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  • Fitness in the face of adversaries

    Serving in the U.S. Air Force requires commitment to a set of standards that support all aspects of an Airman’s life.These standards, recently referenced by the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, JoAnne Bass, in her letter to the force addressing standards, are a key component in upholding the

  • Photos: Luke AFB hosts STRONG Lab

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Domitrius Johnson, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, fire protection specialist, performs an arm Y-Balance test, Jan. 13, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. This test is part of the Signature Tracking for Optimized Nutrition and Training (STRONG) Lab program hosted by the

  • Sheppard Airman honors fallen Marine, has solid showing in 47th MCM

    Second Lt. Grace Tinkey, a student awaiting pilot training at the 80th Flying Training Wing, ran the 47th Marine Corps Marathon in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 30, 2022, in honor of her friend and fallen hero Marine Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, who was killed on Aug. 26, 2021, when a suicide bomb went off in at

  • Propelling Airmen to a higher level of readiness

    The Human Performance Training Center at Keesler AFB, Miss., started hosting Airmen July 11. Keesler’s Human Performance Initiative aims to develop healthy, resilient Airmen that are operational and maintain a high level of readiness.

  • Master Sgt. Grainger: Fitness Fanatic

    With the new year underway, gyms across the country are going to see a rise in membership as millions of Americans resolve to improve their personal fitness, but for Master Sgt. Dalton Grainger, his journey into weightlifting began not at the turning of the new year, but while deployed back in 2014.

  • Keesler works out a fitness solution

    The 81st Training Group has been very innovative in keeping their mission going despite COVID-19. They’ve started tele-education to reduce the number of students in classrooms, social distancing students while marching to and from class and group physical fitness has changed to meet the Centers for

  • Department of the Air Force pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

    To continue minimizing close contact among personnel during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ensure units and personnel are fully ready to resume, testing has been delayed from October to January, and testing in January will move forward without obtaining waist, height and weight measurements.

  • Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19

    In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to maintain grooming and fitness standards to the greatest