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Feb. 12, 2018

Face of Defense: Sisters in Different Services Train Together

Navy Seaman Michelle Panchana and Air Force Airman 1st Class Gisella Panchana served as students together at the Medical Education and Training Campus at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Gisella graduated from the METC Radiology Program Jan. 30, while Michelle is scheduled to complete the METC Pharmacy Program in April.

Feb. 5, 2018

Air Force Logisticians Fuel Air Missions

Deployed Air Force logisticians keep warplanes supplied with clean fuel to accomplish various missions.

Jan. 26, 2018

Face of Defense: ‘Guardian Angel’ Airman Aids Ailing Korean War Vet

There are many who believe there is no such thing as coincidence; things happen for a reason and people enter their lives for a purpose. And so, retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. Ronald Price wandered onto the right base at the right time.

Jan. 25, 2018

Air Force, Army Developing Multidomain Doctrine

The Army and Air Force are working together to flesh out how to fight against adversaries that use a mix of conventional forces, special operations forces, cyber tools, space tools and sophisticated electronic warfare tools, the commander of Air Combat Command said.

Jan. 24, 2018

Air Force Successfully Launches New Satellite From Cape Canaveral

The Air Force successfully launched the fourth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Evolved Expendable launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Jan. 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Earns Award From 4 Service Branches

Not many people can say they’ve received awards from four out of the five branches of the armed forces, but through hard work, dedication and a love for his job, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Folks has achieved just that. “Your time in the military is really what you make of it,” he said.

Jan. 19, 2018

Face of Defense: Bodybuilding Helps Airman to Maintain Focus

Air Force Senior Airman Niketa Wilson, 90th Force Support Squadron fitness specialist at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, is a full-time airman, mother and student who is working hard to achieve her dream of becoming a competitive bodybuilder.

Jan. 17, 2018

Maintenance Airmen Build Bombs, Prepare to Deploy

Maintenance airmen participated in a combat munitions training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, to train in building a joint direct attack munition and improving their readiness to perform in a deployed environment.

Jan. 17, 2018

Airmen Brave Mother Nature to Accomplish Maintenance Missions

Aircraft mechanics assigned to the 108th Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, are no strangers to working outdoors in finger-numbing cold or sweltering heat.

Jan. 17, 2018

Face of Defense: Musical Airman Sets Sights on Future Pursuits

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sheldon A. Williams Jr., a crew chief and aircraft mechanic with the 171st Air Refueling Wing’s maintenance group, pursues his lifelong passion for music while continuing a family legacy of public service.“Music is important to me,” Williams said. “We live it.”

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