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SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Staff Sgt. Dan Foster performs a set of incline sit-ups at the fitness center at a forward-deployed location Aug. 26.  Sergeant Foster performs at least 100 sit-ups every day as part of his new physical fitness routine.  Since June 7, he has lost 53 pounds by altering his eating habits and adhering to a strict exercise regimen.  He is assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Communications Squadron and is deployed from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carlos Diaz) Airman gets ‘fit to fight’ in Southwest Asia
“If you’re fat, get leaner; if you’re slow, get faster; if you’re weak, get stronger,” is a powerful statement senior leaders belts out every time new Airmen set foot on this forward-deployed location.After hearing that resonant quote, Staff Sgt. Dan Foster became a walking, talking example of it. He let the quote beat his eardrum to the tune of a
0 8/29
2005
LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany -- Airman 1st Class Cassandra Gillard removes an intravenous tube from Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Einarson's arm.  The 3rd Marine Division rifleman is recovering here from gunshots received to the chest and arm while on patrol in northeast Afghanistan in mid-August.  A joint team of Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and civilians provide care for wounded troops at this medical center.  Airman Gillard is a medical technician with the 435th Medical Squadron.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Keith Reed) Landstuhl symbol of hope to wounded troops
This huge hospital and its joint medical team have become strong symbols of hope to U.S. troops wounded or hurt in Afghanistan and Iraq.Col. (Dr.) Dean Bricker, 435th Medical Squadron commander, said he has heard that troops “downrange” are saying “if they can make it to Landstuhl, they know they have a very high change of living and making it back
0 8/26
2005
SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Tech. Sgt. Kimberly Latimer (left) and Senior Airman Elisha Olivas were two of the top female competitors at a recent powerlifting competition here.  Airman Olivas is also a professional boxer with a 4-4-1 record.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Dale Canofari) Deployed Airman, professional boxer traveled hard road
Senior Airman Elisha Olivas was born a fighter, but she did not enter in the ring until she was 18. Overcoming a childhood where the goals were to stay off the streets and out of jail, she not only beat the odds, but pulled on the boxing gloves and came out on top.The reservist deployed from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is well known around the
0 8/24
2005
ALI BASE, Iraq -- (Center) Chaplain (Maj.) Charles Perry prays with (from left) Senior Airman Josh Jacobs, Army 2nd Lt. Scott Nelles and Army Spc. Brian Collins before a contemporary gospel service.  Chaplain Perry is the 407th Air Expeditionary Group Protestant chaplain.  (Altered U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Melissa Phillips) Chaplain leaves behind horrors of Vietnam, alcohol abuse to find faith
When a rocket struck Charles Perry’s barracks one sunny day at Phan Rang Air Base, Vietnam, it had a profound impact on his life, but it did not cause him to rediscover his faith.Instead, it opened up more questions. “I used to ask God about all the painful things in my life, especially, ‘Why Vietnam?’” said Chaplain (Maj.) Charles Perry, a
0 8/22
2005
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Senior Airman Jeffrey Porter shows his father, Master Sgt. Jeffrey Porter, how a .50 caliber machine gun works.  Airman Porter is a gunner with the 20th Special Operations Squadron, and Sergeant Porter is a radio maintainer with the 720th Operations Support Squadron.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Holly Reid) Like father, like son
When Master Sgt. Jeffrey Porter left the 321st Special Tactics Squadron at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, he did not realize he would be stationed with his son. Now, as a radio maintainer with the 720th Operations Support Squadron here, he could not be happier. “It’s like a dream come true,” Sergeant Porter said. “To convince my son to join
0 8/18
2005
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- (From left) Sisters Rosannah, 15, Hannah, 17, and Serennah Harding, 14, stand in front of the Auburn University at Montgomery campus.  All three college students are daughters of Capt. Kitchener Harding, an Officer Training School instructor at nearby Maxwell Air Force Base.  The oldest will begin graduate school in the fall.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Frank C. Williams)                       Maxwell teen graduates college, sisters following in footsteps
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Denver at the age of 19. Hannah Harding, daughter of Officer Training School instructor Capt. Kitchener Harding, may be wondering what took her so long.The 17-year-old officially received her Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University at Montgomery
0 8/17
2005
LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Airman Kelemwork Tariku-Shotts communicates with an aircrew on the flightline here.  Airman Tariku-Shotts was adopted and brought to United States from Ethiopia in 1991 when she was 5 years old.  She is an air traffic controller with the 47th Operations Support Squadron.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Owolabi Olufemi) Airman takes journey to live ‘American dream’
An Airman here will never forget what it meant to leave a country plagued with poverty and disease to live the “American dream.”From the verge of death and hopelessness, she journeyed to where “dreams and hopes come true” in America. And, through her quest, Airman Kelemwork Tarriku-Shotts, a 47th Operations Group air traffic controller, has found
0 8/16
2005
Default Air Force Logo Airman loses stripes, gains bars in drug conviction
People who raise their right hand in allegiance to the military know this promise inherently calls for resolute fearlessness. Last summer, however, one Airman’s involvement with narcotics made him realize there is a fine line between courage and audacity.“I just honestly thought I could never get caught,” said 20-year-old Airman Jake Hawkins,
0 8/05
2005
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Master Sgt. Rosmon Johnson and Maj. Donald Baker play for the crowd on jazz night.  Sergeant Johnson is a heating, ventilation and air conditioning craftsman deployed from Scott Air Force Base, Ill.  Major Baker is the wing safety officer here.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott Wagers) Jazz night in Baghdad bebops with Airmen’s notes
If you close your eyes, lick the sand off your teeth and listen, you would swear you had been dropped into some Soho nightclub.Ragamuffin musicians clad in hip suits shuffle in after a meal uptown. Instruments clatter from their cases and get propped on stands. After some quick glad-handing of friends, a few wires get plugged in. Some quick
0 8/01
2005
ALI BASE, Iraq -- Airman 1st Class Catherine Dilena gets an unexpected visit here from her mother, Sheri Dilena on July 27. Airman Dilena is a client support administrator with the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron here and is deployed from Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Ms. Dilena is a morale, welfare and recreation coordinator at a nearby forward-deployed location. (U.S. Air Force photo) Airman receives visit from contractor mom in Iraq
Airman 1st Class Catherine Dilena did not know what to think when her first sergeant dropped by her office and told her to stand by to meet with him in a few minutes.Nervously, the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron client support administrator here waited for him to return, mentally running through a checklist of reasons why he would want
0 7/29
2005
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