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EOD prelim revamp EOD revamps physical training regimen
“(Physical training) for them was getting ‘smoked every day,’” said Staff Sgt. Shawn Briggs, 366th Training Squadron explosive ordnance disposal preliminary course instructor.
0 5/03
2018
Master Sgt. Kyle Anderson, 3rd Air Support Operations Group, runs between two cones during a speed, strength and agility demonstration at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 9, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Yanik) Air Force to enhance physical fitness test, standards for select career fields
The Air Force began the rollout of Tier 2 physical training standards as more than 100 Battlefield Airmen demonstrated new career field specific testing components at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, Jan. 9, 2018.
0 1/24
2018
With the help of a colleague, Capt. Eric Walter, 386th Expeditionary Medical Group physical therapy element chief, has developed a proactive approach to physical therapy at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Innovative PT program increases readiness downrange
With the help of a colleague, Capt. Eric Walter, 386th Expeditionary Medical Group physical therapy element chief, has developed a proactive approach to physical therapy at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
0 12/08
2017
Maj. Beth Janssen, Air Force A3, looks out a window of a C-17 Globemaster III during Operation Uggianaqtuq, while flying over the Bering Strait on course for Point Barrow, Alaska, Sept. 9, 2017. Janssen was part of the Air Force Arctic Security Expedition designed to inform senior Air Force leaders about emerging challenges in the Arctic. The operation took them to Alaska, Greenland and as far north as Alert, Canada. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Dan DeCook) AF Week in Photos
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
0 9/22
2017
Airmen assigned to the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron High Altitude Airdrop Mission Support Center (HAAMSOC), Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., jump out of a C-130J Hercules for a high-altitude mission, Nov. 16, 2016. The HAAMS Airmen are specially trained to provide in-flight physiological support to aircrews, special operations forces, high altitude parachutists, and other DoD agencies that perform unpressurized airdrop operations at 20,000 feet mean sea level and above. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston) The aircraft canaries: HAAMS technicians breathe life into missions
Twenty thousand feet above the drop zone, a multinational group of special forces prepares for a tactical insertion behind “enemy lines.” The seasoned jumpmaster positions himself on the open ramp of the C-130 Hercules, peeking his head out to confirm that the airspace below is clear to the drop zone. However, just as he goes to turn the operators loose for their descent, all hell breaks loose.
0 1/13
2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Oct. 12
On this look around the Air Force, fitness courses are recertified; retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, spouse of Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody, talks about making dual military relationships work; and it's not too late to register to vote.
0 10/12
2016
Default Air Force Logo Air Force recertifies all fitness assessment courses
The Air Force has directed a service-wide recertification of all installation 1.5-mile run and 2-kilometer walk courses by Oct. 31.
0 10/06
2016
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Macy Benjamin, 355th Contracting Squadron contract administrator, prepares to perform a dead lift at the Haeffner Fitness and Sports Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016. Benjamin uses weightlifting as a personal escape from everyday stressors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen) Worth the weight: Airman finds solace in gym sessions
(This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) With her brow furrowed and teeth clenched as muscles in her body tense up, the dissonant sounds of metallic ringing, determined grunting and echoed overhead music constructs the 25-year-old bodybuilder’s place of serenity.
0 8/30
2016
First Lt. Christian Torres, a 81st Comptroller Squadron deputy project officer, throws a right hook at the Triangle Gym on March 3, 2016, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Torres boxed recreationally and had the opportunity to become a professional boxer, however, due to family needs he chose his current path in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Travis Beihl) Passion vs. priorities
Physical fitness doesn’t come easy for everyone -- sometimes the drive to finish one more repetition or set a new personal best just doesn’t cut it. For 1st Lt. Christian Torres, having the spirit to stay mentally and physically strong when going through adversity is not just found in the gym, it’s a way of life.
0 4/05
2016
Capt. Michael Gruber, the 35th Communications Squadron director of operations, set out to pay respect to America’s prisoners of war and missing in action, as well as stand in solidarity with his father who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, by running 85 miles for 24 hours straight, Sept. 18, 2015, at Misawa Air Base, Japan. As an avid runner, he has taken part in four 100-mile and one 100-km remembrance runs, collecting a memorabilia belt buckle to commemorate each marathon. (U.S. Air Force illustration/Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo) 24-hour journey for heroes, father
He reached his 5th hour of running alone in the still of a dark, cold night lit only by streetlights surrounding the track -- 25 miles down, 75 more to go.
1 9/26
2015
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Fitness Management System slated for upgrade
Active-duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers and enlisted members who want to maintain copies of their pre-July 2010 fitness records need to access the Air Force Fitness Management System (AFFMS) and save or print their records by Dec. 30, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Dec. 9.
0 12/10
2014
Default Air Force Logo Physical training uniform shortages through summer
There will be a shortage of improved physical training uniform, or IPTU, pants and jackets this spring and summer. Air Force uniform program officials expect a full stock of IPTU pants and jackets to be available for Airmen to purchase by Oct. 1.
1 4/01
2014
Default Air Force Logo AFI change simplifies fitness appeal process
Airmen who fail their fitness assessment now may appeal to their wing commanders rather than submit an appeal to the Air Force Board for Corrections of Military Records, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.
2 10/24
2013
Default Air Force Logo AF implements changes to PT assessment
The Air Force has released further guidance on the implementation of several changes to the physical assessment test, which will take place Oct. 21. The new guidance includes additions to the body composition component of the fitness assessment, delegation of appeal authority for fitness assessments and changes to the walk test.
30 10/18
2013
Default Air Force Logo AF announces PT test enhancements to start Oct. 1
Air Force senior leadership announced enhancements to the Air Force’s Physical Fitness Assessment program, to be implemented Oct. 1. In a letter to Airmen Aug. 20, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III explained the results of the comprehensive review, highlighting the strength of the program and the need for slight improvements.
99 8/21
2013
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