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Default Air Force Logo Commander wishes wingmen farewell
We have worked tirelessly getting ready. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Three years ago we started a journey together toward being an excellent organization. We changed our mission statement to "Leaders in Excellence" to align with the Air Force core values. A statement is just words without the deeds and actions to back it up. You
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Default Air Force Logo AF Leaders Urge Summer Safety
Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day marks the season of greatest risks for our Air Force team. To counter those risks, we will kick off the Critical Days of Summer safety campaign for 2011 on May 28th.Unfortunately, last summer we lost 16 Airmen. While this was an improvement over the 21 lost the previous year, we must strive to do better. The
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force leaders issue Memorial Day message
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz send the following Memorial Day message to the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force and their families:As we pause this Memorial Day to honor those who have died in service of our great Nation, it is also useful to reflect on what this day of
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force WikiLeaks Web site guidance
Air Force personnel should not access the WikiLeaks Web site to view or download the publicized classified information. Doing so would introduce potentially classified information on unclassified networks. There has been rumor that the information is no longer classified since it resides in the public domain. This is NOT true. The subject
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Default Air Force Logo We must commit to eliminating sexual assault from our Air Force
To the Men and Women of the United States Air Force:We must commit to eliminating sexual assault from our Air Force.The Air Force has focused on sexual assault prevention and response for several years, with special emphasis on victim care. Unfortunately, sexual assault continues to burden our Airmen and degrade our mission effectiveness. Sexual
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Default Air Force Logo AFRC commander sends holiday greetings
As we celebrate this holiday season and prepare for the challenges of 2011,I want to thank you for serving our nation as Citizen Airmen. You have stepped up to meet every tasking given to you. You airlifted much needed aidto disaster victims, deployed to Afghanistan, helped usher in a new era inIraq or supported other contingency operations
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Default Air Force Logo Pausing to be grateful at Thanksgiving
As a nation, we pause on Thanksgiving Day to recall all that we are thankful and grateful for as a nation. We gather as family members and friends to give thanks for all that has been given to us throughout this year as well as in years long past. We celebrate with parades, turkey dinners and all of its fixings, pumpkin pie and oh so many other
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Default Air Force Logo Vacation refreshes minds
Many of us feel the need for a vacation but never follow through on taking a vacation for two reasons: (1) We feel it is too difficult to plan for or that we do not have time to plan for a vacation; or (2) We use the excuse that it is more work for us to do when we return after our vacation; therefore, it is best for us to just continue to tend to
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Default Air Force Logo Preventing heat injuries- including over and under hydration
Whether deployed to Southwest Asia or operating stateside during the summer heat, many military operations take place under extremely hot conditions. Because of the insidious nature of heat illnesses, heat injuries frequently result because people often don't recognize their symptoms until it's too late. Our body's protective cooling mechanism
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Chaplain (Captain) Jeffrey A. Ballou Take God with you on vacation
Often times, the summer months provide for all of us longer days with warmer temperatures. We use this time to rest from our very busy and hectic lives: the hustle and bustle of daily living with its deadlines and demands on our time, not to mention the responding to instant messages, texting, twittering, facebook, emails, voicemails, and all of
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