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Chief Master Sgt. Richard Parsons, 820th Security Forces Group superintendent, and Master Sgt. Darryl Miller, 820th SFG combat arms NCO in-charge, examine a plaque that will be awarded to the top team in the annual Commando Griffin competition. Four-man teams in the 820th SFG perform various tests including physical challenges and shooting competitions as part of the competition.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Parker Gyokeres) 820th SFG celebrates 10 years of readiness, defense
The 820th Security Forces Group March 17 celebrated its 10th anniversary March 17, marking the milestone for the Air Force's only self-sufficient security forces group dedicated solely to contingency taskings. Since its reactivation in 1997 as an 80-member headquarters unit at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, the unit has grown to a force of three
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MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga, -- Greg Gouge, equipment operator for Reames and Son Construction, dumps a load of broken concrete into a dump truck March 15 in front of the Consolidated Base Support Center currently being constructed at Moody.  Antiterrorism and security requirements call for the removal of the roads that once ran past the front of the site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Parker Gyokeres) Pounding the pavement

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Tech. Sgt. Randy Van Horn, 41st Rescue Squadron, heads home with his family March 15 after returning from a four-month deployment to Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gina Chiaverotti) Home sweet home

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Joel Carter is Fit to Fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gina Chiaverotti) Fit to Fight
JOEL CARTER Unit: 38th Rescue Squadron Fitness Score: 96 Describe your average week's workout: I perform physical training five times a week, which often includes exercises in the pool, ruck marches, ultimate frisbee and weight training. What motivates you to stay fit: My motivation is to stay prepared for the mission. What is your fitness
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Staff Sgt. Jeremy Alberson, 23rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, processes through the deployment line on day one of Moody's Operational Readiness Exercise March 19. The exercise tests the base's ability to rapidly deploy and operate in a simulated forward operating location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez) Moody ORE tests combat readiness
The 23rd Wing is currently exercising its ability to prepare and implement plans for a short-notice deployment scenario. The four-day Operational Readiness Exercise, which includes nearly every Air Combat Command component at Moody, began March 19 and is scheduled to wrap-up March 23. "We're trying to simulate a war-environment where Moody Airmen
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MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Senior Airman Harrison Granacher, 723rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron armament systems journeyman, retrieves a 7.62mm GAU-2 minigun from the vault prior to a flight March 12. The 723rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was recently awarded a 2007 Air Force Maintenance Effectiveness Award. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Parker Gyokeres) Moody maintainers receive AF-level praise
A high deployment tempo combined with effectively balancing the needs of two airframes led Moody's aircraft maintainers to receive Air Force-level recognition. The 723rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was recently awarded a 2006 Air Force Maintenance Effectiveness Award. The award serves as testament to the unit's ability to excel despite
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Default Air Force Logo AF selects 11 Team Moody majors, one captain for promotion
The Air Force recently selected eleven 23rd Wing majors and one captain for promotion. Congratulations to the 23rd Wing's new officer-selects. - Maj. William Bailey, 49th Flying Training Squadron - Maj. John Bulldis, 563rd Maintenance Squadron - Maj. Gregory Corkern, 23rd WG - Maj. Jon Fisher, 41st Rescue Squadron - Maj. Richard Jacobs, 41st RQS -
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 17 Team Moody members make E-8
Air Force officials selected 1,282 master sergeants for promotion to senior master sergeant, and 17 Team Moody members made the cut. The new 23rd Wing Senior Master Sergeant selects are: - Master Sgt. Robert Anderson, 23rd Maintenance Squadron - Master Sgt. Michael Burton, 23rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron - Master Sgt. Michael Claiborn, 23rd
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Default Air Force Logo 'Abort Court' rules over Moody aircraft maintainers
The 723rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron recently began taking broken jets "to court" as a way to discover the root cause of mission-scrubbing system failures. The "abort court" which began in January, examines all lost sorties from the previous month and analyzes their causes by looking at the 'big picture,' said Lt. Col. William Taylor, 71st
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MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --  A parachutist jumps from a Moody HC-130P during a static line jump here March 9. Jumpers are required to jump at least four times a year to maintain their qualifications.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gina Chiaveratti) Jumpers Away!

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