Oct. 1, 2017
Retired Air Force NCO Adds to Medal Count at Invictus Games
Medically retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Sebastiana Lopez-Arellano almost died in a motorcycle accident in 2015, but she persevered and has distinguished herself at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.
Sept. 29, 2017
Morale Dog Improves Well-Being of Airmen
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. —
Milo, the 19th Airlift Wing’s morale dog at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas, helps the base's chapel staff care for airmen.
DoD Continues Support in Hurricane-Ravaged Areas
The Defense Department is continuing relief operations in areas of the Caribbean Sea, including Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and on the island of Dominica, which were stricken by hurricanes in recent weeks, a Pentagon spokesman said.
Face of Defense: Airman Gives Back to Veterans
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. —
Air Force Senior Airman Javonte Lofton works as a hazardous material specialist with the Michigan Air National Guard’s 110th Logistics Readiness Squadron in Battle Creek, Mich., and he said it’s his duty to give back to the men and women who wore the uniform before him whenever the opportunity presents itself.
Sept. 27, 2017
Airmen Keep Hurricane Relief Supplies Flowing to the Caribbean
SAVANNAH, Ga. —
Air National Guard airmen with the 165th Air Terminal Operations Center at Savannah Air National Guard Base in Georgia were operating around the clock to send disaster relief to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Face of Defense: Airman Uses Maintenance Skills on Motocross Track
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. —
Air Force Staff Sgt. Thomas Tangedal, who does motocross racing in his spare time, employs his military skills as an aircraft metal technology journeyman to keep his bike in top mechanical shape.
Sept. 26, 2017
Supplies From the Sky: Air Force, Army Partnership Delivers the Goods
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
The Air Force’s 386th Air Expeditionary Wing plays a major logistical role in delivering critical supplies to the frontlines in the war against ISIS. One of the ways the wing supports the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve mission is by conducting airdrops to move supplies down range.
Sept. 21, 2017
Army Maintainers Learn New Skills at ‘Maintenance Rodeo’
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. —
Army maintainers with the 558th Transportation Company had the opportunity to learn new skills during the unit's “Maintenance Rodeo” competition held at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sept. 19-20.
Sept. 20, 2017
POW/MIA: Colorado Airmen Honor Missing Personnel
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —
Those missing in action were remembered at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., during the annual POW/MIA Remembrance Week, that included a flag raising ceremony, a 24-hour run and concluded with a remembrance and retreat ceremony.
Sept. 18, 2017
Air Force Secretary Outlines Forward-Looking Changes, Priorities
The Air Force put forward a budget that begins to restore the force’s readiness so it can win any fight, any time, the Air Force secretary said at the Annual Air and Space Conference in Washington, D.C.