contract court

The Air Force convened a service-wide contract court to streamline procurement of services sourcing and gain efficiencies within the service’s constrained budget.


TACP receives second Silver Star medal

Master Sgt. Thomas Case, a tactical air control party Airman in the 18th Air Support Operations Group here, received his second Silver Star medal Nov. 13, for heroic actions during a 2009 deployment to Afghanistan.


Field promotion: Lieutenant advances to major

A second lieutenant at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center had the honor to be promoted directly to the rank of major by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III here Nov. 12.


AF tests first all-electric vehicle fleet in California

Air Force officials unveiled the Department of Defense’s first non-tactical vehicle fleet, composed entirely of plug-in electric vehicles, at Los Angeles Air Force Base Nov. 14.


DOD, Air Force nuclear force reviews consistent with force improvement efforts

The Secretary of Defense announced the results of the Nuclear Enterprise Review during a press briefing at the Pentagon, Nov. 14.

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