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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Rescue Coordination Center Airman named NORTHCOM Junior Enlisted Member of the Year
Sometimes simply showing up to work and doing your job is enough to raise the bar for an entire unit. At least that is the case with Senior Airman Amanda Perkins. Perkins, a search and rescue controller at the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center, was selected as the 2007 United States Northern Command Junior Enlisted Member of the Year in February
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2008
BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- Lt. Col. George Uribe, 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group fighter pilot, is greeted and congratulated by Col. Steven Shepro, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing vice commander, and Col. Charles Moore, 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group commander, after completing 1,000 combat flying hours as an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot here, Feb. 17. Colonel Uribe is deployed from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Julianne Showalter) PILOT REACHES 1,000 COMBAT HOURS FLOWN
A 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, will reach two career milestones in a matter of weeks, one of which no other current Air Force fighter pilot has done until now. Lt. Col. Andy Uribe, 332 EOG deputy commander, racked up a career total of 1,000 combat flying hours while flying a mission here Feb. 16, and is expected
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2008
Default Air Force Logo MANAS NCO DONATES ART TO FUND SURGERIES FOR NEEDY CHILDREN
Where most just see trash, Tech. Sgt. Robert Sommers sees possibility.  On any given day, the 376th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron operations management NCO in charge can be found sorting through leftover wood scraps in his shop, which he paints on his off-duty time. The artworks he creates are sold and the proceeds are donated to help pay
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2008
LTG H. Steven Blum, Chief of National Guard Bureau is welcomed by Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow, First Air Force commander as he arrives at Tyndall on Feb 12. CHIEF OF NGB VISITS TYNDALL
The Chief of the National Guard Bureau recently visited Tyndall Air Force base to tour First Air Force and the 601st Air and Space Operations Center. Army LTG H Steven Blum arrived Tuesday morning on Tyndall's runways and was greeted by the First Air Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow. His tour included the site of the new First Air Force
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2008
Default Air Force Logo CEREMONIAL FLIGHT TO MARK END OF 35 YEAR ALERT MISSION
A commemorative flight will take place today, ending the 102nd Fighter Wing's 35 year history of its around-the-clock alert mission. Col. Anthony Schiavi, 102nd Fighter Wing Commander, will address those gathered following the final flight. Other guest speakers included are from JFHQ, NORAD, AFNORTH and NEADS. "Today marks the end of the 102d
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2008
Default Air Force Logo AIR DEFENDERS BOLSTER SUPER BOWL SUNDAY SECURITY
When the New York Giants and New England Patriots take to the field on Super Sunday, they'll be backed by some of the best defenders in the country. F-16 fighter jets from the 162nd Fighter Wing, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., will be on duty for North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its agencies -1st Air Force/Continental NORAD Region
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2008
Default Air Force Logo NORAD TO FLY AIR DEFENSE SUPPORTING SUPER BOWL XLII
The Air Force is stepping up air patrols in the greater Phoenix area to increase security for Super Bowl XLII. Air Force fighter jets will fly near University of Phoenix Stadium and downtown Phoenix Friday morning, and make low approaches at local airports including Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, Sky Harbor, Goodyear, Deer Valley, and Scottsdale Municipal.
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2008
Default Air Force Logo WADS Annual Awards banquet announces 'Best of the Best'
Forty-three nominees were recognized for outstanding performance for the 2007 year during the Western Air Defense Sector's Annual Awards Banquet Jan. 11. The award winners are: Senior Airman Edwin Aviles, AGR Airman Staff Sgt. Mary Maggiolino, AGR NCO Master Sgt. Scott Taylor, AGR Senior NCO Staff Sgt. Ericson Cereno, Category 1 DSG Enlisted Tech.
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2008
The Miniature Air Launched Decoy team successfully accomplished the program?s first powered flight test mission on Apr. 30, 200.  Sector supports miniature aircraft flight testing
The Northeast Air Defense Sector provided support during a Miniature Air Launched Decoy, or MALD, test Dec. 14. Members from NEADS began working with the 692nd Armament Systems Squadron based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., in April 2007, said Lt. Col. M. Elise Hereth, operations control chief. "This testing gives NEADS further insight and ability
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2008
SMSgt Paula Mizell, CONR-1AF (AFNORTH)/CCP, visits with a U.S. Soldier recuperating at Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington D.C.  The soldier was injured in Iraq when his convoy was hit by an IED attack.  During his 18 months at Walter Reed this soldier has undergone over 20 surgeries to repair a severe leg injury. AFNORTH SEL's visist Walter Reed

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