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Air Force News Agency, San Antonio, Texas.

Air Force News Agency, San Antonio, Texas: Provides Air Force and Department of Defense news and information to internal and external audiences on events and issues affecting Air Force missions, people, programs, policies and activities. Gathers, produces and distributes print, photo, broadcast and information products that directly support the strategic communication needs of the Secretary of the Air Force. Manages nine full-service radio and television stations throughout the world and two regional news centers, located at Yokota Air Base, Japan and Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Responsible for Air Force Link me official Air Force Web site (www.af.mil); the Army and Air Force Hometown News Service that Produces print and electronic news products that highlight the accomplishments and worldwide activities of Airmen and Soldiers. and the holiday greetings seen on television stations throughout the United States (hq.afnews.af.mil/hometown) and for the bimonthly production of Airman the official magazine of the Air Force (www.af.mil/news/airman). The agency's media products and services help senior leaders improve military readiness, morale and quality of life as well as gain and maintain public support for men and women in uniform. The agency will consolidate with. and become a component of, the Defense Media Activity on Oct. 1. 2008. The agency is scheduled to relocate to Fort Meade, Md., in 2011. www.afnews.af.mil

Source: Field Operating Agencies

by Tech. Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo Jr.
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Title Annotation:ORGANIZATIONS: FIELD OPERATING AGENCIES
Author:Ricardo, Cecilio M., Jr.
Publication:Airman
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Feb 1, 2008
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