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  • 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
  • '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
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On November 4th the Italian delegation at Eglin AFB hosted an Italian Breakfast to the community to celebrate the Italian Unity and Armed Forces Day. Seventy years ago, the Italian Republic recognized this day as National Unity and Armed Forces Day. A date that summarizes the founding values of a national identity long pursued by the Italian people. A day in which the Armed Forces and the Italian people remember the fallen of all the wars that contributed, up to the last extreme sacrifice, to freedom and democracy for the future of the Italian Republic. Italian Armed Forces: one force, one voice. 📸 Antonio DI IEVA
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#Nomads, never forget that we stand on the shoulders of greatness. Honor all those who served our nation during #WWII by attending the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)'s upcoming events scheduled here ➡️ https://go.usa.gov/xpxnP 📅 Use #KnowYourMil and #DoDRemembers75 to join the conversation!
#ICYMI The United States Air Force has a new Secretary of Defense. Barbara Barrett took the administrative oath of office Oct. 18, 2019 making her the 25th #SECAF. Welcome, ma'am! 🇺🇸
#Nomads took to the skies over University of Iowa's Kinnick Stadium for a flyover. Check out these highlights from the event!
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Our #Nomads were in a fierce battle for the champions of the third quarter load crew and dedicated crew chief competitions this week. Check out some of these highlights from the event!
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