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Default Air Force Logo 'Jeopardy!' celebrates Air Force's 60th anniversary
In honor of the Air Force's 60th anniversary this year, the Sept. 27 episode of "Jeopardy!" will feature special video clues taped during host Alex Trebek's USO tour to Japan. During the end of the category, viewers will be treated to a fun and unique spotlight about the Air Force. Mr. Trebek and the "Jeopardy!" crew visited Kadena Air Base, Japan,
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Airman missing from World War II identified
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced Sept. 5 that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Second Lt. Harold E. Hoskin of the Army Air Forces from Houlton, Maine, will be buried Sept. 7 in Arlington National
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Ceremony honors 54 repatriated Americans
The remains of 52 infants and two adults who were Air Force family members were laid to rest during a recent ceremony at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro. The ceremony marked the end of a journey that began at Hammangi Cemetery, an Italian cemetery located in Tripoli, Libya, near the former Wheelus Air Base. Family members of
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Registering for mail-order pharmacy service now easier
Registering for Tricare's mail-order pharmacy service is now easier with the launch of the new Member Choice Center. A phone call or mouse click is all that is needed for retirees to begin receiving their prescriptions by mail, said Tricare officials. By using this new service, not only will the beneficiary receive mail-order enrollment assistance,
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Dining facilities open to retirees for special event
In commemoration of the Air Force's 60th anniversary, the director of Services is encouraging all major command and installation commanders to allow retirees to use dining facilities Sept. 18. Allowing retirees to use dining facilities on this day not only gives them a chance to relive their past, but to share that past with today's Airmen. "This
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force discontinues use of base decals
Air Force officials are working with the other services to allow its people to enter military installations without requiring them to display a base decal on their vehicles. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley recently ended use of the sticker, officially called a DD Form 2220, on Air Force installations because of cost, a lack of
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Events set for retirees in Florida
Military retirees in Florida can take advantage of a couple of upcoming events. The annual Air Force Enlisted Village Charity Bowl-A-Thon is set for Aug. 29 beginning at 2 p.m. in the Eglin AFB Bowling Center. Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Jim Binnicker, the village's president and CEO, is the event's host. Participants will include
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Retired Airmen are teaching JROTC cadets
More than 1,900 Junior ROTC instructors, who teach at 869 school units worldwide, recently finished their initial instructor training here. Jo Alice Talley, chief of JROTC instructor management at Air Force Officer Accession and Training Schools, said the newly hired instructors learned about unit management and teaching skills and procedures. Greg
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force honors women's contributions
In conjunction with the Air Force's 60th anniversary celebration this year, the country's youngest military service is paying tribute to women's contributions to its rich history and heritage. "Heritage to Horizons: Earning Our Wings and Reaching the Stars" is the theme of the 2007 Air Force Heritage to Horizons Women's Training Symposium taking
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Top enlisted leader visits Armed Forces Retirement Home
The U.S. military's most senior enlisted member locked up his office recently in pursuit of other seniors -- senior citizens living in the Armed Forces Retirement Home here. Army Command Sgt. Maj. William J. Gainey, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his travel crew of two soldiers, a sailor, an airman and a
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2008
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