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  • Ground transportation keeps Moody moving

    The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation flight services 56 vehicles equaling more than $3.8 million in assets. The flight serves as a focal point of support, from dispatching buses for base tours to transporting the bulk of airframe equipment to squadrons across the base.
  • 71st AMU keeps 'Combat Kings' mission ready

    Airmen from the 71st Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform various tasks prior to takeoff to ensure the aircraft is performing optimally to complete its mission of supporting the 71st Rescue Squadron. Those tasks consist of: pre-flight inspection, removing plugs and cover, repairing any problems found during crew pre-flight checks as well as marshaling the aircraft for take-off.
  • From strangers to family

    Thinking she was just going to perform a regular biological site survey, Carissa never suspected that one hour would end up changing the rest of her life. Carissa Agnese, Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District planning department senior biologist, has what is called polycystic kidney disease. It’s a hereditary disease that grows cysts on the kidney, eating away at the tissue until they can’t function anymore.
  • Aim High: Moody Airman's unconventional path to pilot wings

    Enlisting in the Air Force in February of 2004 with the goal of eventually becoming a pilot, Capt. Robert Poe had to excel in multiple career fields spanning more than 10 years, before being selected for pilot training. Now, Poe is the 74th Fighter Squadron (FS) chief of safety, an A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot with more than 4,500 total flying hours and is one of the few Airmen to have earned three different aviation badges.
  • B-1B and B-52 visit the 53d Wing at Eglin AFB

    While conducting operational test sorties in the area members of the 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron from Dyess AFB and the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron from Barksdale AFB displayed a B-1B Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress at Eglin Air Force Base on July 30, 2019.
  • Record-setting first sortie for wing's newest F-35A

    The 388th Fighter Wing set a speed record for bringing online a newly-delivered aircraft last week, flying a local sortie less than five hours after accepting delivery of its 68th F-35A Lightning II. F-35A program’s production and delivery plan was designed to allow rapid aircraft induction and quick use. In theory, it means that F-35As could be deployed directly from the factory into combat if a large-scale conflict ever drives that need
  • New DOD program leaves sexual predators nowhere to hide

    A new Department of Defense program called Catch a Serial Offender, or "CATCH," aims to make it more difficult for perpetrators of sexual assault to evade identification and capture by law enforcement.
  • Military working dogs stamp their place in history

    The Military Working Dog stamp was unveiled as the U.S. Postal Service’s newest stamp during the American Philatelic Society’s 133rd annual convention Aug. 1, 2019, at the Catholic Health Initiatives Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Fighter squadrons return to Hill

    Utahns will once again see and hear the F-35A Lightning II in the skies surrounding Hill Air Force Base as hundreds of Airmen and two squadrons returned to base this week after a two-month absence. Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings with the 421st and 34th Fighter Squadrons have wrapped-up their recent deployed operations and will be resuming daily flying operations.
  • School liaison links families, schools

    With the new school year fast-approaching, Moody Airmen can rest assured there’s one person who will ensure their children will be taken care of while attending one of the 39 local schools. Moody’s School Liaison Officer (SLO) offers guidance and support regarding academic options for military-affiliated students in order to ensure Moody’s Airmen and their families make informed decisions on the vast academic options available.
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