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  • So others may dream

    At what point in time did you realize your calling in life? Can you pinpoint a specific moment when you decided the goal you would dedicate yourself to? For Lt. Col. Christine Mau, 33rd Operations Group deputy commander and only female F-35 pilot, that moment came when she was five years old. Her family had just moved to California, near El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.
  • Airfield management brings imagination to reality

    The 334th Training Squadron teamed with the 81st Training Support Squadron, trainer development flight, to create a revolutionary new training aid for airfield management students.The model airfield, which was devised in November 2013 and completed in December 2014, will increase understanding, productivity and efficiency in the classroom."The
  • Click, Click, Boom!

    It all begins with a duck-face, a peace sign and a selfie.From there, a photo taken in front of the dining facility at Forward Operating Base Wherever is posted to Airman Duck-face's Facebook wall. It is shared by crazy Aunt Jane, who passes it along to Cousin Joey. Joey is friends with a bunch of people and is obsessed with getting at least 1,000
  • SA high school pays tribute to service members with memorial

    The city of San Antonio is generally known across the country as "Military City USA" for its rooted military presence and for its proud devotion to service members.This fact is not lost to the proud south-side community of San Antonio.South San Antonio Independent School District held a groundbreaking ceremony at South San Antonio High School for a
  • Native Americans in uniform; a legacy of honor, dedication

    During November, the nation pays homage to the contributions of Native Americans throughout history. What began at the turn of the century as an effort to gain recognition for the contributions made by the first Americans, has resulted in a month dedicated to the culture and traditions of Native Americans.On Aug. 3, 1990, President George H.W. Bush
  • Beating the odds: Keesler senior technician perseveres, has fun along the way

    (This feature is part of a series that focuses on an exceptional member of Team Keesler who excels in their job despite the adversities they've faced.)Sometimes, life is simple.In April 1978, 16-year-old John Dockens had finished painting his local church with friends and decided to go to the local swimming hole to clean up and enjoy the afternoon,
  • Lackland NCO helps AF capture Armed Forces softball title

    After failing to win a title since 2011, a Joint Base San Antonio Airman was instrumental in helping the Air Force capture the Armed Forces Women's Softball Championship title last month at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Lyndsay Moen, a native of Sherwood, Arkansas, and diet therapist with the 59th Medical Wing, was one of only 15
  • Energy Action Month: Lackland medical wing strives to conserve energy, sustain mission

    October has been deemed Energy Action Month across the Department of Defense. Energy conservation is an important priority for our nation, the United States Air Force and Joint Base San Antonio.As an important member of JBSA, the 59th Medical Wing must continue to do its part to conserve energy while sustaining its mission. Every staff member
  • Energy Action Month: Maxwell major expels energy to conserve

    The 2014 Air Force Energy Action Campaign theme, "I Am Air Force Energy," charges Airmen across the Air Force to stand up and take ownership of energy conservation.While some might make a more concerted effort to turn off light switches or unplug unused electronics, one Maxwell field grade officer applies it to his morning commute.For more than two
  • Keesler civilian shows resiliency against all odds

