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Default Air Force Logo Kudos to SMC’s Professionals
Retirement from Mobilization Assistant to Commander, AFSPC Major General David Frostman Assignment to Mobilization Assistant to Commander, AFSPCMajor General David FrostmanCongratulations Colonel Promotees Eric Schnaible, SMC Public Affairs William Hodgekiss, SMC Command Section (PCS'd to Maxwell AFB, Aug.) Congratulations Reserve Lt. Col.
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force searches for next year’s Tops in Blue team
Although the Tops in Blue 2006 Tour continues at installations throughout the world, Air Force Entertainment has already initiated its search for talented personnel to comprise the cast and crew of the 2007 Tour. The theme of this year's Tops in Blue recruiting campaign is "Perform Your Duty." It illustrates the mission of Tops in Blue, the Air
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Cheryl Franklin
Global Positioning Systems Wing Word on the LAAFB Street
This week, members of the Los Angeles Air Force Base were asked ... "What job would you like to be doing if you were not working for the Air Force? Why?" "Completing my paralegal degree - then go to law school." Cheryl Franklin Global Positioning Systems Wing "Elementary school teacher because I love to play outside." Airman 1st Class Mishawntis
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Webelo Scouts take aim at their targets as they prepare to qualify on how to safely use BB guns. Fort MacArthur Cub Scout roundup begins
Have you seen this banner recently as you enter or depart the Los Angeles Air Force Base housing areas? If so, you've been exposed to the Fort MacArthur's Cub Scout Pack 665 campaign to recruit new members. Promising "Fun at Every Turn," the racing theme is the heart of one of the most extensive efforts to sign up new members in Cub Scouting
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Lt. Gen. Michael Hamel (left), Space and Missile Systems Center commander, welcomes aboard the 61st Air Base Wing commander, Col. Joseph Schwarz. The Wing stand-up took place at the Los Angeles Air Force Base?s Schriever Space Complex courtyard, July 31. SMC Wing activation ceremony designates new organizations
The Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center has reorganized and renamed its organizations to mirror a more traditional Air Force structure following a ceremony, July 31. The Center activated or "stood up" six subordinate wings, 21 groups, 12 squadrons, 20 divisions, two system offices and the 61st Air Base Wing, providing increased
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Global Positioning System satellites stationed in key positons in outer space provide vital service to both the military and civilian users. GPS technology not just for military, also benefits civilian users
You're stranded in the middle of Los Angeles. You can't get to where you need to be. You pull out your cell phone or log onto the navigation system in your car and voila ... instant directions to your destination! Since first launched in 1978, the Navstar Global Positioning System has been available for civilian application worldwide. There has
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Default Air Force Logo Airman's Attic opens for operation
The Los Angeles Air Force Base Airman's Attic is now open after closing its doors in April 2005 upon losing its facility to renovation efforts on Fort Mac Arthur. This valuable resource is once again available to airman and their families in a new location, just in time for the Summer PCS move season. Co-located with the Lodging office in Building
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AirLaunch Drop Test Article is released from an altitude of 32,000 feet from a C-17A, marking it the largest single object dropped from the aircraft. 
(Insert) The simulated rocket is being released from the fuselage of the C-17A. The photo is taken from an onboard camera inside the aircraft. SMC Test Wing sets new record with C-17A drop
A government and industry test team broke their own record in late July by releasing a full-scale simulated 72,000-pound rocket from an unmodified C-17A aircraft at the operational launch altitude of 32,000 feet and an air speed of 200 knots. This feat marked the largest single object to be dropped from that particular type of aircraft since June,
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Colonel Ed Bolton, Launch and Range Systems Wing commander, discusses the Air Force Cadet Mentor Action Program to a group of SMC Company Grade Officers during a brown-bag briefing here, July 20. Company Grade Officers ‘brown bags’ mentoring program
Col. Edward Bolton Jr., Launch and Range Systems Wing commander at the Space and Missile Systems Center, gave a mentorship briefing during the Air Force Cadet Mentor Action Program Brown Bag Luncheon, July 20. Primarily for Company Grade Officers, Colonel Bolton spoke on the changing roles of leadership in the present and future Air Force. In true
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Default Air Force Logo Kudos to SMC's Professionals
Congratulations AFSPC Winner Blacks in Government - Meritorious Service AwardMajor Eric Reed, SMC Directorate of Staff Congratulations Quartely Award Winners Senior Company Grade Officer Capt. Miguel Garcia, Launch and Range Systems Wing Junior Company Grade Officer 1st Lt. Mandi Fuller, Space Development & Testing Wing Senior NCO Master Sgt. Caryl
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