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  • 18th AF, Fairchild key spouses address education partnerships, license reciprocity

    Moving to a new area presents unique challenges to military families. Spouses often need to look for new jobs, children move to new schools and the support networks families have relied on change with new scenery. Key Spouses are one resource the Air Force calls on to offer support to families throughout arrival, transition and establishment at their new assignments.
  • When a military working dog tells her story

    Daria, a military working dog with the 60th Security Forces Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, tells us what it's like as the new dog in the squad.
  • Flew from fighter to cargo: Pilot gains rare breadth of knowledge

    On April 17, 2018, Maj. Jonathan “River” Mahan, an Air Force fighter pilot, took off from Kidena Air Base, Japan, in an F-15C Eagle for the final time. The following day, his life and career changed for good as he, his wife and three children boarded a commercial aircraft headed to Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. Years of flying fighter aircraft had taken a toll on his body and Mahan decided to change airframes to the C-17 Globemaster III.
  • Projecting American power: Team Travis delivers airlift support around the globe

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Three continents, eight countries and nearly 100 flight hours. This is just a snippet of how Team Travis projects American power, anytime, anywhere. Specifically, this is how members of the 21st Airlift Squadron and the 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted air mobility operations May 17-27.
  • Care in the Air

    Dangers are always present in today’s world. Whether it is a category 5 hurricane hitting the East Coast leveling everything in its path or an intense fire fight in the heartland of Afghanistan, every day could be someone’s last. However, there is a squadron always ready at a moment’s notice to do whatever it takes to bring someone.
  • Helping others build their resilience capability to grow and thrive in adversity

    U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant encourages those in and out of uniform to change the way they view life’s trials so as to reap the benefits.
  • Discrimination: Not welcome here

    In middle school her classmates called her a monkey. She was bullied for how her hair looked and for the clothing she wore. Even after she joined the Air Force, she experienced racism in her hometown at one of her favorite restaurants.
  • In the arms of love: volunteer baby cuddler helps preemie infants thrive

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- A quiet and still corridor is safely tucked away at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. A tender-hearted man scrubs his hands with soapy water before entering one of the dimly lit hideaways. His bright blue eyes light up when he sees a tiny inhabitant of a clear crib sleeping peacefully, and a sense of tranquility washes over
  • Tech. Sgt. McLean: Overcoming Depression

    McLean is a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist with the 336th Training Group, and is no stranger to stress or difficult situations. However, when the weight of the world piled on him, McLean reached a place that he couldn’t come back from alone.
  • Airman shares faith, spreads hope at local prisons

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Tech. Sgt. Sydney Sullivan, 375th Communications Squadron NCO in charge of the Mission Defense Team, is known around Scott AFB for being a dedicated, caring mentor to young Airmen. It came as no surprise, then, when he was inspired to channel his mentorship efforts to bring hope and faith to people behind bars. “All
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