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#OTD 1921 John Herschel Glenn Jr, an American astronaut, Marine Corps fighter pilot, and U.S. Senator, was born. He was also the third American to fly in space, the first American to orbit the Earth, and in 1998 at age 77, was the oldest person in space. #HappyBirthday!

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‪Today Air Forces Cyber was transferred from #AFSPC to Air Combat Command. Our partnership with #cyber does not end here, however, as cyber capabilities are foundational to our space mission and the United States Air Force.

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Here's the answer for this morning's #TriviaTuesday question!
Was this on your radar? Schriever Air Force Base


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It's #TriviaTuesday! Time to test your space awareness with this week's Space Awareness Trivia! If you know the answer, comment below or tag someone who does! Share on Facebook or Twitter using #SpaceFacts. We'll post the answer this afternoon. Good luck!

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Great message from Peterson AFB: 21st Space Wing and Mike the Knight on the different emergency tones you might hear on base!


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When Margaret Ann Atkins first sat down with Tech. Sgt. Michael Smith, Officer Accessions recruiter at Scott Air Force Base, she knew exactly what she wanted to do in the Air Force Reserve. Without hesitation, Atkins expressed her interest in working with the space mission and requested that Smith look into it for her.

“Maggie’s first interview was one of my first officer accessions interviews, so I did not know what to expect,” said Smith. “She had a passion for the Air Force Reserve that you do not see very often anymore. She quickly met all of the qualifications and we started the interview process for careers.”

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#DYK: Air Force Space Command operates the northern-most U.S. military installation at Thule Air Base Greenland. #NowYouKnow #FunFactFriday #SpaceFact

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#tbt to when Airmen from the 45th Space Wing at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. gathered at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida this past weekend for a flag unfurling before the night’s race, the Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400.

Airmen from both Patrick and Moody Air Force Bases, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen took to the infield to unfurl a football field-sized American flag during the National Anthem on Saturday – as a part of NASCAR Salutes, NASCAR’s annual nod to America’s military.

Looking good, team!

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