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  • 721st AMXS: Taking care of Airmen, families takes care of the mission

    For the “Mission Movers” at the 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, the work can be tiring. As the busiest of the 521st Air Mobility Wing’s en-route maintenance units, the Airmen often work hours upon hours to keep the mission moving.
  • The beaten path: An Airman’s 381-mile walk for refuge (Part II)

    In Part II of her story, Otto, a former Sudanese refugee, concludes her perilous journey of courage, ambition and perseverance which has paved her way to become part of our U.S. Air Force, today.
  • Military members race for PTSD, suicide awareness

    After returning from a 2014 deployment, Staff Sgt. Aaron Nagy, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Ground Operations School Joint Terminal Attack Controller instructor, began looking for a hobby--an outlet to relieve stresses of the deployment-- so he bought a four-wheeler. What he didn’t expect to find was a group of like-minded veterans who found that racing was a healthy way to relieve the symptoms of post-traumatic stress.
  • Loadmaster acts on instinct, saves man’s life

    As a child, he didn’t know those long walks with his father would one day save a man’s life.Senior Airman Anthony Oldham, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, used the lessons his father taught him while on temporary assignment to Poland.Oldham’s father was an Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape instructor. Growing up, he shared some
  • Being a better sponsor

    Imagine arriving in a foreign country for the first time to start the next leg of your military career. Not only is the long flight exhausting, but carrying multiple bags, maybe children and pets and trying to figure out the next step can become extremely stressful.