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JAG Eagle Angled Airmen plead guilty to drug charges
Two Airmen pled guilty to charges of illegal drug use during court-martials here, April 30. Senior Airman Misti M. Watts, 28th Operations Support Squadron, was convicted of using cocaine. Airman Watts pled guilty to two specifications of wrongful use of cocaine after testing positive on two separate random urinalysis tests. The Military Judge
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Maj. Michael Edwards, outgoing 28th Maintenance Operations Squadron commander, hands the guidon to Col. Thomas Fitch, 28th Maintenance Group commander, during a change of command ceremony here, May 21. By handing the guidon off, Major Edwards relinquishes command of the 28 MOS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua Seybert) Change of Command for 28 MOS

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Airman 1st Class Angel Patterson, 28th Munitions Squadron ammunitions journeyman, cuts a spring onion for her Pad Thai at the Freedom Chapel here, May 19. Spring onions are just one of many ingredients to making Pad Thai, a dish from Thailand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kasey Zickmund) Multi-Cultural Awareness Association hosts Asian cooking class

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Paralegal AFSC Badge - Basic April 2009 Article 15s
An Airman 1st Class from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron received an Article 15 for one specification of driving under the influence. Punishment consisted of forfeiture of $801 pay per month for two months,15 days extra duty and a reprimand. An Airman 1st Class from the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron received an Article 15 for one
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Airman 1st Class Corey Turpin, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management apprentice, tosses larvicide into a pool of water, May 14.  The larvicide keeps mosquitoes in their larvae stage to stop them from maturing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Anthony Sanchelli) Entomology shop fends off potential diseases at Ellsworth

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A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron approached the fuel boom of a KC-135R Stratotanker during a training sortie over South Dakota, May 12. The KC-135 was piloted by members of the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 128th Air Refueling Wing.  The team was here for ten days to enable Ellsworth's 24-hour surge operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Abigail Klein) Ellsworth teams with 128th Air Refueling Wing for 24-hour surge ops
Battling the turbulent South Dakota winds and the reduced visibility of the setting sun, Tech. Sgt. Chris Winchell, 128th Air Refueling Wing boom operator, steadied the boom of KC-135R Stratotanker as it refueled an Ellsworth B-1B Lancer. The air refueling team, which consisted of three Airmen from the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 128 ARW, was
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Default Air Force Logo H1N1: How to separate fact from fiction
With an influx of media attention surrounding novel influenza A (H1N1) flu virus, it may be difficult for people to filter through all the information and decipher the actual facts from fiction surrounding the virus, how to prevent transmission and where to get accurate information. The Center for Disease Control Web site,, states that
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force officials announce newest master sergeant selects
The Air Force announced the results for the master sergeant promotion cycle May 14. Air Force officials selected 5,604 of 22,748 eligible technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant for a selection rate of 24.64 percent. The average score for those selected was 340.41, with an average time in grade and time in service of 4.45 and 16.40
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Lt. Col. Michael Jason, 28th Bomb Wing director of staff, speaks during a National Police Week retreat here, May 13. National Police Week has honored fallen local, state and federal officers for 46 years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua J. Seybert) National Police Week honors those who protect, serve

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Senior Airman Megan Knutson, 28th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, prepares an immunization as part of deployment training for Airmen here, May 13. The immunizations clinic processes approximately more than 20 deploying Airmen weekly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kasey Zickmund) 28th Medical Operations Squadron vaccinate deploying Airmen

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