    (This feature is part of a series that focuses on an exceptional member of Team Keesler who excels in their job despite the adversities they've faced.)He was the victim of a mountaintop helicopter crash in Colorado while on a skiing trip with three of his friends. William "Billy" Harrison said it was a wind shear that caught the helicopter and
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Meet the 33rd Fighter Wing’s new command chief, CMSgt Kenny Bruce! Have a question? Want to know what’s going on with our Nomads? Follow CMSgt Kenneth Bruce’s FB page! Fire from the clouds!
Taking care of our #Airmen is our number one priority. CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright just announced a new change to the enlisted structure. Take a moment to review and let us know if you have any questions. We’ll try our best to get them answered for you!
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Does the sound of #Airpower ever get old? We sure don’t think so! #Freedom
Happy 242nd birthday America! Thanks for everything you do each and every day, Nomads. As we celebrate our great nation together, take this time to appreciate your family and friends.
Just as it does here with the F-35A Lightning II, innovation drives the rest of Air Education and Training Command to find new solutions for problems that we face. Check out this video of Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson as she visits the first command's hub for innovation in Houston.
Our F-35s have arrived at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan, for the National Cherry Festival airshow and open ramp! Lt. Col. Brent Bak and Maj. Jason Ford interviewed with WTCM's Carey Carlson this afternoon in preparation for tonight’s static display! Are you in town? Come out and see our Nomads from 5:30-8:00 p.m.! RAGE!
What Do YOU Know Wednesday!? For over 70 years, the 33 FW has earned their title, “Nomads.” During each of our country’s largest contingencies, the unit would uproot and take the fight to different corners of the world. The Nomads have a long distinguished history and have been around longer than the Air Force itself. Does anybody know when the 33 FW was activated? #NomadsNerdOut
When you train together, you win together! That's exactly what the Navy Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 from Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., and our Nomads did last week. The F/A-18 Hornet integrated flight operations with our F-35A Lightning II to enhance joint warfighting missions in the future! Read more about this training at https://go.usa.gov/xUaZT Eglin Air Force Base Air Education and Training Command
Yesterday we commemorated the 22th Anniversary of the Khobar Towers bombing that took place in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia on 25 June, 1996. Nearly 500 people were injured after terrorists detonated a 5,000 lb bomb in front of the military complex. Nineteen Airmen died in the blast. Twelve of them were Nomads. Join us in remembering those who gave their lives on that tragic day.
Yesterday we honored the 19 service members who were killed during the Khobar Towers terrorist attack in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia,12 of whom were Nomads. "We remember their service and their sacrifices. We remember them as sons, nephews, cousins, loved ones, and we remember them as Nomads," said Col. Paul Moga, 33rd Fighter Wing commander. "We remind ourselves that those who have gone before us look to us to continue to serve in their memory, in their light and in their honor. We remind ourselves that freedom isn't free and likely never will be." Air Education and Training Command United States Air Force Khobar Towers survivors
Give a warm NOMAD welcome to our newest 33rd Operations Support Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Nicholas Edwards! We also want to wish the best of luck to the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Scott Gunn. We’re excited for your leadership! RAGE!
Join us for a LIVE feed of the 2018 Khobar Towers Memorial Ceremony beginning at 8:00 a.m. CST.
Airman 1st Class Brianna Lisner has dreams of becoming a United States Air Force fighter pilot and she solidified that dream after getting a T-38C Talon II incentive ride. She worked with Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, the late U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot, and aspires to be a “good dude” and a great pilot like him in the future. Read more about her reaching for her dreams at https://go.usa.gov/xUqEg Eglin Air Force Base Air Education and Training Command
This is a TEST video for the Khobar Towers Memorial Ceremony. Come back Monday, June 25, at 8:00 a.m. CST for a LIVE feed of the ceremony.
This CE commander has gone from enlisting in the U.S. Army Reserves and later commissioning as a United States Air Force officer. Read this awesome story of #resiliency from the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus AFB, Mississippi to learn more!
What do YOU know Wednesday?! Did you know that 19 of our 33rd Fighter Wing Nomads were selected for Major? Congratulations to all of these men and women who have reached a significant milestone in their career. We look forward to your leadership!
We’ve heard a lot of rumors about the Space Force lately, but have you ever been curious about what the USAF does in #space? “Space capabilities fuel our American way of life and our American way of war.“ Check this out!
Last Friday, our Nomads visited Team Blaze at Columbus Air Force Base to show current Undergraduate Pilot Training students and instructor pilots the F-35A Lightning II and teach students about their possibilities after pilot training. We shared that we not only train, develop and graduate the world's finest pilots, but also intelligence professionals and fifth generation maintainers. RAGE!