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  • Around the Air Force: NATO Peacetime Operations, Suicide Prevention Training, Next-Gen Helmets

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights NATO police operations in the Icelandic region, family suicide prevention training and next generation ballistic helmets for security forces units as part of a modernization effort.
  • Never Stop Looking – Retired Airman celebrates his father’s life, legacy

    “I was 12 and sitting in the living room when there was a knock at the door. I answered it, and there was a lieutenant colonel, a man with a lot of stripes, I think a senior master sergeant, and a chaplain. And I knew right away something was wrong.” Richard Kibbey, retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and 45th Space Wing Antiterrorism Program
  • Never Stop Looking – Retired Airman celebrates his father’s life, legacy

    “I was 12 and sitting in the living room when there was a knock at the door. I answered it, and there was a lieutenant colonel, a man with a lot of stripes, I think a senior master sergeant, and a chaplain. And I knew right away something was wrong.” Richard Kibbey, retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and 45th Space Wing Antiterrorism Program
  • Serving sisters: Two Public Health technicians work side-by-side in same office

    Two sisters who are five years apart are serving their country at the same time, at the same base, and in the same career field, working together every day.
  • Medal of Honor presented to Tech Sgt John Chapman’s family

    On what would have been their 26th wedding anniversary, Tech. Sgt. John Chapman’s widow, Valerie Nessel, accepted his Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump during a ceremony at the White House Aug. 22.
  • Retired Airman meets biological sister at DoD Warrior Games

    She’s competing in track and field and indoor rowing, but retired Senior Airman Karah Behrend couldn’t concentrate on training yesterday for the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy. For the first time, Behrend was going to meet her 19-year-old biological sister, Crystal Boyd, who lives in Puyallup, Washington.
  • 72 hours: Cadet saves suicidal man, assists finding crashed plane

    In the span of 72 hours, Bell talked a suicidal man off a Colorado Springs overpass and helped air traffic controllers in Northern California locate a downed aircraft.
  • Double take: Brothers’ bond extends far beyond twin upbringing

    It is well known that twins share a unique bond that transcends other sibling relationships. It’s common for twins to live, work and recreate within close proximity to each other throughout their lives. But for one pair of Air Force twins, they’ve taken that commonality several steps further.
  • Defender reunites with MWD

    (This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) After nearly a year apart, it was an emotional moment when Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, a 355th Security Forces Squadron member and prior military working dog handler, was reunited with her MWD, Rick, Aug. 8, 2017.
  • 62nd FS mate finally laid to rest

    Nearly 50 Airmen assigned to the 62nd Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, attended the funeral of former 62nd FS pilot 2nd Lt. Charles E. Carlson at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, Pennsylvania, Aug. 4, 2017.
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RT @HQ_AFMC: Opportunity! Active duty @usairforce officers and enlisted personnel interested in becoming rated officers have until Dec. 31…
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The 39th Maintenance Squadron’s Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery #Airmen conducted crane-lift training… https://t.co/8JMDoygSTk
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