The Base Honor Guard Team serving the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (located near Dayton, Ohio) Area of Responsibility (AOR), which spans Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Michigan, and covers 225,000 square miles, is approximately 115 members strong, who come from states within the AOR. The team performs nearly 5,000 funeral services each year, […]
MANSFIELD, Ohio – As leadership drives home the need for diversity, “the goal to reach 30% is very do-able” said the first female commander at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield Ohio, Col. Allison C. Miller, as she discussed the population of women in the military. Looking across the sea of faces working at her Ohio […]
For Airmen looking for new career opportunities in the Air Force, the Shortfalls Requirements List may provide a near surefire way to get a highly-desired job. Nearly 40 jobs are currently on the list and include everything from pararescue, to explosive ordinance disposal, to chaplain assistant.
Did you know that year-round, the Airman and Family Readiness Center at Minot Air Force Base has several free services for Airmen and their dependents? Some people don’t take advantage of these opportunities, but there are two services in particular which go even more underutilized.
Attendees of the Combat Medical Ministry and Emergency Medical Ministry Course evacuate a simulated casualty at the 7th Army Training Command’s Medical Simulations Training Center, Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 13, 2018. The Army Medical Department Center and School, located on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, provided these courses for the first time in Europe to Army, Air […]
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Dondi Costin, the Chief of Chaplains Headquarters U.S. Air Force, speaks at a spiritual resiliency luncheon March 1, 2018, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The event, hosted by the 6th Air Mobility Wing chapel, presented an opportunity for Team MacDill to come together in fellowship. (U.S. Air Force photo […]
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — In late February, the 35th Fighter Wing Chapel Corps won the Pacific Air Forces’ Terrance P. Finnegan award for their dedication to Team Misawa.
U.S. Air Force Chap. (Capt.) Jason Rupp, a 35th Fighter Wing chaplain, prepares to speak for a chapel service at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Mar. 4, 2018. The chapel corps coordinates several programs for Team Misawa. In 2017, their efforts earned them the Pacific Air Forces Terence P. Finnegan Award. (U.S. Air Force photo by […]
Chaplain (Maj.) Jim Bridgham, wing chaplain, Capt. Jerry Walker III, Ph.D., Surgeon General, and Tech. Sgt. Johanna Ackerberg, mental health technician, 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, 25th Air Force, continue their podcast, “The Pillars,” with an interview with Lt. Col. Marsey Justice, commander, 17th Intelligence Squadron. Other podcast topics are: Sleep, Caffeine, Personal Growth, […]
My brother in arms, your arrangements need to be made, and you have to be prepared for your final flight home. The mortuary affairs team at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, combs over the uniform with a ruler with precision. Before the hurst drives away, Staff Sgt. Jeffery White, 90th Mission Support Group mortuary […]