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Spices rest on a rack in the Georgia Pines Dining Facility (DFAC), Dec. 12, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Through teamwork, adaption and striving for excellence, the Georgia Pines DFAC Airmen are able to ensure Team Moody is fed and ready to finish the fight. (U.S. Air Force Base photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt) DFAC services: Bringing the heat, feeding the force
When it comes to winning a war, victory can fall on which “army’s” troops are fed. To feed an Air Force, the Dining Facility Airmen bring the heat to their battleground: the kitchen. Through teamwork, adaption and striving for excellence, the Georgia Pines DFAC Airmen are able to ensure Team Moody is fed and ready to finish the fight.
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Airmen from the 38th Rescue Squadron (RQS)   drive a military RZR all-terrain vehicle during a full mission profile exercise, Dec. 14, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the training, the 38th RQS recovered victims while under enemy fire to prepare for future search and rescue missions and to assess their unit’s ability to work cohesively to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver) 38th RQS tests rescue capabilities
Pararescuemen from the 38th Rescue Squadron conducted a full mission profile exercise, Dec. 12, 14 and 15, here. During the training, the 38th RQS recovered victims while under enemy fire to prepare for future search and rescue missions and to assess their unit’s ability to work cohesively to accomplish the mission.
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First Lt. Carl Eichert, a special nuclear events analyst for the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla., comes up for air while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida’s Space Coast as he trains for the 2018 Ironman World Competition in Hawaii. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phillip C. Sunkel IV) Air Force scientist qualifies for Ironman World Championship
By day, he’s a nuclear engineer conducting forensics on radioactive sources. But when the duty day is complete, he trades in his proverbial white lab coat for a pair of running shoes, climbs aboard his Scott Plasma 10 bicycle, and prepares for the race of a lifetime.First Lt. Carl Eichert, a special nuclear events analyst for the Air Force
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Daughters of the American Revolution Offutt CGO recognized by DAR for mentoring youth in her community
A company grade officer from the 55th Medical Support Squadron was recently presented the Daughters of the American Revolution Excellence in Community Service Award at the Faith Christian Church, Omaha, Nebraska. The DAR, whose motto is “God, Home and Country,” was founded in 1890 and is a non-profit all-female organization comprised of members who
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An Airman from the 823d Base Defense Squadron, fires a .50 Caliber M2 machine gun during a heavy weapons qualification, Dec. 13, 2017, at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla. Airmen shot at targets with the M2 to maintain their proficiency and familiarize themselves with the weapon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson) PA walks mile in a gunners shoes
I said yes, but I was nervous as hell. I’d heard them firing for a little over an hour, felt the ground move, seen grass fly and watched the recoil from the blasts shake the Airmen depressing the trigger. I was taking photos of an Airman finishing the last of his ammunition when a combat arms instructor asked me if I wanted to try firing a .50 Caliber M2 machine gun.
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Tech. Sgt. Peter Radosevich, 234th Intelligence Support Squadron imagery mission supervisor, coordinates full-motion video analysis of the Thomas Fire. Air National Guard provides aerial imagery support for Southern California fires
Air National Guard members from the 195th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group at Beale are providing aerial imagery support to fire departments battling fires in Southern California. The 163rd Air Attack Wing is providing video of the Thomas Fire to the 195th ISRG by utilizing an MQ-9 Reaper.
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Default Air Force Logo “USAF depends on Foreign Area Officers to strengthen international partnerships and alliances”
The Department of Defense and the Air Force have placed renewed emphasis on professionalizing the security cooperation enterprise, as indicated in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. This decision highlights defense leadership’s resolve to more effectively build alliances with international partners.
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tribal meeting NAFB host annual tribal meeting
The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Installation Management Flight along with Nellis Air Force Base senior leadership hosted the annual Native American Tribal meeting at the Club on Nov. 28. This year commemorates the 21st year of government to government partnership with 17 tribes with ancestral ties with Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test
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A crew chief watches as fellow maintainers preform a thru flight inspection on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Dec. 7, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Moody recently participated in a week-long, Phase 1, Phase 2 exercise designed to demonstrate the 23d Wing’s ability to meet combatant commander objectives. The exercise tested pilots’ and maintainers’ ability to launch around-the-clock sorties at an accelerated rate during surge operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andrea Jenkins) Phase 1, Phase 2 Exercise proves success
The 23d Wing recently wrapped up a week-long, Phase 1, Phase 2 exercise showcasing its ability to prepare, deploy and execute their mission at a moment’s notice, Dec. 4-8, here.
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An A-10C Thunderbolt II taxis toward a hot-pit refueling point, Dec. 8, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Team Moody uses this style of refueling to eliminate the need of extra maintenance and to extend pilot’s training time per flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider) Hot-pit refueling enables high-ops training
The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oil, Lubricant section kept aircraft flying around the clock by conducting the more efficient hot-pit styled refuels, Dec. 4 -7, during the 23d Wing’s Phase 1, Phase 2 exercise, here. “Hot pits are almost like a gas station attendant,” said Master Sgt. James Holloway, 23d LRS fuel’s superintendent. “With a max surge like this, if we cold serviced, it would take a lot longer.
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