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Air Education and Training Command News

  • HAFB civilian overcomes adversity, remains dedicated to serve

    Harrell was diagnosed with scoliosis at a very young age, a disease that causes an irregular curvature of the spine and is often diagnosed in adolescents. In some cases, little to no treatment is needed depending on the severity. Throughout her lifetime has had 4 surgeries on her spine resulting in

  • Freedom to choose – A tribute to Juneteenth

    “You can be anything that you want to be, as long as you set your mind to it,” is a saying I always grew up hearing from my mom, teachers, and mentors. As I was born in Columbus, Georgia and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, I did not get a chance to see much of the world.

  • 56th FSS finalist for award; receives evaluation

    The 56th Force Support Squadron appropriated fund food service team was one of 12 finalists out of 70 bases worldwide to be selected for the Air Force’s 2020 John L. Hennessy Food Service Excellence award. The Hennessy evaluation team assessed the 56th FSS facilities on kitchen, serving and dining

  • Renovations at Laughlin’s Youth Center underway

    A few weeks back when Santa Claus came to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, he visited base leadership and dropped off all his presents for the year, and then took right off back to the North Pole. One base facility whose list did not go unnoticed, however, was the Youth Center. Starting this year,

  • A Reunion of a Lifetime

    For most residents of Accra, Ghana, life seemed like any other day on Nov. 11, 2011 … the people, accustomed to the hot and humid fall weather, buzzed around the sprawling city. Although, for Akwasi Ageyman-Prempeh, it was anything but normal – it was filled with excitement and hope.

  • JBSA-Lackland lifeguards save Airman

    A day at the pool can be a time for cooling off, spending time with friends and just enjoying everything about being at the pool. However, for one Airman, the fun time became a nightmare. Four lifeguards stepped in, saving his life.