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AF leaders testify before Congress on bomber structure

Military experts in Air Force long-range strike capabilities testified Sept. 29 before a House Armed Services subcommittee on the Air Force bomber force structure.


Women’s health: Take time to get checked

Each October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women are reminded to put themselves first and make time for their health. Making health a priority helps people stay in optimum shape and keeps illnesses and disease at bay.


German village honors fallen US Airman

Second Lt. Priesley Cooper Jr. was shot down during a mission 70 years ago near the village of Dietingen, Germany, during World War II. Cooper remained buried at the village's local cemetery until 1950 when he was moved to an American cemetery in Belgium. But the village felt they could still do more and held a memorial stone laying ceremony for him Sept. 25.


October issue of Airman magazine now available

The October issue of Airman magazine is now available. In the cover story, titled “World Class,” you’ll read about how a senior airman in the Air Force World Class Athlete Program is training in the Virginia mountains for a shot at making the 2016 Olympic Games.


SEJPME program completes transition to Joint Staff J-7

The Joint Staff J-7 Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) Division in Suffolk, Virginia, has assumed responsibility for the Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education (SEJPME) program, capping a year-long transition from the National Defense University.


Opening ceremonies at Military World Games stress peace

The opening ceremonies for the Military World Games brought together 7,000 service members from more than 100 nations on Oct. 2. The troops are competing against each other in a variety of sports this week.


October marks the beginning of AF Energy Action Month

Every aspect of the Air Force mission depends on a reliable supply of energy. Transforming the way we use energy is critical to ensuring we will be able to balance today's readiness with tomorrow's modernization.


Airmen, aircraft set up in Turkey to support recovery ops in Syria, Iraq

U.S. Air Forces Central Command has begun staging small detachments of aircraft and airmen at Diyarbakir Air Base in southeast Turkey to enhance coalition capabilities to support personnel recovery operations in Syria and Iraq.


Airmen in C-130 crash identified, memorialized

The six Airmen assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing who died Oct. 2 when their C-130J Super Hercules crashed shortly after takeoff from Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan, were identified Oct. 3 by the Defense Department.


Airmen killed in C-130 crash from Dyess, Hanscom

The six Airmen who died in a C-130J Super Hercules crash in Afghanistan Oct. 2 were assigned to units at Dyess and Hanscom Air Force Bases, according to officials at both bases.

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