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  • Joint partnership leads to successful swirl distortion testing

    An AEDC test team and members of the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) initiated a project in 2011 at the Academy’s F109 turbofan test facility applying swirl distortion to the determination of engine response in terms of aeromechanics, operability and performance.In June of this year, the AEDC test team returned to the F109 test facility and
  • Hill AFB welcomes new Ogden ALC commander

    Brig. Gen. Stacey Hawkins became the new Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander at Hill Air Force Base during a change of command ceremony here Aug. 31.
  • Living on-base or off, Air Force highly recommends renters insurance

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Airmen and their families leasing or renting housing on or off the installation need to be aware of the importance of renters insurance.Unforeseen fires, floods, theft or accidents can occur in anyone’s residence and Airmen need to understand the importance of protecting their families from
  • Airman accepts Marine Corps challenge

    Airman 1st Class Colby Morin, a member of the 66th Security Forces Squadron, volunteered to attend the U.S. Marine Corps’ Lance Corporal Seminar during a deployment to Southeast Asia.
  • Measurement lab passes evaluation with precision

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Edwards Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory passed a recent evaluation that ensures the lab performs measurements that are safe, accurate, reliable and traceable. Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, and Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, visited the PMEL to
  • AFIT prepares nuclear enterprise to deal with any scenario

    With talk of nuclear weapons returning to Americans’ everyday conversations, it might be excusable for the average person to think that the technology somehow had left the mainstream; this couldn’t be further from the truth.
  • Airman recognized for peaceful end to potentially deadly situation

    After 16 years as a U.S. Air Force Security Forces member, Master Sgt. Maurice Lucas II had never needed to pull his duty weapon out of his holster while serving at his home base. That commendable streak ended Oct. 8, 2016. Then-Tech. Sgt. Lucas was working as flight chief in charge of the 412th Security Forces Squadron’s patrols when he got a
  • Commentary: A Breed Apart

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- I am constantly amazed at the great leaders of our nation who at pivotal times changed the direction of America because of their vision, creativity, and fortitude. Many of us may not be aware of one such leader, Gen. Bernard A. Schriever.Schriever was born in Bremen, Germany, in 1910. He and his family came
  • Command's civilian, military Airmen serve as wingmen, lend support

    Civilian, as well as military Airmen, serve as Wingmen in their military communities. Opportunities continue to arise for them to act as force multipliers to intervene and support one another.
  • New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31

    Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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