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  • First JSF Marine squadron stands up at Eglin

    Military history was made when the first-ever Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II training squadron, Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, stood up here April 2.The occasion also marked the first time a Marine Corps squadron was embedded in an Air Force wing."And they couldn't have picked a

  • Lackland sports program best in Air Force

    Lackland's sports and fitness staff members were recently named the best at what they do in the Air Force.The staff was recognized as the Air Force's top performing sports program for its contributions to the base community between October 2008 through September 2009.While recognition is nice,

  • Manpower SNCO wins second straight AF award

    An 802nd Force Support Squadron manpower and organization section superintendent would much rather have her section recognized for its hard work and accomplishments than receive an individual award."It is special but I would trade it for an office award because our office worked really hard last

  • Civilian employers learn about 149th Fighter Wing

    More than 20 civilian bosses, who employ citizen-Airmen toured Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing here March 6. As part of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Boss Lift program, employers gained an insider's view of the unit's operations.The ESGR program was established in 1972

  • Airman comes to aid of heart attack victim

    There are angels among us ... and some of them are in uniform.About 5:15 a.m. March 26, Tech. Sgt. James Harrell Jr. was on his way home from a shift with the 81st Security Forces Squadron. As he traveled west on Pass Road, he turned south onto Rodenberg Avenue -- not his normal route home to

  • Director, AIr Force Nursing Services officiates NSM graduation

    The Education and Training Division chief, and Air Force Nursing Services director at Headquarters Air Force, Office of the Surgeon General, officiated the Nursing Service Management Graduation March 31 at Sheppard AFB, Texas. Col. Donnalee Sykes is the first officer of such high position to

  • State dedicates road to local humanitarian

    The gloomy weather couldn't dampen the spirit of those gathered to pay tribute to a local humanitarian March 26 just outside the Columbus Air Force Base main gate, when nearly 100 family members, friends and former co-workers turned out Friday to witness the unveiling of the new signsThose traveling

  • "Luke Defenders" honor Bataan march

    Five Luke Air Force Base Airmen with the 56th SFS took on the 21st edition of the Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., March 21. More than 5,700 people from 50 states and five countries hiked the 26.2 mile course in honor of the prisoners of war in 1942. "It's definitely

  • SARC creates first SASH program in AF

    A program is now in place that gives Airmen in training a bigger role in sexual assault prevention and response.The 82nd Training Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator office recently created the Air Force's first student advocate program, Students Against Sexual Assault and Harassment. SASH