Today's Air Force: CSAF speaks to Airmen, AF couple makes little girl's dreams come true

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By Air Force News Service,

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- Air Force Television News released a new edition of Today's Air Force on May 16.

In this week's edition the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks directly to Airmen about the importance of taking care of each other, while highlighting suicide and sexual assault prevention.

Later, Senior Airman Benjamin Landon takes you behind the scenes of  Lone Survivor, a combat search and rescue training exercise out of the Utah test and training range.

Finally, one Air Force couple works through months of searching, and an almost endless amount of legal struggles, to finally help make a little girl's dreams come true. 

This 30-minute, bi-weekly news show can be seen every day on The Pentagon Channel and American Forces Television Service stations around the world. The show also airs on more than 140 public cable-access stations within the United States.

This week's line-up includes:

Block 1

- Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James reflects on her first 100 days in office.

- Straight from the top: Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody talks about civilian cuts.

- Airman to Airman: Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III focuses on taking care of each other.

Block 2

- This week in the headlines.

- Lone Survivor: Combat search and rescue training exercise.

- Wings of Blue: Cadets learn to be fearless leaders.

- This week in photos.

Block 3

- My hero, my mother: Air Force spouse remembers her mother's struggles.

- A family to call her own: Air Force couple helps make a little girl's dreams come true.

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