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  • Airman brings home an MIA of 50 years

    Not every service member makes it home from U.S. conflicts with other countries. Some of America's servicemen have been missing in action for over 50 years. Yet, even though it's been half a century since some of these conflicts, the U.S. is still doing whatever it takes to bring those who were missing in action home. One Airman from D-M helped do
  • Nellis Airman 'LEAPs' into language program

    Capt. Reni Angelova, 99th Medical Group practice manager, stumbled upon the Language Enabled Airman Program when she went in to take an annual test to maintain her foreign language proficiency."I speak few languages and had to go in because I was due for Defense Language Proficiency Testing testing," said Angelova.In addition to English, Angelova
  • Airman provides vitality through marrow donation

    One out of 540 members of the C.W. Bill Young Department of Defense Marrow Donor Program ever proceeds to donate marrow or stem cells. An Airman from Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, had the opportunity to be one of those donors.The C.W. Bill Young DoD Marrow Donor Program works exclusively with military personnel and their dependents, as well
  • Detachment 13 offers resources for aircraft maintenance training

    An Air Education and Training Command detachment with approximately 35 instructors across 15 Air Force Specialty codes, is Nellis and Creech AFBs' primary technical training source for aircraft maintenance training.Providing specialized advanced training, Detachment 13, 372nd Training Squadron, based out of Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, supports
  • Airmen form hockey team

    The sound of blades scraping ice, wooden sticks slapping together and the undeniable chill that forces its way through the body are clear indicators of a hockey game, but for the players, that game is much more than just sounds and shivers, especially for the members of the newly formed Langley Raptors.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eric Luttrell, 10th
  • Corrosion shop gives aircraft new 'shades'

    The harsh fluorescent lights shine brightly down on an F-16 Fighting Falcon that resembles a child's unfinished toy aircraft model.With half its two-toned brown paint sanded away and swirls of green underneath the paint the F-16 looks as if it had been submerged under water for 50 years rather than just coming off the flightline at Nellis Air Force
  • The struggle of an imprisoned warrior

    Sweat and water mingled in dripping beads, caressing the cheeks of muddied Soldiers in a land rotting with war.It was early in the morning; the world was still black with a sleeping sun. In anticipation, U.S. Army Pvt. Tony Gargano, in Fox Company, waited to launch a secret attack on the German soldiers' front line.Not all were willing to fight;
  • Malcolm Johnson, civilian Prisoner of War

    Ninety-four-year-old Malcolm "Mickey" Johnson sits in his wheelchair wearing a maroon baseball cap with the words "Survivors of Wake Guam-Cavite" written in light blue letters. Johnson's step-son and daughter-in-law sit attentively while he talks about his experience as a civilian prisoner of war.In April of 1941, Johnson was 19 years old when he
  • A prisoner's war

    It began as a civil war, but would soon become an international affair when the United Nations decided to join and support South Korea against North Korea and its ally, the People's Republic of China. One man found himself caught in the middle of it all.Ray "Doc" Frazier, was a young man living in Tennessee with his grandparents and two siblings
  • Salinas: A Survivor's Story

    As Dan Salinas began running his normal 3-mile loop, he would always look to his right and see children and parents playing under the bright lights of the park.But, something felt off about that night. He realized there were no lights on, and no children or parents in sight.The park was closed.That June night the sweet smell of flowers blooming