Chaplains from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines past and present, were honored at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific during the Chaplains Memorial Dedication on Dec. 13, 2017, Honolulu.
Air Force Master Sgt. Steven James, 673d Air Base Wing superintendent of chapel operations, sits in a pew at the Heritage Chapel on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Dec. 12, 2017. James is one of the many chaplain’s assistants on JBER who aid the chaplains by helping them conduct chapel services, and other operations. (U.S. Air […]
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Creech Air Force Base Hunters and Diamondbacks were surprised to see a real Christmas tree standing nearly 20 feet tall and positioned in front of the 432nd Wing building Nov. 30, 2017.
Chaplain (Capt.) Karlton Edison, 27th Special Operations Wing Chaplain, delivers an invocation during the holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony Dec. 7, 2017, at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico. Col. Michael Conley, 27th Special Operations Wing vice commander, handed out awards for best light display, most spirited float and best overall float. (U.S. Air […]
Staff Sgt. Traylin Cleveland, 82nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron dental radiology NCO in Charge at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, talks about his journey and struggles that led him into the United States Air Force. “First Faces” began several years ago with chaplains from throughout the Air Education and Training Command nominating Airmen from individual wings. […]
Chaplain (Maj.) Jim Bridgham, wing chaplain, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, 25th Air Force, continues “The Pillars” podcast with a discussion about laughter. Other podcast topics are: Sleep, Caffeine, Personal Growth, Goals, Morning Routines and Meditation. All of the available podcasts can be found on DVIDS, iTunes and YouTube.
GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D.—Imagine being doubted, criticized and talked down to by your friends, wingmen or supervisors for a decision you happily made and proudly shared. That is what happened to Airman 1st Class Nicholas and Etelyn Cash, who happened to get married during their technical training after knowing each other for two […]
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. David Dersch, Pacific Air Forces staff chaplain, gives opening comments during a remembrance ceremony for U.S. Army Air Corps Pfc. Joseph Nelles at the Courtyard of Heroes in the Pacific Air Forces headquarters building, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 10, 2017. Nelles, a chaplain’s assistant, was killed during the […]
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Dondi E. Costin, Chief of Chaplains, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, speaks with Airmen and Soldiers at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 15, 2017. Costin shared research conducted by Duke University on how faith impacts our overall mental and physical health. As a member of the special staff of the […]
A musician plays guitar during the Base Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 1, 2017. The 28th Bomb Wing Chaplain Corps hosts this event annually, providing Airmen and their families a chance to celebrate the holiday season with the base community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald […]