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Oct. 18, 2019

All-female C-130H crew lands at international air show

LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. – An all-female aircrew assigned to the 189th Operations Group flew to Abbottsford, Canada, Oct. 5 to participate in the annual Girls Fly Too, Women in Aviation symposium.The crew, including pilots Lt. Col. Kenda Garrett and Maj. Janelle Guillebeau, navigator Lt. Col. Sarah O'Banion, flight engineer Master Sgt. Erin

Oct. 15, 2019

Airman that saved choking baby shares citizenship, military journey

Earlier this year, a Wisconsin National Guard Airman made headlines when he saved the life of a choking baby. Now, he shares his unique story that, he claims, ultimately led him to that moment where he could make an impact on another’s life, as many others have had an impact on his.

Oct. 9, 2019

Beacon of Army Values: What today's drill sergeant represents

Being "under the hat" means more than just breaking someone down -- it's about the process of building them up. Today's "drill sergeant" is someone who coaches, counsels, mentors, and transforms civilians into combat-ready Soldiers, says a drill sergeant instructor.

Oct. 4, 2019

Rule change lets more Airmen become officers

The regulation that set the maximum age for non-rated officers' commissioning opportunities at 39 years old has been replaced by a new requirement that allows Airmen to become officers if they can serve at least 10 years before hitting their mandatory retirement date.

Sept. 30, 2019

166th Maintenance Operations Flight: Behind the curtain work the wizards of wing operations

The gatekeepers of wing operations, the Maintenance Operations Flight manages every detail of aircraft maintenance, operations and training. From coordinating fuel to propulsion to parts, the MOF directs the planning, scheduling and maintenance of our eight C-130H2 aircraft. Using the Maintenance Information System (GO81), every rivet, wire, tire and flier is traced, logged and bird-dogged by highly trained technicians who analyze all data input to ensure 100% accuracy.

Sept. 25, 2019

The Quest to be "Governor's Twenty" Shooting Competition

Soldiers and Airmen of the Delaware National Guard competed in the annual TAG Match at the River Road Training Site, Delaware on September 21st and 22nd. Guardsmen competed against each other, both individually and with teams, earning the right to wear the “Governor’s Twenty” Tab on their uniforms. Only the top 20 competitors earn the right to wear the tab.

Sept. 16, 2019

U.S. Army Reserve Veterinarian Provides Realistic Civil Affairs Training at Genesee Country Village and Museum

The Army veterinarian at the Genesee Country Village and Museum on Sat., Sept. 7 would not vaccinate the sheep, nor would he provide any clinical diagnoses. Instead, he informed a group of U.S. Army Reserve Civil Affairs Soldiers how essential their assistance is to the small community of military veterinarians in foreign assistance and support to civil administration missions.

Sept. 16, 2019

Thunder Over Dover 2019 celebrates Air Force heritage, future

Approximately 40,000 people visited Dover AFB for the 2019 Thunder Over Dover Air Show and Open House Sept. 14-15, 2019.

Sept. 8, 2019

Celebrity chef shares passion for health and food with Dover Airmen

Celebrity chef Robert Irvine facilitated a Dorm to Gourm class for 10 Dover Airmen at the Fitness Center, Aug. 27, 2019.Irvine and Shane Cash, Irvine’s corporate chef, came to the base, cooked and visited with Airmen.After his arrival and short introductions, Irvine divided up the class into five teams of two, which he and Cash guided through the

Aug. 29, 2019

Lightning Inbound: Vermont ANG Continues F-35 Prep

With the arrival of the F-35 just a few weeks away, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Darren Adams and Staff Sgt. Joseph Mailloux assigned to the 158th Operations Group’s airfield management section, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, have already revisited their regimen of preflight functions to reengage the Green Mountain Boys back into the standard, rigorous flying tempo.