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    Check back January 5, 2006 for current news posting
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Looking for a job? Consider civilian government employment

    For those facing the force shaping board and contemplating the possibility of separating from the Air Force, employment options can seem overwhelming and limitless. However, the members of the 66th Air Base Wing Civilian Personnel office are standing by, ready to help military members make the transition to government civilian employees. You may
  • Knowledge Management: one big part of transformation

    Wright-Patterson's Air Force Knowledge Management Center of Excellence, located in the Air Force Materiel Command Capabilities, Integration, and Transformation Directorate, is giving Department of Defense employees improved access to a great resource - knowledge. "In today's age of exponentially expanding technology advancements, distributed
  • Airman files 1 millionth voucher in Defense Travel System

    Wayne Ulman, an engineer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio and a frequent business traveler, recently filed the 1 millionth voucher in the Department of Defense's new Defense Travel System. Wright-Patterson was among the first installations to receive DTS after the system was approved for worldwide deployment in December 2003. Mr. Ulman, who
  • Two Upgraded F-16 Falcons delivered to Pakistan

    In the early 1980s, the Pakistan air force received its first delivery of F-16 aircraft from the United States - the maintenance support for which has been as unpredictable as world politics ever since. It wasn't until late 2003 that the U.S. agreed to provide an assessment of Pakistan's existing F-16 fleet and suggest upgrades, including spares
  • Lean team selected as "Best Practice"

    The F-15 Central Gearbox Lean team from the 309th Commodities Maintenance Group at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, has been selected as an Air Force Best Practice in the 2005 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Awards. The Air Force nominated 15 teams for the awards, which recognize outstanding team performance and promote systematic process improvement. The
  • Fit 4 Life garners national attention

    Being Fit 4 Life physically, nutritionally, mentally and spiritually has not only become a familiar motto around Tinker Air Force Base, but it is also garnering attention from a national organization which promotes healthier lifestyles. The American Council for Fitness and Nutrition recognized the outstanding accomplishments and efforts encompassed
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