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Default Air Force Logo Female AF leaders inspire Airman to succeed
"Sweat plus sacrifice equals success," These words inspired me to where I am today as a female Airman. Other words of wisdom like these have probably pushed other female Airmen like myself, to be the best they can be while serving their country. The achievements women in the military have made in the past gave me and other young women the
0 3/29
2007
Col. H. Brent Baker Sr., 95th Air Base Wing commander, gives a motorcycle safety briefing to members of the Green Knights motorcycle club, prior to their participation in the Hypercycle Track Day ride to Willow Springs, Calif., March 19. (Photo by Airman Mikeal Young) Bird's Eye View: AADD gets new sign, phone number
At the intersection of Lancaster and FitzGerald boulevards, you may have noticed a new sign for Airmen Against Drunk Driving. The sign serves several purposes. The most important among them is communicating that every person on this base has an opportunity to avoid a driving under the influence arrest by calling AADD. The number posted on the sign
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2007
Default Air Force Logo WASPs contribute their talents during WWII
The 95th Mission Support Group is scheduled to host a luncheon for seven Women Airforce Service Pilots on Tuesday, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Conference Center's Looking Glass Room. The theme for the month is "Generations of Women Moving History Forward." The WASP members have contributed a lot during the World War II era. In the midst of
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2007
1940's -- WASPs on flight line at Laredo AAF, Texas, 22 January 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo) Airman provides insight on true value, meaning of Women’s History Month
March is the month we as Americans set aside to observe the great achievements women have accomplished. I am filled with a sense of pride when I reflect upon all the accomplishments women before me have attained. These great achievements have made my success possible. The right to vote, the women's movement, the first female pilot and the first
0 3/15
2007
EARLY YEARS -- Mrs. Betty Gillies was the first woman pilot to be "flight checked" and accepted by the Women's Auxiliary Ferring Squadron.  Mrs. Gillies 33 years of age, has been flying since 1928 and received her commercial license in 1930.  She has logged in excess of 1400 hours flying time and is qualified to fly single and multi-engined aircraft.  Mrs. Gillies is a member of the Aviation Country Club of Hicksville L.I. and is a charter member of '99, an international club of women flyers formed by Amelia Earhardt in 1929.  (U.S. Air Force photo) Celebrate Women’s History Month
March is Women's History Month with the theme "Generations of Women Moving History Forward." This year marks the 50th anniversary of the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., and the 30th anniversary of the National Women's Conference in Houston. In 1957, the integration of Central High School helped ignite the civil rights
0 3/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo Living life on two wheels, enjoying the ride
With warm weather and bright rays, more motorcyclists tend to take to the road. Motorcycle riding has grown in popularity over the past few years. A large number of people have become attracted to the freedom and economic benefit these exciting vehicles offer. While on a road, one may see single riders or groups of riders out cruising and enjoying
0 3/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo Hate crimes take different form, still similar from Civil Rights era
When I first started working Military Equal Opportunity and someone mentioned hate crimes, I thought back to the Civil Rights era in regards to black and white issues. However, as I've gained experience in the career field, researching and studying human relations, I realized hate crimes are as present today as they were back then. Hate crimes are
0 3/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo Huffing is not a joke
Huffing, a street term used for the deliberate inhalation or sniffing of common household products to obtain a "high" feeling, is not a joke. Usually, parents are not aware many youngsters who sniff inhalants generally start while they're in grade school. Their friends tell them these substances can't hurt them. As these youngsters get hooked, it
0 3/08
2007
These four female pilots leaving their ship at the four engine school at Lockbourne are members of a group of WASPS who have been trained to ferry the B-17 Flying Fortresses. (U.S. Air Force photo) 95th MSG hosts Women's History Month with school visits, WASPs panel discussion
Each year, March is designated as National Women's History Month to ensure that the history of American women will be recognized and celebrated in schools, workplaces, and communities throughout the country.  The stories of women's historic achievements present an expanded view of the complexity and contradiction of living a full and purposeful
0 3/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo Bird's Eye View: Our time to shine
After more than two years of preparing and enhancing our wartime deployment skills and emergency management responses, it's time to show the world what I've known all along -- Team Edwards is ready! The Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General's team will arrive here Thursday to evaluate our processes and test our deployment machine. We've all
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2007
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