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  • Tanker in the air? Maintenance put it there

    Members from Team Fairchild’s 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron supported Team Fairchild’s KC-135 during a training mission with B-1B Lancers August 13-16 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.
  • Elevator pitch perfect for MacDill Airman

    The innovative ideas of Airmen are critical tools in improving the capabilities and effectiveness of the Air Force. An idea can be presented while speaking to a supervisor about difficulties in the work shop, or in rare instances ideas are shared during an elevator pitch to an Air Force senior leader. This was the case for Senior Airman William Eldridge, a 6th Contracting Squadron contracting specialist, when given a unique opportunity to serve as a liaison to Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris, the Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs during the June CORONA South Conference, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Phoenix Raven: Rising to the challenge

    As part of a school project, a young man put a message about who he wanted to be one day in a bottle for his older self; a promise to one day become a police officer and help the world any way he could. His path would eventually lead Senior Airman Vincent Kidd to become the 2,573rd graduate of one of the Air Forces toughest programs.
  • Team Travis sergeant earns RPA pilot wings

    When a Team Travis noncommissioned officer showed up five months into a six-month course at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, to become an Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilot, there was confusion.
  • Fit to fight: redesigning aircrew flight equipment for females

    Over 60 female aviators from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy gathered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis to have their measurements taken. Across all of the U.S. military branches, flight equipment is in the process of being redesigned to find a better fit for females.
  • Resiliency with every step: Airmen hike to ‘Cloud’s Rest’

    Yosemite National Park in California, which features waterfalls, redwood trees and numerous trails, served as the back drop July 13 for a resiliency hike for 42 Airmen from Travis Air Force Base.
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment keep pilots seeing, flying

    AFE flights have the important mission of keeping the tools used during missions operational and in good condition.
  • Zero percent: Wounded warrior Airman refuses to quit

    A feature on Tech. Sgt. Steve Fourman, a DOD Warrior Games athlete who refuses to quit despite multiple medical setbacks.
  • Travis’ powerhouse hospital is prepared for anything

    With its own power plant, water supply and emergency response teams, David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis AFB is a powerhouse in terms of structural design and team dynamics.
  • Pioneers of History: ‘Rosie the Riveter’ women share experiences with mobility Airmen

    They broke through barriers by proving women could perform the work of men in factories and shipyards across the United States.
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