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June 25, 2018

The Sky's the Limit for Kids at STARBASE Summer Camp

Children learn exciting science, technology, engineering and math applications during a summer camp that will help them launch a rocket, and hopefully, give them ideas for their future.

March 2, 2018

Airmen Keep F-16 Fighting Falcons Rolling

A small group of dedicated airmen work around-the-clock on the equipment that literally keeps the F-16CM Fighting Falcon rolling at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.

Jan. 31, 2018

Marines Prepare for Basic Reconnaissance Course

Marine Corps reservists prepare themselves for the stresses of the Basic Reconnaissance Course by taking a Hawaii-based preparation course that's mentally and physically challenging.

Jan. 30, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Nurse Saves Man’s Life on Ferry Trip

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Erika Schilling, a nurse midwife at Naval Hospital Bremerton, Wash., was recognized by Washington State Ferries with the Life Ring Award certificate for her life saving efforts on Dec. 2, 2017, when she saved a male passenger's life by administering emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation for 14 minutes on the Kingston-Edmunds ferry.

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. 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.”

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. 27, 2017

Face of Defense: Twin Brothers’ Bonds Extend Past Upbringing

Staff Sgt. Jordan Peterson and his two-minute-older brother, Senior Airman Jarrod Peterson, are both web developers assigned to the Air Force Technical Applications Center at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. And while the Petersons are fraternal twins by birth, their physical traits are so similar that most people think they’re identical.

Dec. 26, 2017

Face of Defense: Marine Describes Route to Becoming Martial Arts Instructor

Marine Corps Cpl. Javier Carpintero's hard work has earned him instructor status in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program and now spends 25 hours a week teaching Marines MCMAP skills. “It’s tough, balancing work, personal life and being an instructor,” Carpintero said. “I sacrifice a lot of my time for the Marines in my courses, but I love it.”

Dec. 21, 2017

Face of Defense: Youth ChalleNGe Academy Leads to Airman’s Service

Airman 1st Class Cody Gilbert, who serves in the Idaho Air National Guard as an aircraft armament systems specialist with the 124th Maintenance Group at Gowen Field in Boise, said his attendance at the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy changed his life for the better.

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