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  • Command chief reflects on Red Tails connection

    When Chief Master Sgt. Charles Jackson Jr., 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group superintendent, in-processed with the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing on August 6, 2021, he officially became a part of the Red Tails family. However, his ties to the legendary 332nd preceded his arrival by decades with the connection
  • Soto’s story: Overcoming pain and finding purpose

    As Tyndall evolves into the “Installation of the Future,” the base is working with thousands of contractors, vendors, and other guests who are assisting in the rebuild process. One of the first faces they see at Tyndall’s visitor’s center is Airman 1st Class Jocelyne Soto. Soto made the decision to enlist in the Air Force to create a purposeful career after facing challenges that greatly impacted her outlook on life.
  • Challenging Assumptions: ACC officer volunteers to improve Spouse Inclusivity

    It’s been a busy and exciting year for Capt. Alexandra Bissey, an Air Force officer serving as an air battle manager and the chief of weapons and tactics for the 16th Airborne Command and Control Squadron at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. She and her husband recently welcomed their first child, and Bissey is set to take on a fulfilling instructor position at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, later this Fall.
  • AFW2 Behind the Scenes: The Family We Choose

    Family consists of the people that you are born to such as your mother, father, and siblings. Those ties are usually stronger than any other relationship throughout our lives, but the family that we choose can be just as strong as those we don’t choose. The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program emphasizes the strength of the family that we are born into, as well as, the family we choose.
  • Generations apart: A family legacy of commanding the 363rd ISR Wing

    As she enters the room, she flips on the light, illuminating her office. The familiar face of a man who helped guide her Air Force career resides in the picture frame close to her desk, reminding her every day of the leader she aspires to be. The silver eagles pinned to the epaulettes of her service coat have a history all their own, passed down from grandfather to granddaughter. Over six decades separate their time in this position, but U.S. Air Force Col. Melissa Stone, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing commander, leads the same Wing her grandfather did 64 years ago.
  • A Woman Making History is Tough as Nails

    When you were 7 years old and your first grade teacher leaned down with a huge smile on their face and asked you, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” What do you remember saying? Some kids said firefighters or teachers, some said doctors or scientists, and some said pilots. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Merryl Tengesdal was one of the dreamers who looked into her future and saw an astronaut. Tengesdal shot for the moon and she reached the stars.
  • Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely

    Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer.
  • ACC command team empowers Airmen, envisions future at Shaw

    Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, command chief of ACC, visited Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 4-5, 2020.
  • Gamblers deploy ‘double’ downrange

    Airmen assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron and 77th Fighter Generation Squadron deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia.
  • Star shines at Shaw

    They train for hours. Days. Weeks. It is a rigorous schedule that ensures a bond unlike any other. They have the ability to inflict fear in aggressors, like no human ever would. The picture of a warrior immerges; however, the end result yields a slightly different form.
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