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  • In-step master sergeants share small world, big Air Force

    Ulysses is a small town in Southwest Kansas, population approximately 6,000. In 1998, two Airmen-to-be left Ulysses behind for the promise of adventure with the U.S. Air Force. It's not an uncommon odyssey for most Airmen, but what makes this story unique is that these two Airmen - now both recruiters - remain linked by the shared sense of home,
  • Videographers tell service stories in 'reeltime'

    If photographers capture moments in time and graphic artists create artwork and images, then 502nd Air Base Wing videographers record life, keeping the Joint Base San Antonio community informed.From readiness exercises at JBSA-Randolph to military training at JBSA-Lackland to educational medical instruction at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, the current
  • WWII vet returns 70 years after earning wings at Luke

    The Luke Air Force Base Open House and Air Show is not only a great opportunity for the public to experience the capabilities of the Air Force, but it also draws many who have served their country to reminisce on their active-duty days while checking out their old planes on display. For one World War II veteran, the return to Luke was particularly
  • AZ Cardinals player rides with the Thunderbirds

    Larry Fitzgerald, wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals, visited Luke Air Force Base Thursday to ride in an Air Force Thunderbirds jet.The flight was part of the Thunderbirds' program to educate the community about the Air Force, its mission and what the Airmen at Luke Air Force Base do every day to keep the mission to "train the world's greatest
  • 902nd SFS civilian policeman wins Air Force award

    A 902nd Security Forces Squadron police supervisor proved to be the "best of the best" by winning the Air Force 2013 Outstanding Security Forces Flight-Level Award in the civilian supervisor category. The award was given to Richard Coon after a year's worth of hard work - and a little good fortune. "I'm proud of the award and thankful to the people
  • Pet ownership involves proper care, responsibility

    For several weeks during the recent holiday season, a young light-colored dog roamed the area near the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Rambler Fitness Center, so terrified of the many people who attempted to befriend her that she repeatedly withdrew from them.But they persisted in their efforts to gain the confidence of the elusive canine some
  • No regrets part 6: Reaching beyond limits

    Editor's note: This is the last of a six part series about the obstacles U.S. Air Force Maj. Jeffrey and his wife Nicole faced, and how the Air Force helped him persevere to his highest potential.NASA was never in his original plans, but thanks to the other choices he made in life; it became an opportunity that could become a reality. So he went
  • Gunter programmer wins AF level award

    The United States Air Force values excellence. It is one of the three fundamental core values instilled in Airmen from the moment they enter the service. As an organization, the Air Force makes an effort to recognize Airmen whose accomplishments go above and beyond the already well-established culture of excellence. Staff Sgt. Joshua D. Hinshaw,
  • No regrets part 5: Not giving up

    Editor's note: This part five of a six part series about the obstacles U.S. Air Force Maj. Jeffrey and his wife Nicole faced, and how the Air Force helped him persevere to his highest potential.It took four months to bury everyone and for everyone to begin healing. That's when one of his medical professors asked him a question."Are you ready to
  • No regrets part 4: Getting through a hellacious fire

    Editor's note: This part four of a six part series about the obstacles U.S. Air Force Maj. Jeffrey and his wife Nicole faced, and how the Air Force helped him persevere to his highest potential.After years of trying to have a child, they were elated to learn that Nicole was pregnant with twins: a son, Wyatt, and a daughter, Rowan."Every time she
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Happy #EarthDay! We'd like to say congratulations to Eglin Air Force Base for winning the "Natural Resources Conservation, Large Installation" award for The 2019 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards! #TeamEglin's hard work to protect the earth pays off in more than just awards but also in keeping our community healthy. Thank you, U.S. Secretary of Defense!
Do you have plans THIS Friday? Come out to King Hangar on Eglin Air Force Base for the 2019 Team Eglin Load Competition. Watch the top 3 load crews from the 33rd Fighter Wing and the 96th Test Wing compete to find out who is the best. For more information, contact 33 MXG Weapons Standardization at (850) 882-1157 or (850) 883-5895. #LoadToad #Weapons
Fire in the hole! Our very own Col. Moga experienced the explosive side of the 96th Civil Engineer Squadron. Col. Moga toured the squadron alongside EOD members as part of an immersion program where he interacted with #Airmen and conducted exercises with various explosive devices. This is how we end our Fridays, how do you end yours?
A little rain never stopped our #Nomads! Children of the #DoolittleRaiders toured Eglin Air Force Base today and stopped by our own #33FW Saylor hangar. Saylor hangar was named after Ret. Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, a crew chief for the Doolittle Raiders whose quick thinking and determination made sure the 16th #aircraft was up and running in time! Our #Airmen were honored to show these families the dedication plaque, history in the unit building, and finally an up close look at the F-35A Lightning II inside the hangar.
Join the livestream and watch the Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole memorial ceremony. #DoolittleRaider
Maj. Gen. Doherty, the 19th Air Force commander visited our Doghouse this week! Doherty met with leaders from Tyndall Air Force Base recently to get an up close look at the facilities affected by #HurricaneMichael. Such as, our very own 337th Air Control Squadron (aka the doghouse).
#DYK that April is #AlcoholAwarenessMonth? Here are a few important facts to keep in mind this month.
After 103 years of inspiring #Airmen we prepare to say a final goodbye to Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" E. Cole. Thank you for your service, sir. Watch live as we celebrate and honor this true American Hero, Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm CST
#ICYMI Here's a look at our #Nomads at the SUN 'n FUN air show. Thank you to the Lakeland, Florida community for supporting us and coming out to hear about the capabilities of the #F35.
Though we may not be blood related, Happy #NationalSiblingsDay to our brothers and sisters in arms! #OneTeamOneFight U.S. Army U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Marine Corps U.S. Navy
We join the nation in saying farewell to an #AirForce legend. Lt Col Richard “Dick” Cole passed away after an amazing 103 years of life. Thank you for your courage and paving the way. We will never forget. 🇺🇸 #DoolittleRaider
The storms have finally passed SUN 'n FUN this season but the lightning definitely left a mark! Some of our #Nomads spent the weekend spreading their knowledge about the #F35 A Lightning II and having a little fun. Even if you couldn't visit, now you can see the best moments from the event!
In honor of #NationalFormerPrisonerofWarRecognitionDay, we remember and honor our POWs for their service and dedication to our country. Here is one of many POW stories, where we can see bravery at its fullest.
We had a special guest visit us at SUN 'n FUN to talk with our own Maj. Matt “Fitty” Tucker! Check out Maj. Tucker’s conversation with Steph Stricklen!
It’s our last day at SUN 'n FUN! Be sure to stop by and say hello to our #Nomads before we head out! (Courtesy Photo)
Hello SUN 'n FUN! Don’t worry if you didn’t catch us landing because we’ll be here all weekend! #SNF19
Our #Nomads sure know how to end a week with a big BANG! #Airmen from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron battled it out at the 1st Quarter Weapons Load Crew Competition. Check out some highlights from today!
A very special #ThunderbirdThursday indeed. We’ll never forget you Cajun and the amazing things you did for our Nomads.