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  • Altus squadron recognized for top-notch logistics support

    The 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron here was recently awarded the 2007 Air Education and Training Command Daedalian Maj. Gen. Warren R. Carter Effectiveness award. The 97th LRS received the award for providing outstanding logistics support for their command. "Our Airmen have managed AETC's largest fuel account -- delivering 56 million gallons to
  • Tyndall squadron prepares for first class of "pipeline" Raptor pilots

    Opportunities to train on the Air Force's prized F-22 Raptor are highly competitive, and pilots picked to fly the world's premier fighter have been chosen from the ranks after logging years on other airframes -- until now. Four first lieutenants currently at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., have been selected as the first "green" Raptor pilots. First
  • Dinner: possible -- TV chef cooks up a winner for Sheppard Airmen

    It took him 10 grueling hours of work, a frantic trip to a Wichita Falls retailer for ingredients and the help of dozens of Airmen, but Chef Robert Irvine fed 1,000 people at the Air Force's 60th Anniversary banquet at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.  In an episode of the Food Network's hit series, 'Dinner: Impossible,' that first aired Jan. 23,
  • Defense authorization bill impacts potential degree programs

    With the finalization of the 2008 defense authorization bill, Air University will have the authority to grant a new master's degree in flight test engineering to graduates of the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. That program, which already resembled an academic degree program, can offer the degree with "a little
  • Altus pilot AETC nominee for aviation award

    A C-17 pilot assigned to the 58th Airlift Squadron here was recently named the Air Education and Training Command nominee for the 2007 Daedalian Exceptional Pilot award. Maj. Scott M. Anderson will compete with other Air Force nominees for the award, established in 1998 to inspire duty performance excellence by career military pilots who place the
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