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  • 33 MXS embarks with Navy F-35C Fleet

    Three Airmen and two Sailors from the 33rd Maintenance Squadron are at sea with the Grim Reapers from the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 aboard the Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) through March 22, 2018.
  • Nomads: Face to Face Petty Officer 2nd Class Clarissa Rodriguez

    U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Clarissa Rodriguez, 33rd Maintenance Squadron yeoman, volunteers at the Pet Welfare Adoption Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
  • Nomads: Face to Face MSgt. Sean Cramer

    “Every day I hear people say I would love to do that as a living and I ask, ‘Why aren’t you doing it?’” U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Sean Cramer, 33rd Fighter Wing chief of inspections, spends his down time and days off running a fishing charter around the Emerald Coast of Florida. It’s a calling, much like serving in the Air Force, which he has had
  • Pilot for a day

    The 33rd Fighter Wing hosted Ethan Ibi, 11, and his family for the “Pilot for a day” program March 9, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
  • Nomads: Face to Face A1C Dat Trinh

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dat Trinh, 33rd Fighter Wing administrative technician, was born in Vietnam and immigrated to the United States with his family at the age of 11. At 23, Trinh followed in his older sister’s footsteps and enlisted in the military after spending a short period of time in college.
  • Nomads: Face to Face A1C Kyle Sutton

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle Sutton, 33rd Fighter Wing financial management analyst, takes on running as a hobby and a way to exercise outside of work. Sutton continues to run cross country even after high school and participates in numerous running events on and off base.
  • Air Force Fiscal Year 2019 budget addresses great power competition

    The Air Force budget request of $156.3 billion for fiscal year 2019 builds on the progress made in 2018 to restore the readiness of the force, increase lethality, and cost-effectively modernize.
  • Nomads: Face to Face Jonathan McPherson

    Jonathan McPherson, 58th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-35 crew chief, turned his love of craft beer into a passion of creating it.
  • F-35 ATC welcomes 1000th international maintenance student

    The F-35 Academic Training Center welcomed its 1,000th international maintenance student, British Royal Air Force Sgt. Matthew Elwood, February 1, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base.
  • Expanded training enables combat success

    The 33rd Fighter Wing is hosting a large force exercise here January 29 through February 9, 2018.
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  • Altus Environmental Team use microbes to filter ground water

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing additionally maintains its own water filtration system on base specifically designed for ground water, or rather, water not intended for consumption. Located more than 30 feet underground, these large water filters, known as bio walls, use naturally found microbes to purify manmade chemicals from the ground water at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Maxwell Pharmacy implements new system to better serve patients, Airmen

    The mission of the Maxwell Pharmacy is to properly dispense prescribed medicines to their patients. All 37,000 of them. The pharmacy here serves approximately 500 patients and dispenses 1,200 prescriptions each day of the week.
  • Laughlin AFB XLer of the week: Staff Sgt. James Shanahan

    Staff Sgt. James Shanahan, 47th Security Forces Squadron trainer, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the week” of Jan. 27, 2020 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • Part-Time Civilian Astronautical Graduate Student Credits AFIT for Improving Work Quality

    When choosing a graduate school, National Air and Space Intelligence Center civilian employee Justin Becker chose the Air Force Institute of Technology so he could continue working while attending school part-time.
  • AETC command team journeys to Columbus AFB to observe pilot training mission

    The Air Education and Training Command command team arrived at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, for a two-day immersion Feb. 5-6, getting a good look at what the 14th Flying Training Wing is doing to revolutionize pilot training and move it forward in the future.
  • PAVE rolls out on Laughlin

    Starting this month, the 47th Flying Training Wing at Laughlin AFB will begin a new initiative designed to improve morale and reduce the stigma of help-seeking behaviors. The “Professionalism, Airpower, Vitality and Excellence” campaign, or PAVE, reimagines the less popular mandatory seminars used today with tools aimed to turn workplaces into healthy communities.
  • New Crud table helps Vance Airmen of all ranks connect

    The flying squadrons at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, met to do battle on a brand new, purple-surfaced pool table. They were about to engage in a Crud tournament.
  • Keesler Airmen train in moulage application

    Moulage, also known as combat injury simulation, is used in base exercises to simulate the outcome of various situations such as chemical burns, piercing wounds and missing limbs using different tools such as latex, stage blood, sponges and makeup products.
  • Luke Public Health team maintains Airmen medical readiness

    A variety of factors can hinder Airmen from successfully completing the mission or deploying, whether it be sickness, poor eating and sleeping habits or unfamiliarity with the job. Airmen in the 56th Operational Medicine Readiness Squadron Public Health unit help mitigate those factors, thus ensuring safety of the community and ensuring Airmen are ready to deploy.
  • DLIELC to beta test new program similar to U.S. Army Echo Company

    Nested in the corner of JBSA-Lackland lies the Defense Language Institute English Language Center. Identifiable by its kempt campus, DLIELC is home to over 400 civilian and military employees whose mission is to teach English and immerse its international and domestic students into the American culture.
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