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  • JBLE Honor Guardsmen reflect on time in Puerto Rico

    Four Joint Base Langley-Eustis ceremonial guardsmen recently sat down to reflect on the experience of performing military funeral honors for eight of the nine Puerto Rico National Guardsmen killed in a recent aircraft mishap.
  • Paws and smell the treats

    Beci, 49th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, retired March 16, 2018, after nine years of faithful service to the Air Force.
  • Airman’s road to becoming an officer

    Working as an emergency medical technician in New York City where a yearly call volume is around 5,000 is a grueling job especially when responding to crime scenes of stabbings or shootings. For Senior Airman Angelo DePrimo, 366th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, this was his life — on top of going to school and working a second job. While working his second job life guarding, he met an Air Force pararescuemen who sparked his interest in joining the military. “Besides the actual call volume, and what I was dealing with every day on the ambulance I wasn’t finding anything else challenging,” he said.
  • Letters for Life

    Encouragement can take many different forms: a kind gesture, a reassuring smile, or a thoughtfully written letter. That encouragement may make a world of difference in someone’s life.
  • SecAF gets firsthand look at MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Creech Air Force Base July 19, 2017 to get a closer look at the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission. During her visit Wilson toured the base and gained insight into the dominant persistent attack and reconnaissance mission the Airmen of the 432nd Wing complete 24/7/365 for our nation and coalition partners.
  • AF shines with NSC Rising Star for Safety Award

    Air Force remains the only federal organization or military branch to win the National Safety Council Rising Star for Safety Award every year since its inception in 2010.This year’s recipient is Tech. Sgt. Biagi C. R. Borrero, Air Combat Command occupational safety manager, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.Debra Ferris, NSC director of Safety &
  • Commentary: Eustress, Distress, What’s stress?

    Let’s be honest, despite our best planning, our best day never goes exactly as planned. Life throws us curves when we least expect it. Our response to those stressors show our resilience and true strength of character.
  • Airmen stop woman from jumping off bridge

    Airmen at Tinker Air Force Base are trained in basic first aid as well as being able to identify and assist someone who might be in need. This incident was a great example of something they prepare for every day. It also shows the continued strong relationship between Tinker and the local community.
  • Direct Support Operator Recognized for Exceptional Contributions to Mackay Trophy Aircrew

    Every year, an aircrew is selected for the Clarence Mackay Trophy, which is presented to an aircrew for accomplishing the most meritorious flight of the year. This year, an AC-130U aircrew from Air Force Special Operations Command, which included one of 25th Air Force’s outstanding Airmen, was recognized with the honor.
  • 552nd OSS Simulation Training Program named best in Air Combat Command for 2016

    The 552nd Operational Support Squadron’s (OSS) Simulation Training Program was recently named the best in Air Combat Command (ACC) for 2016. “This is the third year in a row that the unit has been recognized,” said Lt Col Ryan Fleishauer, Commander of the 552nd OSS.“This award is a reflection of the work, dedication, and incredible talent that the
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