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07/03/2012

Congratulations to David Gorham and MSgt Sumners for passing the Security + certification

Imagine how easy learning could be with something like this. Read the amazing story of how one man has changed the learn...
03/21/2012
Khan Academy: The future of education? - CBS News

Imagine how easy learning could be with something like this. Read the amazing story of how one man has changed the learning experience and helped millions of students all over the world master knowledge and skills that previously eluded them. You can also get free tutorials for you and your kids on countless subjects. It's pretty low tech, but highly effective. Let me know what you think.

60 Minutes on CBS News: Khan Academy: The future of education? - Khan Academy and its free online educational videos are moving into the classroom and across the world. Their goal: to revolutionize how we teach and learn.

A6 2011 Morale Events
02/16/2012

A6 2011 Morale Events

Random A6 Photos
02/16/2012

Random A6 Photos

A6/CSS Holiday Party
02/16/2012

A6/CSS Holiday Party

HQ AETC/A6
09/13/2011

HQ AETC/A6

09/13/2011
Department officials seek balanced 'cloud' computing solution

Department officials seek balanced 'cloud' computing solution

Defense Department officials are looking to balance efficiency, effectiveness and security while moving away from the department's decentralized network of computer servers and data centers and into "cloud" computing, the DOD's deputy chief information officer said Sept. 7. "We must b

Capt LeBrecht's Retirement Ceremony
09/12/2011

Capt LeBrecht's Retirement Ceremony

Have fun this holiday weekend, but please do it Safely.
09/02/2011
Air Force leaders issue Labor Day message

Have fun this holiday weekend, but please do it Safely.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy send the following Labor Day message to the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force and their families: Labor Day is a distinctly American holiday, created by

09/01/2011
IPv6 conference plans for 'key technology insertion'

IPv6 is coming...increasing our Cyber capability.

More than 60 representatives from across the Air Force and Department of Defense gathered recently in San Antonio for the Internet Protocol version 6 Conference to discuss the status and way ahead for the Air Force's transition to IPv6. As part of the event, 24th Air Force Commander M

It appears that the Army has published it's latest version of the Social Media Handbook.  Take a look.
08/25/2011
Social Media Handbook 2011

It appears that the Army has published it's latest version of the Social Media Handbook. Take a look.

This document provides extensive social media guidance. It contains information for Army leaders, guidance for Army Families, operations security tips, branding

Teaching them early:  We are all Airmen Warriors, we are all Cyber Warriors as well.
08/24/2011
Basic trainees begin cyber training

Teaching them early: We are all Airmen Warriors, we are all Cyber Warriors as well.

The importance of defending cyberspace was taken to a new level when cyber training became a permanent fixture of the Air Force basic military training curriculum. The first trainees attended a four-hour course devoted to defending the Air Force networks and operations in cyberspace O

08/24/2011
AFRS Transformation underway: Innovation in recruiting essential to Air Force future

Recruiting in the information age. Leveraging technology to bring the country's best and brightest to the Air Force. Social Media, Smartphone Apps, "always connected" Recruiters, etc.--it's recruiting 24/7. Gotta go where the recruits are, right? Thoughts?

The newest market data is revealing, by the time a young man or woman turns 16, they've made their decision about the military -- and for a surprising number, that answer is "no." And, the trend is growing. According to the Joint Advertising Market Research & Studies June 2011 "S

08/23/2011
Large IT gathering grew from humble start

Going to AFITC 2011? It certainly has come a long way.

The Air Force Information Technology Conference, or AFITC, has come a long way since its inception as the Air Force Small Computer Conference in 1983, according to Jason Bishop, the lead strategic communicator for the conference. AFITC will be held in Montgomery at the Renaissance Mon

Great description of how officer promotion boards are conducted.
08/22/2011
Aug. 18, 2011: Officials offer peek into officer promotion boards

Great description of how officer promotion boards are conducted.

by Jon HansonAir Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public AffairsRANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Air Force officials offer a peek into the officer promotion board process to explain how they are conducted. “The promotion system is clear-cut and extremely fair,” said Col. Ramona Dolson, chief o...

