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  • "The Air Force is my family and my family is the Air Force"

    For some pilots, the dream to fly begins the moment they are born. For 1st Lt. Chad Chapman, 47th Student Squadron T-38 Talon student pilot, it took a little longer for those dreams to make an appearance. “I’m the fourth generation of pilots in my family, but I didn’t always want to become a pilot,”

  • The Commons creates 'dynamic environment' for Airmen, families

    82nd Training Wing and installation Commander Brig. Gen. Lyle K. Drew and the team at the 82nd Force Support Squadron have taken Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr.'s to desire create a dynamic environment to heart as they've taken an uncommon approach to creating a dynamic

  • Taking Family on the Flight Line to a New Level

    The T-6 Texan II launches more than 150 times per day at Laughlin, but Tuesday’s launch was pretty special, as more than 25 maintainers stopped what they were doing to watch a lieutenant take to the skies in a military aircraft for the first time.Tuesday morning, 2nd Lt. Mark Gonzalez, a student

  • 97 AMW Chapel provides Airmen a home away from home

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Chapel is now inviting E-1 through E-4 Airmen to a warm home during the holidays through the A Home for the Holidays program on December 25, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely

    Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer.

  • Air Force improves lactation support for nursing mothers

    The Department of the Air Force recently announced new guidance that will improve support to nursing mothers when they return to work after having a baby. The updated policy, effective immediately, increases flexibility with lactation breaks and also mandates access to a refrigerator for the purpose

  • Keesler officials present Gold Star Family ID cards at Cody Hall

    Family members of Capt. Howard Rudolph Cody received Gold Star Family ID cards here, and toured Cody Hall Sept. 2, 2020. Cody Hall was named in honor of Capt. Howard Rudolph Cody, a senior pilot who was killed in action in South Vietnam. The building hosts training for the 334th Training Squadron,

  • Purple flags honor military children in an uncertain time

    A team of 10 youth and three adults went out from the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Youth Center April 16 planting purple flags around the base in honor of military children everywhere. April is the nationally recognized Month of the Military Child.