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Feb. 4, 2008

Servicemembers spend special time with orphans

Editor's note: Maj. Lanny Greenbaum is deployed from the Air Force Global Cyberspace Integration Center at Langley.Airmen, along with fellow servicemembers and coalition forces from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa are winning hearts and minds through projects that include military-to-military training, civil military operations and senior

Jan. 31, 2008

AFPC civilian retires after 57 years service

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

Jan. 29, 2008

Aeromedical evacuation: Helping the wounded survive the journey home

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

Dec. 14, 2007

What you won't hear on TV: One Langley Airman shares his story

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

Nov. 29, 2007

379th EMDG Blood Transshipment Center: Pumping blood from the 'heart'

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

Oct. 29, 2007

Behind the scenes Airmen accomplish major mission

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

Oct. 11, 2007

No Soldier left behind

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

Sept. 27, 2007

Bicycling across America: It's not the destination, it's the journey

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

Sept. 25, 2007

Online coupons save time, money

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

Sept. 18, 2007

Langley leads with long military history

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

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