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  • Do's and Don'ts for displaying Old Glory

    This week, American flags will be displayed across the nation in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Following a few guidelines can ensure we are displaying Old Glory properly.In 1923, the U.S. National Flag Code was created and distributed nationwide. The code became Public Law in 1942 and became the U.S. Flag Code we know today. The U.S.
  • Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson: “From one Airman to another, ask for help and never give up”

    The old saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words. Since 2004, Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson has been telling the Air Force story through pictures as a public affairs photojournalist.“Serving as a photographer has been a great job; I would not trade it for any other job in the Air Force,” said Richardson. “A lot of people think that our
  • Sky Warrior spouses can receive up to $500 for occupational license transfer

    The Air Force announced the spouse relicensure reimbursement program, May 15, which provides financial relief up to $500 to Airmen whose spouses must obtain state occupational relicensures or recertifications during a permanent change of station or assignment across state lines. Any Regular Air Force, Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard Airmen on Title 10 orders may be eligible for this Total Force program. To help compensate for the cost of spouses occupational relicensures or recertifications during a change of station, the Air Force will reimburse qualifying fees incurred on or after Dec. 12, 2017.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • 'Being gay doesn’t define us'

    Serving in the U.S. military can affect nearly every portion of a person’s life. The permanent change of stations, the deployments and the even standardized work uniforms all affect not only the member serving, but also their spouses, families and friends. Being able to relate to and depend on fellow service members for support and camaraderie is
  • PTSD Awareness Month

    June is PTSD Awareness Month. Post-traumatic stress disorder awareness has improved a lot in recent years. The more people talk about and understand PTSD, the better equipped they are at identifying it and getting necessary treatment.
  • Running with faith: an Airman’s journey to redemption

    Standing there with a knife in hand and cold-hearted from the most devastating news of his life, Master Sgt. Brandan “Troy” Keel contemplated an irreversible decision. Looking into his wife’s eyes after learning she was pregnant with another man’s baby, he couldn’t fathom living anymore. Suicide, he thought, was imminent.
  • Share Your Adventure: help the Reserve team grow through testimony

    The peer referral program is the lead source generator for AFRC RS with one of four people referred by current Reservists joining the Air Force Reserve and is replacing the command’s Get1Now campaign. As manning levels continue to increase for AFRC and other branches of service and the nation’s economy continues to be strong, Share Your Adventure is a vital program to help recruiters gather quality leads and assure AFRC has the manning it needs to excel in its mission to fly, fight and win.
  • Reserve Airmen participate in special project

    Over 50 service members from the U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps Reserve and Air National Guard who participated in an Innovative Readiness Training project May 18 through June 1.
  • 49th TES demonstrates capabilities from the fulcrum of the Pacific

    Hickam Sky Warriors took notice of a visiting aircraft this week as a B-52 Stratofortress and aircrew, assigned to the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron from Barksdale Air Force Base, performed operations here, May 22 – 31.
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