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  • MacDill Airman saves boy’s life

    Thanksgiving is a holiday often reserved for gathering around the table for food and spending quality time with family and friends.

  • Hitting the right notes: Singing boom operator inspires others

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— Growing up in a poverty-stricken, single-parent family, he used singing as a kind of therapy.Airman 1st Class Julian Awari, 349th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, was only six when he first realized he had a talent for singing, and it was a hobby he would stick

  • 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

  • Inspection team catches a break

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Fluorescent stains spatter the floor and surfaces throughout a room illuminated by a black light. A man in an opaque blue mask and a black apron hovers over a bath foaming with neon liquid. He reaches into the concoction, and pulls out an dripping metal gear for