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Default Air Force Logo Three 24th Air Force Airmen take home four 2012 AFSPC logistics readiness awards
Air Force Space Command recognized two non-commissioned officers and one field grade officer from 24th Air Force for excellence in logistics readiness recently."These awards recognize not only the dedication to excellence of these cyber Airmen, but the teams around them that helped them accomplish so much," said Chief Master Sgt. Alfred Herring,
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Senior Airman Jarod Bierman, 5th Combat Communications Group, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., helps assemble a tactical satellite communications called a ground multiband terminal, or GMT, at Sather Air Base, Iraq, Oct. 7, 2011. The tactical communications network is being set up for Airmen on the ground as the U.S. military continues preparation for the scheduled withdrawal. Bierman calls Chicago home. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Mike Meares) 24th Air Force garners information dominance awards
Twenty Fourth Air Force Airmen earned recognition for excellence in their information dominance mission recently. One 24th Air Force Airman and one subordinate unit bested more than 580 individuals and units and were awarded recognition during the Air Force-level General John P. Jumper Award for Excellence in Warfighting Integration and the Air
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Tom Whittaker, the first disabled person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest, speaks to more than 120 members of 24th Air Force during the American300 Promise Tour at Arnold Hall here Dec. 19. Whittaker said living life like an eagle, rather than a vulture who takes what’s easy and in front of it, is a key to success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Scott McNabb) First disabled person to climb Everest, American300 Promise Tour visit 24th Air Force
Anyone who wants to emulate the guest speaker from the American300 hosted Promise Tour, better understand the need to raise the bar for measuring success higher than most ever will.Tom Whittaker, who lost his foot in a car accident in 1979, was not impressed when people in the hospital cheered for him when he put on his sock for the first time
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Default Air Force Logo AFCYBER takes part in second USCYBERCOM Cyber Flag exercise
24th Air Force, the U.S. Air Force's cyber component to U.S. Cyber Command, took part in the Cyber Flag 13-1 training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Oct. 29-Nov. 9.USCYBERCOM designed Cyber Flag to bring together Department of Defense cyber and information technology professionals to hone their cyber skills against a realistic adversary in
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TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. - Colonel Cynthia Wright, 38th Cyberspace Engineering and Installation Group commander, presents a certificate of service to Bob Meadows, 38th Operations Support Squadron Operations Support Flight chief, in recognition of his 46 years of government service Oct. 25. The project manager and safety professional retired from government service Nov. 3. Meadows’ career included a short enlistment in the Army, assignments supporting operations in Southeast Asia, Japan, Germany and stateside installations, and he has held various positions within the Air Force related to safety and civil engineering project management. (Courtesy photo) 38th CEIG member retires after distinguished 46-year career
Bob Meadows, 38th Operations Support Squadron Operations Support Flight chief, ended his 46-year government career here Nov. 3 after an informal lunch among coworkers and family Oct. 26, which his coworkers said was fitting for his humble demeanor."He didn't want a formal ceremony," said Pam Moulin, 38th OSS director, "just a small lunch with
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, 24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber commander, stands next to Steve Bennett, Symantec chairman, president and chief executive officer, after he presents her with one of Symantec's six 2012 Cyber Awards at the 2012 Symantec Government Symposium, Nov. 7. The annual award recognizes leaders who exemplify government cyber security excellence through their contributions to programs that protect national and global data and systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christine D. Millette) 24th AF commander receives Symantec 2012 Cyber Award
Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, 24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber commander, received Symantec's 2012 Cyber Award in the category of National/Federal - Defense during a ceremony held at the 2012 Symantec Government Symposium, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., Nov. 7.The annual award recognizes leaders who exemplify government
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JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The Bureau of Justice Website says that in 2010, seven percent of households in the United States (about 8.6 million households) had at least one member age 12 or older who experienced one or more types of identity theft victimization. (U.S. Air Force graphic illustration by William Parks.) National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Protecting PII everyone's responsibility
Safeguarding information is a way of life in the Air Force and the service trains military members, Department of Defense and contract civilians alike to avoid releasing personally identifiable information about themselves or others.A letter from the secretary of defense defined PII as information which can be used to distinguish or trace an
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JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The 502nd Air Base Wing Joint Base-San Antonio Below The Zone Central Base Board selected Airman 1st Class Jorge Grullon-Rodriguez, 690th Network Support Squadron, and Airman 1st Class Mitchell Gorham, 688th Information Operations Wing, for promotion ahead of their peers Sept. 14. Below the zone is a competitive early promotion program offered to Airmen in the grade of Airman First Class/E-3. This early promotion opportunity is restricted to elite Airmen who stand out from their peers and perform duties at a level above their current rank. A "below the zone" promotion means Airmen are able to sew on a new stripe six months earlier than their original date of rank. This is a benefit financially and in responsibility, but it also affects Airmen's testing dates which is required for the next promotion to staff sergeant. Two cyber Airmen selected for senior airman below the zone

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ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Master Sgt. Gene Jameson, III, 689th CCW wing policy manager, stands proudly in front of the U.S. flag here August 23. Jameson was awarded the medal for his actions while deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan. He battled a fire started by an insurgent’s 107-millimeter rocket. (U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Talenti) 689th CCW's Jameson receives Bronze Star with Valor
In August of 2011, exactly two days after celebrating his birthday, Master Sgt. Gene Jameson, III, found his combat communications training put to use inside a compound at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.Now, one year later, he was recognized for his heroism with a Bronze Star Medal with Valor during a ceremony Aug. 23 at Robins Air Force Base. At the
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Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, 24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber commander, speaks to business owners and consultants during the 24th Air Force and Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Industry Day at the Hyatt-Regency in downtown San Antonio Aug. 7. More than 160 people represented their companies at the two-day event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Scott McNabb) 24 AF, AFISRA host Industry Day conference
24th Air Force and the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency partnered to host Industry Day for nearly 170 people from the civilian sector interested in making business ties with the agencies here Aug. 7-8.The first day was designed to cover unclassified topics at the downtown Hyatt-Regency and the second day AFISRA hosted
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