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  • Rescue Reservists train with Royal Canadian Air Force

    More than 100 Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing here trained with Royal Canadian Air Force search-and-rescue personnel during an annual exercise in Key West, Florida, March 2-6.During the search-and-rescue exercise, or SAREX, the Reserve Airmen and their counterparts practiced land and water rescue operations on the island just 90 miles from Cuba.
  • AFNORTH readiness personnel support local disaster response workgroup

    Maj. Lonnie Pirtle, (center), Air Forces Northern Installation & Mission Support Division Readiness Section, watches a medical exam of a dog during an animal-related disaster response workshop at the Bay County Fairgrounds Feb. 28. Hosted by the Florida State Agricultural Response Team and Bay County Emergency Services, the event brought together a
  • 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;
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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