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Here is where you'll be able to access speeches or commentaries by SMC senior leadership from Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif. Speeches are arranged by topic, date and location. 

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Finding your next adventure! The 423rd FSS Outdoor Recreation hosted a three-day excursion to northern Wales to hike the second highest peak in the United Kingdom, Mt. Snowdon. During this event, members of the 501st community had the opportunity to learn form experienced mountaineers, explore the local town, and enjoy the natural beauty of North Wales. Whether you want to take a break from the daily hustle-and-bustle of work, or you want to explore the beautiful outdoors the United Kingdom has to offer; contact your local military outdoor recreation for your next adventure!
"Do you remember Corporal Radar O’Reilly from M*A*S*H? He went from being 'wet behind the ears' to a connected net-worker who kept his unit supplied. A network can help you solve problems, provide perspective, teach you new things, support your efforts, inform you of new opportunities, celebrate your success, give you feedback and help you relieve stress." To read Ms. Tracy Snider's commentary about Professional Networking and your future please click the link below: https://www.501csw.usafe.af.mil/News/Commentaries/Display/Article/1818744/professional-networking-and-your-future/
The Air Force's birth year is 1947, but Air Force history started long before that. The Doolittle Raiders, part of the United States Army Air Forces, demonstrated America's resolve and will to win after our setbacks in the earliest months of World War II.
Maj. Gen. James Dawkins Jr., 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina Smith, 8th Air Force command chief, visited Airmen during the U.S. Strategic Command Bomber Task Force in Europe. To read more about the general's visit, please visit the link below: https://www.501csw.usafe.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1814966/8th-air-force-commander-visits-bomber-task-force-in-europe/
The Cherokee proverb 'Battle Between Two Wolves' explores the struggle between opposing elements within us. The ‘Good Wolf’ which represents qualities like kindness, love, humility and truth and The ‘Bad Wolf’ who represents greed, anger, arrogance and dishonesty. Which wolf wins? The one you feed. Janneane Moody, 501st CSW Community Support Coordinator, wrote a commentary about what that proverb means to her. To read the commentary please click the link below: https://www.501csw.usafe.af.mil/News/Commentaries/Display/Article/1812814/battle-between-two-wolves/
422nd Security Forces Airmen conducted MILO Range Combat Simulator training at RAF Croughton. Purchased using Commander’s Readiness Funds, the Milo system is the squadron’s newest training addition improving response, readiness and awareness. The system includes over 500 interactive branching scenarios with most scenarios being based off real life experiences. To read and see more please click the link below: https://www.501csw.usafe.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1811867/422nd-sfs-utilizes-new-milo-range-combat-simulator/
We asked for your best photos of the #BUFF, and you delivered! Check out these amazing shots of B-52s from Barksdale Air Force Base over the skies of #Fairford. A round of applause to aviation enthusiasts Adrian Male, David Bown, Hugh Sawyer, Kieran Leigh Bregan, Mark Bentley, Mick Westlake and Paul Goldsmith! 👏 #SovereignSkies #BomberTaskForceEurope U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa
The United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom visited RAF Fairford during the Bomber Task Force deployment March 29. To see photos of the ambassador's visit please click the link below: https://www.501csw.usafe.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2002111911/
We're loving all these photos of the #BomberTaskForce, captured by the many talented aviation photographers here in the #UK. Check out some of their top shots below, taken by Mark Watkins and Duncan Monk. ✈️ Did you spot the mighty #BUFF at Fairford? Send your photos our way via Facebook Messenger for the chance to be featured on our page! U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa | Barksdale Air Force Base
"We should first and foremost encourage and promote the inherent strengths that exist within everyone who wears a uniform and endeavors to serve in the defense of this great nation," said Gregory Varoz. To read Mr. Varoz's commentary about Individual Resilience and Organizational Excellence, please click the link below: https://www.501csw.usafe.af.mil/News/Commentaries/Display/Article/1804248/individual-resilience-and-organizational-excellence/
Members of the 501st CSW who helped support the Bomber Task Force deployment in Europe got to meet the B-52 pilots and toured the aircraft at RAF Fairford, April 2, 2019.
