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Outstanding Airmen Officials announce 2018 Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners
Air Force officials have named the service’s top enlisted members with the announcement of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners for 2018.
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2018
Those that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are consistently trying to regain some sense of the normalcy they had before events that caused pieces of themselves to go missing. Misconceptions and stigmas surrounding PTSD get in the way of successful recovery and the ability to return to duty. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance) A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas
Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better. These stigmas and misconceptions create perceived barriers, preventing Airmen from seeking care. Delaying treatment can cause the anxiety and fear following a traumatic event to affect an Airman’s readiness.
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325th Fighter Wing Tyndall Mission Defense Team conducts first exercise
The 325th Communications Squadron Mission Defense Team participated in their first exercise since becoming the first operational MDT at Tyndall AFB June 11-15, 2018. The focus of the exercise was to test the ability of the 325th Fighter Wing to generate aircraft sorties in a simulated deployed environment. As Tyndall is the largest contingency of F-22 Raptors in the world, the MDT’s mission is vital to maintaining the aircrafts’ weapons system sustainability, lethality and reliability. The MDT is responsible for mission assurance at the base-level and focuses on defensive cyber operations of Air Force weapons systems.
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2018
Tech. Sgt. Andres Tovar, 824th Base Defense Squadron security forces, assesses and advises the Costa Rican air vigilance service on fundamentals of counter narcotic detection training, during a three-week building partnership capacity mission with the SVA, May 16 to June 9, 2018. The mobility training team's mission was to train and advise the SVA in aircraft interdiction, aircraft maintenance, base defense and dog handling as they continue to counter illicit drug trafficking throughout the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Elizondo) Air Advisors conduct first-ever BPC mission in Costa Rica
The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron recently conducted their first-ever AFSOUTH mission to the Central American country of Costa Rica. The nine member team, executed a three-week building partnership capacity mission with the air vigilance service, of SVA, from May 16 through June 9, 2018. The team included Defenders of 824th Base Defense Squadron out of Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
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2018
U.S. and Chilean air force medical personnel gather for a group photo during a health services administration subject matter expert exchange with the Chilean Air Force at the Hospital Clínico, Santiago, June 4-8. Key U.S. and Chilean air force military health specialists discussed ways to improve medical administration practices, marking the first time this type of exchange has taken place in Chile. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Danny Rangel) U.S. and Chilean air force conduct health services administration subject matter expert exchange
U.S. medical personnel from across the Air Force held a health services administration subject matter expert exchange with the Chilean air force at Hospital Clínico, Santiago, June 4-8.
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2018
Service members participate in a mental health awareness walk at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, May 31, 2018. The walk was hosted by the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group Mental Health Clinic to raise awareness to the many resources available for those experiencing negative mental health symptoms. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Katie Spencer) Empowering positive mental health through options
The 379th Expeditionary Medical Group Mental Health Clinic offers services to help people handle the stressors of everyday life. These services include educational classes on sleep and stress management, goal setting, relationships, reintegration and tobacco cessation. The goal is to give members the ability to cope with stressors before they seek help from mental health professionals.
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2018
Maj. Alea Nadeem What it Means to Be Free: Reserve Citizen Airman Maj. Alea Nadeem knows better than most
"I love the Air Force Reserve and am very happy becoming a Citizen Airman was an option for me following active duty,” said Maj. Alea Nadeem, the individual mobilization augmentee to the director of operations for the 70th Operations Support Squadron at Fort Meade, Maryland.
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2018
Two U.S. Air Force  F-15 Eagles fly in formation after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron during a aerial refueling mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve over Iraq, May 5, 2018. The 340th EARS is assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Operations Group and supports various operations in countries such as Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan AFCENT Airmen Kept Pressure on Taliban, ISIS in May
U.S. Air Forces Central Command published its monthly Airpower Summary today, highlighting U.S. and Coalition airpower operations in May 2018 in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. In Afghanistan, U.S. Airmen are involved in combat operations as part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, while U.S. and NATO partners train, advise and assist the Afghan National and Defense Security Forces as part of the Resolute Support Mission. U.S. and Coalition Airmen continue fighting ISIS as part of Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria, alongside partners including the Syrian Democratic Forces and Iraqi military forces.
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2018
Joint terminal attack controllers brief 391st Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle pilots during Green Flag West, June 12, 2018, at the National Training Center, Ft. Irwin, California. The NTC replicates the tough, realistic operational environment that America’s war fighters face in combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) Green Flag West: a day in the desert
On June 12, 2018, I woke up at 01:45, donned my Air Force uniform and headed for the hotel lobby in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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2018
Image of Capt. Jesse Loya, 391st Fighter Squadron pilot, starts up an F-15E Strike Eagle during Green Flag West, June 13, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 391st FS participated in Green Flag to further enhance readiness by training on Close Air Support over the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) Green Flag: Preparing for Close Air Support
Since the 1980’s, the United States of America has been crowned with air superiority by using the F-15E Strike Eagle’s dual-role fighter capabilities in Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground missions. Preparing for those scenarios that happen down-range requires cooperation from both pilots and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers to get the job done. Green Flag West provides essential Close Air Support training that combines the capabilities of the Air Force and Army as a multi-domain fighting force.
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2018
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