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Staff Sgt. Melina Russell talks with President George Bush Christmas Eve as her husband, Staff Sgt. Frank Russell looks on.  Both are deployed here from the 96th Security Forces Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Randy L. Mitchell) Deployed Airman receives call from president
An Airman here received a surprise when the commander-in-chief called her on Christmas Eve. Staff Sgt. Melina Russell, a security forces fire team leader, received that call at 4 p.m., when the White House switch board put President George W. Bush through to her. She had learned Dec. 21 the president would be calling Christmas Eve to thank her for
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Default Air Force Logo Security Forces captain earns 2005 Lance P. Sijan award
A captain from the 88th Security Forces has earned the 2005 Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award in the junior officer category. Capt. William M. Dains, a training and resources officer for the 88th SFS was nominated for the award for his work as officer-in-charge of convoy operations at Camp Bucca in southeast Iraq from January to July
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Default Air Force Logo AFRL scientist receives Presidential Meritorious Rank Award
Dr. Donald W. Hanson, director of the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate, has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Award. Administered by the Office of Personnel Management, the award recognizes a small group of career Senior Executives who have demonstrated leadership of vital
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Ms. Yvonne Roland chooses toys for her three children with assistance from Senior Airman Jessica Boprey, of the 88th Medical Group, Wednesday at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 82 union hall in Dayton. Base people organized to collect toys for the Marine Corps “Toys for Tots” program. (Air Force photo)
Airmen and Marines team up for Tots
The Air Force teamed up with the U. S. Marine Corps Reserves and the Dayton community this year to continue the tradition of Toys for Tots, a nationwide campaign designed to bring the joy of Christmas to needy children. Because of deployments, the number of troops to carry out the holiday volunteer effort looked dim. The Marine Corps Reserve MP
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Senior Airman John Broussard helps Airman 1st Class Nicholas Worthington, both from Explosive Ordnance Disposal, put on a bomb suit before investigating a suspicious bag in the East Fitness Center here. (Air Force photo)
Socks, deodorant send gym patrons fleeing
A small blue gym bag did what no challenger could do in the preseason intramural basketball tournament – it stopped the 377th Services Squadron team’s drive to perfection. Services and a 377th Security Forces Squadron team were to battle on the court to decide a victor in the double-elimination tournament Dec. 8. Services entered the finals
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Default Air Force Logo General Carlson emcees Air Armament Center ceremony
Although major challenges lie ahead, the Air Armament Center’s new commander believes Team Eglin and its community partners can turn these challenges into winning opportunities. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey R. Riemer took over as Program Executive Officer for Weapons and assumed command of the AAC from Maj. Gen. Robert W. Chedister in a formal ceremony Dec.
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Default Air Force Logo News operations take holiday break
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Captain Chris Silvia salutes the passing flag while Master Sgt. David McKay of the Team Kirtland Honor Guard and his pallbearer team move the casket to the gravesite. After placing the casket at the gravesite, the team will fold the flag before Captain Silvia presents it to the widow. (Air Force photo) 
High calling: Team Kirtland Honor Guard
A bitter wind sweeps across the hillside at the National Cemetery. The sun shines brightly on the carefully tended uniforms of Team Kirtland Honor Guard. This day they would meet in Santa Fe to honor the life of retired Master Sgt. Raymond Sakamoto. Heading Out The day started very early at Kirtland. The ten men who make up the team met at the
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Airmen from the 72nd Air Base Wing make their way to one of the outdoor classrooms during the Expeditionary Combat Skills Training Course taught at the Glenwood training area north of Tinker Air Force Base. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel)

War Wagon focuses on basic combat skills
A new program aimed at providing Airmen the basic combat skills necessary to operate downrange was the focus of a War Wagon exercise conducted Dec. 13-15 at the Glenwood training area north of Tinker Air Force Base. The Expeditionary Combat Skills Training course is a new program will be taught to all Airmen by members of the 72nd Security Forces
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Default Air Force Logo C-17 first to fully employ 'design of experiments' test strategy
The 418th Flight Test Squadron C-17 test team recently became the first to fully employ a test strategy called design of experiments, or DOE, to a C-17 Globemaster III pilot-in-the-loop oscillation test. "Design of Experiments," said Dr. George Kailiwai, Air Force Flight Test Center technical advisor, "is a robust, powerful test strategy in which
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