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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley speaks at the dedication ceremony of the Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education here July 24.  (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers) Barnes Center dedicated to former CMSAF
Family and friends gathered July 24 as Air University officials dedicated the Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education to the fourth chief master sergeant of the Air Force. "What a great day for our Air Force," said current Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley. "Chief Barnes was the chief master sergeant of the Air Force
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Default Air Force Logo ORI starts now, wing inspector general says
In the coming days, the 42nd Air Base Wing inspector general will receive a list of "deliverables" from Air Education and Training Command to comply with the upcoming operational readiness inspection. The list of "deliverables," which requests all types of unit information, are due back 60 days, 45 days, and 30 days prior to the ORI. Based on the
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Default Air Force Logo New civilian leadership training heading to Maxwell
Civilian Acculturation and Leadership Training will begin here in the fall, offering Air Force civilians much of the same curricula used to shape the service's new officers. The two-week CALT program places civilian students in Air University Holm Center's Officer Training School dorms, the dining facility and classrooms. In those classrooms,
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More than 400 enlisted members and guests attend the dedication of the Air Force Senior NCO Academy class 08-Delta's legacy project. The clock tower memorializes the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers)
Senior NCO Academy class freezes moment in history
Time was forced to a stand-still at the Air Force Senior Non-commissioned Officer Academy July 23 as more than 400 people remembered one of the most definitive moments in recent American history. Academy Class 08-Delta unveiled four glass and steel panels on a clock tower in the courtyard of Maxwell-Gunter's University Inn to commemorate the events
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Maj. Christie L. Barton, deployed to Medical Readiness Training Exercise Panama from the Surgeon General’s office at the Pentagon, examines the retina of a 9-month-old infant named Efran at a school in Santa Maria, Panama, July 18. (Air Force photo by Capt. Ben Sakrisson) Medics in Panama see side effects of pesticide use
The town of Santa Maria is surrounded by rice fields that, until eight years ago, were sprayed with pesticides from airplanes. In recent years, the Panamanian government has gone to extensive lengths to take environmental issues into consideration, and now a large area near the town has been designated a nature reserve for migratory birds.
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Staff Sgt. Juan Gutierrez, a bilingual dental technician from the 42nd Medical Group deployed to Medical Readiness Training Exercise Panama, cleans a patient’s teeth at a school in Pesé, Panama, Monday. (Air Force photo by Capt. Ben Sakrisson) Translators indispensable to medics in Panama
Doctors from the U.S. Air Force and Panama began offering free medical care at the third and final site for Medical Readiness Training Exercise Panama at a middle school here Monday. While the doctors say the mission has been successful on a number-of-patients-seen basis, an important lesson learned thus far for the MEDRETE is that good
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Default Air Force Logo DoD changes leave, liberty policy
Airmen can now carry up to 75 days of annual leave: This from the Department of Defense and the National Defense Authorization Act of 2008. "Prior to this policy, Airmen were limited to 60 days of leave per year," said Chief Master Sgt. Jeff Sanders, 42nd Military Personnel Flight superintendent. "If they had accrued more leave than that, the MPF
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Chief Master Sgt. Brye McMillon, Air University command chief, recently arrived at Maxwell after being stationed with the 18th Air Force at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The new command chief plans to help Airmen focus on their education. (Air Force photo by Scott Knuteson) AU command chief discusses education in his life
The intellectual and leadership center of the Air Force has a new command chief who is ecstatic to be involved in the education of Airmen because, "we are at a time in our Air Force when education has become a very critical aspect of our enlisted development. Air University stands for education." Air University has acquired Chief Master Sgt. Brye
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Master Sgt. Jeffrey Kunkle recently donated his original painting to Gunter’s Enlisted Heritage Hall airlift exhibit. The sergeant, of the 86th Maintenance Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, recently attended the Air Force Senior NCO Academy and has promised to do more works of art for the museum.  (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers) SNCO Academy student donates art to Enlisted Heritage Hall
For one Airman, attending the Senior NCO Academy at Gunter Annex meant more than listening to lectures and studying textbooks. Master Sgt. Jeffrey Kunkle, 86th Maintenance Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, also became involved with the Enlisted Heritage Hall by donating one of his paintings to the museum's airlift exhibit. The original
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Dr. Rebecca Grant, president of IRIS Independent Research, speaks to attendees on policy issues and the nature of cyberspace at the Cyberspace Symposium July 15. (Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers) Symposium gets to core of Air Force's role in cyberspace
"Airmen must implement their warfighting traditions in the cyberspace domain," Dr. Rebecca Grant, founder and president of IRIS Independent Research, said July 15 to more than 250 attendees of a week-long cyberspace summit here. "I think we need the Air Force to truly embrace and understand this and excel in cyberspace, as they have in the domain
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