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.