Diversity key to treaty monitoring center’s success

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Diversity in thought and approach is critical to innovation, and is a military necessity. It empowers Airmen to overcome challenges the service members face with executing global missions and growing responsibilities.

Academy cadet named Rhodes Scholar

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An Air Force cadet senior distance runner was awarded one of 32 Rhodes Scholarships for 2014 on Nov. 22.

Aviator helps pilots fly in Big Sky Country

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Tech. Sgt. Michelle Bresson, a 40th Helicopter Squadron special missions aviator, has been assisting helicopter pilots at Malmstrom Air Force Base for nearly five years. Her responsibilities typically include keeping the pilots advised of anything that is going on with the aircraft. If there are any malfunctions with the aircraft, special missions aviators are the system experts. They are the ones that are going to be giving pilots advice on what could possibly be going wrong.

Construction continues on largest ambulatory care center in the DOD

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San Antonio will soon be home to the largest outpatient ambulatory care center in the Department of Defense: the new Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Officers, civilians selected for developmental education opportunity

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The 2014 Intermediate, Senior, and Civilian Developmental Education Designation Board held Oct. 21 selected 796 officers and 150 civilians for intermediate and senior developmental education, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Nov. 24.

Forging professional Airmen is focus for new AETC directorate

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A new Air Force office dedicated to more effectively developing professionalism in Airmen, at the request of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, was established at Headquarters Air Education and Training Command's A9 directorate.

Student pilot earns second set of wings

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Capt. William Smith, a 14th Flying Training Wing Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 15-02 student, became the first pilot to earn his silver wings in the new pilot-physician selection process during a graduation ceremony Nov. 21 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

Yokota Airmen train combat mobility during Max Thunder

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The 36th Airlift Squadron participated in Exercise Max Thunder 14-2, flying alongside South Korean military counterparts to integrate their airlift capabilities in a simulated combat environment.

Taking care of Airmen: How Air Force mental health services helped an Academy leader

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Chief Master Sgt. Max Grindstaff, the Academy's command chief, said taking advantage of Air Force mental health support services helps him cope today with the deaths of nine Americans he served with in Kabul, Afghanistan.

307 selected for Combat Air Forces squadron command

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More than 300 officers have been selected as command candidates for the calendar year 2015 Combat Air Forces Squadron Command Board, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced Nov. 25.