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  • Mattis: Social Media Misconduct by DoD Personnel Won’t be Tolerated

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the purported actions of civilian and military personnel on social media websites represent egregious violations of the fundamental values that are upheld at the Department of Defense.
  • Complex connection between social media, suicide, prevention

    As social media continues to grow in popularity, mental health specialists across the country are taking a closer look at the relationship this fusion of technology and social interaction has with suicide and other destructive behaviors.Dr. Heather Thanepohn, Air Force Reserve Command’s Director of Psychological Health program manager, has been
  • Hurlburt youth offer service, repairs to base

    More than 60 volunteers with the Special Operations Youth group wrapped up their final day of servicing and repairing different areas on and around Hurlburt Field June 17.The repairs are part of the youth group’s summer community outreach program where they select various locations in the local community to improve every two years.For 2016, the
  • Young Air Commando wins national photography contest

    A young Air Commando from the youth center, here, won the 2015 Image Makers national photography contest organized by the Boys and Girls Club of America that was judged at the local, regional and national level.“I was surprised when I found out I won,” said Zayiah. “It was exciting.”Zayiah Craig, 11, submitted her photo titled “Best Friends
  • Club of the Month: Photography Club develops from negatives

    Over the years, technology has greatly changed the photography world. Gone are the days of developing film and dark rooms; instead replaced by digital cameras and photo editing software. What once took hours of careful handling, bathing and drying, can now be done in less keystrokes than it took to construct this paragraph (assuming you're familiar
  • Creech photojournalist wins DoD photography challenge

    Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing NCO in charge of public affairs took 1st place in the 2015 San Diego Shoot Off Ken Hackman Challenge Sept. 25-27, 2015, in San Diego.The shoot off was a four day photography workshop which gathers professional photographers, judges, and mentors to help provide development and
  • Doubly invisible: Serving with pride, sight-impaired staff support JBSA

    Colleagues manufacture the goods that manager Craig S. Recker sells in installation supply stores. Former Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 37th Training Wing Recker found a home in this organization dedicating to empowering blind and sight impaired.
  • 1st CTCS Airmen recognized as best DOD ‘Combat Camera Team’

    Staff Sgt. Steven Witt, 1st Combat Camera Squadron, combat broadcaster, and Staff Sgt. Samuel Weaver, 1st Combat Camera Squadron, combat cyber transportation specialist and photographer, finished in first place after a rigorous week-long event hosted by the U.S Army 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) designed to test the technical and tactical skills of 12 visual information teams.
  • 2014 Visual Information Production Awards

    The products from the 2014 Air Force Visual Information Production Awards can be found at www.afpaa.af.mil/vipa2014.asp
  • AFPAA Tests News Categories

    Testing news story categories for auto tab.