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DoD Warrior Games discus, shotput, recumbent cycling, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball Christiansen Air Force Knight to compete in Warrior Games
Master Sgt. Michael Christiansen, 21st Space Wing protocol office superintendent will compete for the second time in the Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado June 1 - 9, 2018.
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force photo contest begins, theme is “Freedom”
The 2018 Air Force photo contest, managed by the Air Force Services Activity, officially began May 1, 2018. This year’s theme is “Freedom” with the contest running through May 31.
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MAFFS training underway in California Air Guard, Reserve wings kick off annual MAFFS training
As temperatures heated up in northern California, aerial firefighters from four C-130 airlift wings operating the U.S.D.A. Forest Service’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, or MAFFS, started a weeklong training April 23, 2018, in anticipation of summer blazes.
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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson delivers the key note address at the 34th Annual Space Symposium April 17, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colo. During her speech Wilson announced new ways in which the Air Force will be more lethal, resilient and agile in space. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis J. Hoffman) Air Force opens space training to allies, accelerates Space Acquisition
Citing the National Defense Strategy, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that beginning in 2019 the Air Force is opening its space training to allies during her keynote speech at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. April 17, 2018.
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Default Air Force Logo Focus on wildfire safety: Protect yourself and your community
Most people recognize Smokey Bear from wildfire prevention posters and commercials on radio and television, but did you know he has been working hard to inspire Americans to prevent wildfires since 1944? Yes, the fictional character and his long-running ad campaign to create awareness about preventing wildfires is still going strong.
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, 14th Air Force commander, toured the 21st Security Forces Squadron Training Center at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., March 14, 2018.  Whiting visited the 21st Space Wing for an immersion into operations here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cameron Hunt) Maj. Gen. Whiting Visits Peterson AFB
Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, 14th Air Force commander, toured Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., March 14, 2018. Whiting visited the 21st Space Wing for an operations immersion.
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21st Space Wing Black History Month celebration Peterson Air Force Base historical figures America Black history comes to life at Peterson
February is Black History Month and every year Airmen recognize the historical contributions that Black Americans have made in every endeavor throughout American history. This year volunteers brought historical figures back to life with a musical production.
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Default Air Force Logo Two innovative Space Command ideas are in Air Force competition
Air Force Space Command recently nominated two innovative ideas for the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition.
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This graphic represents service members from around the world who participate in the Blended Military Retirement System. Blended Military Retirement System to take effect Jan. 1
One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years goes into effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS.
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations
Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.
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