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2014-07-23 12:21:59

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association today announced the 2014 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Each year, AFA salutes outstanding enlisted personnel for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement, and personal achievements. AFA proudly honors these Outstanding Airmen at its annual Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition held in September in Washington, D.C. "The Air Force Association is very proud to honor the...

2014-07-22 12:20:59

ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFA members from across the country traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with Congressional members to discuss the challenges facing the Air Force. The AFA members, including AFA Chapter and State Presidents, were briefed by senior Pentagon officials, then attended nearly 40 scheduled meetings on Capitol Hill. They discussed challenges such as the problems at the VA, the importance of readiness and modernization, and the negative...

2014-07-08 12:21:05

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) proudly announces the launch of the new Air Force Magazine website: www.airforcemag.com. The website has undergone a complete redesign to provide a more user-friendly and interactive experience for aerospace professionals -- and all readers of the magazine. Air Force Magazine is AFA's flagship publication and one of the world's foremost publications in the fields of defense and aerospace reporting. From...

2014-07-02 12:21:08

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced the 12 recipients of the 2014 Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship. AFA will present $2,500 to each awardee to assist spouses of airmen and Department of the Air Force civilian employees who are in pursuit of undergraduate or graduate degrees. The Air Force Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate, bachelor, or...

2014-07-02 12:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Memorial will host The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants on Friday, July 4, 2014 for an Independence Day Concert from 8:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Following the concert, attendees will have a spectacular view of the Washington, D.C. fireworks courtesy of the Capitol 4(th) Celebration. The concert is free and open to the public. Currently, the Air Force Memorial has a challenging parking situation due to the...

2014-07-01 12:20:51

Survey highlights success of CyberPatriot in attracting students to STEM and cybersecurity careers ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program today announced the results of its survey of middle and high school students, assessing their growth in cybersecurity knowledge and career interest through participation in the program. Results indicated that after participating in the CyberPatriot program, the...

2014-06-26 12:20:51

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preparations for the Air Force Association's first ever CyberPatriot CyberCamp pilot are underway in Texas. Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National Commissioner, and staff will visit Texas Woman's University (TWU) July 14, 2014 to teach twenty high school student campers about online safety and cybersecurity. The CyberCamp program was developed by the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program to allow educational institutions and...

2014-06-19 12:20:56

ARLINGTON, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration for the premier National Youth Cyber Defense competition, CyberPatriot, is underway. Over 400 teams are already registered for CyberPatriot VII, representing 40 states, and including teams from Puerto Rico, Canada, and U.S. Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Germany. Check out the latest promo video from CyberPatriot to learn more about the program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_TbXri0XQ0. Established by the...

2014-06-18 12:21:03

ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program has announced Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) of Northern Virginia as its fifth CyberPatriot Center of Excellence. CyberPatriot, the nation's largest and fastest growing youth cyber education program, is AFA's flagship science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program dedicated to strengthening cyber skills among American youth. Students in the program also gain...

2014-06-12 12:21:10

ARLINGTON, Va., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association, in partnership with Peter Huessy's Congressional Breakfast Series, is proud to announce an upcoming AFA Air Force Breakfast Series event featuring guest speaker Lt. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command. The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Air Force Association's Headquarters Building, in Arlington, Virginia. Due to space and...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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