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325th Fighter Wing Siblings sworn to serve
Family lineage unveiled a career path for a pair of siblings raised in a military household. Traveling from post to post, their father, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, set a precedence for service before self. With a family history tracing back to the American Revolution, military service became a Stahl tradition.
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2018
325th Fighter Wing, Father and son fighter pilots, F-22 Raptor, QF-16 Aerial Target Tom and Jerry’s Father’s Day special: Part II
In the early afternoon hours, Tom prepared, it was a day he had been longing for decades; the day he would finally have Jerry’s number. He carefully reviewed his plan, plotted his course, and prepared for the ultimate game of cat-and-mouse – a battle between father and son.
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Airman 1st Class Christian Risenhoover, 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron wheel and tire technician, removes bolts from a C-17 Globemaster III wheel assembly at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 13, 2018. The 379 EMXS supplies an average of 180 wheels a month to various deployed aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Enjoli Saunders) 379th Maintenance Squadron maintains process improvement
The 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron supplies hundreds of tires a month to various aircraft. As a 24-hour operation supporting nine airframes for about 13 military installations, it is imperative that maintainers have every resource to do their jobs.
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2018
The 9th Munitions Squadron held the first-ever Air Force Combat Operations Competition (AFCOCOMP) June 12-14, 2018, here. Bombs Away: Air Force Combat Operations Competition
The 9th Munitions Squadron held the first-ever Air Force Combat Operations Competition (AFCOCOMP) June 12-14, 2018, here. AFCOCOMP is a unique munitions building competition designed to test participants on all of the aspects used by ammo troops in wartime operations.
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2018
A pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron performs an overhead press at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 6, 2018. 48th RQS pararescuemen constantly exercise and monitor their mental and physical health in order to tackle injuries and physical discomforts proactively to maintain deployment readiness status through the Human Performance Optimization program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) HPO program increases readiness and lethality
Pararescuemen risk life and limb in order to save the lives of others. Over time, these great efforts cause strain to the body, and, if not treated proactively, can lead to potential permanent damage. 48th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base realized that having medical personnel on and off deployments, as well as tackling injuries and discomforts early on, would keep them mobile, deployment-ready and help ensure a pain-free future. With the help of U. S. Air Force Col. Colleen McBratney, 355th Aerospace Medicine Squadron commander, a team comprised of surgeons, physicians and mental health specialists was built to accomplish these objectives. Thus, D-M’s Human Performance Optimization program was born.
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2018
. Motivated, dedicated, a step above the rest
They may be dramatically visible – a missing limb or facial scar. They may also dwell beneath the skin’s surface as mental trauma that persists long after its elicited events. For many veterans, their wounds are obstacles, but for one there is nothing that can hinder his strive for excellence. After serving 14 years, a misfortune occurred that prevented U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Derrall Peach Jr. from legally doing his job as a ground transportation craftsman with the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron.
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2018
A team of experts from the Air Force Technical Applications Center, headquartered at Patrick AFB, Fla., look over blueprints of the operations facility where AFTAC, the Department of Defense's sole nuclear treaty monitoring center, will house its contingency operations facility at Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, Tenn.  Pictured from left to right:  Bill Leslie, Randy Pomeroy and Lt. Col. Christopher Hall.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Chris Gaskill) 24/7 treaty monitoring center ready for contingency ops
Recently, the nuclear treaty monitoring center here transferred its Contingency of Operations (COOP) and the Alternate U.S. National Data Center location from San Antonio, Texas to Millington, Tenn. For the past five years, AFTAC’s alternate site was located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in close proximity to 25th Air Force, AFTAC’s Numbered Air Force.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Lasica, former 20th Fighter Wing commander, presents the Distinguished Flying Cross to Capt. John Nygard, 79th Fighter Squadron instructor pilot, at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 7, 2018. Two Shaw Airmen earn DFC saving 88 lives
U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Lasica, former 20th Fighter Wing commander, presented the Distinguished Flying Cross to Captains John Nygard and Salvador Cruz, 79th Fighter Squadron instructor pilots, at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, June 7.
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Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery Mobile Training Team US Airmen teach aircraft recovery to Chilean Air Force partners
Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) sent a Mobile Training Team to Chile to conduct training with the Chilean Air Force on Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery. The CDDAR Mobile Training Team consisted of four seasoned crew chiefs who have experience being an aircraft crash team chief. The crew chiefs hailed from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona; Hill Air Force Base, Utah and Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The MTT taught the basic principles of how to preserve the area surrounding an aircraft mishap for an investigation and recover a damaged or disabled aircraft.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Major, 36th Intelligence Squadron commander, participates in the Community Action Information Board at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, June 8, 2018. JBLE experiments with CAIB format
As the U.S. Air Force continues to focus on building agile, joint warfighters, senior leaders from Joint Base Langley-Eustis met for a newly formatted version of the Community Action Information Board June 8, 2018.
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