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Aug. 20, 2018

Face of Defense: Airlift Manager Delivers on Contingency Travel Plan

Air Force Master Sgt. Michelle Kelly, an airlift manager with the Oregon Air National Guard’s 173rd Fighter Wing, provided a successful contingency travel plan for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, a joint training mission providing no-cost medical, dental, and vision services to people living on the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

July 10, 2018

Air Guard Security Forces Train With Botswana Counterparts

Three members of North Carolina Air National Guard’s 145th Airlift Wing security forces traveled to Africa to work side by side with their Botswana air force counterparts as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program.

May 16, 2018

Face of Defense: Air Guardsman Earns Air Force Academy Appointment

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jasmine Griffith, a client systems technician in the Washington Air National Guard’s 194th Communications Flight, has been selected to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

April 30, 2018

Airman Fulfills Long-Held Dream of Military Service

Despite initial setbacks, Rosa Vittori refused to give up, and she's now an airman first class in the Texas Air National Guard.

April 23, 2018

Georgia Air Guard Unit Aids Base Recovery Effort in Puerto Rico

The Georgia Air National Guard’s 202nd Engineering Installation Squadron deployed to Puerto Rico to spearhead hurricane recovery efforts for the 156th Airlift Wing’s base communications infrastructure.

April 13, 2018

Face of Defense: Father, Son Reflect on Air Force Maintenance Officer Careers

Almost 40 years after Air Force Capt. Thomas J. Cooper was commissioned, his son, Air Force Maj. Brian T. Cooper, followed in his footsteps. They both ended up as maintenance officers and were reunited when Brian was assigned to the Air Dominance Center in South Carolina close to where his father has lived since 2004.

April 9, 2018

Air Guard Unit Uses Teal Ribbons in Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

Teal ribbons, each signifying one of the 435 sexual assaults reported within Air National Guard units throughout the United States in 2016, highlighted an effort at Tulsa Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma to draw attention to the need for sexual assault awareness and prevention.

Feb. 14, 2018

Aviators Take Joint Training to New Heights

The Indiana Air National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing recently completed Operation Guardian Blitz during a two-week joint training exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, which included air-to-air refueling, training alongside Navy rotary assets and joint terminal attack controllers.

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.”

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