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  • Fifteenth Air Force activates, consolidates ACC’s conventional forces

    Fifteenth Air Force activated Aug. 20, integrating wings and direct reporting units from 12th Air Force and Ninth Air Force to form a new numbered air force responsible for generating and presenting Air Combat Command’s conventional forces.
  • CMSgt Bass installed as the Air Force’s 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

    Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass formally took the reins Aug. 14 as the Air Force’s 19th Chief Master Sergeant, in the process becoming the first woman and the first person of Asian American descent to be elevated to the service’s highest-ranking enlisted officer.
  • Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff

    In remarks following the formal “Change of Responsibility” ceremony in which he took over from retiring Gen. David L. Goldfein, the 21st Chief of Staff, Brown acknowledged an array of people who influenced his life. Among them were his wife, Sharene, and his parents, as well as a list of Air Force colleagues, including Goldfein and other “extraordinary leaders.”
  • DOD Issues Flexible Instructions on Response to Coronavirus

    The Defense Department has issued instructions to the armed services and department heads on how to respond to the implications of the growing coronavirus outbreak.
  • Father. Warrior. Airman.

    A father picks up his combat gear; his daughter clings to his shoulders and her tiny face crinkles in confusion as he sets her down gently, then looks to his wife and chokes on the tears he hides as he turns away from his newly-formed family. This was a scene the family had become very familiar with.
  • WOW: Staff Sgt. Nakoneczny

    We sat down with Staff Sgt. Stefanie Nakoneczny, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management training and logistics noncommissioned officer in charge, to get to know her. Nakoneczny is best known for being a mom, caring and looking out for not only her daughter but those around her. Outside of work, Nakoneczny loves to bake with her daughter, practice yoga and plan fun weekends away.
  • More than skin deep

    From the beginning, humanity has been intrigued with sharing experiences and telling stories – whether painting on stone walls with ink made from berries and flowers or permanently altering their bodies to ensure the story outlasts their ability to articulate it.
  • Shaw celebrates continued sustainability

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – The Shaw community participated in a statewide Arbor Day celebration at Shaw Heights Elementary, Dec. 6.
  • Port Dawgs make mission movement effective

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – During a busy evening on the flightline, Airmen wait in out-processing lines hauling baggage filled with clothes, comforts and necessities to get them through a deployment. It may appear hectic, but there are devoted people streamlining the process.
  • From backpacking to Air Force packing

    It started when I was seven years old. My mom and uncle brought my sister and me to Syria to meet our family, and see our uncle get married. I saw people riding donkeys, It started when I was seven-years-old. My mom and uncle brought my sister and me to Syria to meet our family, and see our uncle get married. I saw people riding donkeys, honking every time they turned the corners; I met people who gave me food just because I was a kid. People there seemed to have an appreciation and depth in their lives. honking every time they turned the corners; I met people who gave me food just because I was a kid. People there seemed to have an appreciation and depth in their lives.
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