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  • Initial Flight Screening contract awarded

    Air Force officials here announced May 30 that Doss Aviation, Inc., of Colorado Springs, Colo., has been officially awarded the Initial Flight Screening contract after the completion of an Air Force environmental assessment. In February, the Air Force announced its intent to award a 10 year, $178 million contract for initial flight screening to
  • AETC housing privatization on-track

    Despite delays caused by Hurricane Katrina, Air Education and Training Command is still on track to meet its goal of privatizing 100 percent of military family housing. The Housing Privatization Initiative was approved by the Department of Defense in 1996 as a more timely and cost-effective way to provide military families with quality housing than
  • View from the Top: The first year

    Recently, I celebrated my first anniversary as a member of the Air Education and Training Command team. During this time, we've faced a number of challenges and achieved tremendous success fulfilling our mission to develop America's Airmen today for tomorrow. Shortly after I arrived, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated Keesler and a large
  • 32 years later, medic and birth mom reunite

    Almost a year after she first contacted her birth mother, Staff Sgt. Katherine Blade reunited with her. The medical laboratory craftsman with the 81st Medical Support Squadron Clinical Laboratory Flight used e-mails, letters and documents she accumulated to locate her mother, Marsha Gibson, in Centralia, Wash., about 90 minutes south of Seattle.
  • ILO Training prepares Airmen to serve in combat operations

    Today, more than 800 Airmen are attending Army ground combat skills training at several Army installations, preparing them for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom deployments. The Airmen require the training because they will be assigned duties outside their normal Air Force Specialties. In the near-term, these numbers are

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Our #Nomads were in a fierce battle for the champions of the third quarter load crew and dedicated crew chief competitions this week. Check out some of these highlights from the event!
The Misty Forward Air Controllers (FAC) Vietnam veterans visited the 33rd Fighter Wing today. #ICYDK The Misty FAC earned their name during the Vietnam War because they used "Misty" as their radio call sign. It was a pleasure hosting their anniversary reunion here at the wing. Thank you Misty FAC for spending time with the #Nomads this year! #FireFromTheClouds