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  • Airman soars to new heights with Air Force Honor Guard

    Airmen are called to serve in a range of ways. In one facet of service, the United States Air Force Honor Guard ensures a legacy of Airmen who protect the standards, perfect the image and preserve the heritage at the highest echelon of professionalism. On the other side of the spectrum- Battlefield Airmen are always ready to deploy while maintaining combat and specialty training standards matched only by their profound sense of discipline and loyalty.
  • Vet Clinic provides care for MWDs, family pets

    When a Military Working Dog (MWD) or a service members pet has a health issue where do you take it? One option would be Moody’s veterinary treatment facility (VTF), whose mission is dedicated to caring for the 24 K-9s assigned to 23d Security Forces Squadron as well as pets owned by base members.
  • Airman becomes voice for caregivers

    Her phone vibrates and a ringtone blares as she receives a video call from her husband. Excitement quickly turned to panic as his anxious face and energy projected through the screen. She listens, baffled and worried as he explained he was lost within the familiar surroundings of the town they had lived in for two years. Her instincts instruct her to physically drive him home and ensure his safety, then reality set in she was deployed thousands of miles away.
  • RAF trainer instructs CQB tactics

    The 820th BDG teamed with British Royal Air Force Sgt. Glenn Risebrow,15th Squadron senior noncommissioned officer in charge of training, in multiple training scenarios to help strengthen combined operations between U.S. and British forces.
  • 75th FS hosts trilateral training

    Ally forces from the Canadian Royal Air Force and New Zealand army traveled to Moody AFB to train with the 75th Fighter Squadron on close air support, Feb. 20-23, 2018, here.
  • Pave Hawks get hosed

    Airmen from the 41st Helicopter Maintenance Unit wash an HH-60G Pave Hawk, Feb. 20, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen are required to wash the helicopters every 180 days to control corrosion caused by oil, dirt and grime. Washing paired with mechanical and electrical maintenance help Airmen ensure the Pave Hawks are ready at a moment’s notice.
  • Airmen wash 'Hawg'

    In addition to mechanical and electrical maintenance, A-10’s must be washed every 180 days or approximately 1,000 flying hours in order to control corrosion caused by residue from the gun and engine exhaust. Airmen sealed off various electrical components prior to the wash to protect them from chemicals within the soap.
  • Airman opens door for innovation

    Innovative Airmen allow the Air Force to bring the future faster, and one master sergeant is trying to revamp the way rocket propellant is cleaned off the flightline. Master Sgt. Terri Adams, 23d Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management section chief, won the Air Combat Command’s level of the Air Force Spark Tank competition.
  • Warfighters return to loved ones

    During the seven-month deployment the 74th Fighter Squadron flew more than 1,700 sorties, employed weapons over 4,400 times, destroyed 2,300 targets and killed 2,800 insurgents.
  • POL enables faster turnarounds, longer missions

    “With hot-pit refuels we’re prepositioned and they taxi to us and with the engines still running,” said Tech. Sgt. Zachary Beggin, 23d LRS NCO in charge of fuels distribution. “They hookup, refuel and their back up in the air and it decreases ground time by 66 percent.” Less ground time means more time in the air and in the mission. This tactic equips aircrews with the ability to push the operations tempo and also minimize the demand for maintenance support.