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  • Kid vision: Tour gives youth inside look

    Nearly 20 children from the Taunton Family Children's Home toured the base to learn more about the service and experienced day-to-day Air Force operations March 29. "[The children] are on spring break, and I am sure they don't get a chance to put hands on aircraft every day," said Maj. Joseph Michaelson, 53rd Weapons Evaluations Group E-9 pilot and
  • Base to host education fair

    The base education center hosts its annual education fair, April 1, at the Base Exchange here. The event will be a forum for anyone with base access to come by and get information about continuing education, according to Dr. Faith Womack, Education Services officer at Eglin. "We expect it to be bigger and better than last year because we are
  • Eglin Airman court-martialed for Spice

    An Airman with the 96th Medical Support Squadron was convicted of abusing the drug Spice and three other charges of distributing drugs to other Airmen, here March 23.Airman Marcus Bennett became the first Air Force member to be convicted through court-martial of using Spice, although his usage came prior to the base's General Order banning the
  • 68th EWS brings EW support to warfighters around world

    The four flights in the 68th Electronic Warfare Squadron labor tirelessly to provide real-time information to not only U.S. warfighters but to 21 allied nations, and have uncovered errors in programs that were undetected for more than a quarter century. "The mission of the 68th EWS is to increase combat capability and survivability for U.S. and
  • AFAF needs help to help others

    Albert Einstein said, "The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving." The same holds true today as the 2010 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicks off March 29 and runs through May 7. In the tradition of Airmen helping Airmen, donations from the 37th annual campaign "You, the Hero" will benefit