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Aliaksei Krasouski, center, stands with fellow Belarussian airmen in August 2004 during his time in the Belarussian Air Force. Before coming to the U.S. and becoming a medical technician in the U.S. Air Force, Krasouski lived in Minsk, Belarus and served in the Belarussian Air Force. (Courtesy Photo) Airman joins for education, selected for Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program
“I served time in the Belarussian Air Force when I was living in Minsk, Belarus,” said Staff Sgt. Aliaksei Krasouski, a medical technician assigned to the 91st Air Refueling Squadron. “Being in the Belarussian Air Force, on top of how much I love the U.S., are the reasons I decided to join the Unites States Air Force.”
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2017
Airman 1st Class Celeste Black, a crew chief with the 69th Maintenance Squadron, celebrates finishing her chemotherapy with Master Sgt. Aisha Wolfgang, the 69th MXS supply management NCO in charge. (Courtesy photo) Airman, leaders battle cancer together
GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D.  -- Airman 1st Class Celeste Black, a crew chief with the 69th Maintenance Squadron, walked gracefully past the wing of an RQ-4 Global Hawk with her arm stretched out to touch the huge remotely piloted aircraft. From an outside perspective, it’s not evident that Black battled ovarian cancer less than a year ago.In
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Air advising is a family affair
Growing up watching her father put the uniform on day in and day out motivated her to follow in his footsteps and become an Airman, but she never imagined she would get the opportunity to serve alongside her hero.
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2017
Liquid oxygen, or LOX, is pressurized oxygen that has been cooled to minus 297 degrees Fahrenheit, turning it into a boiling liquid with a pale blue color. In liquid form, it’s transported more efficiently from holding containers to aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Airmen supply fresh air to fleet
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Breathing is often taken for granted on the ground but foraircrews performing high altitude air drops, it’s vital as air pressuredecreases, leaving them in a potential life or death situation.Thanks to the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel cryogenicsAirmen, pilots and aircrew can breathe easier.As part of
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2017
Capt. (Dr.) Kim Burford, 60th Dental Squadron dentist and acting 60th Medical Group executive officer, and Marisell Efren-Wiley, 60th Dental Squadron dental technician, simulate a dental cleaning at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., March 24, 2017. Burford is organizing an upcoming humanitarian mission scheduled for May. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sam Salopek) Dentist finds motivation in outreach programs
 TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- She saw her. The scared little girl was only five or six years old and the girl needed her help, having possibly never sought dental care before. The tiny patient was in pain. Her mother tried to calm her, but she did not understand. The young dentist tried to sooth her fears, but did not prevail. Her tiny face is
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2017
Tech. Sgt. Emily Irwin-Green, St. Louis Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Rediness Skills emergency and trauma nursing instructor, discusses the uses of various medical euipment during a C-STARS course in St. Louis Missiouri, March 20, 2017. Irwin-Green said her favorite part of the job is seeing the confidence in her students grow while providing them the skills needed to potentially save the lives of her brothers and sisters-in-arms. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Garcia) Scott Airman provides deploying medics critical skills needed to save lives
Tech. Sgt. Emily Irwin-Green is an emergency and trauma nursing instructor assigned to the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills in St. Louis, Missouri, and is responsible for ensuring deployed medics also have the skills needed when caring for servicemen and women down range. Irwin-Green works at the Sisters of St. Mary Health St. Louis University Hospital, which is an academic medical center in St. Louis that serves as a teaching hospital for St. Louis University School of Medicine.
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Tech. Sgt. Terrance Williams, center, currently 22nd Security Forces Squadron resources NCO in-charge, poses for a photo July 2011, in Balad, Iraq. Williams deployed nine times during his career, six of which were to combat locations. (Courtesy photo) Healing the wounds that can’t be seen
Nine deployments, severe depression, anxiety and alcoholism, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and a suicide attempt, were what drove one McConnell Airman to begin a journey to reshape his life.“My first combative deployment was to Kirkuk, Iraq, back in 2006,” said Tech. Sgt. Terrance Williams, 22nd Security Forces Squadron resources NCO in-charge. “I
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Mobility Airmen help build global partnerships
Delivering humanitarian aid, transporting coalition forces to various points on the globe, refueling the fight and providing first-class care in the sky are hallmarks of Air Mobility Command’s rapid global mobility mission. Yet mission success is not possible without a reliable network of partnerships built with allied nations.
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Senior Airman Melida Keres’s, 628th Security Forces Squadron phoenix raven, poses for a photo here, March 13, 2017. With five out of 32 phoenix ravens being females, Joint Base Charleston is home to more than half of the female ravens in Air Mobility Command. Charleston defender excels as phoenix raven
Phoenix ravens are specially trained security forces Airmen dedicated to providing protection for Air Mobility Command aircraft transiting to airfields where security is unknown or additional support is needed to counter local threats. There are more than 100 active-duty ravens assigned at Air Mobility Command bases nationwide, with only 8 percent
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2017
Dolphins deploy with Rainier Wing. Airmen transport U.S. Navy dolphin from west to east coast
The 446th Airlift 'Rainier' Wing transported four dolphins from the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program (NMMP) from San Diego to Key West, Florida.
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2017
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