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  • Airman 'The Book' 2010 available online

    The 2010 almanac version of Airman magazine is now available online. Traditionally called "The Book." The issue focuses on important facts and provides insight into today's Air Force. Data in the magazine highlights the service's major commands and their functions, weapon systems, demographics,

  • 33rd FW 'measures' up with milestone

    The 33rd Fighter Wing marked another milestone as pilots received measurements for the first F-35 pilot equipment here Feb. 25."The wing continues to work towards establishing the first Department of Defense training center for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter," said Marine Col. Arthur Tomassetti, 33rd

  • Tips to help kids develop healthy habits

    March is National Nutrition Month and with that comes an increased focus on healthy eating. Nutrition is an integral part of health in all individuals, especially in children. This month, take some time to assess your eating habits and how they may be affecting your child. Children are very

  • CMSAF visits Maxwell-Gunter

    During a week-long visit to Maxwell-Gunter AFB Feb. 22-25, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy took time out to talk about his vision for the Air Force enlisted corps.Since becoming the 16th CMSAF in June 2009, Chief Roy is evaluating many aspects of the corps. Chief Roy said he would like

  • Command chief returns to arctic

    Chief Master Sgt. Rob Tappana, Air Education and Training Command command chief master sergeant and former 3rd Wing command chief master sergeant, returned to the arctic tundra Feb. 16-17."I love it here," Chief Tappana said. "It's a great mission; it's great people, and it's a beautiful

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week prepares Sheppard for what's to come

    To regognize severe weather, the state of Texas is holding a Severe Weather Awareness Week Feb. 21-27 27 to raise awareness of possible weather threats.Severe weather can happen year round, but primarily occurs in the spring between March and May. People living in the especially hazardous Tornado

  • White wins Armed Forces Marathon

    A second lieutenant assigned to the 80th Operations Support Squadron, represented the Air Force to the fullest at the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship when she finished in first place Feb. 13 at Plantes Ferry Sports Complex, Spokane Valley, Wash. 2nd Lt. Caroline White finished the eight

  • Randolph graphic artist wins San Antonio USO T-shirt design contest

    An entry from a Randolph Air Force Base graphic artist recently won the second annual United Services Organization's (USO) San Antonio T-shirt Design Contest. "It was quite a surprise when I found out that I won," said Tony Ervin, 502nd ABW Public Affairs graphic artist. "I forgot all about entering

  • Laughlin pilot helps launch Iraqi Air Force

    Most people are ecstatic to shave four months off of a 12-month deployment, being able to return to family and creature comforts a little sooner. However, for one former Laughlin lieutenant colonel who did just that. And returning home was bittersweet.Lt. Col. Chris Spigelmire, the former 47th