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  • NASCAR driver visit highlights human performance research at Air Force Research Laboratory

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Airmen in the United States Air Force often encounter extreme physical demands in the performance of their duties and must be in peak physical shape to meet mission requirements.In much the same way, NASCAR drivers also must maintain top physical condition and demonstrate long periods of endurance during
  • From immigrant to Airman

    Since his youth in an East-Central African nation with a turbulent history of genocide, one Airman dreamed of becoming a leader. Only two years after enlisting, Senior Airman Karl Mutangana, 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron, deployed for his new country as an Airman in United States Air Force.
  • EOD tech first, female second

    As an Airman trudges through the desert, the 120-degree heat makes their 80-pound bomb suit feel like an oven. The Airman scans the provided coordinates, and locates the improvised explosive device buried partially in the sand.The explosive ordnance disposal technician communicates with her team, using specialized equipment to render the scene
  • Face of Defense: Twin Airmen Pursue Education, Future Commission Together

    Twin brothers Airman 1st Class Leland Spratt and Airman 1st Class Lemuel Spratt, who serve together at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., decided the Air Force was the best service branch for them to acquire new job skills and further their educations.
  • Cadet finds challenges, path to leadership at OTS

    Cadet Jacob Turner decided to attend Officer Training School because he wanted to become a part of something much bigger than himself. A recent Clemson University graduate with no military experience, Turner said completing the challenging and rewarding leadership school is the first step toward his aspirations of being an aviator in the U.S. Air Force.
  • BLUE: Episode 26 Life cycle of an Airman

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Recruiting, developing and retaining a high-quality workforce of effective leaders is essential for war fighting success. The Air Force’s ability to respond faster than our adversaries relies on the talent and leadership of Airmen.This episode of BLUE outlines the career of an Airman, from recruitment to
  • Commentary: Telling my Air Force story through Recruiter Assistance Program

    Since my enlistment, I’ve been infatuated with the Air Force and all it has to offer. So, naturally, I was super excited for the chance to tell people my story and help others get started on what could be their active-duty journey, as well.
  • Chaplains in training visit Spangdahlem

    Seminary students go through a lengthy process prior to becoming ministers, and the training is even more in-depth to become military chaplains.U.S. Air Force 2nd Lieutenants Madison Hayes and Lennox Vu, Readiness and Integration Organization Detachment 5 Chaplain Candidate Program candidates, visited Spangdahlem Air Base this summer in preparation
  • Air Force Recruiters Learn About Innovations for Next-Gen Special Ops Airmen

    For the first time in the Defense Department, a series of career field specialties is using human performance monitoring and a data collection system, as well as specialized recruiters.Because of high attrition rates in its special operations career fields -- pararescue, combat controller, tactical air control party and special operations weather
  • AFRC Physician Influencer tour visits JBSA-Lackland

    Active Duty CCATT and Reserve Citizen Airmen train for medical readiness.
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