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  • Air Force announces art contest winners

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of the annual Air Force Art Contest. The contest ran March 1-31. A team of judges evaluated each entrant’s artwork for impact, creativity, and technical criteria in adult and youth categories.
  • “In good hands”: Diehl takes command of 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base

    U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Diehl took the reins of the 509th Bomb Wing from outgoing commander Col. Jeffrey Schreiner during a change-of-command ceremony June 16, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.Military change-of-commands are a time-honored tradition that formally symbolizes the continuity of authority as the command passes from one
  • Junior ROTC cadets visit F.E. Warren

    Cadets attending Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Camp visited F.E. Warren Air Force Base June 10 and 11, 2021. JCLC is a five-day camp designed to develop cadets’ leadership skills and deepen their sense of community involvement.
  • 377 ABW commander cuts ribbon to open ‘Tiger Den’ and ‘Tiger Lab’ at Kirtland AFB’s SF dorm

    The oldest dormitory at Kirtland AFB now has new features to improve the quality of life for its 120 resident Airmen.
  • June is National Safety Month

    The National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month -- it's the 25th anniversary of the observance to help us keep each other safe, from the workplace to any place. Reminder: Use extra caution when driving in low-visibility conditions, such as at night or in bad weather.
  • Air Force announces availability of final environmental study on Ground Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM recapitalization Test Program

    The Department of the Air Force announces the availability of the Final Environmental Assessment for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Test Program and the program’s Finding of No Significant Impact. The analysis can be found at gbsdtesteaoea.govsupport.us The GBSD program would modernize the aging U.S. land-based intercontinental ballistic
  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”
  • Air Force coins official Maintenance Duty Uniform, adds immediate wear of tactical OCP caps

    Air Force commanders of units with aircraft maintenance, industrial and other labor intensive Air Force Specialty Codes will have the option to authorize wear of a standardized, maintenance duty uniform, also referred to as coveralls, which may be worn on a day-to-day basis upon publication of the updated AFI 36-2903 anticipated for August 2021.
  • Barksdale dedicates new book exchange box to Lt. Gen. Claire Chennault

    A community book exchange box dedicated to Lt. Gen. Claire Chennault was established at Barksdale Air Force Base on June 8, 2021.The exchange box provides the Barksdale community with a program to encourage reading and learning through a free book swap.Tech. Sgt. Brandon Kitchens, 2nd Maintenance Squadron NCO in charge of maintenance flight,
  • Global Strike Challenge kicks-off

    The 2021 Global Strike Challenge kicked off last week for some members of the 2nd Security Forces Squadron with try-outs at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 8, 2021.The Global Strike Challenge is the world’s premier bomber, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, helicopter operations and security forces competition featuring units from Air