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Default Air Force Logo Eighth Air Force headquarters announces its annual award winners
The Eighth Air Force Headquarters announced its annual award winners for 2010.The awards recognize Airmen and civilians in the headquarters who have excelled at their work and have made outstanding contributions to the local community over the past year.Below is the list of the awards and winners.Airman of the YearSenior Airman Crystal Randolph,
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SHREVEPORT, La. -- Two 5th Bomb Wing Airmen received Eighth Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year awards for 2010 at a gala event held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., on March 3. Tech. Sgt. Bradley Williams, 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of dispatch operations, received the award for the Non-Commissioned Officer category. Master Sgt. Robert Dalton Jr., 5th Civil Engineer Squadron section chief of pavements and construction equipment, received the award for the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer category. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chad Warren)



Eighth Air Force selects 2010 maintenance, operations award winners
The "Mighty Eighth" will honor two more of its best during the Eighth Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year ceremony at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., on March 3.Capt. Wilburn Poe Jr, of the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., will receive the Eighth Air Force Pursuit of Excellence Aircraft and Munitions Award for
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The 28 finalists who represent the best of the best in the ‘Mighty Eighth’ will be recognize during the Eighth Air Force's Outstanding Airmen of the Year banquet held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., March 3 at 6 p.m. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Jim Drudge and Staff Sgt. Brian Stives) 'Mighty Eighth' celebrates Outstanding Airmen of the Year
The 28 finalists who represent the best of the best in the 'Mighty Eighth' will be recognize during the Eighth Air Force's Outstanding Airmen of the Year banquet held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., March 3 at 6 p.m. During the banquet, one Airman from each of seven categories - Airman, NCO, Senior NCO, Company Grade Officer,
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Construction of the new dormitory is well underway in the insulation process here Nov. 10. Construction projects like this help foster a better quality of life for Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Michael J. Veloz) Thousands to pour in for Minot AFB facelift
During the January Minot Military Affairs Committee luncheon, more than 50 Air Force Global Strike Command and Team Minot Airmen, along with members of the local City of Minot community gathered to hear about the military construction program here.Lt. Col. Matthew Jefson, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, provided a brief on a variety of
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A B-52H Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., prepares to taxi the runway for a night sortie at Nellis AFB, Nev., during Exercise Red Flag Feb. 2. The purpose of Exercise Red Flag is to train pilots from the U.S., NATO and other allied countries for realistic combat scenarios. This includes the use of live ammunition for bombing exercises within the Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kevin Cox) Barksdale participates in Exercise Red Flag
B-52H Stratofortresses from the 96th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., particpated in Exercise Red Flag at Nellis AFB, Nev., Feb. 2. The purpose of Exercise Red Flag is to train pilots from the U.S., NATO and other allied countries for realistic combat scenarios. This includes the use of live ammunition for bombing exercises within the
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Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force #5 Robert Gaylor, speaks to Airmen at an All Call at the Stripes Club on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 21. Chief Gaylor was the guest speaker at the Chief Recognition Ceremony held later that day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Martin)(Released) Retired CMSAF Gaylor speaks to Barksdale Airmen about life, career
Barksdale Airmen were given a unique perspective about the life and career of the fifth Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Robert Gaylor, who made a base visit Jan. 21.Chief Gaylor came to Barksdale AFB, home of Air Force Global Strike Command, to be the guest speaker at the Chief's Recognition Ceremony, and also to speak to Airmen in Airman
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – John MacMartin, president of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce, pulls a batch of pheasant strips from the fryer at the 46th Annual Team Minot Sportsmen Feed held at the Jimmy Doolittle Center here Jan. 23. The annual event brings Minot’s Airmen and members of the local community together for food, fun and camaraderie. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Thomas Dow) 46th Annual Sportsmen Feed fosters camaraderie at Minot
The 46th Annual Team Minot Sportsmen Feed, designed to bring service and community members together, was held at Minot AFB's Jimmy Doolittle Center Jan. 23. Air Force Global Strike Command and Team Minot Airmen from all ranks interacted with their fellow community members all while enjoying exquisite wild game dishes ranging from Arctic salmon to
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mike Vrable, linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs, takes the field as a B-2 stealth bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing flies overhead during the opening ceremonies of the Kansas City Chief’s Wild Card play-off game Jan 9. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Carlin Leslie) Team Whiteman performs at Kansas City Chiefs playoff game
A B-2 stealth bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing flies overhead during the opening ceremonies of the Kansas City Chief's Wild Card play-off game against the Baltimore Ravens Jan. 9.
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BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz passes the Air Force Global Strike Command guidon to Lt. Gen. Jim Kowalski as he assumes command Jan. 6, becoming responsible for organizing, training and equipping all U.S. ICBMs and nuclear-capable bombers.  Command Chief Master Sgt. Jack Johnson serves in his role as guidon bearer.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Corey Clements) Air Force Global Strike Command gets new top leader
Lt. Gen. James Kowalski assumed command of Air Force Global Strike Command here Jan. 6, becoming the second-ever commander of the organization responsible for all of the nation's ICBMs and nuclear-capable bombers.Presiding at the ceremony, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz said General Kowalski--who commanded Global Strike Command when
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The sun rises behind the 91st Missile Wing headquarters signaling the beginning of a new day Jan. 26, 2010. The blue sky gives Minot AFB a feeling of a fresh start so Minot Airmen may continue providing for safe, secure and reliable bomber and missile missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Avecilla)
Minot Air Force Base 2010 Year in Review
2010 was a year of great progress for the only dual-wing, nuclear capable base in the Air Force. The 5th Bomb Wing officially transitioned to Air Force Global Strike Command as well as the base passing many of its exercices and inspections.For a complete photo slideshow reviewing this year, click here or see the link to the right.
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