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Default Air Force Logo Airmen recognize impact of enlisted heritage
More than 650 Airmen celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Air Force and 40th anniversary of the Office of the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force during the Senior Enlisted Leader Summit Heritage Dinner here July 26. Hosted by Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley, the dinner featured a classic film highlighting the Air Force's
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Selfridge ANGB site of Retiree Appreciation Day in September
The Lower Michigan Area Council of the Fort McCoy Retiree Affairs Office is having its Retiree Appreciation Day at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., on Sept. 29. Pre-registration is required and will be closed once there is a maximum of 650 participants. Register by downloading the registration form at www.selfridgemwr.com/community/rso.htm
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Enlisted Village plans Grandparent's Day Open House
The Air Force Enlisted Village's Grandparent's Day Open House is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at Bob Hope Village, Teresa Village and Hawthorn House. The event features entertainment, informational booths, apartment tours and many more activities. "It's a great opportunity for the community to see what we're all about," said retired Chief
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Retired bowling tournament set for January 2008 in Vegas
The 4th annual Retired Military Bowling Championships take place January 20 to 25 at the Gold Coast Hotel, Casino and Bowling Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. More than 750 bowlers competed in the 2007 event and the 2008 event is expected to set a new entry record in what is described as the largest retired military bowling event in the world, said
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Program helps disabled vets get defense business contracts
Thousands of disabled military veterans have enrolled in a governmentwide program that is designed to help them succeed in new careers as business owners, a Defense Department official said here July 18. The Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Office was established at the Pentagon by an October 2004 presidential executive order and
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Default Air Force Logo Nicholson leaving VA, returning to private sector
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson announced July 17 he has tendered his resignation to President George W. Bush, effective no later than October 1. In his letter of resignation, Mr. Nicholson praised and thanked the president for the honor of serving him and the nation's veterans in a key post at such a "critical time in our nation's
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Tricare offers redesigned beneficiary site
Tricare beneficiaries can seek answers for their TRICARE questions by visiting the redesigned My Benefit portal at www.tricare.mil. It offers the same great information with a more user-friendly layout and an updated look, while providing up-to-date benefit information in seconds, said Tricare officials. A key feature of the redesign is that users
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Tricare beneficiaries can skip co-pay during test
Tricare beneficiaries already experience low co-payments on convenient mail-order prescription drugs, but now there is something even better that is free, announce officials. A two-year test authorized by the 2007 National Defense Authorization Act allows Tricare beneficiaries to substitute over-the-counter versions of certain prescription drugs
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Chief Pfingston loses fight with cancer
Former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gary R. Pfingston died of cancer June 23 in San Antonio. "Today the Air Force mourns the loss of a great enlisted leader," said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley. "Gary's life was a shining example of service to our nation and we will miss him greatly." Chief Pfingston was the 10th chief
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2008
Default Air Force Logo 'Living legends' discuss Air Force of yesterday, today
In keeping with the Air Force's 60th anniversary theme, "Heritage to Horizons," a panel of four war veterans gathered recently at the Pentagon Conference Center to discuss the challenges and triumphs of air power over the years. The theme of the discussion was, "The Jet Age: Korea, Vietnam, Cold War." The panel included retired Gen. Hal Hornburg,
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