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Behind the scenes: The making of an air show April 30, 2018 —     Imagine for a moment your favorite television show. Every show has a few stars that everyone knows, but there are many others like the extras, set designers, camera crew, script writers and director, who are needed make the show happen.     The Power in the Pines Open House and Air Show at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is just the same. MORE

No regrets: Air Force wrestling veteran goes for gold February 20, 2018 — He has arms like legs and legs like tree trunks. Trained to peak-condition, his body is acclimated to sweat up to 6 pounds during a single workout. Those who know him best, his teammates, compare him to He-Man. He is one of the most decorated athletes on the U.S. Air Force Wrestling Team. MORE

Like father, like daughter: Second generation pilot February 12, 2018 — It’s 1953, Columbus Air Force Base pilot training graduation, and after months of extensive training and dedication, then 2nd Lt. Charles Carter Jr. proudly pinned on his brand new silver wings as an F-86 Sabre pilot for the very first time. He then went on to lead a 28-year career, retiring as major. Fifty-five years later, his daughter, U.S. Air MORE

Air Force wrestlers leave it all on the mat February 5, 2018 — Twenty exhausted athletes shuffle out of a 92 degree room into the cold New Jersey air; the freezing wind visibly wicks the sweat from their tired faces. The breakneck pace of a day just beginning seems to spur them on – motivated. Driven to fatigue, they have left the mats in that sauna-like room stained with blood, sweat and tears. MORE