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Default Air Force Logo Chrome plating improvements save time, money and energy
The 402nd Maintenance Wing's Process Improvement and Quality Assurance Office's efforts to increase production efficiency while reducing hazardous waste, hazardous material consumption and energy use are paying off.According to Steven Battle, 402nd MXW process improvement and quality assurance division environmental engineer, one of the top ideas
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Trial moves forward with jury selection
Senior Airman Andrew Paul Witt, the Robins Air Force Base, Ga., Airman on trial for his life in the double slaying of a fellow Airman and his wife, and the attempted murder of a second Airman, pleaded "not guilty" on all charges Sept. 13 in the Bibb County Federal Courthouse.Airman Witt is charged with two specifications of premeditated murder,
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Security forces military dog section honors one of its own
Since the initiation of the first U.S. sentry dog training branch at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1958, military working dogs in the United States and abroad have been honored for playing an active role in the Air Force mission. That honor was once again passed down Sept. 1 during a Military Working Dog funeral at the Edwards MWD facility for
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2005
Default Air Force Logo NASA Dryden chief engineer dies in airplane crash
The crash of an aerobatic plane in Oklahoma has claimed the life of Marta Bohn-Meyer, chief engineer at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and a widely known precision aerobatic pilot.Bohn-Meyer, 48, died Sunday morning when the Giles G-300 she was flying crashed as she was beginning an aerobatic practice
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2005
Default Air Force Logo World War I aviation drama coming to Air Force’s national museum
One of the nation’s premier historical aviation events will bring the excitement and adrenaline of World War I air power to the National Museum of the United States Air Force Sept. 30 - Oct. 2.The Dawn Patrol Rendezvous World War I Fly-In will feature vintage reproduction World War I aircraft flying over the museum, with aircraft launching from and
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Raptor completes avionics testing, advances to next phase of acquisition
The F/A-22 Raptor recently finished avionics Engineering Manufacturing Development, or EMD, testing here, and surpassed 2,592 flight hours, pushing the aircraft testing one step closer to taking its place as the premiere weapon system of the U.S. Air Force. "This Mission-Avionics testing tied in system effectiveness (can we accomplish the mission),
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2005
Default Air Force Logo AFMC headquarters overhauls office symbols
Alphabet soup isn't the staple in the joint-forces world that it is in the Air Force. If you're at a joint job and you need to talk to somebody in personnel, you don't look for the two-letter symbol, DP. You look for the number, 1, preceded by J, for Joint. So does everybody else, regardless of their branch of service.Beginning Oct. 1, everyone at
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Systems group adds technology to mix of Hurricane Katrina relief support
While millions of tons of relief supplies are flowing into the Gulf Coast daily, the Operations and Sustainment Systems Group here is shoring up the vital flow of communications to the hurricane-stricken region. Hours after Hurricane Katrina made landfall, the group's team of communications, logistics, contracting and acquisition experts were
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Robins Air Force Base lends helping hand to Katrina evacuees
While hundreds of Robins Air Force Base Airmen headed into the Gulf Coast region devastated by Hurricane Katrina, some of the personnel who remained reached out to those who were seeking a place of refuge in Middle Georgia. Christine Parker, Robins Family Support Center director, said they are working to help Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Hill Air Force Base deploys Airmen to aid Katrina victims
A total of 17 active-duty members from Hill Air Force Base have deployed to various locations to aid Hurricane Katrina victims. One active duty member from the 75th Contracting Squadron left Saturday for the Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans to provide contracting support to Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of
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2005
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