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A four-ship formation performs a flyover during the Air Force Memorial's 10th anniversary ceremony in Arlington, Va., Oct. 14, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Past, present, future: AF Memorial 10th anniversary
For the last decade, the Air Force Memorial stood boldly in the skyline of the nation’s capital, inciting pride and honor, and recognizing the dedication and sacrifices of Airmen who have served. Members of industry, Airmen and media attended a ceremony in celebration of the monument’s 10th anniversary under its spires in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 14.
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A new type of flexible body armor developed through a collaboration between the Air Force and Naval Research Laboratories is 50 percent lighter than current body armor. The design makes the use of a ceramic ball matrix encapsulated in foam material, which is then backed with multiple layers of polyethylene sheets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Marisa Novobilski/released) Flexing in the line of fire: Lightweight, flexible body armor for the future force
In the line of fire, protective body armor plays a critical role in survival. Hard-plated, rigid and heavy, today’s National Institute of Justice Type IV body armor -- the kind that protects warfighters against armor piercing bullets -- defends the wearer, but adds weight and bulk that a fast-moving operator could do without.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Bradford Shwedo, 25th Air Force commander, opens the floor for questions during lunch with Company Grade Officers Oct. 14 at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Shwedo visited several units to thank members of Team Offutt for their duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jeff W. Gates/Released) 25th AF Commander visits Offutt
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Bradford Shwedo, 25th Air Force commander, opens the floor for questions during lunch with Company Grade Officers Oct. 14 at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Shwedo visited several units to thank members of Team Offutt for their duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jeff W. Gates/Released)
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Default Air Force Logo AFOSI: Play it safe with cyber security
In this day and age, hackers and scammers are finding new ways to exploit unsuspecting victims using various illegal cyber techniques. Internet crimes like phishing, spamming, cyber terrorism, cyber bullying, online identity theft and cyber stalking have been constant concerns on the Defense Department’s agenda.
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U.S. Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, Eighth Air Force commander, addresses an audience of Airmen during the E-4B realignment and 595th Command and Control Group activation ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Oct. 7, 2016. The E-4B, which serves as the National Airborne Operations Center for the President, Secretary of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff, was transferred to Air Force Global Strike Command's Eighth Air Force in an effort to centrally manage all nuclear-related assets. (U.S. Air Force photo by ) E-4Bs realign under Eighth Air Force, 595th CACG stands up
The Eighth Air Force has another aircraft in its inventory, and it’s not a bomber. The E-4B, which serves as the National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) and is a key component of the National Military Command System for the President, the Secretary of Defense, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, recently transferred from Air Combat Command to Air
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Air Force Col. Joseph Santucci, 55th Operations Group commander (right) and Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Michael Rager, 55th Operations Group command chief (left), present Air Force Senior Airman Alex Fausnight, 338th Combat Training Squadron (center), with his Gold Level certificate for Leadership Pathways. Leadership Pathways is an Air Force program that Air Combat Command has adopted to help support the Comprehensive Airmen Fitness strategy. (Courtesy Photo) Experience is worth more than gold
The Leadership Pathway’s program here has awarded its first Gold certificate to a member of the Team Offutt community.Senior Airman Alex Fausnight, 338th Combat Training Squadron, took full advantage of the program and received his gold certificate for attending 23 courses in the Leadership Pathways Course Catalog.“I have to admit, all the classes
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In an effort to educate the Offutt community about fire prevention, the Offutt Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association for this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign held Oct. 9 - 15, 2016. (Courtesy Graphic) Fire Prevention Week encourages checking smoke alarm date
In an effort to educate the Offutt community about fire prevention, the Offutt Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association for this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign held Oct. 9 - 15. The Offutt Fire Department will be hosting educational events for Bellevue Elementary School classes, from kindergartens to 2nd
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OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Robbin Alex, a registered nurse with the 55th Medical Group, administers a flu shot to Ron Pape, a retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. during Offutt's annual Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 17. This annual event was held at the Offutt Field House and gave retirees from the local area the opportunity to attend briefing and get information from a variety of agencies including the Retiree Activities Office, Airman & Family Readiness Center, Department of Veteran Affairs, Survivor Benefits, the Erhling Bergquist medical clinic, Legal Office and Dental Services in addition to immunizations. U.S. Air Force photo by Kendra Williams Team Offutt to Host Annual Retiree Appreciation Day
Offutt is scheduled to host its 48th Annual Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 16 at the Base Exchange from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will offer a variety of free services to retirees, spouses, widows and widowers including immunizations, identification card assistance and legal services.The event, sponsored by the Offutt Retiree Activities Office and the
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Bullying Prevention Oct 2016 (AF Graphic) Break the cycle of bullying
Bullying is not just a part of life that stops in the schoolyard; it can have consequences that stretch into adulthood and impact people for the rest of their lives.   According to the National Center for Education, one in four children will experience bullying in their lives, and it comes in many forms: social, verbal, physical and even
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TRICARE logo Express Scripts Pharmacy Network Changing for TRICARE Beneficiaries
Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI) today announced upcoming changes to the retail pharmacy network it manages on behalf of TRICARE. On Dec. 1, 2016, Walgreens pharmacy locations will join the network. CVS pharmacies, including those in Target stores, will leave the network on the same day. The new network will have more than 57,000 locations nationwide,
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