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AFPC civilian retires after 57 years service January 31, 2008 — When Bill Ward first raised his hand to enlist in the Air Force, Harry S Truman was president of the United States. Now, 58 years and 10 presidents later, he will retire Jan. 31. Mr. Ward, an assignments adviser at the Air Force Personnel Center here, developed an extensive personnel resume through 24 years of Civil Service and a 33-year enlisted MORE

Aeromedical evacuation: Helping the wounded survive the journey home January 29, 2008 — Editor's note: Staff Sgts. Jessica Reese Joan Sanchez and Senior Airman Ryan Jackson are deployed from the 1st Medical Operations Squadron at Langley.The Air Force Theater Hospital's 98 percent survivability rate for injured U.S. servicemembers would be meaningless if the wounded were unable to survive their journey out of the combat zone. Four MORE

What you won't hear on TV: One Langley Airman shares his story December 14, 2007 — When Staff Sgt. Nicholas Alessi, 1st Civil Engineer Squadron, decided to join the Air Force, he wanted to make a difference. After eight years in the service and a six-month deployment to Iraq, there's no doubt he has done just that. Sergeant Alessi is just one of hundreds of Langley Airmen who have, are and continue to deploy in support of the MORE

379th EMDG Blood Transshipment Center: Pumping blood from the 'heart' November 29, 2007 — Editor's note: Several Langley Airmen are currently deployed with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group. When U.S., Coalition Forces or civilians are wounded as a result of battle, they are transported to the nearest medical facility to receive treatment. In some cases, the wounded person may require some sort of blood product to save their MORE

Behind the scenes Airmen accomplish major mission October 29, 2007 — As the Air Force slowly moves its news information to the web, national and local media companies circle Langley to find the most interesting and relevant stories to broadcast to their audiences. Good Morning America, The Today Show, Men's Vogue, Best Life, Lou Dobbs, Tech and Cosmopolitan Magazine recently covered 1st Fighter Wing Airmen in their MORE

No Soldier left behind October 11, 2007 — Mr. Weaver retired from Langley as Major Weaver in 2004 where he served as the Air Force Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center's chief of combat search and rescue. After working as a guidance counselor for the past three years at the Aviation Academy Program, a magnet school under Denbigh High School, Mr. Weaver MORE

Bicycling across America: It's not the destination, it's the journey September 27, 2007 — Mr. Weaver retired from Langley as Major Weaver in 2004 where he served as the Air Force Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center's chief of combat search and rescue. After working as a guidance counselor for the past three years at the Aviation Academy Program, a magnet school under Denbigh High School, Mr. Weaver MORE

Online coupons save time, money September 25, 2007 — September is National Coupon Month, and the Defense Commissary Agency would like to remind patrons that commissaries gladly accept manufacturer coupons for products they sell.When it comes to using coupons to save money on grocery bills, quit clipping and start clicking by downloading coupons off the Web! Coupon Web sites save shoppers both time MORE

Langley leads with long military history September 18, 2007 — Although the Air Force celebrates its 60th anniversary today, Langley holds more than 90 years of military history within its perimeters. In December 1916, the U.S. War Department purchased 1,659 acres of land - land that would house Langley Field - for $290,000. The land, which was bought in preparation for the upcoming war, was the first property MORE

Vietnam vet shares perspective on modern Air Force July 12, 2007 — "When I was a kid, I had to walk eight miles to school - both ways - in the snow with no shoes." Well, it's not quite as extreme as that, but Master Sgt. Bill Pook, 1st Civil Engineer Squadron Individual Mobilization Augmentee, and one of a diminishing number of Vietnam War veterans still serving, said he knows what color the grass is on the other MORE

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