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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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/)
  • 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.
  • Fabrication flight: masters in metal

    Metals technicians support the mission by utilizing fabrication techniques to repair and overhaul countless tools and aircraft parts. The technicians strive to exercise safe and precise fabrication techniques to be able to sufficiently handle their intense workload.
  • Lupus Awareness Month: Being visible for an invisible disease

    According to the Lupus Foundation of America, I am the perfect target for a disease such as this. I am a 26 year-old black woman and one of five million people to develop a form of lupus. It’s unknown as to why women of color are three times more likely to develop lupus than Caucasians, but anyone, male or female, can fall victim.
  • 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.
  • CATM arms Airmen to deploy

    During CATM Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures.
  • Memorial celebrates fallen CRO

    More than 1,000 Airmen, family and friends gathered to say their final goodbyes and honor the life of Capt. Mark Weber during a memorial service, March 21, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Weber, a Combat Rescue Officer (CRO) with the 38th Rescue Squadron (RQS), was killed in helicopter crash in Anbar Province, Iraq, March 15.
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