FEATURES

  • 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.

  • From Afghanistan to Airman

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — 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

  • Musicians help to heal community after devastating fires

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — On Oct. 8, 2017, a devastating wildfire broke out and ripped through Napa and Sonoma counties.Thousands were impacted by the disaster, which destroyed over 6,500 homes and killed more than 40 people. Those affected included musicians from the United States Air Force

  • Captain flies into St. Croix blind to deliver food, water

    Capt. Whit Gremillion, 21st Airlift Squadron, received an afternoon call Sept. 19 instructing him and his crew to fly to March Reserve Base, California, an hour away from Travis Air Force Base, California. Aerial porters worked through the night to load 76,000 pounds of cargo onto the C-17.

  • 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

  • Algerian triplets join Air Force for better future

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- For one Algerian family, 6,600 miles was the distance between a life of struggle, promise and opportunity. Their journey has carried them over thousands of miles, from a barren region in Africa to California’s Simi Valley where eventually the Harchaoui triplets—Myriam,