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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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Air Force responds to ‘Michael’ …

Posted November 2, 2018 by

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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Smokin’ HOT F-35 …

Posted November 2, 2018 by

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

Posted November 2, 2018 by

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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