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Aug. 1, 2018

Language Barrier No Obstacle for Deployed Doctors

An Italian civilian woman involved in a nearly fatal car accident adjacent to Nigerien Air Base 101 in Niamey, Niger, likely would have died at the civilian hospital if it weren’t for the efforts of service members from the U.S., Canada, France, Germany and Italy.

July 26, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman, Friends Rescue Drowning Girl

Air Force Tech Sgt. Richard Penny and two friends saved a young girl from drowning at Fort Monroe Beach, Virginia.

July 24, 2018

Munition Inspectors Enhance Combat Capabilities

Highly trained military inspectors supervise the storage and handling of thousands of pounds of munitions at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia.

July 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman’s Lifesaving Act Leads to Physician Assistant Career

An act of lifesaving led Air Force Tech. Sgt. Julian Tayag to go to school to become a physician assistant.

June 26, 2018

Networks, Innovation Key to Air Force Philosophy

Building networks and continuing innovation are key to defending against future threats, Air Force leaders said at the Defense One Tech Summit in Washington.

June 18, 2018

Face of Defense: Former Monk Trades Robes for Air Force Uniform

After spending 18 years as a Thai Buddhist monk, Air Force Airman 1st Class Kornkawee Rue Art traded his robes for a uniform in his continual pursuit of a life bigger than himself; one of meaning and purpose.

June 11, 2018

Leaders, Celebrities Salute ‘Inspirational’ 2018 DoD Warrior Games

The 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, described by a senior Air Force leader as ‘absolutely’ successful and inspirational, drew to a close at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

June 7, 2018

Cyclists Conquer Challenging Course at DoD Warrior Games

Athletes took on heat, headwinds, the altitude and sharp turns during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games cycling competition outside the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

June 6, 2018

B-1B Lancer Bombers Support Exercise Baltic Operations

Two B-1B Lancer bombers from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, took part in missions supporting Exercise Baltic Operations from Royal Air Force Fairford, England, providing U.S. and coalition military forces the opportunity to train for the laying and recovering of naval mines.

June 6, 2018

Face of Defense: Youth Baseball Coach Makes a Difference

Air Force Capt. Joshua Gradaille said he enjoys “having a personal connection and bonding with the kids” as part of his volunteer service as a children’s baseball coach. Gradaille, the 33rd Fighter Wing’s executive officer, said he also appreciates “being able to connect and see them have those ‘aha’ moments while they are progressing.”

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