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Staff Sgt. Joshua Thorn, 451st Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron weather observer, releases the twice-daily weather balloon at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 14, 2012. The weather balloon measures atmospheric pressure, temperature and humidity and transmits the information back to the weather station using a radiosonde attached to the balloon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Skinkle) Weather forecasters important to mission success
Mission ready. Not if the weather forecasters said it's a no go. An often overlooked Air Force Specialty Code is the weather forecaster. Who hasn't anguished over a weather forecast gone wrong or at an umbrella left in a stand because the forecaster predicted sunshine? "Mother Nature is unpredictable sometimes," said Staff Sgt. Joshua Thorn, a
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2012
Lt. Col. Ryan Osteroos is the assistant professor for the Air Force Academy's Aeronautics Department and a 1994 Academy graduate. Osteroos and 15 cadets in his flight test techniques class were at the Reno Air Races Sept. 16, 2011, when a modified P-51 Mustang crashed into the stands. The Colorado Springs Red Cross named Osteroos its military hero for responding to the accident and providing aid for victims at the scene. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Branum) Red Cross award serves as solemn reminder
Test pilots are no strangers to tragedy. Few other careers subject men and women to such risk while expecting them to fly in such an exacting manner and to recover in a moment's notice from anything that may go wrong in midair.But while tragedy was not in the forefront of Lt. Col. Ryan Osteroos' mind on a sunny Friday afternoon in Reno, Nev., the
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2012
Tech. Sgt. Gregory Frank (left), 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Manpower Office, fills out a bone marrow donor form with the help of Tech. Sgt. Justin King, 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron, at an undisclosed location, Southwest Asia, Feb. 12, 2012. King received word during his deployment that he was a potential bone marrow match for a one-year-old girl with Hurler’s disease in the C.W. Bill Young Department of Defense Marrow Donor Program.  King is assisting Frank in the initial steps of signing up to become a bone marrow donor, before King redeploys home in preparation for the next step in the donation process. King is a Pittstown, N.Y., native deployed from the 4th Medical Support Squadron in Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., and Frank is a native of Nelsonville, Ohio, deployed from the 3rd Manpower Requirements Squadron, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Stacy Fowler) Feel it in your bones: Sergeants lead the way to donating marrow
"We start life, we live life, we defend life and sometimes we have to take life, but it's not every day when you get the chance to give life," said Tech. Sgt. Justin King, a 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron liaison officer, right before he went into lockdown for redeployment home. "Who knew that a form I filled out more than five years
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2012
Father, 1st. Sgt. Walter Josephs Jr., a field artillery instructor with the Army, and son, Airman 1st Class, Walter Josephs Jr., a 451st Air Expeditionary Wing services journeyman visit together at Kandahar Airfield, Feb. 6, 2012, (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Skinkle)
Father, son example of one team, one fight
(Editor's note: The interviewees' names are exactly the same, but Airman 1st Class Walter Josephs Jr. is referred to as Josephs Jr. on second reference for clarity purposes in this article.)It isn't every day that a father has a chance to observe his son at work, especially if that son is in the Air Force and deployed to Afghanistan.While Army 1st
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2012
Josh Burger and Stan Maczek demonstrate the use of an electro-magnetic field detector through the lense of a video camera equipped with an infrared attachment. Burger and Maczek use both instruments during their paranormal investigations. (U.S. Air Force photo\Scott Prater). Curiosity drives paranormal investigation hobby
When Capt. Stan Maczek was a young child, he responded to frightening sights and sounds in the dark like most of us: He pulled the covers up over his head and hoped the event would pass quickly.Nowadays, Maczek sprints enthusiastically toward those "events."He's not sure what to call himself -- ghost hunter, spirit seeker, paranormal investigator
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2012
Master Sgt. Marty Stanton and his daughter Alicia, 12, pose for a photo in front of their 1977 Toyota Celica GT at their home in Goldsboro, N.C., Jan. 5, 2012. Alicia has helped her father in the garage since she was three years old and enjoys working and hanging out with him. Stanton is a 4th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management superintendent. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rae Perry) Father-daughter duo bring past to life
For Master Sgt. Marty Stanton, 4th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management superintendent, and his daughter, Alicia, restoring pieces of the past is something they both enjoy.Stanton's love for working on cars was established while he was in high school. Unable to afford the equipment for welding class, he settled on body shop. From there,
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2012
Gardez Air Force dentist plays vital role in remote Afghanistan
In a remote valley of war torn Afghanistan, a Joint Base Charleston Airman is playing a vital role enhancing the country's practice of dentistry.Major Courtney Schapira, from the 628th Medical Group at JB Charleston - Air Base, is currently assigned to the Medical Embedded Training Team at Forward Operating Base Lightning as the Chief Dental
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2012
Najibullah, 10, performs his duties as the grand marshal of the Craig Joint-Theater Hospital on Jan. 1, 2012, during a New Year's Day parade. He was severely injured in the stomach July 20, 2011, in Ghazni province. (U.S. Army photo/Spc. Ken Scar) Afghanistan hospital's longest resident inspires staff
The U.S. military doctors and nurses at Craig Joint-Theater Hospital are witnesses to a full spectrum of pain and suffering that very few people could attest to. Being the main hospital in Regional Command-East to treat combat casualties, the staff somehow manages to keep their heads up while saving lives on a daily basis in one of the most
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2012
LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- John LaHue, chief financial officer at the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, was presented a Distinguished Flying Cross during his Dec. 22 retirement ceremony for his service in Vietnam in 1970. AFCEE civilian receives overdue war honor
For Air Force veteran John LaHue, it was an award ceremony over four decades in the making. The Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment chief financial officer received the Distinguished Flying Cross during his retirement ceremony Dec. 22 for extraordinary achievement while serving as a sergeant and C-47 airborne Morse system operator
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2011
Master Sgt. Ruby Zarzyczny, 306th Rescue Squadron first sergeant, (third from right) and Mr. Ben Buehler-Garcia (right side) walk the streets of Tucson Ariz. as outreach counselors for the national volunteer organization Stand Up For Kids. The group hands out hygiene items to homeless children in Tucson Ariz. They also provide information on the resources available to homeless children to help get them off the streets. (Courtesy Photo) Rescue group first sergeant takes a stand against youth homelessness
The temperate winter conditions in southern Arizona draws in visitors from all over the U.S. who want a brief escape from severe winter weather; unfortunately, most homeless teens make the migration here to escape the cold during the winter months.To help combat the struggles of youth homelessness in Tucson, Master Sgt. Ruby Zarzyczny, first
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2011
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