As much as becoming a father adds a sweet dimension to your life, it can also cause your stress levels to grow ten-fold; particularly if you’re deployed on the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) protecting your new and expanded family’s freedom from afar.
Lt. Cmdr. Daniel Curtis, the Task Force Southwest Chaplain, gives a Father’s Day shout-out at Camp Shorab, Afghanistan, June 16, 2017. The Marines and Sailors of Task Force Southwest arrived in Helmand Province about two months ago, and want their fathers to know they are loved, missed and appreciated.
Video 2: The second installment of the resiliency video series challenges Airmen to think about the importance of proper breathing. Hosted by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Bill Tesch of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing.
CPT Al Rivera, chaplain, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) gets a football signed by members of the Atlanta Falcons in the Memorial Amphitheater Display Room at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., June 16, 2017. Atlanta Falcons leadership and players met with service members, toured the sentinel quarters, and visited points of interest throughout […]
Lt. Anthony Stallings, chaplain Sector Columbia River, Cmdr. Alain Balmaceda and Cmdr. Jose Bolanos, commanding officer Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast listen to the proceedings at the Steadfast’s change-of-command ceremony held at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Ore., June 16, 2017. Balmaceda previously served as deputy commander of Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia, […]
Airmen and their families enjoyed a free dinner and an evening filled with a variety of activities at the Hearts Apart dinner June 6, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The semi-annual event was hosted by the McChord Chapel, commanders, senior enlisted and first sergeants to support families of recently, presently, and soon-to-be deployed Airmen.
U.S. Army Chaplain Cpt. Jacob Tanner with the 821st Transportation Battalion, United States Army Reserve, Kan., prays with soldiers of the 1138th Transportation Company, Missouri Army National Guard during the Golden Coyote exercise at Base Custer, S.D., June 15, 2017. The Golden Coyote exercise is a three-phase, scenario-driven exercise conducted in the Black Hills of […]
Chaplain Stinchcomb’s Father’s Day Greeting 2017
In recognition of Pride Month 2017 this month’s Wingman Wire honors Chaplain (Maj.) Countess Clarke Cooper, staff chaplain within the 113th Wing. Cooper is the recipient of D.C. Black Pride’s Welmore Cook Award for “outstanding leadership” in public service, education and ministry. And for a demonstrated dedication to uplifting and advancing the LGBT community. Employed […]
Chief Master Sgt. James Wolverton, command chief 168th Wing, and Col. Torrence Saxe, commander 168th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, talk with Republic of Korea Air Force Maj. Ka Kwangmyung, a chaplain, during the ROKAF’s tour of the wing’s facilities here at Eielson AFB, Alaska, June 14, 2017. Several members of the ROKAF are here […]