Sept. 27, 2017
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. 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.
Aug. 30, 2017
Soldiers From Across Pacific Participate in Best Medic Competition
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. —
Sixteen of the Army’s top medics from across the Pacific region gathered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 21-25 for Regional Health Command Pacific’s Best Medic competition.
Aug. 17, 2017
New Equipment Gives Airmen Time to Breathe
BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. —
A new device at Beale Air Force Base, California, has reduced the time and manpower needed for hypoxia demonstrations during refresher training required for pilots to continue on flight status.
Aug. 8, 2017
Army Reservist Leads the Way for West Point Cadets
WEST POINT, N.Y. —
Army Sgt. Gregory Girard, a reservist with the 3rd Battalion, 304th Infantry Regiment from Saco, Maine, teaches the fundamentals of soldiering to future Army officers at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.
June 5, 2017
Multinational Sniper Teams Train for Urban Environments
HOHENFELS, Germany —
Enabled by Special Operations Command Europe, and supported by the Joint Multinational Readiness Center’s Wolverine Special Operations Forces Observer Coach/Trainer Team, 12 teams from multiple NATO special operations forces participated in the 11-day International Special Training Center’s Urban Sniper Course.
April 20, 2017
‘BAT’ Trainer Modernizes Helicopter Simulator Flying
JOHNSTON, Iowa —
UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilots and crew members with the Iowa Army National Guard have been given an opportunity to train on a first-of-its-kind flight simulator at the Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnson, Iowa.
Aug. 8, 2016
Face of Defense: Army Medic Heals Hearts, Minds
CINCU, Romania —
With 17 years of experience and two deployments, Army Staff Sgt. Brad Foster has earned the right to be called “Doc” several times over.