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  • 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.
  • First Sergeant continues career after tumor, hearing loss

    More than ten years ago, while stationed in Hawaii, Master Sgt. Geoffrey VanDyck, had the constant feeling of water in his ear. He knew something was wrong. Nothing seemed to relieve the feeling, so his medical provider sent him to an ear, nose and throat specialist. After an MRI, the cause of his pain and discomfort was found: a golf ball-sized tumor, an acoustic neuroma.
  • Air Force announces change to deployments

    The Air Force announced another milestone under the chief of staff’s number two focus area: Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams. Airmen deploying on individual taskings will now deploy in teams of three or more. This move will provide mutual support during the entire deployment continuum. This directive, effective Nov. 30, 2017, is referred to as “Deployed Teaming.”
  • Airman lunges for knockout debut

    Drenched in sweat from delivering continuous blows to a punching bag, the athlete shrugs off the physical strain of a three-hour training session, feeling both exhausted and accomplished. A Florida native, Tech. Sgt. Andre Penn, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron unaccompanied housing manager from Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, has been preparing
  • The Pillars IV - Personal Growth

    Whether active-duty Air Force, civilian or contractor, life happens, and you can’t always be prepared for it. An important part of making daily Air Force missions happen is ensuring Airmen are ready for what life hands them. During this podcast, Chaplain (Maj.) Jim Bridgham, wing chaplain, and Capt. Jerry Walker III, Ph.D., Surgeon General, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, 25th Air Force, talk about personal growth.
  • Airmen share lives at first Creech Storytellers

    Emotions ran high as four Airmen shared their personal stories of overcoming adversity with Airmen from around the base during the first Storytellers event here, May 10, 2017. More than 200 Creech personnel packed the auditorium to connect with the storytellers and learn experience in their individual narrative in dealing with challenges in their lives.
  • Airman balanced through bodybuilding

    As Semaj’s alarm screeches throughout her bedroom at 2:30 a.m. she awakes for her morning cardio session, checks on her six-year-old son Jamel and then laces up her running shoes. Staff Sgt. Semaj, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron supply craftsman, does this every morning to keep her body in shape in preparation for her next bodybuilding event where she hopes to earn her professional status.
  • Airman Resilience Teams keep Silent Warriors ready to fight, ready for life

    Whether active-duty Air Force, civilian or contractor, life happens, and you can’t always be prepared for it. An important part of making daily Air Force missions happen is ensuring Airmen are ready for what life hands them.
  • Holloman flexes muscle during 2017 Sports Day

    Holloman Air Force Base took the fields, courts and track in full force 16 March to celebrate the 49th Wing Sports Day. The purpose of the event was to enhance Wing-wide pride through performance by bringing the 49th Wing, its mission partners and families together in the spirit of competition. This day of competition also helped foster relationships and enhanced resilience.
  • Airmen raise hope, funds to cure childhood cancer

    Airmen from the 15th Attack Squadron, Creech AFB, shaved their heads for a fundraiser to support a childhood cancer organizations on March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. Miss Nevada Teen USA Alexis Smith, shaved 2nd Lt. Kyle’s hair for the fundraiser. Kyle is a 15th Attack Squadron MQ-1 Predator pilot. He and other members of his unit hope to support
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