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  • Iowa Air Guard Support Dog, Chaplain Reunite Post-Deployment

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - For Adele (the dog, not the singer), after her person, Chaplain Lt. Col. Stephen Peters, deployed to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar last fall, it was like he was gone for years in dog time.The 6-year-old English Cream Golden Retriever and Peters reunited in Sioux City this week.While

  • Total Force Airmen participate in AFFORGEN Silver Flag exercise

    Silver Flag is one of the first Air Force exercise programs to align with the new AFFORGEN deployment model. Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, hosted the Air Force’s first Silver Flag course for its Airmen in the AFFORGEN deployment cycle earlier this year.

  • LRS helps establish economic hub at Little Rock AFB

    LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Department of Defense resources are a hot commodity. With budget restrictions and changes, the need to utilize resources smartly is important more now than ever. Recently, members of the 189th Logistics Readiness Squadron partnered with active duty and other Guard

  • Air Force introduces new, foundational Ready Airman Training program

    The Air Force announced plans to transition foundational training for all Airmen beginning Oct. 1 ensuring they have the necessary skillsets to survive and operate during contingencies both at home station and deployed, including remote and contested environments.  Ready Airman Training will prepare

  • 1st FW accelerates Airmen through MCA

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. -- The term “multi-capable Airmen” is a common buzzword you may have heard in the Air Force. MCA is not only a concept, but now is a developing training program expanding across the Air Force. As Airmen continue to train for tomorrow’s conflicts, the value of MCA will

  • Military family deploys together, reunites in Kuwait

    ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait -- It is common for young adolescents to feel as if their parents or guardians cannot understand their trials and tribulations as typically generational, cultural and social norms have shifted in the time from when their parents or guardians underwent those same

  • From combat boots to rubber boots

    ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait -- Ali Al Salem Air Base has come a long way since its inception. Deployed service members who arrived shortly after its inception were put into large tents by the dozen. For this reason, it was dubbed its moniker “tent city.”Today, however, deployed members will more

  • Michigan National Guard member deployed nearly a decade

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – For decades, the military service of National Guard and Reserve members was characterized by the slogan, "One weekend a month, two weeks a year."While the minimum service requirement remains 12 drill weekends and a 10- to 14-day training period annually, this is not