Tuskegee Airman dies
Retired Lt. Col. William H. Holloman III, 85, one of the famed "Tuskegee Airmen" who broke the military's color barrier by becoming a World War II fighter pilot, died June 11 in Kent, Wash.
U.S. Border Patrol Dedicates Memorial to First Agent Killed in Line of Duty
On Saturday, June 26, the U.S. Border Patrol will host a memorial dedication ceremony at Beaver Island State Park in honor of Patrol Inspector Frank Vidmar Jr., who lost his life in 1932 while attempting to apprehend smugglers near the U.S.- Canadian border.
Father, Stepson Compare Armies
A father and his stepson are pursuing military careers – in the U.S. and Danish armies. William Groene is a master sergeant in the U.S. Army. His stepson, Michel Vester, is a Danish cadet enrolled at the Royal Danish Army Officers Academy at the Frederiksborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Fleet, Family Support Center Eases IA Deployments
Fleet and Family Support Center's (FFSC) Individual Deployment Support Specialist (IDSS) program provides assistance to individual augmentee (IA) Sailors and their families. The primary purpose of an IDSS is to contact IA family members on a regular basis to provide support and resources.
Air Force officials ban use and possession of spice, mood-altering substances
Air Force officials issued guidance banning the knowing use and possession of any substance, other than alcohol or tobacco, that is ingested to alter mood or function.
Airmen reach 250K flying hours with remotely piloted aircraft
Members of the 62nd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron here reached a significant milestone recently when the Air Force's remotely piloted aircraft flew their 250,000th hour in Afghanistan at the end of May