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Partnership breaks boundaries of flight line

Partnership breaks boundaries of flight line

by Ricky J. Baptista 65th Air Base Group Public Affairs LAJES FIELD, AZORES – Partnership is a fundamental pillar for the men and women stationed at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal. Team Lajes consists of United States active duty military, civilian, Portuguese local nationals and host nation military, Portuguese air force […]

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86 AES NCO wins Airlifter of the Week

86 AES NCO wins Airlifter of the Week

Story & photo by Staff Sgt. Kirby Turbak 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs An 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron noncommissioned officer was awarded Airlifter of the Week, Sept. 5. U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew S. Husemann, 86th Airlift Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ashley Williams, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron […]

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An Air Force Junior ROTC cadet gets ready for a check ride with his instructor at Utah Valley State University, Orem, Utah. The Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy is a Chief of Staff of the Air Force Scholarship Program intended to expose high school students to the benefits of a career in aviation. Air Force Junior ROTC sent 150 cadets to 11 universities across the country for an intensive eight-week program with 45 percent of the class being female or minority.

CSAF Private Pilot Scholarship Program changing face of US aviation

by Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Flight Academy MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — In 2018, almost half of all newly licensed female pilots between the ages of 17 and 19 were graduates of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Flight Academy. This year, 150 cadets […]

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Ample Strike 2019: JTAC integration

Ample Strike 2019: JTAC integration

by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs  

September 12, 2019 ×

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Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, shakes hands with Master Sgt. Twyla Sears, 65th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical power production noncommissioned officer in charge, on Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, Aug. 22. Sears was recognized for her outstanding performance and being an expert at her job.

Airlifter of the week: Member of 65th CES honored

Story & photo by Senior Airman Milton Hamilton 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs LAJES FIELD, Portugal — A 65th Civil Engineer Squadron Airman was honored as the Airlifter of the Week on Aug. 22. Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, flew to Lajes Field, Portugal, to preside […]

September 6, 2019 ×

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Former AF IDMT recognized for first responder efforts in alpine coaster accident

Former AF IDMT recognized for first responder efforts in alpine coaster accident

Story & photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Slater 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs For Nedjet Martinez, saving others is instinct. The former Air Force staff sergeant and certified nurse said she was riding on an alpine coaster with her family June 29 in Oberammergau, Germany, when the coaster in […]

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Carpathian Fall 2019: A day in the life

Carpathian Fall 2019: A day in the life

by Senior Airman Kristof Rixmann 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs    

September 6, 2019 ×

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Trust between nations strengthened by international camaraderie

Trust between nations strengthened by international camaraderie

Story and photos by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs OTOPENI AIR BASE, Romania — Strength­ening the relationship between the U.S. and Romania is a primary objective exercise Carpathian Fall seeks to accomplish. Strengthening this relationship between the two NATO allies requires a free-flow exchange of […]

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Wounded warrior talks resiliency during tactical pause

Wounded warrior talks resiliency during tactical pause

by Lauren Russell 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. — A senior noncommissioned officer haunted for years by the grizzly images of a disastrous aircraft crash shared his personal story of resilience and recovery with Airmen during a training session at the Hanscom Air Force […]

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GACO a tie binding local German-American relations

GACO a tie binding local German-American relations

by Keith Pannell USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs  The German-American Com­mu­ni­ty Office has been helping foster understanding, work out differences and answer cultural questions for both Americans and Germans for the past 15 years in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. The GACO was established in Feb. 2003 and is co-sponsored with the […]

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