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Default Air Force Logo Air Force awards contract for two 747-8s to be modified as future Air Force One aircraft
The Air Force awarded a Boeing contract modification Aug. 4, 2017, to purchase two commercial 747-8 aircraft for future modification to replace the two aging VC-25A Boeing 747-200 presidential support aircraft.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force to radically reduce instructions
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced the Air Force will rescind, review and rewrite the more than 1,300 Air Force Instructions over the next 24 months in order to allow greater flexibility and mission focus.
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2017
U.S. Air Force (Retired) Chief Master Sgt. James Cotten, poses for a photo after an interview in Norfolk, Va., July 18, 2017. Cotten served from August 1945 to January, 1966. During the first part of his career Cotten was assigned to the Army Air Corps, 334th Fighter Interceptor Squadron to work with the Tuskegee Airmen. Tuskegee Airman trail blazes through history
In the early 20th century the military was a different experience for some. Among those members was U.S. Air Force retired Chief Master Sgt. James Cotten, a Tuskegee Airman, who was drafted at the age of 18 in 1945.
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2017
Service members render full honors for retired Col. Freeman Bruce Olmstead’s funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. July 27, 2017. Olmstead, an Air Force veteran and prisoner of war survivor, passed away Oct. 14, 2017.  (US Air Force Photo/Andy Morataya) Cold War hero laid to rest
His final journey began with the beat of a drum. The sky was clear. A light breeze was blowing as the hero’s family, friends and well-wishers followed the flag-draped coffin carried by the caisson pulled by six black horses.
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2017
Hanscom Command Chief Master Sgt. Patricia L. Hickey speaks with veterans during a barbecue at the Lowell Veterans Community Care Center July 26. Hanscom volunteers prepared and served more than 120 meals and then met with 60 veterans as part of the daylong event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Herlihy) Airmen volunteer at Lowell veterans center
More than 20 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center-Hanscom Airmen volunteered at a barbecue in Lowell, Massachusetts, at a community care center for veterans July 26.
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2017
First Lt. Zebulon Hanley of San Antonio crosses the finish line to
become the winner of the 20th U.S. Air Force Marathon men's full marathon division held Sept. 17, 2016 at  Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with a time of 2:47:04. The 2017 event is scheduled Sept. 15-16 and registration is still open (U.S. Air Force photo / Rich Oriez).
AF Marathon registration continues
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registration for the 21st annual U.S. Air Force Marathon is still open and runners, walkers and wheeled participants are encouraged to sign up quickly for the fun and exciting family friendly event scheduled Sept. 15-16.This year’s marathon will honor the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force and
0 7/18
2017
Courtesy photo AFDW commander presents Purple Heart to WWII vet
Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, Air Force District of Washington commander, hosted a Purple Heart award ceremony July 14, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Memorial, Arlington, Va. Jacobson presented the prestigious award to 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano for wounds he incurred during a forced march as a World War II prisoner of war in Germany.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Master Sgts. Linn Knight and Kenneth Guinn, explosive ordnance disposal specialists assigned to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., pose for a photo with their official Warrior Games medals July 8, 2017 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill. The commonalities between the lives of these two warriors are uncanny and extensive; from growing up in the same city and joining the Air Force in the same year, to a traumatic run-in with an IED on the same day. While sharing similar career assignments and progression, Guinn and Knight have forged a friendship built upon on a life of shared experiences. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons) Bonded through service, linked by fate
Thousands gathered to witness an extraordinary display of resilience and strength by the nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing all branches of the military during the 2017 Defense Department Warrior Games in Chicago. The lives of two master sergeants became forever intertwined as if guided by fate, leading them toward a chance to serve as teammates and represent the Air Force at this year’s games.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, commander, Air Combat Command, presents retired Air Force Lt. Col. Gregory Thornton with the Silver Star medal certificate during a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, June 30, 2017. Thornton received the Silver Star for his actions on April 6, 2003 while supporting ‘Advance 33,’ the call sign for a ground forward air controller attached to Task Force 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor, during combat operations in Iraq. The Silver Star is the third-highest combat decoration for gallantry in action that can be awarded to a member of the United States Armed Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth) Silver Star mission a lesson in teamwork
Retired Lt. Col. Gregory Thornton was presented the Silver Star Medal - the third highest medal for valor in the military - in a private ceremony held at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force June 30, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Officials urge retirees to transition club membership to virtual portal
For many Air Force retirees, a club membership is one way to stay connected to the service they love. Air Force Services Activity officials are encouraging retirees to activate their new Air Force Club Member Portal accounts before losing that connection.
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2017
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