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  • AF to every Airman: Tell us your story

    Air Force leaders want Airmen to share their stories with the world and designed the 2014 American Airman Video Contest with that purpose in mind."Every Airman has a story -- and smart phone technology now allows those Airmen to share those stories to a wider audience than ever before," said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh, III.The
  • Academy cadets enhance skills at BMT

    After spending the last six weeks working with basic military training instructors, U.S. Air Force Academy cadets left here enthused and anxious to share their learning experience with fellow classmates.Twenty-six cadets second class took part in the annual Air Education and Training Command Summer Leadership Program to develop their leadership
  • Sergeant to publish story of tragedy, perseverance

    He could have faced another life, one that included becoming a child soldier and subsequently a Lost Boy from the Liberian Civil War. Instead, luck, hard work and true grit led Joseph Boyou to the U.S. Air Force where he now holds the rank of staff sergeant. Boyou, 2nd Air Force special projects and programs manager, was born in Monrovia, Liberia,
  • Why I Joined: Tech. Sgt. pushes past negative influences to join AF

    (This feature is part of the "Why I joined?" series on Keesler.af.mil. These stories focus on a single servicemember's story of why they joined the military.)There are countless reasons to join the military.For a young Alberto Trujillo, his reasoning was a mixture of two things: a good reflection on where he was in life and a somewhat random
  • Sikh professor educates AWC students

    He likes to take walks around the base to help him think and clear his mind. His colorful shirts with matching turbans and an ever-present smile peeking out from beneath his flowing beard make him stand out amongst the military uniforms and civilian suits on Maxwell. Dr. Naunihal Singh is a Sikh, a religious group that requires its male adherents
  • The Perfect Edge: Training teaches Airmen how to survive, evade, resist and escape

    It was June 1995, and then-Capt. Scott O'Grady was tired, hungry and alone. A few days earlier, his F-16 Fighting Falcon was shot down over Bosnia, and he'd spent the last 48 hours or so on the move, evading Serbian paramilitary forces that were looking for him.He knew he was lucky to be alive - a Serbian ground-to-air missile battery had locked on
  • 2014 Eagle recalls D-Day, reflects on lost comrades

    With more than 7,500 flight hours logged in more than 130 types of aircraft, retired Air Force Col. Clarence E. "Bud" Anderson, a 2014 Eagle who visited Maxwell for the Gathering of Eagles June 2-6, has cemented his position as a pioneer in American military during times of war.During World War II, Anderson served two combat tours escorting heavy
  • Lackland training instructor trains to make it to WWE

    For some aspiring wrestlers on the independent wrestling scene, their goal is to get experience wrestling in front of various small crowds around the country in hopes of one day performing on the World Wrestling Entertainment stage.Individuals need more than wrestling skills to make it to the WWE. Size, charisma and other traits are evaluated to
  • Friendship knows no borders

    Four-year-old Sarah reached out to grasp her friend Fatou's hand as she has every day since Fatou first arrived at the Maxwell Air Force Base child development center in August 2013. On this day, Sarah led Fatou to the dance floor, placing her in a specific position like a delicate wall fixture. With Fatou in place, Sarah grabbed the plastic
  • AETC office supports AF medical training mission

    Medical education in the Air Force experienced a transformation six years ago with the establishment of Air Force Medical Modeling and Simulation Training.Based at Air Education and Training Command, the AFMMAST Central Program Office is the hub of that initiative."The central program office is responsible for the assessment, development and
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