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  • 33 FW conducts Operational Safety Review

    The 33rd Fighter Wing implemented a one day pause in flying operations to conduct an Operational Safety Review May 18, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.The OSR was directed by Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein to address the recent increase in Class-A mishaps across the Air Force. To begin the OSR, U.S. Navy Capt. Max McCoy,
  • Love: One Stitch at a Time

    Master Sgt. Antonio Ruth, 33rd Maintenance Squadron Accessories Flight chief, was living in Alaska when his mother Reatha Mae ‘Tiny’ Ruth was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. Reatha Mae ‘Tiny’ Ruth gave away over 40 blankets before she passed away on Dec. 6, 2013.
  • CoL: Lifestyle Change from Civilian to ABM

    U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. April Albanese, an air battle manager instructor at the 337th Air Control Squadron Tyndall AFB, Fla., is living her Air Force dream, but it hasn’t been without a few trials along the way.
  • Nomads: Face to Face Staff Sgt. Robert Bryson

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Robert Bryson, 33rd Fighter Wing Plans and Programs noncommissioned officer in charge, shares his love and experience for the game of baseball by coaching the 33 FW Wing Staff Agency intramural team.
  • Nomads: Face to Face Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Colley

    “I blend right in. Obviously, I’m wearing a different uniform but at the end of the day, we all have the same goals.”U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Colley, 33rd Maintenance Squadron aviation structural mechanic, had little interaction with the Air Force before he found himself stationed at Eglin Air Force Base with the Nomads. “I found out
  • Nomads: Face to Face Staff Sgt. Ashley Bethel

    “It’s my Zen, it’s what I do when I am stressed or not stressed to keep the daily balance.”U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley Bethel, 33rd Maintenance Squadron Command Support Staff noncommissioned officer in charge, strength trains on a daily basis. ”I’ve been weight lifting since high school. That was ten years ago, so now it’s just a natural thing
  • Nomads: Face to Face Col. Paul Moga

    “My mom was and remains a diehard Vikings fan. With four kids and being a single parent, she looked for ways to get us out of the house. When we were kids she would load us into the station wagon and truck us up to the Metrodome.”U.S. Air Force Col. Paul D. Moga, 33rd Fighter Wing commander, grew up in Minnesota where he became a fan of many of the
  • Nomads: Face to Face Technical Sgt. Henry Smith

    U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Henry Smith, 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspection monitor, spices things up with his DJ skills.
  • Air Force officer integrates with carrier operations

    U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Duval, 33rd maintenance squadron maintenance operations officer, participated in a maintenance officer exchange program March 16-22, 2018 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72).
  • Nomads: Face to Face It's a Family Thing

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Elizabeth Berry, 33rd Fighter Wing supply support journeyman, is stationed at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida and was not only followed by her husband, Airman 1st Class Emmett Berry, 96th Security Forces Squadron member, but also by her sister, Airman 1st Class Toula Goumas, 96th aerospace medical technician.

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  • 56th FSS finalist for award; receives evaluation

    The 56th Force Support Squadron appropriated fund food service team was one of 12 finalists out of 70 bases worldwide to be selected for the Air Force’s 2020 John L. Hennessy Food Service Excellence award. The Hennessy evaluation team assessed the 56th FSS facilities on kitchen, serving and dining operations, sanitation and repair maintenance and more.
  • Keesler cements history in the Biloxi community

    A ceremony was held to unveil a new Keesler Air Force Base display at the Biloxi Visitors Center in Biloxi, Mississippi, Feb. 6. The display shows the history of Keesler and its part in the history of Biloxi. Bill Raymond, city of Biloxi historical administrator, explains the important relationship Keesler and Biloxi share.
  • 59th MDW among Air Force Medical Service 2019 Award Winners

    Airmen from the 59th Medical Wing at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, were among the 2019 Air Force Medical Service annual award winners announced Feb. 7, 2020.
  • 300 rated officers to join Total Force Aviation Recruiting Team

    The Air Force's first Aviation Recruiting Team, a Total Force Recruiting program specifically designed to help reach the goals of the Chief Of Staff of the Air Force’s Rated Diversity Improvement initiatives, was recently stood up and AFRS’s Detachment 1 held the team's first two-day training course Feb. 2-3, 2020, at JBSA-Randolph, Texas.
  • Total Force Integration team assesses JBSA-Randolph

    Total Force Integration officials visited Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph to learn from the successes and improve the challenges of Randolph Airmen Feb. 4-6.
  • Pilot Training Next and Clarkson University Air Force ROTC make history with distance learning instruction

    Pilot Training Next helped make Air Force ROTC history while pushing the limits of technology and training during their recent partnership with Clarkson University.
  • Oklahoma military leaders converge for annual summit at Altus AFB

    Military leaders from across the state gathered at the 97th Air Mobility Wing for the Oklahoma Commanders Summit, Feb. 3-4, 2020, at Altus AFB. The summit is held annually at a different military installation and aims to build cooperation and efficiency among the service branches.
  • 47th OSS commander details why people and relationships matter most

    There is no one single location my family and I can say is our favorite throughout our 16-year career. A reason for this is because it has never been about locations, but rather the people and relationships built during our time at various bases. We’ve been to bases some would argue offer experiences on both ends of the spectrum. However, the relationships and friendships cultivated at these locations grew stronger because of those very experiences.
  • Snow blankets Sheppard, North Texas

    A winter weather event moved across much of North Texas Feb. 5, 2020, dropping several inches of snow. While not the 7-9 inches forecast, the accumulation was enough for Sheppard AFB leadership to suspend training Feb. 5 and parts of Feb. 6.
  • AETC partners with UTSA to refine pilot candidate selection

    In an effort to gain more insight into what attributes could best predict the success of pilot training candidates, Air Education and Training Command turned to the data analytics program at the University of Texas-San Antonio to help them refine and validate the Pilot Candidate Selection Method as part of an Educational Partnership Agreement.

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