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    When the Air Force Song is played, it is customary to stand at attention from the first to the last note of the music. Do not salute. The same courtesy is rendered to sister service songs.
  • Motorcycle season is here

    Spring is here, and motorcyclists are taking to the streets. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than two thirds of fatal motorcycle crashes involve a motorcycle and another vehicle. Often in these cases, motorists hit motorcycles because they either don't see the motorcycles at all, or because they don't see them
  • Letter to Airmen: Knowledge-enabled Airmen are essential

    "It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill," said Wilbur Wright. Airmen provide America with air, space and cyberspace dominance -- the first and essential, enduring requirement of a successful military operation. But, such dominance is not a national right. It is the consequence of generations of innovative
  • When big things happen in life, don't lose out

    The big events in life are busy times, but don't forget one important thing to avoid losing TRICARE health care coverage eligibility -- keep your TRICARE information current. It's simple to do. Just notify the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System when life's big events occur. The following Qualifying Life Events require updates of
  • AFA selects McConnell member for Team of Year

    Each year, the Air Force Association selects an enlisted career field for special recognition. The AFA chooses a career field filled with members who display superior technical expertise and who provide leadership and inspiration to others. Then, the AFA selects a handful of exceptionally outstanding performers from that career field to form the
  • Air Force Assistance Fund campaign running strong

    This year's Air Force Assistance Fund "Commitment to Caring" campaign began Feb. 12 and will run through May 4. The AFAF provides Airmen the opportunity to contribute to any of the four official Air Force charitable organizations. Now, in its 34th year, 100 percent of designated AFAF contributions will benefit active-duty, Reserve, Guard, retired
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