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  • Goodfellow MTL uses SABC to save lives

    To some, Self-Aid and Buddy Care is just another training course but to others, it has meant life or death during their career. One Airman proves just how important this course was in last year's Hunt for Heroes parade tragic accident. Master Sgt. Christopher Doggett has served in the U.S. Air Force since 1992. Throughout his career he has deployed
  • AFCLC Faculty Member Supports Air Advisor Academy in Afghanistan

    While a university classroom is a common setting for academic professors, faculty from the Air Force Culture and Language Center share their expertise around the world in many different environments. Recently, the AFCLC's assistant professor of cross-cultural organizational communication spent two weeks in Afghanistan, providing assistance to the
  • Sisters begin Air Force journey together

    The life-changing process of becoming an Airman begins with a person being thrown into an unfamiliar environment with people they don't know. However, two Keesler Airmen went through the challenging experience with the comfort of a familiar face. Two sisters,  Airman Nicole Zens and Airman Basic Bridgit Zens, 335th Training Squadron, were able to
  • AETC leaders issue Mexico travel restrictions

    Leaders from Air Education and Training Command issued a memorandum Dec. 3 stating active duty, reservists and Guard members on active orders must get approval from proper channels before traveling to 11 restricted states in Mexico and anywhere along the entire U.S.-Mexico border. The directive results from increased criminal activity from drug
  • CCAF awards 400,000th Degree

    Recently, the Community College of the Air Force awarded its 400,000th CCAF degree to Senior Airman Emily Barchenger.In September, Barchenger completed the required credits to obtain the degree while deployed as an intelligence analyst to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia. The 400,000th degree emphasizes CCAF's mission to offer and
  • Detroit Tigers give AF recruiter special honor as milestone of service

    It was Game Four of the American League Championship Series and the Detroit Tigers were facing the New York Yankees at home. Slowly, shyly, the Airman walked out to the pitcher's mound. In the stands, her family had flown in from Kansas to witness their loved one deliver the game ball that would start the game. On the loudspeaker, the announcer
  • Altus Airman's relentless drive earns him selection for OTS

    He works eight hours, comes home and spends time with his family. Then it is time for school. After doing school work until 2 a.m. he gets just a few hours of sleep before he has to get up again for work at 5 a.m.This is only a glimpse of the dedication Staff Sgt. Nicholas Carver, 97th Medical Support Squadron NCO in charge of central appointments
  • Maxwell finds ways to meet C-3 challenges

    The phrase "cost conscious culture" has become as familiar to Airmen as the base dining facility; however, at Maxwell, C3 is not just a catch phrase, it is mission essential.In 2011, Gen. Edward Rice Jr., Air Education and Training Command commander, challenged Airmen in the command to save $3 a day by stretching pennies into dollars or making
  • Altus AFB embraces C3 initiative, saving AF millions of dollars

    Faced with current and future budget constraints, the commander of Air Education and Training Command Gen. Edward A. Rice Jr. identified the need to develop a cost-conscious culture and Airmen from Altus AFB have answered the call by saving the Air Force approximately $26 million."I think we all have a personal responsibility," said Chief Master
  • 24-hour vigil run at JBSA-Lackland honors POWs, MIAs

    The black and white colors on the POW/MIA flags reflected the somberness of the occasion. The gaunt, black silhouette on a white background, framed by a guard tower and barbed wire, created a lasting impression; but, it was the bold white letters imprinted above and below the images that said it all: "Until They Are Home," and "You Are Not
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