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nasa-deaf1 Overcoming Adversity

NASA’s first deaf engineer in active mission control role impresses

On April 4, 2017, which was the 34th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger’s maiden voyage, a modified NASA Gulfstream III took off at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to become the first NASA aircraft to fly with a twisted wing flap configuration.

Air Force photograph by Kevin Gaddie Overcoming Adversity

From Vietnam escape to Air Force success

Khanh Phan appreciates every day of his life here.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson Overcoming Adversity

Airman beats leukemia into remission

In January 2012, Staff Sgt. Nicholas Worley, a 23rd Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems craftsman at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia, an uncommon form of blood-cell cancer that starts in the blood-forming bone marrow cells.

Army photograph by Don Wagner Overcoming Adversity

Message of Holocaust survivor and his liberator: Never forget

Ernest Gross, 19, was in a long line of other prisoners awaiting certain death in the Dachau gas chambers and crematorium that lay ahead. He did not care. All but two brothers and a sister from his family of nine had been exterminated earlier by the Nazis.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Sprunk Everyday Heroes

Airmen steps up, saves life

He was rushing to work when cars suddenly started braking and driving around a car in the middle of the street. On the side of the road he saw an overturned van with the driver still inside.


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Overcoming Adversity

NASA’s first deaf engineer in active mission control role impresses

Posted  May 19, 2017

On April 4, 2017, which was the 34th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger’s maiden voyage, a modified NASA Gulfstream III took off at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to become the first NASA aircraft to fly with a twisted wing flap configuration.

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Air Force photograph by Kevin Gaddie
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Overcoming Adversity

From Vietnam escape to Air Force success

Posted  May 17, 2017

Khanh Phan appreciates every day of his life here.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson
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Overcoming Adversity

Airman beats leukemia into remission

Posted  May 15, 2017

In January 2012, Staff Sgt. Nicholas Worley, a 23rd Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems craftsman at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia, an uncommon form of blood-cell cancer that starts in the blood-forming bone marrow cells.

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Army photograph by Don Wagner
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Overcoming Adversity

Message of Holocaust survivor and his liberator: Never forget

Posted  May 1, 2017

Ernest Gross, 19, was in a long line of other prisoners awaiting certain death in the Dachau gas chambers and crematorium that lay ahead. He did not care. All but two brothers and a sister from his family of nine had been exterminated earlier by the Nazis.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Sprunk
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Everyday Heroes

Airmen steps up, saves life

Posted  April 28, 2017

He was rushing to work when cars suddenly started braking and driving around a car in the middle of the street. On the side of the road he saw an overturned van with the driver still inside.

Full Story »