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Default Air Force Logo Some NCOs May Apply to Reenter Old Career Fields
The Air Force is offering some active duty staff, technical and master sergeants the opportunity to reenter previously held career fields now in demand provided they apply by Oct. 31. The Air Force initiated the fiscal 2008 NCO Limited Reclassification Program due to unexpected retention issues and Air Force Specialty Code mergers. Eligible Airmen
0 10/04
2007
The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Small Diameter Bomb Test Team were named the Air Force Association's Test and Evaluation Team of the Year. The AFOTEC Detachment 2 team, based at Eglin AFB, Fla., received their award during the September 24-26 Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington, D.C. Pictured from left to right are: Col. (retired) Daniel Grenier, former AFOTEC Det. 2 commander; Capt. Robert Harder, team member; Capt. Craig Williams, team member; Mr. Roger Floyd, team member; MSgt. Anthony Kage, team member; Mr. Robert Largent, AFA Chairman of the Board; Col. Tom Bell, AFOTEC Det. 2 commander; Maj. Gen. Stephen Sargeant, AFOTEC commander; Col. Chris Choate, team member; and Maj. Charles Williams, team member.


AFOTEC Test Team receives national award
The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center's specialized nine-member Small Diameter Bomb test team combined more than 130 years of military and operational testing experience and garnered the Air Force Association's 2007 Test and Evaluation Team of the Year Award. AFOTEC's SDB Test Team received the award for outstanding achievement by an
0 10/03
2007
Firefighters with the 96th Civil Engineer Squadron suit up during a hazardous material exercise. They were participants in a hazardous material training session taught by instructors with the Department of Defense's Fire Academy at Goodfellow AFB, Texas. (USAF photo by Lois Walsh) Firefighters earn hazardous material training
In-house training for the Eglin's firefighters kicked off Sept. 24, saving the unit hours in manpower and thousands of dollars. A two-man mobile traveling team from Goodfellow Air Force Base's Department of Defense Fire Academy spent more than a week teaching hazardous material training to twenty local firefighters. The training is considered a
0 10/02
2007
Lt. Col. Timothy Meserve, 96th Security Forces commander, administers the oath to Officers Jamie Leaf and Brad Yost, and Capt. Joel Byrd.  Officers Leaf and Yost recently graduated from Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Conservation officers receive certification
Two Eglin civilians got a rare opportunity for advanced training that will benefit the base on many levels. Jamie Leaf and Brad Yost, 96th Security Forces conservation officers, joined Capt. Joel Byrd and Jackson Guard's Justin Johnson as graduates of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. The center, located in Glynco, Ga., is a partnership
0 10/01
2007
Firefighters enter a burning house during a training exercise.  October is Fire Prevention Month. Fire prevention month kicks off
Fire safety is essential at home as well as in the work place for Air Force operational readiness. National Fire Prevention Week, 7-13 Oct 07, is intended to focus attention on the safety of loved ones and co-workers in the event of a fire. This year's theme is "It's Fire Prevention Week, Practice Your Escape Plan." No one knows teamwork better
0 10/01
2007
The Corso's look through a picture book with thier three month old daughter, Stella during the Tell Me a Story kick off event on Sept. 22, 23007 at Eglin Air Force Base Youth Center. The event encouraged military children, ages 0-4 to use thier imaginations. (U.S. photo by Senior Airman Ali E. Flisek) 'Tell me a Story' encourages imaginations
Military families gathered at the Eglin Air Force Base Youth Center, Saturday for "Tell Me a Story," a program geared toward the military child to improve literary skills. The Tell Me a Story project uses a wordless book that encourages children to use their imaginations and improve their language skills. The book was written by the Military Child
0 9/28
2007
Default Air Force Logo Eglin Emergency Room Visits by Do-it-Yourselfers (DIY) Indicate Trends
With mega home-improvement stores, many folks are becoming "DIY" painters, plumbers, tile layers, landscapers and electricians. Workers and DIY television programs challenge us to take on tough projects, armed with more power tools and a desire to save money while improving our values. So Eglin Safety wishes to give you a few simple reminders. We
0 9/27
2007
Shirley Pigott, Air Armament Center Community Relations director, is the recipient of the second annual Athena Award for the tri-county area of Okaloosa, Walton and Bay. This award recognizes women who serve in a business and professional role and who excel in their chosen field. (Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Mike Meares) Girl power: Civil service employee is 'Athena' incarnate
Greek lore tells of a goddess so fierce and influential that she protected all things associated with war, wisdom, reason and was the guardian of civilized life. She has long been an example for the modern woman to fashion herself after and the namesake for the Athena International Foundation. The second annual Athena Award banquet was held Sept.
0 9/27
2007
The F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter makes its initial flight Dec. 15 over Fort Worth, Texas. (Lockheed Martin photo/David Drais) Task force readies base for new mission
The next generation of fighter aircraft is slated to arrive here in less than three years and the base is getting ready. Assigning the mission of training new Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and allied F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter pilots and maintainers to Eglin is the result of the Base Realignment and Closure Committee's 2005 directive.
0 9/27
2007
Eglin's commanders, chiefs and first sergeants visit the new location of the Airman's Attic for a senior leader perspective on how the Attic supports their personnel. The Airman's Attic recently moved to Bldg. 594 in the former Prison Camp complex. 

Airman's Attic holds open house
An Airman's Attic Open House for Team Eglin leadership took place Sept. 24.The open house celebrated the move to its new location, Bldg. 594, and enhanced awareness from a leadership perspective for Team Eglin's commanders, chiefs and first sergeants.The Airman's Attic is designed to help defray the cost of setting up a household by providing some
0 9/27
2007
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