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  • Juneteenth: an American celebration of freedom

    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, declaring, “all persons held as slaves” within rebellious states “are, and henceforth shall be free.” However, it took two and half years for the word to reach Texas, the last bastion of Confederate power. It wasn’t

  • AETC Command Team celebrates Holloman, Alamogordo bond

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Brian Robinson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, AETC command chief, travelled to present the 2023 Altus Trophy Community Support Award to Alamogordo community leaders and to meet with members of the 49th Wing

  • What is D-Day?

    Second Lt. Madison Marsh, crowned Miss America 2024, details the history of D-Day and explains its lasting impact, including what it means for service today, while in Normandy, France on June 6, 2024.

  • 14th Mission Support Group Change of Command

    The 14th Mission Support Group MSG Change of Command ceremony was held June 7, 2024, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Col. Pedro Matos, 14th Mission Support Group commander relinquished command to Col. Scott Ryder, the new MSG commander.

  • 58 SOW hosts Aim High Flight Academy inspiration flight

    A 58th Special Operations Wing special missions aviator, helps students from the Aim High Flight Academy board a HH-60W helicopter during an inspiration flight in Albuquerque, N.M., June 5, 2024. During the event, students were given the opportunity to fly in a helicopter and learned about aviation

  • 47th Operations Group welcomes new commander

    47th Flying Training Wing (FTW) Airmen bid farewell to Col. James Blech, prior commander of the 47th Operations Group (OG), and welcomed Col. Joseph McCane, current commander of the 47th OG, during a change of command ceremony here, May 31, 2024.

  • AFCDA: Reimagining learning

    Under Second Air Force, the Air Force Career Development Academy is modernizing the way Airmen and Guardians continue to learn later in their careers by redesigning how they structure career development courses (CDCs).

  • Airmen of Altus: Senior Airman Shrestha

    Get to know the February Airman of the Month, Senior Airman Anjal Shrestha, 97th Civil Engineer Squadron structural sub-asset management plan manager.