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Today Air Force Chief Gen. Norton Schwartz, Secretary Michael Donley and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy released the following statement on the upcoming 10-year anniversary of terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001: September 11, 2011, marks the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 innocent people — at the World Trade Center; at Shanksville, Pa.; and at the Pentagon — and affected the lives of countless others across our great country and beyond. In all, 90 countries lost citizens, and people the world over would condemn these acts of terrorism. This…

Imagine you’re the chief master sergeant of the Air Force. You land in Baghdad, bend over to tie your shoes and realize that your body armor is missing its rank patch. What a faux pas! What are airmen gonna think? But there’s no need to worry. The PX near the Al Faw Palace — just a short drive from the airport — has even the Air Force’s top enlisted guy covered, according to Stars and Stripes.