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April 20, 2007

Airman's Creed exemplifies warfighting ethos

The Air Force chief of staff introduced the new "Airman's Creed" April 18 to provide Airmen a tangible statement of beliefs that they can hold most dear. The Airman's Creed reflects pride in the role of air, space and cyberspace power and the Air Force's commitment in supporting and defending the nation. The creed is fueled by the Air Force's

March 26, 2007

Farewell Hercules

March 26, 2007

Final Chapter

March 22, 2007

Air Force fosters "warrior ethos" in all Airmen

Whether it's the recent changes to basic military training, continual preparation for deployments, engaging in combat or new and better uniforms, Air Force leaders are instilling a warrior mindset in Airmen. That warrior ethos -- the foundation of what it means to be an Airman -- traces its roots to the era when the Air Force first became an

March 16, 2007

New program lets Airmen speak their mind

A group of Airmen and USAF civilians are being invited to become the Air Force's Internal Communication Assessment Group, called the ICAG. Internal communication refers to how the Air Force delivers information to Airmen and USAF civilians. Senior Air Force leaders want to know Airmen's interests, opinions, and preferences on receiving Air Force

March 15, 2007

Maintainers, pilots take aim at Combat Archer

For the first time in three years, members of the 12th Fighter Squadron and its corresponding aircraft maintenance unit participated in a Weapons System Evaluation Program Feb. 20-March 2. Combat Archer, as it's more commonly known, is a two-week exercise, which provides training opportunities not available in Alaska. It is hosted by the 53rd

March 15, 2007

Military to resume mandatory Anthrax vaccination program

On Oct. 12, 2006, the Deputy Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs ordered the resumption of mandatory anthrax vaccinations for designated military personnel, emergency-essential civilians and mission-essential contract employees. This order applies to personnel performing essential services while assigned or TDY to the Republic of Korea or

March 15, 2007

TRICARE raises Alaska reimbursement rates

To optimize access to care for its beneficiaries in Alaska, TRICARE Management Activity has launched a three-year demonstration project. As of Feb. 1, civilian physicians and other professional providers in Alaska will receive payment at a higher rate than the TRICARE maximum allowable charge in the lower 48. Access to health care services in

March 14, 2007

3rd MDG strives to provide exceptional care to patients returning from combat zones

The 3rd Medical Group is going above and beyond to get Alaskan Soldiers and Airmen injured in the Global War on Terror back here to receive the outstanding care they deserve. Since July 2006, procedures have been put in place to ensure that Alaskans will be close to their families when undergoing treatment for injuries sustained in the area of

March 14, 2007

Chief of staff launches new Web site

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley launched a new Web site March 14 to tell Airmen what is of special interest to him. Known as "The Chief's Scope," it is designed to briefly highlight current topics General Moseley feels are important to America's Airmen. "The issues on my scope are ones that keep me up at night," said General

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