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Heritage to Horizons: Retired loadmaster highlights 60 years of airlift, tankers October 31, 2007 — His experience showed. With 30 years of Air Force experience and another 13 as a loadmaster for the aerospace industry, retired Chief Master Sgt. Bill Cannon presented a wealth of knowledge on more than 60 years of airlift and tanker history at the 2007 Airlift/Tanker Association Convention here Oct. 27. Chief Cannon's presentation, entitled, MORE

Back from Baghdad: USAF EC member reflects on life in the Green Zone October 9, 2007 — For more than six months, Master Sgt. Jeffrey Ball of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center's Expeditionary Operations School was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Baghdad, Iraq. Sergeant Ball returned in late July and reflects on his time there as a key participant in support of operations from Baghdad's Green Zone. Following is MORE

Remembering Lieutenant Jones: Airman searches for a family of a hero September 17, 2007 — Memorial Day 2007 was a day that Arlington National Cemetery was at its finest. Each gravesite was adorned with American flags, and many also either had wreaths, flowers and even personal memorabilia left behind by visiting families. Even the weather was appropriate with partly cloudy to overcast skies and balmy spring temperatures. For Staff Sgt. MORE

Heritage to Horizons: Documenting Air Force history through art September 7, 2007 — Through the past 60 years of its history, the Air Force has been documented in photos, videos, books and many other forms of media. For 57 of those years, however, another form of archiving history has taken place through the eyes of hundreds of artists. Established in 1950, the Air Force Art Program has covered every major operation in which the MORE

Airmen with a nose for danger August 10, 2007 — A Blackhawk helicopter lowers itself to the ground--voices are drowned out by the running rotors. Some of the soon-to-be passengers are muzzled. Waiting patiently, they are in a staggered formation to board the helicopter that will take them on a training flight over Fort Dix, N.J. No ordinary Airmen are about to board--these Airmen are military MORE

Raven students, instructors remember 10 years of history in training June 7, 2007 — Whether it's Raven #1 or Raven #1564, students and instructors from the Air Force Phoenix Raven Training Course say the course has made a lasting impact on their lives and the Air Force. The course, taught by the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center's 421st Combat Training Squadron, was implemented in 1997 to specially train security forces members MORE

Tobacco, oral health and military readiness: A Leadership Issue May 22, 2007 — "You're not healthy without good oral health," said Dr. C. Everett Koop, former U.S. Surgeon General. I'm amazed at the numbers of active-duty patients who use tobacco despite increased awareness of the risks. More than 28 percent of our McGuire personnel smoke, use smokeless tobacco or use both, a statistic that has not changed much over time. The MORE

Program at McGuire helps families bridge gap May 10, 2006 — While American military members serve away from home, their families often anxiously await their return. In support of those who, day-in and day-out, sustain the fort at home, McGuire has created the Hearts Apart program. "The McGuire Hearts Apart program is designed to provide information, resources and support to ease stress when a military MORE

Team McGuire members assist co-worker in need May 10, 2006 — When sudden tragedy struck a Team McGuire member, he was overwhelmed with the support he received from his fellow squadron members and local organizations.David Danser, 305th Civil Engineer Squadron metal fabrication specialist, was hit with some shocking news Feb. 2, when he found out his house was on fire. "I received a call on my cell phone MORE

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