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  • Applicants sought for attaché duty

    The Air Force is accepting applications until Dec. 7 from senior captains, majors and lieutenant colonels to fill 18 air attaché positions reporting June 2009 through August 2011. Officers selected for attaché duty will attend training during the period of April 2008 to January 2009. An operations background, foreign language skills and experience
  • Team Eglin shines in LSET inspection

    Comprehensive Team Eglin preparedness produces unprecedented results in Air Force Materiel Command history during the Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Team inspection Nov. 5 through 9. "The LSET inspection is complete and our 'Loggies' and maintainers absolutely wowed the inspection team," said Maj. Gen. David Eidsaune, Program Executive
  • Tots in blue: Eglin welcomes October arrivals

    Congratulations to the following parents, who welcomed their new arrivals while stationed here. It's a boy! Aiden Sean, born Sept. 15 to 1st Lt. John and Jessica Karlesky Rivers Marley, born Oct. 3 to Airman 1st Class Robert and Amanda Coleman William Paul Vincent, born Oct. 3 to Master Sgt. William and Tami Mistretta Kaden Troy, born Oct. 5 to
  • Eglin sergeants selected for chief

    The following Eglin senior master sergeants were selected for promotion to the rank of chief today.  They are:Gregory Amelsberg - 46 Operations Support SquadronHeather Bueter - 1 Special Operations Maintenance SquadronKent Campbell - 728th Air Control SquadronJeffrey Daignault - 96th Communications SquadronScott Delveau - 33rd Aircraft Maintenance
  • Department of Defense Continues Efforts to Enroll Marrow Donors

    Every 15 minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with a medical condition that requires treatment with bone marrow or a blood stem cell transplant. Every day more than 6,000 men, women and children around the world search the National Donor Program Registry for a life-saving donor. Thousands of lives are lost because a match is never
  • Eglin history events for November

    Dec 1, 1939:  The 23rd Composite Group issued its first progress report of service tests it had conducted at Eglin Field. Nov 25, 1940:  Major W. A. Maxwell requested the establishment of 11 auxiliary flying fields in the Choctawatchee Forest. Clearing and grading of the first auxiliary field began on Nov 27. Nov 24, 1941:  The base completed