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)
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Air Force responds to ‘Michael’ …

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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…

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Young soldier’s adventure gives chance of lifetime

Posted November 2, 2018 by by STEPHEN DELGADO

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure hit movie screens in 1989. This motion picture highlighted two high school seniors’ history project and how it turned into an excellent adventure. Meet Brittney Weber, whose young life, highlighted by her six years and one month in the Army can be called Brittney Weber’s excellent adventure. Her adventure began…

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AF veteran legend in martial arts

Posted November 2, 2018 by by STEPHEN DELGADO

Throughout the decades martial arts have fascinated millions of people all over the world. There have been numerous motion pictures featuring martial artists such as Chuck Norris, Jean Claude Van Damme and the late Bruce Lee. The Karate Kid movies entertained audiences worldwide. The late Rudy Crosswell, an Air Force veteran, who passed away Sept….

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AF careers gave brothers key to success

Posted November 2, 2018 by by STEPHEN DELGADO

Retired senior master sergeants Gary Fetters and his brother Rod Fetters own Castle Rock Homes, a successful Phoenix area home building company. Castle Rock has pioneered a unique method of home building. Their successful business journey began in 2004, but the foundation was laid in the Air Force. Gary served in the Air Force as…

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President Trump comes calling at Luke

Posted November 2, 2018 by by Senior Airman RIDGE SHAN

President Donald Trump visited Luke Air Force Base Oct. 19 to discuss military weapons and technology capabilities and learn about the 56th Fighter Wing’s pilot training mission. After touring a static display of the F-35A Lightning II and other military equipment, Trump convened with cabinet members, congressmen, and defense industry leaders in a roundtable discussion…

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Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35 Heritage Flight Team pilot and commander, performs a vertical climb in an F-35A Lightning II during the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 14, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. The F-35A Lightning II’s F-135 single-engine contains 43,000 pounds of thrust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexander Cook)
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Smokin’ HOT F-35 …

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Senior Airman Alexander Cook Capt. Andrew Olson, F-35 Heritage Flight Team pilot and commander, performs a vertical climb in an F-35A Lightning II during the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 14 in Fort Worth, Texas. The F-35A Lightning II’s F-135 single-engine contains 43,000 pounds of thrust.

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Members get relocation help before PCS move

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The housing early assistance tool is new and was created for service members to use before they PCS. This web-based tool will allow military members and their families the ability to connect with the housing management office to get information about housing options at the new duty location. HEAT can be accessed via a link…

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A-10 pilot reaches 5,000 hours

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Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate Lt. Col. Robin Sandifer, 47th Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II instructor pilot, celebrates reaching 5,000 flight hours in an A-10 Sept. 21 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Sandifer is the fifth pilot to accomplish this feat in the A-10, and is the first to ever cross that threshold here at…

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A NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force E-3A  rests on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 11, 2018. This AWACS aircraft is the third to retire from the NATO AEW&C Force at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)
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NATO E-3A finds final home at 309th AMARG

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Senior Airman Mya Crosby A NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force E-3A rests Sept. 11 on the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base flightline. This AWACS aircraft is the third to retire from the NATO AEW&C Force at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group.

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Hey! Must be the Money!

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The 355th Comptroller Squadron Financial Services Office is here to help you get paid. Members who PCS to Davis Monthan Air Force Base need to visit CPTS (same building as the fighter wing staff, 1st Floor) at 1 p.m. the first Monday after arriving. No appointment is required. Bring your travel orders, receipts for airfare,…

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