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  • Incirlik Airmen Feel Sense of Accomplishment in Counter-ISIS Battle

    U.S. airmen posted at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, who play a crucial role in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, are feeling a sense of accomplishment after Iraqi ground forces cleared eastern Mosul of the enemy.
  • Message to DoD from Secretary of Defense James Mattis

    It’s good to be back and I’m grateful to serve alongside you as Secretary of Defense.
  • AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards

    The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.These changes result from a review of Air Force accessions policies directed by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James in 2016.“As part of our effort to attract and retain as many qualified Airmen as
  • Student Flight prepares for inspection

    Student Flight prepares for inspection
  • Show me the money: AFAS offers education financial programs for military families

    If you’re a military family member seeking higher education, the Air Force Aid Society is offering  several opportunities to help foot the bill.The programs are open to dependent children of active duty, Title 10 Reserve, Title 32 Active Guard and Reserve, retired Reserve, and deceased Air Force members. They are also open to active duty and Title
  • December 2016 Spotlight Airman

    Name: Rachel J. OlstroemRank: Staff SergeantUnit: Joint Force HeadquartersJob Description: Human Resources Specialist Fulltime job: Human Resource Federal TechnicianHometown: Tulsa, OklahomaJoined the MDANG: September 19, 2011Total Service years: 5Family: Family of five, I am the middle child.Favorite Movie: Swan PrincessLast book read: The Girl
  • November 2016 Spotlight Airman

     Name: Jimmy T. Vu Rank: Senior Airman Unit: 175th MXS/Propulsion Element Job Description: Propulsion Journeyman Fulltime job: Student at the University of Maryland Hometown: Hagerstown, MD Joined the MDANG: 12/19/12 Total Service years: 4 years Favorite Movie: The Pursuit of Happiness Favorite food: Pasta Favorite Sports Team: Atlanta
  • Base Services now includes singer services

    Master Sgt. Angela P. Keys, base services manager at the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, receives frequent requests to sing at events held at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md.Keys did not always perform for the MDANG, but has been singing all her life. She now has the opportunity to combine a lifelong hobby with her
  • November 2016 Spotlight Airman

    Name: Jimmy T. VuRank: SrAUnit: 175th MXS/Propulsion ElementJob Description (no codes): Propulsion JourneymanFulltime job: Student at the University of MarylandHometown: Hagerstown, MDJoined the MDANG: 12/19/12Total Service years: 4 yearsFamily: Mother, Father, and two younger sistersFavorite Movie: The Pursuit of HappinessFavorite food:
  • Guardsman hopes to prepare the past for the future

    A Maryland Air Guardsman was looking to volunteer and get his hands dirty in his spare time. During the summer of 2014, he found it across the runway from the 175th Wing in the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum at Martin State Airport.Staff Sgt. Dave Ranlet, 175th Logistic Readiness Squadron supply technician, now spends most Saturdays