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Lt. Gen. Gina M. Grosso, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, waves the Department of Defense Warrior Games flag June 2, 2018, during the opening ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium. First held in Colorado 
Springs in 2010, the Warrior Games were established as a way to expose service members who were wounded, ill or injured to adaptive sports. The Air Force is the host service for this year's Games. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.) CSAF Goldfein: 'Family, friends, caregivers -- we’re on your wing for life' during DoD Wounded Warrior Games opening ceremony
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein spoke about teamwork and resiliency during the opening ceremony of the Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 2, 2018.
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The 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing chaplain’s office pose for a group photo May 3, 2018, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, after being named the 2017 Air Force Best Small Chapel. With a long list of accomplishments throughout the year, this team of five put in the care and effort to strengthen the spiritual pillar of the 70th ISRW’s human weapon system, not just at Fort Meade, but at all of the wing’s  Geographically Separated Units around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Small chapel team praised as best in Air Force for 2017
After being honored with the best small chapel award for Air Combat Command two times, it has finally happened. The 70th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing Chapel has been named the Air Force’s Best Small Chapel of the Year for 2017.
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Ashley Mockovciak, Team Shaw spouse, kisses her son Noah Mockovciak in a hospital at Charleston, S.C., circa February 2017. Little guy, big fixed heart: part II
When Ashley and Tech. Sgt. Ben Mockovciak, 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 202 F-16 tactical aircraft maintenance instructor, learned their son Noah, barely one month old, had experienced a heart attack, their world was turned upside down.
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Ashley Mockovciak, Team Shaw spouse, stands with her dog, Rosie, in her home at Columbia, S.C., circa September 2016. Little guy, big fixed heart: part I
When Ashley and Tech. Sgt. Ben Mockovciak learned they would soon be parents, they were overwhelmed with the exciting idea of welcoming a healthy, beautiful child into their family.
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Default Air Force Logo Expanded childcare options support deployed, remote Airmen
The Air Force expanded the number of hours it will provide free child care for families of military members deployed or on remote assignments starting April 1, 2018.
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Two Creech Air Force Base members decorate a Christmas tree Dec. 2, 2017, at Creech AFB, Nev. Diamond Resorts International donated the tree and decorations as a thank you to Creech service members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christian Clausen) Merry Creech-mas: 432nd Wing receives first Christmas tree
Creech Air Force Base Hunters and Diamondbacks were surprised to see a live Christmas tree standing nearly 20 feet tall and positioned in front of the 432nd Wing building Nov. 30, 2017. Many members took immediate notice of the base’s new tree, loaded with colorful lights and vibrant decorations which contrasted with the surrounding brown, beige and grays of Nevada mountains, desert sands and highway tumbleweeds.
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Gold Star Gold Star survivors are part of Air Force family tree
Gold Star families are survivors of military service members who lost their lives during armed hostilities, including deployments in support of military operations against an enemy and/or during an international terrorist attack.
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Amn Malcolm Charles, 902nd Security Forces Squadron entry controller, sends a situation report of the Incident Support Base where Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster relief trucks are parked at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, September 7, 2017. Harvey relief efforts are personal to Airman from Houston
A 902nd Security Forces Squadron entry controller’s thoughts turned to his family as Hurricane Harvey prepared to unleash its fury on the city of Houston more than two weeks ago.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Dustin P. Smith, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces Central Command chief of staff, promotes Col. Kristine B. Smith, 710th Combat Operations Squadron deputy director from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., July 14, 2017, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. The former USAFCENT chief of staff promoted his wife as his last official duty in the Air Force before retirement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Maldonado) Colonel promotes wife, performs last official duty in AF before retiring
Family is often an integral part of military promotion ceremonies. Spouses, children, parents, siblings and other relatives witness the time-honored ceremony and take part in the tradition of pinning or tacking on the next rank. For Col. Kristine B. Smith, 710th Combat Operations Squadron deputy director at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, her promotion meant a little more this time. Col. Dustin P. Smith, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces Central Command chief of staff at Shaw Air Force Base, and Kristine’s husband, stood right by her side as he promoted her July 14.
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First Lt. Nicholas Lundin, 480th Intelligence, Reconnaissance and Surveillance Wing chief of current operations, stands between his dad Michael Lundin and grandfather Ray Lundin while saying the oath of enlistment administered by Lt. Col. Brian Webster, presiding officer, May 24, 2017 at the World War II memorial in Washington D.C. Underneath the Pacific portion of the World War II monument, 1st Lt. Nicholas Lundin’s new rank was pinned on by his father and grandfather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Darnell T. Cannady) Celebrating generations of military service
Three generations of Lundins gathered at the National World War II Memorial May 24 to celebrate the military service of family members, past and present.
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