Last Saturday on March 30th, 25 Tigers from the 422nd Communications Squadron took to the streets of Aynho and collected approximately 500 lbs of garbage. The effort was led by Staff Sgt. Dorian Brooks, from our radio shop. Great job!
The 501st CSW inducted local civic leaders as Honorary Commanders at RAF Croughton, March 29. Each member was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from Col. Ron Cheatham, 501st CSW Vice Commander. For more photos please click the link below: https://www.flickr.com/photos/501csw/albums/72157704376286212
U.S. and U.K. military personnel along with RAF Welford base members and local community, honoured the crew of a 101st Squadron Lancaster DV290 that crashed March 31st, 1944. In March 1996 a memorial was constructed in honour of the crew. Annually on the anniversary of the crash, a joint U.S/U.K wreath laying ceremony takes place to remember the crew that perished. To see more photos please click the link below: https://www.501csw.usafe.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2002107886/
RAF Alconbury/Molesworth Community, Bun-D informed AAFES they are terminating their contract, and effective immediately will no longer operate on RAF Alconbury. Neither AAFES nor the 423 ABG had advance notice of this decision. AAFES will bring in another vendor, but this will take some time. They will keep us appraised of their progress. The remaining food options on RAF Alconbury are Subway, the Commissary (sandwiches/salad bar during lunch hours), The Grind, Bowling Center grill, AAFES Troop Store (roller grill) and the rotating food trucks. Also, the Stukeley Inn has started Wednesday lunch buffets on a trial basis. As always thank you for your service! We, along with AAFES and all of our partners & stakeholders are committed to always providing the best possible support to this community, and keeping you informed along the way. v/r Col Bromen
B-52's flying out of RAF Fairford supported our #NATO allies in Norway yesterday!
RT @NASAhistory: #OTD in 1961, Ranger 1 launched into orbit on an Atlas-Agena B rocket. The spacecraft never made it to the planned lunar i…
RT @AFSpaceCC: #GPSIIISV02 is already transmitting data to our control center! Congrats @AF_SMC @45thSpaceWing @ulalaunch & @LockheedMartin
Video highlights from this week’s GPS launch. https://t.co/PlF2f7Hiic
ICYMI. Images from yesterday’s successful GPS III launch. https://t.co/vW34zL4PsZ
RT @LockheedMartin: 📍 Route acquired! Signal actually - mission success for the second #GPSIII satellite for @usairforce and @AF_SMC. Thank…
RT @45thSpaceWing: Miss the #GPSIII launch yesterday? Check out some of our photos! 🚀📸 https://t.co/Y2J4brctP7
Congratulations to our SSgt selects! #SpaceStartsHere Travis Austin Anthony Gladski Casey Green Dashaun Malone Ver… https://t.co/i6RA7EZpVK
SMC and its government, industry partners successfully launch GPS III https://t.co/FqGXWrlZrL
Photos from today’s successful GPS III SV 2 launch from SLC-37 at CCAFS aboard a Delta IV. Today’s launch was the… https://t.co/btBvaNx9kZ
Thanks to great industry and government partnerships, GPS III SV02 was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Ai… https://t.co/3DeuSPleCN
Delta IV successfully deployed the GPS III satellite into its targeted low-inclination orbit, 1200 kilometers above… https://t.co/QIs9Ma4jJX
RT @ulalaunch: The #DeltaIV rocket's cryogenic upper stage has completed today's first burn for #GPSIIISV02. A 53-minute coast period is un…
RT @ulalaunch: The 9-minute burn by the Delta Cryogenic Second Stage will put #GPSIIISV02 into preliminary parking orbit around Earth. See…
RT @ulalaunch: Separation of the first stage, ignition of the second stage and payload fairing jettison have occurred. The @AerojetRdyne RL…
RT @ulalaunch: Burnout and separation of the solid rocket motors from the #DeltaIV first stage has occurred. The SRMs provided a powerful b…
LIFTOFF(!) of the Delta IV, carrying the U.S. Air Force’s first GPS III space vehicle, which will soon be joining a… https://t.co/o1DjqmYfcM
Liftoff of the Delta IV carrying GPS III SV 2 into space! This is the final Delta IV with a single core to launch.… https://t.co/hvsqWd8qvq

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