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  • Determined to Serve: Critical care nurse joins Reserve at age 50

    It was stories like this one that made Capt. Jennifer McGuigan feel particularly close to the families of the veterans in her care. Her children were only 8 and 9 at the time, but his words forever changed how she viewed the families of the veterans under her care.
  • Becoming a SERE augmentee

    With hundreds of aircrew assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, the installation's two survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists are training SERE augments to help train aircrew personnel when their survival refresher training is due.
  • How leaders helped Airman find support to overcome invisible wounds

    Maj. Chris Harmer left an abusive childhood home and joined the Air Force in 2004 to be part of something larger than himself.
  • Highest highs, lowest lows: Hanscom Airman shares personal story of resiliency

    Tech. Sgt. Corey Nowell, noncommissioned officer in charge of movement support at the Joint Personal Property Shipping Office Northeast, has forged his own roadmap from his failures and achievements.
  • Cramped spaces and fuel vapors: MacDill AFB “Tank Divers”

    This hangar is the home of the 6th Maintenance Squadron’s fuels systems section. “Tank Divers,” as the technicians of this shop are called, work day and night to ensure MacDill Air Force Base’s aircraft are always ready to fuel the fight.
  • Survivable systems team maintains Malmstrom AFB’s launch control centers

    The 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron survivable systems team is responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs, ensuring around-the-clock readiness for missileers to accomplish their mission.
  • First ever: 305th APS moves U-2 specialized vehicles

    For the 305th Aerial Port Squadron at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, there’s always a first time for everything. On Aug. 16, the squadron was tasked with moving two chase vehicles and a transportation truck to Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom, for utilization with the U-2.
  • Innovative design could save KC-10 aircrews valuable time

    Currently, aircrews spend a lot of time coordinating the placement of weapons or other sensitive materials because of their inability to store the items themselves. Maj. Matthew Ables, 9th Air Refueling Squadron director of staff, believes having a safe on the KC-10 will give aircrews more time and flexibility
  • Zero percent: Wounded warrior Airman refuses to quit

    On November 28, 2015, Tech. Sgt. Steve Fourman, a Department of Defense Warrior Games athlete, found himself on a temporary duty assignment for the Red Flag aerial combat training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, when he unexpectedly fell ill with chest pains.
  • Go in, get help, get back to the fight

    “A lot of people think that if you go to mental health, that is the end of your career,” Siler explained. “I am living proof that that is not the case. Going to get help allowed me to gain an understanding of what I experienced, get the help I needed, and come back stronger. Now when I experience the same kind of stress, I am better equipped to handle it.”
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