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  • Africa Command, Air Forces Africa come to AU for ideas

    Air University, U.S. Africa Command and the 17th Air Force kicked off a symposium March 31 to foster recommendations for the U.S. Air Force's involvement in Africa Command. The 17th Air Force, also known as U.S. Air Forces Africa, is the air arm of the relatively new unified command and the topic du

  • Building Partnerships Symposium: big success for AF doctrine

    The Building Partnerships Symposium concluded March 25 with members from around the Air Force discussing the necessity of including BP into Air Force doctrine at the LeMay Center for Doctrine Development, Education and Wargaming. "This symposium was important because we were able to create a clear

  • Air Force announces OTS selection board 09OT02 results

    A total of 308 men and women from across America have earned an opportunity to become Air Force leaders following their selection for an officer's commission, officials here announced today. Air Force Recruiting Service officials considered 865 applications as part of Officer Training School

  • AF Afterburner wins first championship

    In a field of 24 competitors, the Air Force Afterburner captured the freestyle championship March 28 during the 2009 Monster Jam World Finals at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas before a crowd of more than 40,000. The freestyle competition began with Chris Bergeron driving monster truck Brutus, setting

  • Sexting: The cell phone's latest challenge for parents

    Sending suggestive photos and messages via cell phone has a name -- sexting. And while it can have legal ramifications for adults, it can have life-altering consequences for teenagers. In Seattle this past year, two cheerleaders were suspended from Bothell High School when school officials received

  • Kehler: Spherical battlespace is new theater of operations

    The world is no longer flat and information is no longer static. Neither can military operations confine focus to one area of a conflict while remaining oblivious to interconnections with the larger picture. It is time the view of the battlefield is turned upside-down. This is the message of the

  • World War II aviators share stories at 'Lunch with the Legends'

    It's rare today to be able to sit down with living history and pick their brains of past experiences and commitment during their military aviation careers. Three such individuals provided that opportunity for Sheppard AFB servicemembers and civilians March 31 during "Lunch with the Legends" at

  • Team helps ensure emergency readiness

    The 71st Logistics Readiness Squadron's Emergency Management Team held a demonstration on how to build and maintain an emergency supply kit March 31 in the Vance AFB Commissary."The staff asked us to come on one of their busier days and show people how to build a kit, especially in a state that's no

  • NFL player visits Tampa MEPS, flies with F-15 demo team

    NFL star DeAngelo Williams of the Carolina Panthers visited the Military Entrance Processing Station in Tampa, Fla., March 27 to meet with young men and women joining the armed forces.Mr. Williams received a tour of the MEPS, mingled with applicants and received a mission briefing. He was escorted