08/19/2011
Feature - Social media presents risks to service members

Heard this somewhere before...

Service members all over the world use social media to stay in touch, express themselves and find like-minded people, but these sites carry risks. Social media sites include a plethora of interesting features, including photo and video uploads, blogs, status updates and check-ins, whi

A6 and CSS crew doing thier part to help provide homes for those in need.
08/11/2011

A6 and CSS crew doing thier part to help provide homes for those in need.

08/11/2011
AFRI to lead cyber symposium in October

AFRI to lead cyber symposium in October

The Air Force Research Institute here is hosting a cyber symposium Oct. 26-27. The event, titled "Cyber Power: The Quest for a Common Ground," is designed to improve the lack of accepted standards for definitions, data structures, threat assessments and policies both within and across communities th

08/09/2011
Malicious Websites pose threat to Air Force network

Make sure you know what you are "clicking" on...

The discovery of spoofed Air Force Websites means Air Force network users must maintain vigilant awareness before entering passwords into Air Force sites. The 624th Operations Center, located here, is alerting Airmen across the service about malicious Websites posing as official Depar

2011 A6/CSS Picnic
07/19/2011

2011 A6/CSS Picnic

07/18/2011

We're proud to announce that our own Capt Al Pena will be representing Team Randolph in this year's USAF Marathon at Wright Pat on 17 Sept doing the full 26 miles. We will update his progess here...

We know you all have "Airmen doing good things" stories...please feel free to post here. We want to know about it.

It appears that there is still a huge demand for Cyber Security experts, however, you may have to become more "hands on"
07/13/2011
Dire Need for Skilled Cyber Pros - Wired Workplace

It appears that there is still a huge demand for Cyber Security experts, however, you may have to become more "hands on"

The government needs approximately 20,000 more cybersecurity professionals, particularly those with unique skills to discover evidence of sophisticated attacks, two experts suggest.

Security forces members march to remember
07/11/2011
Security forces members march to remember

Security forces members march to remember

As a memorial to the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Air Force security forces members from 23 units will participate in the Ruck March to Remember from July 12 to Sept. 11. Members will march 2,181 miles from the Air Force Security Forces Center in San Antonio to Ground Zero in New York City.

Another Cyber Warrior.
06/16/2011
Airman awarded 3 medals for bravery in attack

Another Cyber Warrior.

Senior Airman Dan Boggs made his mother happy when he settled on software development as a career field: It’s safe. Software developers don’t charge into battle.

Awards and Decs
05/24/2011

Awards and Decs

05/19/2011

Congratulations to of all our MSgt Selects!

05/10/2011
The Ultimate Sacrifice

The Ultimate Sacrifice

Honors servicemembers who have laid down their lives in the line of duty.

05/02/2011

How can we use the collaboration tools we already own or can freely access to be more effective and efficient in our jobs? (Sharepoint, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc). Let's hear your ideas!

A6 Dir Call 2011
04/25/2011

A6 Dir Call 2011

A6 2011 Morale Events
04/15/2011

A6 2011 Morale Events

Here's an interesting article about cloud computing.  What things do we need to consider as we develop the business case...
04/14/2011
Do You Know What the Cloud Really Costs?

Here's an interesting article about cloud computing. What things do we need to consider as we develop the business case and operational case for going to the cloud or keeping the service in house? What do you think?

14 ways CIOs under estimate the costs of cloud computing

04/07/2011
FNG on Social Media

Social Networking for Dummies....?

DOD has launched a new social media hub. Learn about it here, as FNG covers social networking sites and how best to utilize them. Check out more Pentagon Channel programs at http://www.pentagonchannel.mil

AFNIC engineers prepare Air Force for IPv6 transition
04/05/2011
AFNIC engineers prepare Air Force for IPv6 transition

AFNIC engineers prepare Air Force for IPv6 transition

The Air Force is preparing to undergo a major transition of its non-secure internet protocol router network, or NIPRNet, and if it goes as planned, you'll never notice. Air Force Network Integration Center engineers are leading the Air Force's transition from the current Int

03/29/2011

What do you think about the proposed policy prohibiting jeans at work?

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