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  • 'The Eyes of Texas' stare down JBSA-Randolph history

    A piece of Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph history published in a national news organization's Internet slideshow last June, and after further investigation, turned out to be more than meets the eye. In an MSN compilation titled "50 weird inventions," a black-and-white photo included the caption, "This plastic mechanical eyeball was created in 1948
  • Aide's ordeal unites school staff, students for action

    Every three weeks at Randolph Elementary School, staff members and students wear special T-shirts in a display of solidarity for one of their own.They're all proud members of "Team Boshart," an international collective dedicated to supporting Jodi Boshart, an art aide at the school who is enduring regular chemotherapy treatments for breast
  • Fueling the Altus mission

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing uses 827,000 gallons of fuel each week, but there is a lot of work that happens between the fuel arriving from the supplier and being put into the aircraft.The fuels laboratory here takes samples of all the Defense Logistics Agency Energy product fuels that are on the base and tests them against the regulations set by Air
  • No Regrets part 3: The importance of support

    Editor's note: This part three 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.She wasn't shocked when her husband told her he was going to medical school.This wasn't the first time Woolford told Nicole, his Canadian-born wife of 17
  • Driven by Love: AF widow travels U.S. honoring husband

    In her deep blue eyes, you not only see the sadness, you can feel the grief of her soul. The agony comes from losing her husband, retired Master Sgt. Chuck Dearing, to cancer last year. But in a flash, those blue eyes dance and what you see isn't that grief, it's love -- intense, raw love. This same love is guiding Alison Miller on her trek across
  • Little Blue Book: Pocket-sized guide of Air Force values, regulations

    There are some who are familiar with Air Force Instruction 1-1, "The Little Blue Book." Those who have been in the Air Force some 20-30 years may have even seen it. However, most people may not have any idea what prompted the Air Force Chief of Staff to launch this initiative.In 1983, the Air Force published Air Force Regulation 30-1, Air Force
  • No Regrets part 2: And a doctor?

    Editor's note: This part two 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.By 1995, Woolford earned his Bachelor's of Science in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Once he graduated from the Academy
  • Health experts provide tips for practicing gym rats, New Year resolutioners

    After several barren winter months, many gyms experience a surge of "resolutioners" seeking to shed holiday weight gain. Though not always easy, consistency in proactive goal setting, exercise and nutrition can help individuals lose unwanted seasonal pounds.Those who are successful at following up on their resolutions usually set small goals first
  • Remembering a dream 46 years later

    The U.S. government recognizes noted civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.'s significant impact on the equal rights of African-Americans and other diverse groups with a federal holiday, recognized the third Monday of January each year. King's influence expands beyond the civilian world and has had wide-ranging effects on today's military
  • No regrets part 1: Taking opportunity

    Editor's note: This one 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.He did not become an astronaut, but since joining the U.S. Air Force in 1989 Maj. (Dr.) Jeffrey Woolford, who started his career as an F-16 Fighting Falcon on
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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.