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Chaplain office supports Rescue mission

Posted August 17, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Carolyn Herrick

The military as a whole prides itself in promoting a “comprehensive fitness” model of health, and one major component is spiritual health. With a goal of supporting each individual’s personal faith beliefs, the U.S. Air Force and Reserve chaplain’s corps encourages members to attend services that enhance their spiritual lives. Ch. (Maj.) Andre Mooney, 943rd…

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Keep motorcycle riding fun – keep it safe

Posted August 13, 2015 by Senior Airman Grace Lee

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Arizona — Many motorcyclists dream of riding during the summer, but without the right training it can quickly turn into a nightmare. “The cause of most motorcycle injuries we see are caused by lack of discipline,” said Staff Sgt. Jason De Jesus, 56th Fighter Wing Ground Safety technician. “Military riders receive more training…

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Desert Lightning News to be distributed on-line and on FB

Posted August 13, 2015 by

Desert Lightning News, the newspaper servicing Davis-Monthan AFB and surrounding areas, recently announced that the hardcopy news edition of its product will no longer be distributed on a weekly basis, but will instead be available online and on Facebook. “We feel that the changing market and the technological savvy of our audience demand we move…

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Warfighter of the Week: Senior Airman Kyle Streets

Posted August 13, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. Redman

  Senior Airman Kyle Streets, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) personnel security manager, was recognized as the Warfighter of the Week, July 27, 2015. Streets was born into a military lifestyle and by the time he graduated high school he already knew that he wanted to continue in his parents’ footsteps. “Being an Army…

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Air Force MWD handler reunites with best friend

Posted August 13, 2015 by Airman Sadie R. Colbert

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. — “It was a very long day of searching [a village in Iraq],” said U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Bush, 28th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, referring to one day during a deployment to Iraq in 2010. “We searched vehicles in the area for hours, both parked and passing…

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Intel Airman sets record

Posted August 13, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Rachelle Blake 

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb.  — For the average Airman, the beginning of their career looks pretty similar: complete basic military training and technical school and then at their first duty station, knock out career development courses. When Airman 1st Class Nathan M. Dunster, 55th Intelligence Support Squadron electronic warfare systems apprentice, arrived at Offutt in August…

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AFSOUTH works with partner nations in annual exercise

Posted August 6, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. Redman

Members of 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) came together with 19 other partner nations in a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored exercise that focused on ensuring the defense of the Panama Canal. PANAMAX is a training exercise with scenarios that are focused around the Panama Canal. “The primary objective of the exercise was to practice the…

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Jamming the enemy with joint integration

Posted August 6, 2015 by Airman First Class Cheyenne Morigeau 

Walking the halls of the 41st Electronic Combat Squadron is an unfamiliar uniform. Leaving the flight deck of the EA-6B Prowler behind for a few years, U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Jonathon Leach from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, joins the Desert Lightning Team. Leach is part of a three-year inter-service exchange program…

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354th EFS completes historic TSP deployment

Posted August 6, 2015 by 52nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany  — The 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron completed its theater security package mission throughout Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve July 31, 2015. The squadron’s 12 A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft and approximately 300 Airmen from the 355th Fighter Wing, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, forward-deployed to Eastern European locations and conduct flying training…

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Certified to save lives

Posted August 6, 2015 by Airman First Class Cheyenne Morigeau 

Twenty-one U.S. Air Force Airmen graduated from a paramedic training course at the Pima Community College Public Safety and Emergency Services Institute July 31. The course is a four-month accelerated paramedic certification that is usually 10 months to complete and consists of classroom and field experience training created specifically for Airmen. This was the third…

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