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courtesy photo Are your running shoes spying on you?
 Five or 10 years ago, such a statement might have been appropriate for a cartoon matinee or slapstick farce, but in a new world defined by the Internet of Things, this statement isn’t just a possibility, but an actual cyber vulnerability to be aware of. Companies today are adding the word “smart” to a constellation of different products: water
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2017
Maj.  Thomas Lessner, 39th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, poses for a photo with his wife Kathleen and daughter Dottie after giving a news interview February 27, 2017.  (U.S. Air Force by Sean M. Worrell) Resilience binds reservist’s family during times of trial
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas-- Air Force Instruction 90-506, which establishes the requirements for Comprehensive Airman Fitness to enhance the resilience of individuals, families and communities, defines resilience as “the ability to withstand, recover and grow in the face of stressors and changing demands.”Overcoming their trials and
0 3/08
2017
The Department of Defense recently reinstated a 180-day hiring restriction for military retirees entering government service. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) 180-day civilian hiring restriction reinstated for military retirees
Military retirees seeking to enter civil service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they are within 180 days following their official date of retirement.The new DoD requirement took effect Dec. 23, 2016, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of fiscal year 2017. However, personnel who fall under a special salary rate
0 3/07
2017
Senior Airman Blake Booth, with the 72nd Security Forces Squadron, uses the new Defense Biometrics Identification System while working at the Tinker Gate. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) DBIDS upgrade provides faster, secure gate flow
As visitors to military bases go through the base gates, they may notice traffic is flowing faster but what they may not notice is security is also stronger.Thanks to a Defense Biometrics Identification System 5.0 upgrade, ID card scanning speed has been reduced to a single second or less and the DBIDS equipment footprint is 40 percent
0 3/03
2017
Tech. Sgt. Ben Domian a survival, evasion, resistance, and escape specialist with the 920th Rescue Wing, and his partner, Juliana Herz, a professional model based out of New York, work together during a challenge on a new reality show, "Kicking and Screaming," set to air March 9 at 8 p.m. Central Standard Time on FOX Network. The competition series teams 10 expert survivalists with pampered novices in a tropical jungle in Fiji to battle it out for a chance to win $500,000. (Photo by Jeff Neira courtesy of FOX Broadcasting company.)

Rescue warrior battles it out on prime time reality show
Most people would jump at the chance to be stranded on a tropical island with a beautiful model. But what if it meant living in the jungle; making your own shelter; scavenging for your own food; encountering dangerous creatures, raging rivers, and extreme weather and competing against nine other couples in a physically and mentally draining
0 3/01
2017
Airmen from Joint Base Andrews receive a briefing from Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David L. Goldfein, to kick-off a study on how to revitalize Air Force Squadrons Feb. 23, 2017. JB Andrews was chosen as the first base to participate in three-phase project to meet the Chief of Staff's number one focus area. Goldfein’s revitalizing squadrons initiative base visits begins
The Air Force District of Washington and Joint Base Andrews are on the leading edge of a chief of staff of the Air Force initiative that will impact the total force Air Force. The core project team tasked with overseeing a three-phase, full-time project to revitalize Air Force squadrons chose AFDW and JB Andrews as its first field visit.
0 2/28
2017
Airmen from Joint Base Andrews receive a briefing from Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David L. Goldfein, to kick-off a study on how to revitalize Air Force Squadrons Feb. 23, 2017. JB Andrews was chosen as the first base to participate in three-phase project to meet the Chief of Staff's number one focus area. Goldfein’s revitalizing squadrons initiative base visits begins
The Air Force District of Washington and Joint Base Andrews are on the leading edge of a chief of staff of the Air Force initiative that will impact the total force Air Force. The core project team tasked with overseeing a three-phase, full-time project to revitalize Air Force squadrons chose AFDW and JB Andrews as its first field visit.
0 2/28
2017
Airmen from Joint Base Andrews receive a briefing from Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David L. Goldfein, to kick-off a study on how to revitalize Air Force Squadrons Feb. 23, 2017. JB Andrews was chosen as the first base to participate in three-phase project to meet the Chief of Staff's number one focus area. Goldfein’s revitalizing squadrons initiative base visits begins
The Air Force District of Washington and Joint Base Andrews are on the leading edge of a chief of staff of the Air Force initiative that will impact the total force Air Force. The core project team tasked with overseeing a three-phase, full-time project to revitalize Air Force squadrons chose AFDW and JB Andrews as its first field visit.
0 2/28
2017
Airmen from Joint Base Andrews receive a briefing from Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David L. Goldfein, to kick-off a study on how to revitalize Air Force Squadrons Feb. 23, 2017. JB Andrews was chosen as the first base to participate in three-phase project to meet the Chief of Staff's number one focus area. Goldfein’s revitalizing squadrons initiative base visits begins
The Air Force District of Washington and Joint Base Andrews are on the leading edge of a chief of staff of the Air Force initiative that will impact the total force Air Force. The core project team tasked with overseeing a three-phase, full-time project to revitalize Air Force squadrons chose AFDW and JB Andrews as its first field visit.
0 2/28
2017
A1C Travis Cernetisch, assigned to the 802nd Security Forces Squadron, uses the latest Defense Biometrics Identification System (DBIDS) equipment to scan driver’s identification at JBSA-Lackland Kelly annex.  Airmen around the country are using the system to DBIDS as an enhanced security system used to monitor entry onto military installations. (US Air Force Photo/Annette Crawford) DBIDS upgrade provides faster, secure gate flow
As visitors to Joint Base San Antonio go through the base gates, they may notice traffic is flowing faster but what they may not notice is security is also stronger. Thanks to a Defense Biometrics Identification System 5.0 upgrade, ID card scanning speed has been reduced to a single second or less and the DBIDS equipment footprint is 40 percent smaller.
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2017
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