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Airman beats cancer, completes 22nd marathon

Courtesy photographSenior Master Sgt. Todd Kirkwood, the 167th Maintenance Group superintendent, gives a thumbs up at mile 25 of the Chicago Marathon, Oct....

A first sergeant’s 20-year journey from hardship to success

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Warren WrightFirst Sgt. Gina Aceves, the senior enlisted leader of Headquarters Headquarters Company, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team,...

Message of Holocaust survivor and his liberator: Never forget

Army photographHolocaust survivors rejoice as the Army's 45th Infantry Division liberates about 30,000 prisoners at Dachau, Germany, April 1945. Ernest Gross, 19, was...

AF Wounded Warrior Program helps ease the troubles

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Two wounded warriors and their caregivers talked about how they’ve benefited from the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program and some areas...

Refugee to Airman

She remembers the smell. Without a functioning sanitation system, raw sewage lined the rows of tents in the camp. Families would shower by poking...

Face of Defense: Air Force Staff Sergeant Beats Cancer

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — For many people, Independence Day is all about celebration, spending time with family and watching fireworks light up...

Licking their wounds: Trained dogs assist, comfort wounded Airmen

Air Force photograph by Sean KimmonsStaff Sgt. Ryan Garrison embraces his service dog Luke at their home in Glen Burnie, Md., March 29,...

Choosing to live

I have worked for the federal government for 13 years and in each and every one of those years, I have been through suicide...

Program helps Soldiers recover, overcome with music

Imagine listening to the radio and hearing a song you wrote and recorded. Never in a million years would retired U.S. Army Sgt. Maj....

Living with post-traumatic stress disorder

Imagine someone holds a gun to your head, and then they pull the trigger. Tech. Sgt. Trevor Brewer, with 72nd Security Forces Squadron at Tinker...
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