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Default Air Force Logo An unsinkable team
The security response team came in early for a shift change on the night of June 28, 2014, said Staff Sgt. Deshaina Dawson, 91st Missile Security Forces Squadron flight security controller. The rain had been falling for a couple days and water was already pooling around the launch facility. After reviewing the cameras and assessing the situation,
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2014
Airman 1st Class Jeremy McNeal, 341st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance apprentice, pressure washes a security forces Humvee July 23. Not every vehicle they receive is clean. The maintenance shop pressure washes every vehicle that comes through. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua Smoot) LRS maintenance shop keeps base vehicles purring
When entering the 341st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance shop, one may notice the buzz of pneumatic impact wrenches, the faint shadow of an Airman through mist while he pressure washes a mud-covered Humvee, or the all-to-familiar auto shop smell of oil and gas.With nearly 600 vehicles in the wing fleet there isn't a day where these
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Guidance for political activities
It's an election year, which brings many opportunities to participate in the political process, as well as many pitfalls. Because of active duty status or employment as a Department of Defense civilian employee, there are limitations when it comes to participating in political activities. All are encouraged to exercise their voting rights by
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2014
Security Forces Airmen pose with a skid trainer at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, June 27. Three skid trainers were recently delivered to Air Force Global Strike Command to complement AFGSC's new driver safety program, familiarizing Airmen with the handling characteristics of the HMMWV in a wide variety of driving conditions. Skid trainers enhance driver safety
Three highly-specialized vehicle safety training systems are now operational at Air Force Global Strike Command.Known as skid trainers, these systems are designed to teach drivers how to handle a wide variety of vehicles. One of the most recognizable vehicles operated by Airmen today is the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, or HMMWV,
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Missileer gets rare opportunity to learn from Navy
Air Force Global Strike Command has recently announced a new avenue for nuclear and missile operations officers for professional development. The new Striker Trident Program is a joint Air Force - Navy program designed to support professional development of company grade officers who are trained and qualified in similar nuclear deterrence
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Default Air Force Logo Critical Days of Summer week 10: Driving preparedness
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatal car accidents peak in the summer months of July and August. During these months, there is a higher volume of road travel due to greater numbers of inexperienced teenage drivers, vacationing families venturing out on often unfamiliar routes and motorcyclists cruising the roads.
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2014
Maj. Tyler Ellison, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds #7 pilot, and Wes Welker, Denver Broncos wide receiver, begin their final preparations for take-off July 20 during a media flight out of the Wyoming Air National Guard Base, Cheyenne, Wyo. Crews perform routine maintenance on the rest of the aircrafts, preparing them for an upcoming air show. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle) Thunderbirds rip through Wyoming skies
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are an aerial demonstration squadron that performs precision aerial maneuvers that demonstrate the capabilities of the Air Force's high performance aircrafts to people throughout the world.. The three main objectives of the Thunderbirds mission are recruitment of new Airmen, providing a positive representation of the
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2014
Airman 1st Class Daniel Rome, 341st Communications Squadron client support technician, installs a hard drive into a Hewlett Packard 6005 computer during a refurbishment project July 10. Client support technicians are trained in a variety of specialties to include the full repair and installation of computers, printers and integrated electronic systems. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Collin Schmidt) Malmstrom's Comm Squadron helps Airmen stay connected
Most people don't really think of the systems that allow them to stay connected. These devices may always be in sight and in mind, but what about the infrastructure these tools are built on? Everything from phones to computers have an intricate system of hardware and software that allows people to contact one another at a moment's notice. For
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2014
Default Air Force Logo HPS: The unseen killer
The summer weather welcomes everyone back outside and the annual tradition of cleaning begins. Dusty garages are getting swept, the camping equipment that has been sitting in the corner is dusted off and everyone is looking forward to upcoming summer adventures. But what no one plans for is the less than adventuresome trip to the hospital as a
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Missileer duty offers immediate, long-term dividends
Missileer duty offers rewards right away that continue to enrich an officer's career even after he or she leaves the career field, according to Academy Class of '86 and '10 graduates.Col. Stella Renner, the Academy's vice commandant for culture and climate and an '86 graduate, said she picked up lessons in teamwork and taking responsibility during
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2014
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