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  • More than just one way to get fit

    While every Airman's physical training test is the same, not everyone prepares the same way.Traditional, organized PT, consisting of bodyweight exercises and some running, is one way to keep test-ready. However, there are many avenues Airmen can take to stay in top condition 365 days a year.Distance running, weightlifting and programs focusing on
  • 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
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The Misty Forward Air Controllers (FAC) Vietnam veterans visited the 33rd Fighter Wing today. #ICYDK The Misty FAC earned their name during the Vietnam War because they used "Misty" as their radio call sign. It was a pleasure hosting their anniversary reunion here at the wing. Thank you Misty FAC for spending time with the #Nomads this year! #FireFromTheClouds