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The Army & Air Force Hometown News Service is a field operating agency supporting the Secretaries of the Army and Air Force Offices of Public Affairs. They produce a variety of print and electronic news products highlighting the accomplishments and worldwide activities of individual soldiers and airmen. You can visit their Web site here.

Air Force members can also submit a hometown news release to highlight their professional accomplishments and milestones.

Examples of occasions that merit a hometown news release include:

Military:
» Graduation from basic training, Officer Training School or technical schools
» Promotion to E-3 and higher (as the promotion occurs)
» Selected for promotion to E-9 and O-6 and above
» Permanent change of station
» Awards and decorations
» Re-enlistments
» Retirements
» Olympic or Pan-American game selection
» Receipt of college degree
» Suggestion awards of $50 or more
» Participation in a national news event

Civilians:
» Numerous awards at all levels
» Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service
» Suggestion award of $500 or more
» Graduation from military school

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