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Skype Commissioning

By A1C Christopher Gere

Air Force Public Affairs Agency

For brand new officers, it is customary to offer a silver dollar to the first troop to render them a salute. SSgt Tluczek’s was no different, unless you take into account, the individual rendering her first salute is her husband and he’s doing it 8,000 miles away via Skype. Watch the exchange take place and read more about it here

Holiday greetings from the Air Force Chief of Staff

 U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and his wife Suzie sent out a special holiday message Dec. 7, 2011, to Airmen and their families serving around the world.

During the 29-second video, the Schwartzes spoke about their appreciation and understanding of the sacrifices service members make during the holidays.

“This holiday season, Suzie and I are truly grateful for every service member and their families, and their role in preserving our collective liberty,” the general said.

Have you received a holiday greeting from your servicemember? Tell us about it.