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  • Enhancing the mission at all levels

    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss.-- Across more than 11,000 personnel at Keesler, the 81st Training Wing’s mission is maintained at all levels. Airmen such as Airman 1st Class Noah Magruder, 81st Comptroller Squadron special actions technician, serve as the backbone of the mission.“I manage Keesler

  • Police Week 2020: Defender Busch Beats the Odds

    Hailing from Sugarloaf, Penn., Airman Busch started Air Force Basic Military Training May 20, 2019 and at graduation on July 19, 2019, she was all set to start a promising career as a Security Forces Defender. But after an accident during technical training, her childhood dreams were on the line.

  • AIRMEN these days: Vol. 5 - Airman 1st Class Regino Marchese

    I’ve heard the comment, “Airmen these days” quite a bit over the years. It’s usually from a negative standpoint; how today’s Airmen are not as disciplined, dedicated, or mature as those from “back in my day…” To help others see the greatness in our Airmen, this series of posts will demonstrate the

  • 58th SOW Airmen apply job skills to make 2,000 face coverings

    A workforce of 12 Airmen from the 58th Operations Support Squadron sewed more than 1,775 face coverings for the 58th Special Operations Wing (and its units geographically separated) and 200 for the 377th Air Base Wing Airmen living in the dorms on Kirtland Air Force Base.

  • Earth Day 2020: Time to think about mother Earth

    The idea for a national day to focus on the environment came to Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, Calif. More than 20 million Americans demonstrated for a healthy, sustainable environment in

  • Leaders never stop learning

    A major part of becoming an effective leader is learning how to communicate efficiently with peers, leadership and subordinates.Although practice is the best learning tool, one must first understand how people communicate.