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  • 442d vice commander retires after 34 years of service

    Col Jim Macaulay set out with a point to prove to his father 34 years ago when he made the decision to go to the Air Force Academy. Fast forward to July 14, 2018, when Macaulay, the 442d Fighter Wing vice commander, bid farewell at a retirement ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, after 34 years of service.   A pilot, Macaulay has done 16
  • 476th FG deploys with 75th FS

    Airmen from the 75th Fighter Squadron (FS) and supporting units deployed to an undisclosed location in support of Operation Spartan Shield. The 75th FS will undertake close air support missions with the A-10C Thunderbolt II while deployed.
  • Forming a new partnership through CPI

    Continuous process improvement is not a new concept in the Air Force. According to Department of Defense instruction 5010.43, when it comes to CPI training, 5 percent of a unit’s members must have their Green Belt certification and 1 percent must have their Black Belt certification.   Green Belt certification is a five-step process that includes
  • Yesterday’s Air Force: BMT

    Tomorrow's Airmen all get their start at Lackland Air Force Base where citizens have been transforming into Airmen since 1942. It makes no difference whether you were a pickle or faced the B.E.A.S.T., Basic Military Training is the one thing that all enlisted Airmen have in common.
  • DoD Announces Policy Change on Transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits

    The Department of Defense issued a substantive change today to its policy on the transfer by service members in the uniformed services of Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits to eligible family member recipients.
  • Reservist helps brand Air Force Reserve at NBA Finals game

    Tech Sgt. Freddie Garza got to show the world his talent when he performed the National Anthem before 16.24 million television viewers and an energized crowd at the Cleveland Cavaliers Quicken Loans Arena for Game 4 of the NBA Finals. In the process, the Reserve Citizen Airman was able to give some great exposure to the Air Force Reserve.
  • Air Force seeks 2018 national public service nominations

    Air Force officials are accepting submissions for the 2018 National Public Service Award.The American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration established the award to honor individuals whose outstanding contributions and accomplishments serve as models of public service in and out of the work
  • Airman carries on family legacy of service

    1st Lt. Kenneth Ellison grew up hearing about his family’s service in the Air Force. Fourteen years ago, he made the choice to carry on that legacy by enlisting. After serving in the enlisted ranks for more than a decade, Ellison directly commissioned into the Medical Service Corps and graduated from Commissioned Officer Training (COT) at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Friday, June 22.
  • Reserve Citizen Airman ensures all children can play

    Close your eyes and listen to the rat-a-tat baby bird chatter, rolling trill of laughter, and the ever-so-serious instructions doled out to fellow imagineers, and you’ll agree, there’s nothing like the sound of children at play.Open your eyes - at a little park in Kirby, Texas, a handful of adults are surrounded by a host of chattering children
  • Not your average reenlistment

    Reenlistments are known well among the military world as an extension of a member’s time in service. For Master Sgt. Robert Martin, flight safety superintendent with the 358th Fighter Squadron, reenlistment represents something more.  “Reenlistment represents a dedication to the country,” said Martin. “It shows the American government that you’re
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