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  • Vance holds Network Security Focus Day

    To foster awareness of the importance of cyberspace protection methods, Vance Air Force Base held a network security focus day March 4.The call for a network security focus day came from Gen. Stephen R. Lorenz, commander, Air Education and Training Command. "Recent events have caused an increase in

  • IAAFA develops partner nation NCOs

    The next time an Airman deploys alongside servicemembers from El Salvador, Honduras or the Dominican Republic, they may be deploying with graduates of the Inter-American Air Forces Academy International NCO Officer Academy. Taught both in residence and in a deployable, mobile form by the 837th

  • AFSOC seeks best, brightest pilots

    Wanted: individuals able to think on their feet, adapt quickly when needed, have a love for flying, and want to get in the fight now. That was the message from Maj. Gen. Kurt Cichowski, U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, to members of the 80th Flying Training Wing's Euro-NATO

  • AETC nominates 2008 John P. Flynn award participant

    Air Education and Training Command officials recently announced the command's nominee for the 2008 John P. Flynn Inspector General award. This individual will now compete in the next level of competition. Category I (Wing/Installation IG Office) 82nd Training Wing IG Office, Sheppard Air Force Base,

  • AETC nominates 2008 National Defense Industrial Association testers

    Air Education and Training Command officials recently announced the command's nominees for the 2008 National Defense Industrial Association Tester awards. These individuals will now compete in the next level of competition. Military Tester Tech. Sgt. Marshall Shepherd, 372d Training Squadron,

  • Team Vance member saves life

    A quick trip to McDonald's turned into an act of heroism for Patty Tyson on March 6, when she saved the life of an elderly woman. Mrs. Tyson, Director of Community Services at Vance, was on her lunch break when she decided to go to a nearby McDonald's. "I was in a rush because I was on my lunch

  • U.S. Air Forces Africa commander talks AFRICOM, upcoming symposium

    "We must invest in the future of Africa," said Maj. Gen. Ronald Ladnier Jr., U.S. Air Forces Africa commander, also known as the 17th Air Force. The general spoke about the increasingly focused role the U.S. is taking to bolster Africa's air capabilities during a visit to Air University March 9. The

  • Maxwell expands reach into 'Twitterverse'

    Maxwell joined Twitter March 7, becoming the first base in Air Education and Training Command to do so. Twitter is a popular social-networking tool where users send short messages, or "tweets," to other users. "We're always looking for new avenues to tell people the Maxwell and Air Force stories,"

  • Vance vying for position in energy race

    With only four months left in the Air Education and Training Command Energy Management Incentive Award program, Vance Air Force Base has moved into third place for reduction in energy output.As compared to its three-year baseline average from 2005 through 2007, Vance AFB showed a 10.2

  • AETC awards best 2008 contracting achievements

    Air Education and Training Command officials recently announced the contracting award winners. These individuals will now compete in the next level of competition. Secretary of the Air Force professionalism in contracting (supervisory) Michael F. Schuman, 97th Contracting Squadron, Altus Air Force