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First sergeant’s 720-mile run gains national attention

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) -- A 2nd Space Warning Squadron first sergeant accomplished his goal of running 720 miles in 30 days...

Overcoming, looking past disabilities

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- A series of wrong choices one night - driving too fast without a seat belt - resulted in an automobile...

Family isn’t always blood

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) -- People like routines, schedules and structure, especially in the military. Change can sometimes be unwelcome and overwhelming,...

DeCA collects 1.6M pounds in Feds Feed Families items

FORT LEE, Va. – The Defense Commissary Agency has just finished a record-breaking year for its participation in the Feds Feed Families campaign, chalking...

At Raytheon, women leaders excel despite gender imbalance in the engineering...

At Raytheon, women lead development and production of some of the most advanced weapon systems in the world. That's a real rarity, considering the...

Airmen: Are you taking care of them?

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Many years ago I was just starting out as a young flight chief and senior NCO. I had traveled...

Face of Defense: Ranger School graduate inspires candidates

FORT BENNING, Ga. — Speaking to a room-full of infantry lieutenants at the 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment Headquarters here Oct. 2, Army 2nd...

‘A blood transfusion saved my life’

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) -- Many children dream of taking a trip to Disneyland, and in 2001, 1st Lt. Fanita Schmidt's family...

Face of Defense: Airman earns spot on AF Pistol Team alongside...

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del.— Tucker Sears grew up with his three older brothers in Graham, Texas, all of them learning how to shoot BB...

Warfighter of the week: Staff Sgt. Luke Carnathan

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz -- Staff Sgt. Luke Carnathan, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) spectrum manager, was recognized as the Warfighter of the Week,...

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