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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Svoleantopoulos, 497th Operation Support Squadron weapons tactician, stands by the Shellbank Fitness Center’s pool at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, March 14, 2018. JBLE Airman overcomes struggle by paying it forward
As he drove home on an overcast winter’s day, an incessant flood of overly critical thoughts fueled feelings of defeat that consumed every moment since the blow horn was pressed to signal, “I quit.” U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Svoleantopoulos, 497th Operations Support Squadron weapons tactician, returned from the U.S. Air Force Pararescue Indoctrination Course much sooner than he anticipated.
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Hill AFB SOAR recipient Hill jet mechanic SOARs to full-time college scholarship
A Hill aerospace propulsion journeyman will step away from his Air Force career in August, with the goal of returning as a Space Operations Officer after spending four years at the University of Utah. Senior Airman Jared Timmons with the 388th Maintenance Squadron received a commissioning opportunity through the Scholarships for Outstanding Airman to ROTC (SOAR), and is excited to continue his career after graduation.
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Senior Airman Latrell Solomon, 41st Rescue Squadron (RQS) special missions aviator, gauges the fuel tank of an HH-60G Pave Hawk, March 15, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen from the 41st RQS and 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted pre-flight checks to ensure that an HH-60G Pave Hawk was fully prepared for a simulated combat search and rescue mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver) Airmen prep HH-60G for training
Airmen from the 41st Rescue Squadron and 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted pre-flight checks to ensure that an HH-60G Pave Hawk was fully prepared for a simulated combat search and rescue mission, March 15, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.
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Default Air Force Logo AFPC conducts test of revised Base of Preference program on seven career fields
Beginning April 2018, the Air Force’s Personnel Center will launch a test on how it delivers information to Airmen for the Base of Preference program. The test will provide increased visibility of available locations to Airmen in seven Air Force Specialty Codes, to start. If the program proves successful, AFPC will expand it.
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Tracy Roan, Air Force Uniform Office Chief, evaluates the fit of the sample pair of the newly designed female slacks on Staff Sgt. Kierra McCray, executive to the AFLCMC command chief. The sample slacks were designed to reflect modern sizing and style. Improvements to the slacks include lowering the waist line, eliminating darts for a flat front and adding back pockets. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Stacey Geiger) Air Force uniform office seeks Airmen to help with uniform design
Continuously improving the comfort, fit and functionality of Air Force uniforms, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Uniform Office here at Wright-Patterson is currently designing improvements to the women’s service dress slacks. The AFLCMC Air Force Uniform Office is responsible for all the development and design of   service dress
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Members of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing and Qatar Emiri Air Force participate in a firefighter challenge exercise at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 8, 2018. The a exercise, a strenuous course designed to test physical fitness and fire response capabilities, was organized by firefighters from the 379th ECES and Qatar Emiri Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Horton) Coalition forces partner to fight fire
A sense of urgency, a desire to help and the ability to take action — According to Lt. Col. Chad Gemeinhardt, the commander of the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, firefighters share a common purpose.
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Captain Mark Weber, Combat Rescue Officer, 38th Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force Photo by 23d Wing Public Affairs) Moody Air Force Base Airmen killed in Iraq
The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman from the 23d Wing at Moody Air Force Base, who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
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2018
334th FS shows it has GUTS 334th FS shows it has GUTS
A trip to the hospital the day before couldn’t slow him down. He woke before the sun, nudged his parents awake and was ready to get the day started. He knew adventure lie ahead and he was determined to change the narrative of how the past few months had gone for him. For Dylan Bolles-Prasse, the adventure came in the form of an opportunity to become a pilot for a day at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, March 12, courtesy of the 334th Fighter Squadron.
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Jared Storey poses for a photo in front of an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline, March 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Pilots from the 23d Fighter Group made Storey, who is terminally ill with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, an honorary A-10 pilot for a day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andrea Jenkins) A-10 pilots make wish come true
When one 15-year-old, was asked to make a wish to be anything and go anywhere the answer was simple --“I want to be a Flying Tiger.” Pilots from the 23d Fighter Group embraced Jared Storey, who is terminally ill with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, as an honorary A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, March 14, here.
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(Courtesy Photo) From homeless teenager to mentor: Airman aims to pay it forward
Kicked out of her home with no one to turn to and nowhere to find warmth but vacant cars on the side streets of Philadelphia, then 15-year-old Kennesha Key longed for nothing more than a chance.
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