Honor the fallen

By Air Force Social Media While many Americans will enjoy a long holiday weekend for Memorial Day, do not forget the intent of the day. Remember those service members who lost their lives defending our nation’s freedom. See some of the courageous heroes who have recently paid the ultimate sacrifice. Tech. Sgt. Anthony E. Salazar, age 40, died April 13, 2015, in a noncombat related incident at an air base in Southwest Asia while serving during Operation Inherent Resolve. Salazar, a native … [Read more...]

To post or not

By Charlotte Hu Air Force Public Affairs Agency Public Web With the surge of social media and blogging capability, every Airman has not only become a communicator, but they are also nearly all in the digital publishing business. The fundamental principles of the United States’ freedom of expression are now shared with most of the world, and it has had stunning impact, from the fall of the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), a Colombian terrorist organization, to the toppling of … [Read more...]

APRIL 9 RECRUITING TWEET CHAT

By Air Force Public Affairs Agency Another great month and another great Tweet Chat! The Air Force Recruiting Service and the Air Force Public Affairs Agency members teamed up and answered more than 80 questions from Twitter followers about the life in the Air Force. Throughout the hour-long chat, the team answered questions ranging from recruitment to our favorite reflective belt color. Here are the list of questions and answers in case you missed the live chat! Q1: Recruiting Locator will not … [Read more...]

Airmen go above and beyond

By Staff Sgt. Jarrod Chavana Air Force Social Media Team When someone joins the U.S. military, he or she makes a sacrifice only a handful of people in the U.S. will ever experience. These select few will serve the nation in different career fields, which will make their experiences vastly different. Some will get to travel the world, but never set foot on a battlefield. Others may be entrenched in combat for most of their Air Force careers. On May 6, three special tactics Airmen received medals … [Read more...]

HIStory’s effect on me

By Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr. Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information What is history? What I remember from school is history is the study of past events; events such as the War of 1812, the fall of Adolf Hitler and the dropping of the atomic bomb by the Enola Gay. History is written documentation of events, people and places most of the time from eyewitness accounts. Being an Air Force photojournalist, it is my responsibility to document, photograph and tell the Air … [Read more...]