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  • Dangerous and dirty – MacDill “Tank Divers” power the fight

    Known as “Tank Divers,” Airmen from the 6th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems section at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, constantly find themselves in a bind, looking for and fixing deterioration and leaks in the fuel systems of the aircraft.
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care: A new standard of trauma care training

    MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, plays host to several Tactical Combat Casualty Care for Medical Personnel courses throughout the year.
  • Aeromedical evacuation crews provide medical transport in Pacific region

    It’s a Sunday morning on Travis Air Force Base, California, and a flightline normally buzzing with activity is unusually void of the sounds expected from the busiest military air terminal in the U.S.
  • Financial Peace: Travis AFB families reduce debt nearly $84K, enhance readiness

    “Think about how great life would be if you were debt free,” said Chaplain (Capt.) Kemuel Bellows, 349th Air Mobility Wing chaplain. “What kind of choices would you make if your home was paid off? If your children’s college was paid for and your bills are paid, what would your future or your retirement look like? What would you do?”
  • Guns, cars ensure senior leader readiness

    Four times a year a cadre of Air Force Special Investigations Academy instructors conduct a unique, two-day anti-terrorism course to ensure the safety and survivability of Air Force general officers, Senior Executive Service civilians, senior field grade officers and select senior enlisted advisors who travel in medium to critical threat areas.
  • USAFA senior NCO slated for OTS after 19 years of enlisted service

    So you’re an Airman who wants a radical life change? Try following Senior Master Sgt. William Rudd’s lead.
  • Keesler AFB instructor named combat control NCO of the Year

    “Whenever I look at my accomplishments I will always think it’s miniscule next to the guys who are in (the career field) all the time, while all I did was go on a deployment and came back to being an instructor,” said Tech. Sgt. James Sparks, 352nd Battlefield Airmen Training Squadron Detachment 1 BA instructor.When Sparks joined the Air Force 11
  • 521st AMOW is ready to fight anytime, anywhere

    When some people think of warfighting, they often think about the battle itself. But as the saying goes, “getting there is half the battle.” This is why leaders of the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing take their mission of providing air mobility to combat zones very seriously.
  • OSI Recruiting Roadshow draws prospective agents

    To ensure its enlisted force of special agents is properly manned, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations goes to where the Airmen are via the AFOSI Recruiting Roadshow.
  • At recovery sites, memories of lost loved ones keep troops focused on grave mission

    The day Army Sgt. 1st Class Tommy Murphy died is still engrained into his daughter's mind. It was April 7, 2001, and Tycoria Johnson was just 9 years old. On that Saturday, Murphy, along with six other American service members and nine Vietnamese counterparts, departed on an MI-17 helicopter to investigate a potential recovery site.
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