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  • Airman drops weight to join, gains confidence

    Not everyone trains like a warrior, not everyone hits the minimum standards to complete basic training, not everyone can give up their bad habits for a cause greater than themselves, but the few who do go to great lengths to sacrifice comfort end up where they want to be.
  • 72 hours: Cadet saves suicidal man, assists finding crashed plane

    There’s a lot more to the Air Force Academy’s honor code than not lying, stealing or cheating and tolerating those who do.
  • 19th Air Force experts transform flying training syllabi

    It started with a homework assignment from the commander in June 2017.Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander, asked his team to deliver a redesigned Undergraduate Pilot Training syllabi “that embraced common sense and held ideas from the leaders and instructor corps to produce more pilots, higher quality pilots with agility and speed.”
  • “Smitty” Harris motivates 18-06 with his story

    “It’s such a pleasure to be here today with you,” began retired Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, former Vietnam War prisoner of war. “One of the things I like most is to be with and talk to those folks in blue suits.”
  • Eyes on the skies: Weather Flight always on watch

    Severe rainstorms, hail or tornadoes, the 14th Operations Support Squadron’s Weather Flight has seen it all on their radars, here.
  • Service Secretaries: People Are Most Important Part of DoD’s Success

    Speaking at a forum here March 12 on issues surrounding the president’s fiscal year 2019 defense budget request, the three service secretaries agreed that the Defense Department’s most crucial need is continued investment in people.
  • AF, NATO works to address pilot shortage

    Pilot shortages, syllabus changes among topics discussed during the 75th meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program Steering Committee at Sheppard Air Force Base that wrapped up March 9, 2018.
  • Test pilot briefs T-6 nation

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas—An F-16 Fighting Falcon’s sustained 9 g-force break turn is no small matter on a normal day.  Imagine yourself there. Your head weighs 180 pounds and your arms are pinned to the stick and throttle; let go of your breath the wrong way, and you watch the world fade from gray to black in an instant.  Now add to
  • Our 14th MDG: Air Force award winners

    Two individuals from the 14th Medical Group earned Air Force level Awards for their hard work in 2017.
  • Columbus AFB tells children they are ‘Too Good for Drugs’

    Children from West Lowndes and Columbus High Schools participated in a Too Good for Drugs program Feb. 23 here to promote a healthier lifestyle.