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  • 459th Airman works to ensure finance office runs smoothly

    JOIINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. - The 459th Air Refueling Wing Financial Management Office is managed day-to-day by civilians who work hard to ensure your travel vouchers, annual tour and Unit Training Assembly pay are processed. When it comes to handling basic pay, Senior Airman Marcus Sylvester is your go-to guy for any and all things dealing with
  • 459th prepares to “stand down” for suicide awareness

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, MD. – As of this month, the Air Force has lost 79 Airmen to suicide, 11 of those Airmen were members of the Reserve. Air Force leaders are asking units to take a day to stand down to bring awareness to the serious issue of suicide in today’s Air Force. This directive comes right before the month of September, which is National
  • Air Force bowlers capture Armed Forces Bowling Championship titles

    Crowder, formerly of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Judge Advocate General office, now assigned to Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and McTaggart, of Creech AFB, Nevada, agreed the mixed doubles competition allows for a change of pace from the days of grueling competition, and is a little more relaxed.
  • Distracted Driving caused 3,166 deaths in the U.S.

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is working to raise drivers awareness of distracted driving and its potential danger and ultimately reduce the number of accidents it causes.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Avoid bug bites on vacation with these TRICARE tips

    It’s common to see an increase of bugs in the summer months, which can be annoying. But more than that, some bugs, like mosquitoes and ticks, carry harmful diseases.
  • Goldfein’s 10-day trip across northern Europe focuses on partners and ‘great power’ realities

    But there also was an unmistakable subtext connecting the stops in Estonia, Finland, Great Britain, Germany and Greenland. The thread was this: each country has valuable experience and insights for operating effectively in an age of great power competition. That reality can help the United States and its allies fine-tune strategies for deterring – and if necessary, defeating – Russia and China.
  • Uniform Office seeks feedback on maternity uniforms

    The Air Force Uniform Office will begin surveying female Airmen starting July 22, to collect feedback on Air Force maternity uniform items. All Air Force women will receive an e-mail from the Air Force Survey Office with a unique link inviting them to take the survey. To determine who should take the full survey, the Uniform Office is asking participants to respond to the first survey question.
  • Special Warfare Airman receives Silver, Bronze Stars for heroism in Afghanistan

    Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio, an assessment and selection instructor assigned to the 350th Special Warfare Training Squadron at JB San Antonio-Lackland was awarded the nation’s third highest medal for his heroic actions in combat during operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
  • Air Force stands up Air Force Medical Readiness Agency

    In a ceremony June 28 at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia, the Air Force Medical Service stood up a new field operating agency, the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency.
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