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688th Cyberspace Wing spreads cyber, Air Force mission awareness to San Antonio community leaders
Col. Joshua Rockhill, 688th A/5/8/9 directorate and 26th Cyberspace Operations Group commander raises awareness about the cyberspace and U.S. Air Force mission to a cohort of roughly 75 community leaders participating in the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Leadership San Antonio program, Oct. 8, 2021 at the Radius Center in San Antonio, Texas. 



Leadership San Antonio hosted a military day as part of the program’s initiative to provide participants with insight from present and future decision-makers in both the public and private sectors in order to prepare them to better to lead San Antonio into the future by using their broader understanding of the diverse community.
Oct. 19, 2021 - Air Force Col. Joshua Rockhill, 688th A/5/8/9 directorate and 26th Cyberspace Operations Group commander, raised awareness about the cyberspace and U.S. Air Force mission to about 75 community leaders participating in the San...

Aviation mentor inspires Houston youth to take flight from her hometown
Maj. Kiersten “CLICKS” Thompson meets members of the Pearland High School volleyball team Oct. 8, 2021 in Texas. near Houston.  The combat systems officer graduated the high school in 2006 and is currently stationed at Pensacola Naval Air Station, Florida.  She was able to return to her home town as a member of the Air Force Recruiting Service Detachment 1 Aviation Inspiration Mentorship team whose goal is to connect career aviators with youth around the country to restore the luster in aviation,  AIM members are encouraged to Inform, Influence and Inspire future generations from any event, no matter how big or small. (Courtesy Photo)
Oct. 19, 2021 - Maj. Kiersten “Clicks” Thompson, an Instructor Combat Systems Officer assigned to the 479th Flying Training Group, represented Air Force Recruiting Service Det. 1 twice recently, connecting with youth from all over the...

NAMRU San Antonio highlights research microbiologist during National Hispanic Heritage Month
Dr. Luis Martinez, of San Angelo, Texas, a research microbiologist, assigned to the Biomaterials Department, Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine Directorate, Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio, is a representation of the highly professional and diverse civilian workforce within the Department of the Navy.
Oct. 18, 2021 - National Hispanic Heritage Month marks a time to showcase and honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the Department of Defense and the nation...

Army to briefly promote senior NCOs without schooling next month
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston shakes hands with Cpl. Faith Scott, 509th Engineer Company, at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Sept. 21, 2021.
Oct. 18, 2021 - Senior noncommissioned officers who have not yet graduated from the Master Leaders Course may still be promoted in the coming weeks, said the Army’s top enlisted Soldier...

First African American Joint Chiefs Chairman also was the youngest
Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell delivers the opening remarks during the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, D.C., May 26, 2013.
Oct. 18, 2021 - Retired Army Gen. Colin L. Powell, who was an ROTC cadet, rose to become the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the youngest, and later served as secretary of state, died today at Walter Reed National...

Partner nation students attend basic military training graduation
International military students listen to Chief Master Sgt. Learie Gaitan before a basic military training graduation ceremony Oct. 7, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The students were part of the Inter-American Air Forces Academy’s field studies program, a federally mandated initiative designed to provide international students with cultural immersion during their studies in the U.S. Gaitan is the 737th Training Group senior enlisted leader. (U.S. Air Force photo by Vanessa R. Adame)
Oct. 18, 2021 - More than 100 international military students from partner nations across the Western Hemisphere gathered at the Pfingston Reception Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Oct. 7 to watch nearly 700 trainees become Airmen...

MyVector updates help connect Airmen, Guardians
MyVector is one of the many tools Airmen and Guardians can use to enhance their career development, including tracking personal development and assignments, writing performance evaluations, and connecting with mentors as well as mentoring others.
Oct. 18, 2021 - MyVector is one of the many tools Airmen and Guardians can use to enhance their career development, including tracking personal development and assignments, writing performance evaluations, and connecting with mentors as well...
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