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Default Air Force Logo ALS renames classrooms after aircraft
Classrooms at the Senior Master Sgt. David B. Reid Airman Leadership School are getting a new look.To build morale, esprit de corps and awareness of Shaw history, the names of the four current ALS student flights will change to the names of historical aircraft flown at Shaw. The flight classrooms will be decorated to reflect their new names."At
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Default Air Force Logo Phase II to start Monday
The 20th Fighter Wing will participate in a Phase II exercise starting Monday evening.The goal of the exercise is to improve on areas addressed during the last Phase II held in November.The main objective in this exercise is to help improve the flow of information.Information from the bottom up needs to be faster and clearer, so the commander can
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SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- Airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron install lights into the New Year's Eve Ball they built. The ball has 417 lights. They built it in about 72 hours. It was suspended approximately 100 feet in the air and lowered from a crane as the crowd counted down the seconds until 2006.  The squadron's version of the Times Square tradition is larger and heavier than the New York version. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Sarah Webb) Happy new year

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Default Air Force Logo Airmen train Iraqis on force protection
Security forces pride themselves on making a good first impression for base visitors. Now they are instilling that same pride and professionalism in Iraqi Airmen.Three Air Force security forces members are training the Iraqi protection force that will ultimately inherit security operations at New Al Muthana Air Base here.The Airmen have been
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Default Air Force Logo Justice served to criminal Airmen
The 20th Fighter Wing Office of the Staff Judge Advocate is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases against Air Force members suspected of violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice and applicable civilian criminal codes.The following cases were prosecuted at Shaw in the months of October and November.In a general court-martial held Oct.
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Default Air Force Logo Thunderbirds need volunteers
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron is looking for professionals to join an elite team known world-wide for precision flying and community involvement. Volunteers are needed in eight career fields. "The Thunderbirds have more than 34 career fields represented in the squadron," said Chief Master Sgt. Ted Field, chief enlisted manager of
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Default Air Force Logo Warm Hearts to help Airmen
What happens if your car has just broken down, bills are due, you have children who need to be fed and payday is still a week away? Try Warm Hearts.Warm Hearts helps Airmen who need financial assistance and have nowhere else to go, said Master Sgt. Alejandro Barin, 20th Mission Support Squadron first sergeant.“Airmen who need financial assistance
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Default Air Force Logo AF declares F-22A ready for combat
The Air Force’s most advanced weapon system is ready for combat, Air Force officials here announced Thursday.In reaching initial operational capability, the F-22A Raptor has been certified ready for employment. Declaring the transformational fighter IOC means the Raptor’s proven capabilities are now available for use in combat around the globe and
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force leaders wish Airmen happy holidays
The following is a holiday message from Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald R. Murray:"As 2005 draws to a close, we have the opportunity to reflect on the past year and prepare ourselves for 2006. For many of us, this season brings to mind a
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force releases new mission statement
The realities of the world have changed dramatically since the creation of the Air Force in 1947 and continue to change almost daily.With these changes in mind, Air Force leaders released a new mission statement Dec. 7 that defines the current and future direction of the Air Force.“Today, our world is fast paced, constantly shifting and filled with
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