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  • Drew: We owe them the same debt

    Brig. Gen. Lyle K. Drew, Sheppard Air Force Base and 82nd Training Wing commander, local and state officials and Vietnam veterans from the area celebrated the unveiling of a Vietnam War memorial unveiling ceremony at Lake Wichita Park in Wichita Falls, Texas, March 29, 2022. Drew was the keynote

  • City of Montgomery and Maxwell AFB honor Rosa Parks' arrest anniversary

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The City of Montgomery and Maxwell AFB commemorated the 66th anniversary of the Montgomery bus boycott by dedicating a memorial to Rosa Parks Dec. 1, 2021. The dedication took place outside the Troy University Rosa Parks Museum in downtown. The sculpture stands where she was

  • Keesler hosts 7th annual A1C Antoine Holt Memorial 5k

    Instructors and students of the 334th Training Squadron participated in the seventh annual Airman 1st Class Antoine Holt Memorial 5k Run, ending with 21 push-ups at the Triangle Track on April 1. Holt was a command and control battle management operations operator killed during a mortar attack in

  • Maxwell memorializes Rosa Parks, SecAF pays tribute to civil rights leader

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, Col. Eries Mentzer, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder and director and several other dignitaries were on hand for the unveiling of the Rosa Parks sculpture, created by Ian Mangum,

  • Biloxi unveils Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

    The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument was dedicated to Gold Star families in memory of their loved ones, Nov. 23, in Biloxi, Mississippi. The memorial, in addition to a display case placed in the Sablich Center at Keesler, serves as a reminder to Airmen they serve in the profession of arms and

  • Laughlin remembers: observing 9/11

    Approximately 230 Airmen gathered at the base flag pole at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 to pay respects to those who lost their lives during the 9/11 attacks 18 years ago. Displays were arranged in the center of Heritage Park, which represented the first responder emergency

  • Special Tactics Training Squadron dedicates building to selfless hero

    Those who have walked the grounds of Hurlburt Field know that the entire base is engulfed with Air Force history. The street names, buildings, airpark, and training complexes all tell a story and keep memories alive of perhaps a father, husband, son, daughter, or in many cases – a hero. Today, U.S.

  • Memorial for final WWII Doolittle Raider to be held April 18

    A memorial service to celebrate the life of retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole will be held at JBSA-Randolph, Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2019, beginning at 3 p.m. in Hangar 41. Cole, who was the final surviving member of the famed Doolittle Tokyo Raiders of World War II, passed