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  • Empowering Airmen to discuss, innovate Air Force’s future

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- This year’s Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium brought together Air Force leadership, academia, and mobility experts to include total force Airmen, civilians, and enterprise communities to discuss challenges facing the air mobility community. One of the focus points for the symposium addressed giving young Airmen and industry
  • 92nd ARW celebrates 70 years of heritage and excellence

    This year has been chock-full of milestones for the Airmen of Fairchild Air Force Base. Throughout the year, the Air Force celebrated their 70th anniversary, Team Fairchild marked the 75th year of the installation, and today marks the 70th birthday of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, which began as the 92nd Bombardment Wing.
  • Family affair: Squadron aids Airman’s family in Puerto Rico

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- On Sept. 20, Puerto Rico was struck by Hurricane Maria, which caused major damage and economic devastation to the country. It left families without homes, water and electricity. The hurricane also disconnected loved ones, leaving families that are oceans apart in a state of worry.Airman 1st Class Mineisha
  • CE Airman provides comm support during Spain deployment

    Tech. Sgt. Clayton Allen, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Plans and Programs NCO in-charge, isn’t a communications Airman by trade, he’s a water and fuels systems maintenance Airman pulled from the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron. He is self-taught in computer programming, satellite and ground command and control radio systems.
  • AMC roadshow hits the streets

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command’s annual officer development roadshow continued this month with visits to Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The purpose of the roadshow is to share the latest information and career development opportunities available to AMC officers. Members from the command’s force development division travel to different AMC bases and units to provide career field development updates.
  • Morale dog charged with spiritual well-being of Airmen

    A member of the chapel staff pads down the aisle in between pews as the sanctuary lies still. He’s tired, but cheerful, after getting up early to support the Combat Airlift mission of Little Rock Air Force Base.
  • Staff sergeant shows resiliency in fight with cancer

    “You have stage two unfavorable Hodgkin’s lymphoma.” Those were the words Staff Sgt. Teresa Monteon heard her doctor say on October 19, 2015. The weight of those words hit her hard and she cried. “I was scared,” said Monteon. “My whole world just shifted. I was so excited to come to Travis and work in the intensive care unit. It was a great chance for me to be a medic and I was looking forward to testing my skills and facing new challenges. When the doctor said that, I felt like my whole world was pulled from me.”
  • In the wake of the storm: one team, one fight

    As headlines raced across television screens around the country, Florida families packed up their children, pets and whatever memories could fit into their cars to flee north onto crowded roads filled with millions of others seeking safety.
  • WWII POW shares story at McConnell

    In the two-story building, between the iron sights of his rifle, Ray Avila could see a German soldier. Two more German soldiers walked through the door with fixed bayonets. He knew what he had to do to keep himself and his unit safe. Avila pulled the trigger, dropping one of the enemy soldiers.
  • From Katrina to Irma – Airman driven by helping those in need

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. --  Rob Lummus was 17 the first time he saw a C-17. Volunteering with his local church group to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2006, he would watch them land, one after the other, as he worked at a distribution center not far from an airfield. “I saw C-17s land every 15 minutes or so,” he said. “I thought it was