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Cardinals salute military members

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Members of the 306th and 68th Rescue Squadrons pose Nov. 18 with Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Thompson, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, for a picture during the Arizona Cardinals Salute to Service game at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Thompson, who reclassified into the pararescue career field more than 20…

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More cadets given opportunity to fly

Posted December 7, 2018 by by JENNIFER SPRADLIN

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — More than 530 U.S. Air Force Academy cadets from the 2019 graduating class have been matched to attend pilot training pending final qualifications and commissioning. This is a 26-percent increase over the 2018 class. “Airmanship is a large part of the academy experience, and a core part of our…

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Turn stress into strength this holiday season

Posted December 7, 2018 by

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — The holiday season presents opportunities to engage in multiple forms of resiliency. Engaging in close relationships, practicing gratitude, and participating in religious activities that promote spirituality are often helpful aspects of the holidays. However, the holidays may also create stressors that are unique to this time of year. Extra…

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Staff Sgt. Lausanne Kinder
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Reservist serves underserved communities

Posted December 7, 2018 by by Tech. Sgt. LOUIS VEGA Jr.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Native Americans make-up about 1.5 percent of the U.S. population. Last month, during Native American History Month observance, we recognized their significant past and present contributions to this country, including efforts to give back to their communities. Tech. Sgt. Renelle Conner, 944th Medical Squadron dental flight chief and Reserve…

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(U.S. Air Force photo/Joshua Armstrong)
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AF academy cadets help family out of crashed car

Posted December 7, 2018 by by JENNIFER SPRADLIN

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Returning from a weekend ski trip in Breckenridge, Colorado, five Air Force Academy cadets witnessed the vehicle in front of them fishtail, turn perpendicular to the road and slide off the ridge. Fearing the passengers were injured, Cadets 3rd Class Connor Settle, Joseph Canoy, Karl Boerwinkle, Joel Krause and…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Frankie D. Moore)
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Search, rescue training puts edge on blade

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Agae, 66th Rescue Squadron special mission aviator, communicates with other pararescuemen during the Tiger Rescue VI exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Frankie D. Moore) U.S. Air Force pararescuemen with the 66th Rescue Squadron approach a simulated isolated person during the Tiger Rescue VI exercise in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 3, 2018….

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Chaplain thoughts

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Prince of Peace The holidays can mean different things to different people. For some, this is the best time of the year. In my tradition, many think of twinkling lights, decorated trees, candy, presents, and the sights and sounds of Christmas. Joyous times of celebration with family and friends readily come to mind. For others,…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III)
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36th CRG brings relief, inspiration after devastation

Posted December 7, 2018 by Story and photos by Master Sgt. JAMES MAY

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — On Oct. 25, Daverrick Camacho, a firefighter from Saipan, woke-up to a nightmare turned reality. Everything he worked toward was wiped off the face of the earth. The place he called home and held family gatherings was nothing more than darkly twisted debris, scattered across the front lawn. Camacho was…

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Airmen test limits at Ranger Assessment Course

Posted December 7, 2018 by Story and photo by VICKI STEIN

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Imagine signing up to be starved, sleep deprived and trying to fight for survival during a 19-day combat leadership course in the mosquito-, rattlesnake- and wild boar-infested hilly terrain north of San Antonio with 28 other Airmen. This was the scenario for 29 Airmen who took part in the…

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563rd RQG conducts medevac mission

Posted December 5, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore A U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II aircraft refuels an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter during a medevac mission over the Pacific Ocean Dec. 1, 2018. Pararescuemen aboard the HH-60 were assigned the job of recovering a civilian on a tanker and transporting them to a hospital….

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