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  • AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15

    Effective immediately, Air Force officials have removed the requirement to complete Courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education through distance learning or in-residence attendance.
  • C-5s and submarines

    “I have always used my knowledge and experience from my civilian career to be better at my Air Force career,”
  • Westover Remembers the Holocaust

    “Days of Remembrance: Learning from the Holocaust.”

    It has a distinctive “tail stinger” or “MAD Boom”.
  • February is Black History Month

    African-American/Black History Month, is celebrated each year during the month of February. The theme for 2018, provided by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), is “African Americans in Times of War.” This year’s theme commemorates the centennial of the end of the First World War in 1918, and highlights the
  • Pay for Air Force Reservists: Common problems, how to avoid them

    Finance specialist covers procedures with reservists
  • Training and Development Flight: preparing future Reserve Citizen Airmen

    Air Force Basic Military Training develops enlistees from civilians to professional Airmen.To help young men and women prepare for BMT, the Air Force Reserve offers the Training and Development Flight.“It is an introduction to the military through structured Unit Training Assembly participation,” said Staff Sgt. Glenda Nathaniel, Flight Chief for
  • October is Domestic Violence Awarness Month

    October is designated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.DVAM evolved from ‘Day of Unity’ held in October 1981 and the idea was conceived by Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The ‘Day of Unity’ soon evolved into an
  • Closing two chapters: Operation Babylift crash survivor tours last C-5A

    The last time Karen Keshura was in a C-5A Galaxy, the war in Vietnam was coming to an end. It was a different kind of homecoming flight—at just seven months old, Keshura was one among hundreds of orphan Vietnamese children aboard the aircraft heading to meet their new families in America. Keshura’s flight was the first of several under what would
  • Honoring Sept 11 through service and deployment

    For one Westover firefighter, his first deployment holds a deeper meaning than most.“It was hard not to get a little emotional when I saw the aircraft take off,” said Tech. Sgt. Mark McKunes, a 439th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter who’s on his first deployment here to Southwest Asia. “Being deployed during 9/11 was very moving—that’s the