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  • One Force, Many Origins: A1C Blanquisco reflects on cultural differences

    Grass on a front lawn, light poles on a street, snow in the winter and water from a drinking fountain; these are all common things found in the United States. For individuals from different countries, these things can be a complete culture shock. This was the case for Airman 1st Class Xander Broe Blanquisco, 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron air freight specialist, when he first arrived in the country. He was born in Muntinlupa City, Philippines, and lived in Manila and Bicol, Philippines, until he was about 11 years old. When Blanquisco came to the USA, he moved to Kentucky with his mom and aunts to live with his grandma before moving to Utah six months after to live with his aunt. Six years later they moved to Ohio, where at the age of 18, he joined the Air Force.
  • LEAP Officer and Enlisted Selectees to be Announced via PSDM on 8 October

    The Air Force Culture and Language Center (AFCLC) virtually hosted the 2020 Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) Officer and Enlisted Selection Boards, 18-21 August 2020.
  • Esper thanks Diversity, Inclusion Board for tackling tough subjects

    At its first meeting, the Defense Department's Board on Diversity and Inclusion pledged to rid the department of systemic discrimination.
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  • ASU and Goodfellow host first joint cultural fair

    Together Goodfellow and Angelo State University members hosted the first cultural fair at ASU, April 29.
  • ASU and Goodfellow host first joint cultural fair

    SAN ANGELO, Texas-- Goodfellow and Angelo State University members hosted the first Around the World International Cultural Fair together, here, at ASU in San Angelo, Texas, April 29, 2021.
  • Conversations cultivating culture

    Airmanship is learned by every Airman at different stages in their career to help build the culture the Air Force strives for. “We need Airmen to understand how to identify themselves with the military and make appropriate decisions,” said Master Sgt. Kristen Jordan, Second Air Force military training leader functional manager. “In Basic Military Training, Airmen complete Airmanship 100 and in their First Term Airman’s Course at their first duty station they get Airmanship 300 with no in between, so that’s where Airmanship 200 comes in.”
  • Mission, culture at heart of CMSAF visit to AAFB

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass during a visit to Altus Air Force Base March 2, 2021.
  • Inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium announced

    Airmen and Guardians will have the opportunity to participate in the inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium virtual professional development series March 8-11, during Women’s History Month.
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