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The Warrior and Family Support Center functions as a respite from the hospital for Wounded Warriors receiving extended rehabilitative care at Brooke Army Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. The WFSC's nearly 13,000 square feet offers Wounded Warriors all the comforts of home. Photo by Janis El Shabazz. Making Wounded Warriors feel at home
The Warrior and Family Support Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas provides a safe, stress-free environment away from the hospital where wounded warriors remaining at the Brooke Army Medical Center for extended rehabilitation for severe injuries and illnesses can reconnect with their families and work on restarting their
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Maj. Christina Hopper runs during the Ironman 70.3 Muncie at Muncie, Indiana, July 11. Hopper completed her 13.1-mile run in 1:46:40. (Courtesy photo / finisherpix) 5th Flying Training Squadron pilot to compete in 20th Air Force Marathon
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, RANDOLPH, Texas -- Maj. Christina Hopper, a traditional  reserve T-38 Instructor Pilot with the 5th Flying Training Squadron at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will be one of the 10 marathon runners representing the nearly 70,000 Air Force Reservists in the 20th Air Force Marathon Sept. 17 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,
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Default Air Force Logo Global Leadership Summit live broadcast hosted at JBSA-Randolph
Leaders from the 39th Flying Training Squadron, located at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, recently travelled to Grand Rapids, Michigan to meet with Bill Hybels, the head of the Global Leadership Summit.    GLS participants learn about opportunities to sharpen their skills and develop people they lead. The JBSA-Randolph Chaplain Services
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MSgt. Israel Del Toro, the first 100 percent-disabled Airman to reenlist in the Air Force, speaks to attendees at 340 Flying Training Wing’s 2016 Enlisted Development Summit at Joint Bases San Antonio-Lackland and Randolph, Texas Aug. 4 to 6. Del Toro, a tactical air control party member was severely injured by an improvised explosive device while serving in Afghanistan. He was burned over more than 80 percent of his body, spent three months in a coma and was given less than a 20 percent chance of survival. Del Toro delivered an inspiring and memorable speech that emphasized service before self and teamwork. (U.S. Air Force Photo/CMSgt. Jimmie Morris) 340th Flying Training Group Hosts Enlisted Summit
Enlisted members from the 340th Flying Training Group headquarters and its seven squadrons gathered at Joint Bases San Antonio-Lackland and Randolph, Texas for the 2016 Enlisted Development Summit Aug. 4 to 6.The event included professional development sessions where speakers shared information and insight on topics including: deployment
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Staff Sgt. Derrick Reynolds, a 71st Medical Operations Squadron technician, vaccinates an Airman at the immunizations section of the clinic at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., Jan. 4. (Photo by David Poe, Graphic illustration by Steve Thompson) Take charge of your health
One of the best ways to practice preventive health is to take on a more engaged, active role in your healthcare.   According to Col. John Oh, chief of Preventive Medicine for the Air Force Medical Support Agency, patients who better understand their own conditions have more improved outcomes. “They’re less likely to suffer from errors and less
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2016
315th Airlift Wing officials announced Aug. 15 the selection of 10 Reservists for promotion under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program effective Oct. 1, 2016. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Wing announces latest STEP promotions
315th Airlift Wing officials announced Aug. 15 the selection of 10 Reservists for promotion under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program effective Oct. 1, 2016.The selectees are:Senior Master Sgt. to Chief Master Sgt.Senior Master Sgt. Phillip Thigpen, 315th Operations GroupMaster Sgt. to Senior Master Sgt.Master Sgt. Molly Leech, 315th
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Default Air Force Logo Windows 10 to deploy across AF
The Air Force is slated to upgrade to Windows 10 durning the next couple years to improve the Air Force’s cybersecurity posture, lower the cost of information technology and streamline the IT operating environment.
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Airmen help one another with response and recovery efforts Aug. 19 after flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather Heiney) Airmen help one another after Louisiana flooding
“The water started seeping in through the walls. We woke up our son, put on his little boots, and put him up on the table.” Callie Lips, children’s book illustrator, her husband Tech. Sgt. Ricky Lips, 403rd Maintenance Squadron, and their two-year-old son were one of the 403rd Wing families affected by the flash floods that swept through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 12. Tech. Sgt. Lips said that all the roads were closed, so they sheltered across the street with their friends who have a generator. When the power eventually came back on, they went home and went to sleep. They said something woke them up around 5 a.m. and they saw that the water outside was starting to rise, but they let their son sleep until it started seeping in through the walls.
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Default Air Force Logo Reserve component blended retirement system options
Reserve Component Service members who have accrued fewer than 4,320 retirement points prior to January 1, 2018, will have the option to opt into the Blended Retirement System or remaining in the legacy retirement system. The opt-in/election period for the Blended Retirement System begins January 1, 2018, and concludes on December 31, 2018.
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The 920th Rescue Wing supported a Delta IV rocket launch May 24, 2013. The launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., lit up the night sky while Wing Airmen  safeguarded the hazard zone. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col. Rob Haston) Rescue Airmen support successful Delta IV rocket launch
The U.S. Air Force Reserve's 920th Rescue Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the third and fourth Orbital ATK-built Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites aboard a Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37B hereat 12:52  a.m. EDT.Maintenance and aircrew Airmen reported for duty late last night to
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