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Airman 1st Class Jordan Sili, 23d Maintenance Squadron (MXS) crew member, ties linked tube carriers together during a 30mm rounds processing, July 11, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. This total force integration training with the 23d and 476th MXS allowed Airmen to work together to identify more ways to efficiently and safely conduct their mission. The munitions flight ensures the A-10C Thunderbolt IIs are armed with 30mm rounds to make sure they are able to continue their mission while at home station and deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt) Munitions flight performs 30mm processing, keeps A-10s shooting
Airmen from the 476th and 23d Maintenance Squadron (MXS) performed a 30mm rounds processing, July 11, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. This total force integration training with the 23d and 476th MXS allowed Airmen to work together to identify more ways to efficiently and safely conduct their mission. The munitions flight ensures A-10C Thunderbolt IIs are armed with 30mm rounds to make sure they are able to continue their mission while at home station and deployed.
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Royal Canadian Air Force 1st Lt. Ervin David Shaw, 48th Squadron Bristol F2B Brisfit pilot, is the namesake of Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., located approximately 11 miles from his hometown of Sumter, S.C. Lt. Shaw: 100 years later
Long before the plot of land that is now Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, became a pre-World War II auxillary air field, its namesake departed for a mission into the hostile German sky, never to return to his family.
0 7/02
2018
STAFFEX 18-4 Fourth AF Joint Task Force HQ STAFFEX highlights African humanitarian assistance mission
Ninth Air Force held its fourth Staff Exercise (STAFFEX) June 18 through 22 since being tasked by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to stand up an Air Force Joint Task Force (JTF)-capable headquarters.
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U.S. Airmen with the 621st Contingency Response Wing (CRW) dismount a C-130 Hercules during air-land operations at the Hohenfels Training Area (Germany) in support of Swift Response 16, June 16, 2016.Rescue Airmen from the 23d Wing visited the Devil Raiders of the 621st Contingency Response Wing, May 21-23, to better understand the essential assets to stand up rescue operations from bare-base situations. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach/released) Airmen partner toward quicker deployments
Rescue Airmen from the 23d Wing visited the Devil Raiders of the 621st Contingency Response Wing (CRW), to better understand the essential assets to stand up rescue operations from bare-base situations. Although the 23d Wing’s mission to organize, train, equip and maintain combat-ready for Air Combat Command, and the 621st CRW focuses on rapidly organizing and standing up bare bases for Air Mobility Command aircraft, they both believed they could learn from each other.
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2018
Airman 1st Class Kornkawee Rue Art, 23d Medical Support Squadron pharmacy technician, formally a Thailand Buddhist monk, practices meditation techniques while at a temple. After spending 18 years as a monk, Rue Art traded his robes for a uniform, in his continual pursuit of a life bigger than himself; one of meaning and purpose. (Courtesy Photo) Two worlds, one way of life: former monk becomes Airman
For most people, spending a day without their phone is an impossible feat. To spend 30 days without a phone, writing, reading, talking or even eye contact would seem unfathomable, but for Thailand Buddhist monks, this is their world. After spending 18 years in that world as a monk, Airman 1st Class Kornkawee Rue Art, 23d Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) pharmacy technician, traded his robes for a uniform, in his continual pursuit of a life bigger than himself; one of meaning and purpose.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist, left, 9th Air Force commander, places a Distinguished Flying Cross medal on Capt. William “Archer” Dana, 74th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, during an award ceremony, May 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Dana, along with his wingman, was alerted Aug. 14, 2017, by a Joint Terminal Attack Controller the enemy had breached friend lines in eight locations. In a three-hour period, Dana employed 11,000 pounds of ordnance and destroyed 10 enemy defensive fighting positions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson) 74th FS pilots receive DFC
Two Airmen received the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) May 23 in recognition of their actions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Maj. Matthew “Chowder” Cichowski and Capt. William “Archer” Dana both, 74th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots, risked life and limb while deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to protect Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from a common enemy.
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2018
Two visitors talk at The Wall That Heals in Camden, S.C., May 5, 2018. Air Force Vietnam veteran awarded after 45 years
The sunshine reflecting off the black marble of The Wall That Heals in Camden, South Carolina, served as a backdrop for the Air Force ending a 45 year wait for retired Capt. Johnny Blye. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross May 5, for his participation in Operation Linebacker II during the bombardment of Hanoi.
0 5/18
2018
Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, addresses Airmen from Team Moody’s operations and maintenance units during a one-day operational safety review, May 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the safety review, the commander-led forum gathered feedback from Airmen who execute the Air Force's flying and maintenance operations and challenged them to identify issues that may cause a future mishap. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider) Moody conducts one-day operational safety review
In accordance with direction from Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, the 23d Wing held a one-day operational safety review of all flying and maintenance functions, May 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The safety review followed a series of recent aviation mishaps and fatalities, including a Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130 Hercules crash May 2, and is part of the Air Force’s efforts to ensure the safety of its force. (Editor's note: This article has been localized by the 23d Wing Public Affairs Office; The original article can be found at http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1514646/air-force-directs-one-day-operational-safety-review/)
0 5/15
2018
Moody Air Force Base is the first base in Air Combat Command to utilize an intensive outpatient program (IOP) on-base, allowing them to see more patients and carry a larger case load without having to feel any more overwhelmed or burdened. Moody Air Force Base’s Mental Health Flight refocused its treatment strategy, Feb. 5, by instituting a new IOP that gives Airmen the help they need from Airmen like themselves. This new program is designed to provide a more streamlined service for the nearly 7000 appointments held by the Mental Health office each year, while maintaining the quality standard of excellence for each patient. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt) Mental Health trailblazes new IOP in ACC
Moody Air Force Base’s Mental Health Flight refocused its treatment strategy, Feb. 5, by instituting a new intensive outpatient program (IOP) that gives Airmen the help they need from Airmen like themselves. This new program is designed to provide a more streamlined service for the nearly 7000 appointments held by the Mental Health office each year, while maintaining the quality standard of excellence for each patient.
0 5/10
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An A-29 Super Tucano lands on the flight line, April 26, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 81st Fighter Squadron received the aircraft to help continue the Afghan light air support training mission, which ultimately provides Afghan pilots with the capabilities of finding, tracking, and attacking targets either on their own or in support of ground forces. The aircraft will be used by the Afghan Air Force for close-air attack, air interdiction, escort and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt) 81st FS receives new A-29s, prepares for future
A new wave of A-29 Super Tucanos arrived in support of the 81st Fighter Squadron’s training mission, April 24 and 26, here. The A-29s will aid in the continuation of the Afghan light air support training mission, which ultimately provides Afghan pilots with the capabilities of finding, tracking, and attacking targets either on their own or in support of ground forces.
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