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Davis-Monthan, Spangdahlem earn Innkeeper Awards

Posted October 6, 2017 by by STEVE WARNS

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas —Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, and Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, were named the 2017 Air Force Innkeeper Award winners. Davis-Monthan and Spangdahlem were among eight finalists in two categories. Davis-Monthan won the large category (286 rooms or more) while Spangdahlem won the small category (285 rooms or fewer). “The hard…

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15th SOS evacuates med students after hurricane

Posted October 6, 2017 by by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel

BARBADOS  —  Aircrew members with the 15th Special Operations Squadron deployed from Hurlburt Field, Florida, evacuated 19 medical students from the island of Dominica Sept. 23, 2017, after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria. The Air Commandos flew through the night after being tasked on short notice, then volunteered again to rush to the aid…

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165th Airlift Wing keeps disaster relief moving

Posted October 6, 2017 by Story and photo by Master Sgt. MIKE SMITH

SAVANNAH AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ga. — Air National Guard Airmen with the 165th Air Terminal Operations Center at Savannah Air National Guard Base operated around the clock recently to send disaster relief to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The group of more than 16 Airmen began handling air cargo out of Savannah…

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Evolution of adaptive sports improves experience

Posted October 6, 2017 by by Staff Sgt. ALEXX PONS

TORONTO — With the event coming to a close, thousands around the world turned their attention toward the 2017 Invictus Games, witnessing feats of incredible talent and hearing truly inspiring stories from world-class athletes. The Invictus Games, established by Prince Harry of Wales in 2014, brought together wounded and injured military members and veterans from…

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CV sees every day as his best

Posted October 6, 2017 by by Tech. Sgt. JARAD DENTON

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — The colonel leaned back in his seat, pausing for just a moment as he scanned his memory. “Not really,” he said, recounting if the Air Force had always been a goal. “It was kind of tradition in the family – to serve. It was something the family did. I…

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Fallen Iraqi fighter pilot: never forgotten

Posted October 4, 2017 by 1st Lt. Lacey Roberts

Iraqi Air Force members joined the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing to bid a final farewell to Iraqi pilot Maj. Noor Falih Hezam Al Khazaali during a memorial service in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 19, 2017.

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309th AMARG the first FAA Military Repair Station in AFSC

Posted October 2, 2017 by

When a severe hailstorm swept through Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, in February 2016, it left behind 39 severely hail-damaged, Air Force T-1A “Jayhawk” trainer aircraft.

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The 55th HMU: Ready to repair at a moment’s notice

Posted September 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

High above the desert mountains, an HH-60G Pave Hawk glided through the evening air.

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Air Force leaders address aircrew crisis

Posted September 25, 2017 by

More than 60 Air Force senior leaders discussed the Air Force’s aircrew crisis which has left the service more than 1,500 pilots short of its requirements Sept. 22, 2017, at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

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SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Posted September 20, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Natalie Stanley

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

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