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Default Air Force Logo Health, wellness center promotes nutrition
Held each March, National Nutrition Month is dedicated to promoting the importance of good nutrition and physical activity. The Health and Wellness Center here is providing information and activities to help individuals learn more about a healthier lifestyle and stay “Fit to Fight.” Good nutrition is more than just eating healthy; it must be
0 3/09
2006
Default Air Force Logo Learning early: First-term Airmen learn security forces defensive measures
Airmen fresh out of basic training and technical school are now receiving a security forces introduction here in line with new Air Force security forces training initiatives. The 347th Security Forces Squadron recently introduced a five-day augmentee course for recent graduates of the Moody’s First Term Airman Center. The 347th Rescue Wing
0 3/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo Welcome back: CSAR returns to ACC
The 347th Rescue Wing will return to Air Combat Command administrative control following an Air Force announcement Monday. The change also affects the 347th RQW’s assets at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., and Nellis AFB, Nev. “Our military must always have the combat capability to rescue its people ... our warriors ... wherever and whenever
0 3/08
2006
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Airman 1st Class Margaret McGrane, 347th Civil Engineer Squadron Readiness Logistics apprentice, collects samples as part of a reconnaissance team, which checked for chemicals after an initial chemical attack during Silver Flag training at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Forty-two Moody Airmen attended the five-and-a-half day deployment training. (Courtesy photo)                                 Moody Airmen attend Silver Flag deployment training
Forty-two Airmen from the 347th Civil Engineer Squadron left Feb. 11 to attend Silver Flag training at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Moody’s Airmen joined Airmen from around the Air Force to conduct five-and-a-half days of contingency training. “Our mission statement is (to) provide contingency training free from home station constraints,” said
0 2/24
2006
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - A survivor is loaded into a 41st Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk during a combat search and rescue scenario Feb. 16 at the Bemis Range, here, as part of the Moody “War”. The four-day exercise tested the coordination sklls between Moody’s CSAR units and additional support assets. (Photo by 1st Lt. Dustin Hart) Moody ‘war’ tests unit coordination
Air Force and Navy units joined Team Moody combat search and rescue assets Feb. 13 through 16 to participate in the Moody “war” here. The 347th Operations Group developed the four-day, quarterly exercise to provide realistic combat scenarios focusing on a variety of search and rescue missions. “(The Moody ‘war’) looks at integration,” said Maj.
0 2/24
2006
BUTTE, Mont. - Senior Airman Mark Houghton, a 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., rappels down a mineshaft during high-altitude training here. The 38th RQS conducts the training in preparation for future search and rescue missions. (Courtesy photo)                         38th RQS perform ‘elevated’ training
Nineteen Airmen from the 38th Rescue Squadron, here, took their training to new heights during a high-altitude combat search and rescue exercise in Butte, Mont., from Jan. 15 to Feb. 1. Thirteen pararescuemen, three parachute packers, one survival evasion resistance and escape specialist, one flight doctor and one medical technician parachuted out
0 2/24
2006
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - Senior Master Sgt. Frederick Thomas spots Tech. Sgt. Tommy Reid, both from the 347th Medical Group here, at the Freedom I Fitness Center Feb. 7. They began working out together after finding out they both had high cholesterol, and the best way to combat cholesterol is with proper exercise and diet. (Photo by Senior Airman S.I. Fielder) Exercise, diet helps ‘cut’ cholesterol
A trip to the 347th Medical Group, here, revealed some shocking news for two Airmen who thought they were at the top of their game. Senior Master Sgt. Frederick Thomas, 347th Maintenance Training Flight superintendent, can run one-and-a-half miles in less than 10 minutes and 30 seconds. But that didn’t change the fact he had a total cholesterol
0 2/24
2006
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Aircrew members from the 41st Rescue Squadron, here, learn specific operations for unfolding the main rotor blades of an HH-60G Pave Hawk from members of the 347th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. This team effort will allow the crews rapidly deploy the helicopters. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Manuel Martinez) Moody Airmen practice rapid deployment
Moody Airmen teamed together Feb. 3 at the 41st Helicopter Maintenance Unit hangar to practice preparing HH-60G Pave Hawks for rapid shipment. A select group of 347th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron HMU Airmen paired with 41st Rescue Squadron aircrew members to begin training with the “Lightning Bolt” concept, which focuses on developing teamwork to
0 2/24
2006
PENSACOLA BAY, Fla. - A 41st Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter lands on the Baylander, a Navy vessel used for helicopter training, during ship boarding operations Jan. 25 and 26 at Pensacola Bay, Fla. The exercise is a mandatory training requirement for the 41st RQS, stationed at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., and improves its search and rescue capabilities. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Mark Riensche)
41st RQS performs ship boarding exercises
More than 25 Airmen from the 41st Rescue Squadron took to the open waters of Pensacola Bay, Fla. Jan 25 and 26 to perform ship board training with the Navy. The training included day and night landings on a Navy vessel to educate the pilots, co-pilots, gunners and engineers on procedures they may encounter on search and rescue
0 2/24
2006
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - Staff Sgt. Jason Boutwell, 347th Aeromedical Dental Squadron, practices checking a patient’s blood pressure on Staff Sgt. Ethan Hawkins, 347th ADS, Jan. 31. Sergeant Boutwell plans to transition from blue to green so he can become an Army warrant officer and helicopter pilot. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Manuel Martinez) Airmen trades medical gear for Army flight gear
A Moody Airmen will soon swap his emergency medical equipment for flight gear when he transitions from blue to green. Transferring into a different branch of the U.S. military, however, isn’t the only thing that will be changing for Staff Sgt. Jason Boutwell, 347th Aeromedical Dental Squadron aerospace medical craftsman. He will also switch to a
0 2/24
2006
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