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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin O’Hara II, 71st Fighter Training Squadron aviation resource manager journeyman, responds to an airfield radio transmission at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 16, 2017. Squadron aviation resource managers coordinate with several agencies including maintenance, weather and base operations personnel to ensure a smooth transition from the ground to the air and vice versa. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) SARM: Keeping warfighters on track
U.S. Air Force F-22 pilots at Joint Base Langley-Eustis work closely with U.S. Air Force T-38 Talon pilots, who pose as adversary air, to improve their war-fighter capabilities. However, before pilots can perform their duties, they must sharpen their skills and ensure they have proper documentation before they fly. T-38 pilots assigned to the 71st Fighter Training Squadron rely on a 3-person team, known as the squadron aviation resource managers, who ensure they are “good-to-go” when it comes to being legally qualified to fly.
0 6/20
2017
Although social media accounts are personal, service members should note all social media posts are considered “on the record.” Without time to “think it through”, users risk hurting their career and others with defamatory comments or by overstepping their boundaries when sending private messages. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Areca T. Bell) Air Force mitigates online harassment, provides tips
With the tap of a keyboard, people can post their immediate thoughts to social networking websites—whether it’s good, bad or ugly. Without time to “think it through”, users risk hurting their career and others with defamatory comments or by overstepping their boundaries when sending private messages.
0 6/07
2017
U.S. service members and their families begin a 1-mile run during a Memorial Day Murph and Pararescue Workout event at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., May 29, 2017. The event included a variety of exercises and aimed to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) Fitness for the fallen
U.S. service members and their families participated in a Memorial Day Murph and Pararescue Workout event at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., May 29, 2017. The event included a variety of exercises and aimed to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
0 5/31
2017
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Michael Brickell, 633rd Security Forces Squadron operations officer, leads a formation during the National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., May 15, 2017. During the week, the 633rd SFS hosted various events including a Defenders Challenge and Security Forces Demonstration to honor military and civilian law enforcement officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) National Police Week: Defenders remember fallen
The 633rd Security Forces Squadron hosted a National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, May 15, 2017. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726, designating May 15 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. Police Week memorializes law enforcement officers who laid-down their lives in service to the nation. In addition to the opening ceremony, 633rd SFS members will host various events, including a Defenders Challenge and Security Forces Demonstration to pay their respects to their fallen brothers and sisters.
0 5/16
2017
French air force and Royal air force Airmen attempt to gain control of a soccer ball during the ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17 soccer tournament, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 22, 2017. While the exercise is intended to share and develop training, tactics and procedures to enable interoperability, the Airmen from the U.S. Air Force, FAF and RAF found themselves gathering together off-duty to interact and learn more about each other. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) Social bonding benefits AT17 success
For the past three weeks, U.S. Air Force Airmen across Joint Base Langley-Eustis had the opportunity to interact with service members from both the French and Royal air force during Atlantic Trident 17. While the exercise was intended to share and develop training, tactics and procedures to enable interoperability, the Airmen from the U.S. Air Force, FAF and RAF found themselves gathering together off the flightline, to interact and learn more about each other.
0 4/28
2017
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin Wesson, 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, and James Baldwin, 733rd LRS fuels facilities fuels distribution systems operator, fill a liquid oxygen cart at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 7, 2017. Every 90 days a sample of liquid oxygen has to be taken and sent to lab for inspection at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to ensure it is at least 99.5 percent pure. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell) Fuel facilities supplies the ‘goods’ on, off flightline
Outfitted in white overalls, gloves, boots, earplugs and a face shield, two U.S. Air Force Airmen cautiously perform their duties while surrounded by a shroud of vapors. They are donned in gear meant to protect them from the very substance that helps to protect lives at high altitudes. The scene resembles that of a science fiction movie— moving in slow motion as the various sounds of the flightline are subconsciously replaced by the eerie sound of shallow breaths in a mask. At Joint Base Langley-Eustis, the Airmen assigned to the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facility perform one of their many responsibilities, ensuring pilots have oxygen at high altitudes.
0 4/12
2017
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