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Opening page to the MyVector program. MyVector - not just another tool
MyVector, an Information Technology platform that supports mentorship, is not just another Air Force tool. It is a way to change our Air Force culture to be a more mentor-centric environment. MyVector rolled out on July 10, 2015 and since that time more than 120,000 users have registered. Out of those registered users, 13,000 are Citizen Airmen;
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From the 142nd Fighter Wing, Portland, Oregon, Staff Sgt. Aaron Lamb, (left),  142nd Maintenance Group electrical-environmental systems craftsman, reviews technical data with Master Sgt. Russ Stevens, an F-15 Eagle crew chief, Jan. 28 as they prepare to replace a vertical-right-stabilizer light during a deployment to Combat Archer, a two-week weapon systems evaluation program at Tyndall Air Force Base. During the program, participants load, fly and shoot live missiles and subsequently evaluate the entire process to validate whether the weapon performs according to established specifications. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale) 142nd Fighter Wing flies in Combat Archer at Tyndall

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Capt. Greg Elliott, Baldwinsville was selected as Outstanding Company Grade Officer. Elliott oversaw the weapons and tactics section and was responsible for revising and updating the operations standards for 140 personnel. He also volunteered to augment more than 20 shifts for special missions, including the United Nations General Assembly and Pope Francis' visit to the U.S. Eastern Air Defense Sector recognizes outstanding performers at annual awards banquet
More than 150 New York Air National Guardsmen, Canadian Forces members and guests were in attendance at the Radisson Hotel in Utica, N.Y., Jan. 23 as the Eastern Air Defense Sector recognized its outstanding performers from 2015.The unit presented awards in six categories: Company grade officer (junior officers below the rank of major), senior
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Maj. Noel Luneau, left, and Maj. Marc Sobel, both of Civil Air Patrol’s California Wing, participated in the Falcon Virgo air-defense exercise Jan. 25 that helps fighter-aircraft aircrews maintain their proficiency to ensure safe and secure airspace in pre-designated areas. This particular exercise helped prepare aircrews for the mission they will fly during Super Bowl 50 Feb. 7. (Courtesy Photo Released) Civil Air Patrol's California Wing Supporting Air Force Super Bowl Airspace Security Missions
Civil Air Patrol's California Wing will fly Tuesday in Fresno and Feb. 3 in Oakland to help ensure the safety and security of airspace around Super Bowl 50.In order to help train Air Force fighter aircrews and maintain their proficiency, Civil Air Patrol flies its Cessna airplanes into "restricted airspace" to simulate a trespassing aircraft while
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TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Lt. Gen. William Etter, Continental  U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region – 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) commander, presents his commander’s coin for recognition of superior performance to Civil Air Patrol Cadet/Colonel Iriolexis Encalada, Pines-Miramar Cadet Squadron, during a CAP cadet tour of the 601st Air Operations Center Wednesday. Encalada distinguished herself as the newest Carl A. Spaatz Award recipient in CAP’s Florida Wing, an achievement accomplished by less than one percent of cadets in the program.  Encalada and the other cadets were visiting the 601st AOC as part of their annual week-long winter encampment event designed provide an in-depth orientation to the Civil Air Patrol and the United States Air Force. She also served as the cadet commander of the encampment. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale) CAP cadets receive recognition during 601st AOC tour
Three members of the Florida Civil Air Patrol Wing each received a commander's recognition of superior performance coin from the Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Command Region - 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) commander during a tour of the 601st Air Operations Center Wednesday morning.Lt. Gen. William Etter presented his coin to C/2d Lt.
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TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Royal Canadian Air Force BGen Alain Pelletier, Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region Deputy Commander, climbs the stairs to board a Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Naval Air Station Jacksonville here for static display Dec. 15. The aircraft is the Navy’s newest addition to its anti-submarine & intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms.  It’s the replacement for the P-3 Orion legacy aircraft, which in the past has proven valuable to the Air Forces Northern organization for the incident awareness and assessment portion of Defense Support of Civil Authorities missions. (Air Force Photo Released/Mary McHale) Navy P-8 Poseidon visits Tyndall

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Former  Civil Air Patrol Cadets Jordan Kuneyl (left) and Alex Hanson salute during a Wreaths Across America event. Such events are one of many ways CAP cadets participate in community outreach activities. (Courtesy Photo) CAP partners on wreath project
Members of Civil Air Patrol's Peachtree City Falcon Field Composite Squadron have partnered once more with Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization that recognizes U.S. military veterans who have guarded and preserved America's freedom by placing remembrance wreaths on the graves of the fallen during the yearend holiday season."This is an
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Default Air Force Logo Eastern Air Defense Sector Civilians Win Prestigious National Guard Bureau Awards
Two civilian employees assigned to the Eastern Air Defense Sector (EADS) recently received cyberspace operations awards from the National Guard Bureau's Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems directorate.Sonepith Keoviengsamay, a cybersecurity systems analyst, won the Gen. John P. Jumper Award for excellence in warfighting
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Default Air Force Logo ACA leaders address current issues at workshop
Representatives from across the Aerospace Control Alert enterprise gathered here for a three-day Continental United States North American Aerospace Defense Region -1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) -hosted ACA working group held Nov. 17-19 to address matters affecting the ACA mission.The forum provided the Continental United States North American
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TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Royal Canadian Air Force LCol Larry Weir, Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region Canadian Detachment Commander, talks about RCAF Pilot Officer John Gillespie Magee Jr., during the Canadian Detachment’s Battle of Britain Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 22. Gillespie was an American aviator who served in the RCAF during World War II before the United States entered the war. He died in a mid-air collision over Lincolnshire England, during the war and is most remembered as author of the aviation poem “High Flight.” (Photo Released/Courtesy Photo) Canadian detachment hosts Battle of Britain Remembrance Ceremony

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