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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Locketts: A story of marriage, deployments and finger guns

    The Locketts came to Travis Air Force Base, California, in 2015 and in that time, what grass they have found themselves on has been plentifully watered. From Broderick’s participation in the Tuskegee Airmen heritage flight to Aisha’s work in organizing a fun run in support of the Air Force Assistance Fund, their mark on Travis has been one of compassion, hard work and pride. But being a dual-military couple hasn’t been without its challenges.
  • From Afghanistan to Airman

    Imagine having to conceal your identity in order to feel safe and protect the ones you love. Changing the route you take to work, wearing disguises so you won’t be recognized or reducing the amount of vacation you take because you know it’s safer to be at work than not.
  • Exchange program strengthens bonds between NATO allies

    Air Force active duty officers have the opportunity to work alongside officers from international air forces through the Military Personnel Exchange Program, a special duty assignment intended to build, sustain and expand international relationships. Capt. David Martinez Guillen, a Spanish air force pilot arrived at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, in October 2014 to begin his assignment with the 16th Airlift Squadron.
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