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Graphic created by Airman 1st Class Keith Holcomb. AF selects 14,181 for promotion to staff sergeant
Air Force officials have selected 14,181 senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant out of 32,006 eligible, a selection rate of 44.31 percent.The staff sergeant promotion list will be available on the Air Force Portal and myPers Aug. 24, at 8 a.m. CDT. Airmen will also be able to access their score notices on the virtual Military Personnel
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2017
Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, 509th Bomb Wing commander, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conducts pre-flight checks on Doc, a restored B-29 Superfortress, June 9, 2017, on McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Tibbets’ grandfather, retired Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets Jr., piloted the ‘Enola Gay,’ during WWII and dropped the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tara Fadenrecht) Grandson of Enola Gay pilot flies refurbished B-29
Wichita’s beloved B-29 Superfortress, Doc, took to the skies yet again June 9, 2017, from McConnell Air Force Base, this time with an added aspect of historical significance and Air Force heritage. Sitting in the co-pilot seat was Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, the 509th Bomb Wing commander. Taking control of the aircraft means he has now flown the only two currently operational B-29s, Doc and Fifi.
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2017
(U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Chip Pons) Calling all millennials: Fight for your reputation
As the debate over a massive generational gap within the military becomes more prevalent, members within different generational groups should pause and consider what each contributes to mission success, rather than what makes one better than the other. Yes, I am technically a millennial; however, I am so much more than that and I do not take pride
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2016
Tech. Sgt. Timothy, 334th Training Squadron combat control instructor, briefs Air Force ROTC cadets on Keesler’s battlefield Airmen training at Matero Hall during Pathways to Blue April 15, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Pathways to Blue, a diversity outreach event hosted by 2nd Air Force, the 81st Training Wing and the 403rd Wing, included more than 180 cadets from Air Force ROTC detachments from various colleges and universities. Cadets received hands-on briefings on technical and flying operations and an orientation flight in support of the Air Force's Diversity Strategic Roadmap program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue) Pathways to Blue shows ROTC cadets the way
More than 180 ROTC cadets from seven different colleges and 31 active duty enlisted members attended the second annual “Pathways to Blue” initiative hosted by 2nd Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. April 15-16.During the two-day event, cadets and airmen learned about job opportunities, toured different aircraft and sat down with officers
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2016
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