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Jan. 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Earns Award From 4 Service Branches

Not many people can say they’ve received awards from four out of the five branches of the armed forces, but through hard work, dedication and a love for his job, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Folks has achieved just that. “Your time in the military is really what you make of it,” he said.

Jan. 19, 2018

Face of Defense: Bodybuilding Helps Airman to Maintain Focus

Air Force Senior Airman Niketa Wilson, 90th Force Support Squadron fitness specialist at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, is a full-time airman, mother and student who is working hard to achieve her dream of becoming a competitive bodybuilder.

Jan. 17, 2018

Maintenance Airmen Build Bombs, Prepare to Deploy

Maintenance airmen participated in a combat munitions training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, to train in building a joint direct attack munition and improving their readiness to perform in a deployed environment.

Jan. 17, 2018

Airmen Brave Mother Nature to Accomplish Maintenance Missions

Aircraft mechanics assigned to the 108th Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, are no strangers to working outdoors in finger-numbing cold or sweltering heat.

Jan. 17, 2018

Face of Defense: Musical Airman Sets Sights on Future Pursuits

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sheldon A. Williams Jr., a crew chief and aircraft mechanic with the 171st Air Refueling Wing’s maintenance group, pursues his lifelong passion for music while continuing a family legacy of public service.“Music is important to me,” Williams said. “We live it.”

Jan. 12, 2018

A-10s Bring Thunder to Fight Against ISIS

The 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is wrapping up a deployment to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, that saw heavy involvement in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Jan. 12, 2018

Pence Highlights Service Members’ Excellence, Expertise, Dedication

America depends upon its military members’ excellence, expertise and dedication more than ever and Congress should support them by passing the fiscal 2018 budget, Vice President Mike Pence told airmen at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Jan. 2, 2018

Deployed Airman Provides Critical Care Anywhere

When injured airmen need to be transported, medical care can’t stop midflight. The 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron’s airmen make sure that doesn’t happen.

Dec. 29, 2017

Air Force Medical Technician Saves Airborne Heart Attack Victim

Flight attendants asked if there was a doctor or emergency medical technician onboard this West Coast commercial flight, so an Air Force passenger who just happened to be an independent duty medical technician with the 51st Medical Group, Osan Air Base, South Korea, sprang into action and helped saved a civilian passenger's life.

Dec. 28, 2017

Airmen Help Maintain Airfield Integrity in Alaska

Without the expertise of the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s vehicle maintenance airmen in Alaska, none of the flightline operations would happen.

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