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A child feasts on a home-made dinner during Salute to Families. The event was held for the families of deployed Airmen so they would know the services offered by the base while their loved ones are away. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Amy Cooper) Hurlburt Field Chapel, A&FRC salute families
What's the secret recipe for coping with a loved one's deployment? For the Hurlburt Field Chapel, the right ingredients are one plate of home-cooked food, a sprinkling of games, a dash of singing and a good conversation. All of these ingredients came together Tuesday night during the chapel's "Salute to Families" event. The celebration, which was a
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Linda Wiley helps Col. Michael Callan, Air Force Special Operations Forces commander, unveil the drawing of her husband during the dedication ceremony of the AFSOF conference room to Chief Master Sgt. Atwell Livingston "Duke" Wiley Tuesday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamie Haig) AFSOF dedicates conference room to enlisted hero
Air Force Special Operations Forces dedicated a conference room in the Air Force Special Operations Command building's new wing in honor of a former Air Commando Tuesday morning. Chief Master Sgt. Atwell Livingston "Duke" Wiley, who served in the Air Force for more than 45 years, 31 years on active duty and 14 years in civil service, supported
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Commando DeAngelo Gilliam (in black) gets in position as a Royal Air Force baller tries to break away down court during an exhibition game Feb. 22 in the Commando Fitness Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamie Haig) RAF men's basketball comes to Hurlburt to train Commando style
The Royal Air Force came to Hurlburt for one reason - to play the Commando Varsity basketball team. "Your basketball team has the right caliber of players," said Peter Clowes, head coach and former RAF team player. "We're about to enter our inter-service championships, and we wanted an edge over the other teams. Playing against your team gives us
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Trudy Hardman and her daughter Tori accept the Maj. Gen. L. Dean Fox Award on behalf of their husband and father Lt. Col. Doug Hardman, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron commander. Colonel Hardman was recognized as the Air Force Civil Engineer Senior Military Manager of the Year for 2006 and is currently deployed. The Hardmans accepted the award at the annual Air Force Civil Engineers Luncheon at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C., Feb. 23. The Hardmans are pictured with the award's namesake, retired General Fox, former Air Force civil engineer. (Courtesy photo) Top Dog

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Jeffrey Lazenby, 1st Special Operations Helicopter Maintenance Squadron, kicks it during the Defenders Cup tournament in San Antonio Feb. 17-19. (Courtesy photo) Hurlburt soccer team scores big in Texas
While most relaxed and enjoyed the Presidents' Day weekend, Hurlburt's varsity soccer team traveled to Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, for the 6th Annual Defenders Cup Military Open Soccer Tournament. The tournament, a three-day affair, guarantees each team three games and a knockout stage where each team has the chance to play up to four
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Default Air Force Logo Command chief takes closer look at Pacific Air Commandos
For an up-close look at what the Pacific Air Commandos are accomplishing, the command chief for Air Force Special Operations Command traveled to Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 11-20. Chief Master Sgt. Michael P. Gilbert, AFSOC command chief, visited the 353rd Special Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Japan, and saw for himself how the group's engaged in
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Staff Sgt. Sara Klobucar, a weather technician from the 353rd Operations Support Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, uses a laser range finder to complete an airfield survey at Mactan Air Base, Philippines.  During her weather observation, she determines quadrant markers and landmarks that can be used to determine the required visibility to ensure safe flight.  In the background is a Combat Talon II, assigned to the 353 SOG and flown by members of the 1st Special Operations Squadron, also from Kadena, preparing for takeoff.  Both squadrons, part of the 353rd Special Operations Group, were participating in Balance Piston, a joint combined exchange training event at Mactan. (USAF photo by Master Sgt. Marilyn Holliday)                         Pacific Air Commandos complete exchange training
Philippine air force members and Airmen from the 353rd Special Operations Group, based at Kadena Air Base, Japan, exercised together Feb. 1- 15 during joint combined exchange training, titled Balance Piston. The 15-day JCET brought the Americans and Filipinos together during planning events, relationship-building exchanges, and Combat Talon II
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Tech. Sgt. Alan Yoshida, Air Force Special Operations Command, was STEP promoted to master sergeant in front of family and colleagues Feb. 16 at a surprise ceremony in the office of AFSOC Commander Lt. Gen. Michael Wooley. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Tom Montgomery) Welcome to the next STEP

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Default Air Force Logo Anthrax vaccine mandatory again
The Department of Defense's anthrax vaccine immunization program becomes mandatory for the Air Force again March 19. The Air Force's implementation plan includes mandatory vaccinations for active-duty Airmen who deploy to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility or South Korea for at least 15 days. Despite the vaccine's thorough safety and
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Default Air Force Logo Personnel claims now just a click away
The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps is consolidating the processing of certain claims, commonly known as personnel claims, at a single location in Dayton, Ohio. These claims involve loss or damage during shipment of household goods and privately owned vehicles as well as during storage at government expense, and loss or damage to personal
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