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Default Air Force Logo AF Basic Military Training – Did you know?
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, has been described as "The Gateway to the Air Force" since November 1942 (prior to the inception of the U.S. AF in 1947), when the first group of enlisted Air Corps personnel trained there. Only when manpower requirements increased during the Berlin Airlift and during the Korean and Vietnam Wars did the AF find it
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Default Air Force Logo Fond farewell to golf, happy hello to family fun, fitness
Our Real Property Office tracks the opening of our golf course to 1942 -- a span of time encompassing several generations and cultural trends. Suffice it to say our course has served its purposes very well over those corresponding 75 years. However, on April 30, 2017, golfing operations on Columbus Air Force Base will cease and we will welcome in
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Default Air Force Logo The daily cross-check
As a flight instructor, one of the most important things I teach to new students is the cross-check.
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Default Air Force Logo Generation Why
  Last Friday, I sat in the Columbus Club bar and picked the brain of the 48th Flying Training Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Charles “Spanky” Gilliam.   He had one arm in a sling from an overzealous representation of his beloved Alley Cats flag football team, the other arm nursed a drink as he reflected on nearly 18 years of service and leadership.
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Default Air Force Logo The best 50 cents I ever spent
All Airmen are the products of costly Air Force training programs which intend to influence behaviors and shape our character. Additionally, many of us spend considerable amounts of personal time and resources examining leadership lessons and character development. While I do not question or regret such investments, I found it rather amusing my
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