Air Force

November 2, 2018
 

Air Force responds to ‘Michael’ …

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, survey the wreckage on the marina of Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 14, 2018, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael. Air Combat Command has mobilized multiple squadrons across the major command to aid in the restoration of base functions following massive damages from high winds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keifer Bowes)

Senior Airman Keifer Bowes

Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane Oct. 10, with Tyndall Air Force Base directly in its path. While active-duty and National Guard service members were pre-positioned to provide assistance during the storm, within hours after it ended additional Airmen began arriving from across the country to assess the damage, clear the path for first responders, begin repairs to the base and provide humanitarian assistance to the area.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

New Year’s Resolution: Read about the past for the future

It’s a common refrain today: People don’t read anymore.  Gone, it seems, are the days of printed newspapers, as subscriptions have steadily declined and many daily publications have disappeared. It seems all but certain that we live in an era of headlines and newsfeed snippets that offer information designed for the passing glance at phone...
 
 

U.S. military says service members killed in Syria blast

Two U.S. service members, one Department of Defense civilian and one contractor supporting DOD were killed and three service members were injured while conducting a local engagement in Manbij, Syria, Jan. 16, 2019. The troops were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria, the U.S. military said, an attack that came...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Classs Kristine Legate

WHYP it into shape

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Classs Kristine Legate We Have Your Pace members pace a U.S. Air Force Airman during the run portion of a physical fitness test at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 25, 2018. WHYP is t...