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Maj. Gen. Marc Sasseville Named Air National Guard Deputy Director

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Marc Sasseville, formerly defense attache to Turkey, has been appointed deputy director of the Air National Guard. Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the Air Force, announced Sasseville’s appointment in a Defense Department news release published Thursday. His 31-year career includes roles as commander of 113th at Joint Base …

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Air Force to Reduce Non-Mission Related Training Courses

The U.S. Air Force plans to eliminate training courses it believes are not related to uniformed personnel primary missions in efforts to optimize capacities to accomplish core duties. The service branch said Monday a task force reviewed 42 training courses that are not part of an airman’s primary job and the Air Force looks …

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Gen. Joseph Lengyel Takes National Guard Bureau Leadership Role

Air National Guard Gen. Joseph Lengyel, former vice chief of the National Guard Bureau, has officially taken the role of bureau chief and succeeded retiring U.S. Army Gen. Frank Grass in a change-of-responsibility ceremony held at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Thursday. Defense Department Secretary Ashton Carter also promoted Lengyel to the rank of general as …

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Air Force Reveals Candidate Bases for Next F-35A Locations

The U.S. Air Force has identified four candidate bases that could house the first set of first Reserve-led F-35 fighter jets and a set of criteria to find potential bases for two Air National Guard squadrons that will receive F-35A variants. The Air Force said Tuesday it will announce its choice in the fall between Davis-Monthan Air Force …

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8 Military Leaders Honored at Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference

Eight African-American military leaders were honored at the U.S. Navy-hosted annual “Stars and Stripes” awards program in recognition of their contributions to the military and to the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the Defense Department reported Monday. Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran delivered the keynote speech during …

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