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Default Air Force Logo Honoring fathers on Father’s Day
A 14- and 12-year-old boy and a chainsaw ...I'm not sure what picture those words paint in your mind, but in my mind, that picture ain't pretty.My 14-year-old mind, on the other hand, wasn't thinking about the horrors of what could have happened when I decided, along with my brother, to use my grandfather's chainsaw during the construction of a
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2010
Maj. Gen. Floyd L. Carpenter, 8th Air Force Commander. 8th Air Force commander sends Memorial Day Message
Mighty Eighth,As we pay tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in defense of our great nation, may we never forget the ultimate sacrifice they have given to safeguard our freedom. From the legendary sacrifices of those who have served before us to the sacrifices of Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines we have known and served with
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2010
Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Commander MAJCOM commander sends Memorial Day message
This Memorial Day, we remember those men and women of our armed forces who gave their lives serving their country. Recently I had the honor to lay a wreath on behalf of our Command at the memorial on Guam for the crew of RAIDR 21, who went down in a B-52 off the coast of Guam nearly two years ago. I also had the privilege of visiting the beaches on
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2010
Default Air Force Logo Suck in that gut with service before self
In 2002, when I volunteered to backfill the staff at the field training site located on Sheppard AFB, Texas, I never thought it would come back to visit me. There was this one colonel in a class that sticks in my memory. You see, everyday, at every meal he was the last one in line. When it rained, he was last. If it was hot, he was at the end of
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2006
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