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  • 148th Fighter Wing hosts 21st Annual Delta Dream Flight

    Most pilots can attest that they desired to fly at a young age. Seeing any aircraft in the sky just accelerated the desire to travel and soar above the clouds. A true treat for any aspiring aviator is seeing aircraft up close and personal. The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals

  • AFROTC grants accommodations for first Sikh cadet

    Cadet Gursharan Virk, a sophomore information assurance major at Detachment 255 at University of Iowa, is now allowed to wear Sikhism ceremonial accessories and abide by the religion’s grooming standards, which includes wearing a turban, necklace and bracelet, while having an uncut beard, in

  • Juneteenth | America's second Independence Day

    Juneteenth will be celebrated as a federal holiday June 20 this year, after becoming an official holiday last year by executive order of President Joe Biden.Juneteenth celebrates the date, June 19, 1865, when the last Confederate community of enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, received word

  • DoD pays tribute to LGBTQ+ service members

    Pride Month is a time to celebrate progress, and it's also a time for the Defense Department, the nation and the world to acknowledge the challenges that remain and to reaffirm commitment to equality for LGBTQ+ people.

  • Honoring Sharron Cohen: Paving Steps to Equality for the Armed Forces

    MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Al. – In recognition of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Maxwell Air Force Base Airmen honored Mrs. Sharron Cohen, formally Lt. Sharron Frontiero, for her role in securing equal spousal benefits and pay throughout the Department of Defense at an on-base ceremony May 6,

  • DOD's Great Strength Is its People, Undersecretary Says

    The Defense Department is proud to represent the 3.3 million service members and DOD civilians who defend the nation every day and their families who serve alongside them, Gilbert R. Cisneros Jr., undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, said.

  • The Freedom To Serve - The New Tactical Cap

    MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. --The Freedom to Serve - it is possible when we can show up for service as our true, authentic self. With the approval of the Air Force Tactical Cap, it is now more possible for many Airmen.