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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. John Huhn, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron superintendent, holds out his medal from the 2014 Dopey Challenge at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Feb. 11, 2014. The Dopey Challenge, hosted at Walt Disney World, Fla., was a four-day race that progressed in length each day from a 5k, 10k, half marathon and finally ending with a full marathon on the last day for a grand total of 48.6 miles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tiffany M. Grigg/Released) Road warrior lives lifestyle of fitness
Life is full of accomplishments. For some, those may include passing a college exam, winning an award or learning to drive. For one Airman, running 48.6 miles over four days was his most recent challenge. You might even say this test of endurance left him feeling a bit 'dopey'. In January, Chief Master Sgt. John Huhn, 723rd Aircraft Maintenance
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The Parker and Dr. Lucy Greene Exceptional Service Award sits on the desk of U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacqueline Haro, 23d Maintenance Group maintenance training scheduler, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Feb. 6, 2014. Haro is the first recipient of the newly founded award. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tiffany M. Grigg/Released) Selfless service: What right looks like
 Integrity First. Service before Self. Excellence in All We Do. While these watch words are important for all U.S. Air Force members to adhere to, Airmen should also take it upon themselves to be more than an active-duty member but an active community member as well, wherever they are in the world. One Airman who exemplifies service to the base as
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(Air Force graphic/Sylvia Saab) Bessie Coleman: Woman who 'dared to dream' made aviation history
Editor's note: This story has been localized by the 23d Wing Public Affairs office. The original story can be found at: http://www.af.mil/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/223/Article/111769/bessie-coleman-woman-who-dared-to-dream-made-aviation-history.aspxA young woman from rural east Texas, who grew up in a hardscrabble existence as one of 13 children
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ronny Epps and Staff Sgt. Matthew Ritchie, pararescuemen from the 58th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., escort U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Harrington, a B-1 bomber pilot with the 34th Bomb Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., to a waiting HH-60 Pave Hawk during a combat search and rescue scenario for exercise Red Flag 12-4, July 24, 2012 at the Nevada Test and Training Range.  After nearly three hours of evading simulated enemy personnel, Harrington successfully made his way 1.8 miles to the extraction zone.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Sonny Cohrs) How AF locates, recovers downed aviators
An isolated military member may be equipped with many survival tools, but perhaps the most important is confidence in the people tasked to conduct his or her rescue. The Air Force's ability to rapidly deploy and attack the enemy at a moment's notice comes with risk for pilots and other service members to become isolated in uncertain or hostile
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Haden, left, 74th Fighter Squadron commander, shakes hands with his father, retired Col. Robert Haden, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Oct. 31, 2013. Ryan Haden followed in his father’s footsteps and also became an A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Millican/Released) Father, son share A-10 pilot legacy
Already anxious about the first day of high school football practice, a young junior donned his gear and was calmed as he looked to the sidelines to see his father there watching. For the junior, a life of uncertainty and unfamiliarity was something he was used to. The next day his father, an A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, would lead a squadron of 48
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joey Lee, 23d Aerospace Medicine Squadron public health technician, plays his cello at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Sept. 12, 2013. Lee’s favorite style of music to play is classical, and he said he thinks the cello has the best solos. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Grammel/Released)
Airman cellist bows for audience
The deep, rich sound of the vibrating strings echoed in front of thousands of people as one Airman put to work 22 years of practice. Although the musician had been on the Texas All-State Orchestra, his recent performances were confined to church and friends' retirement ceremonies. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joey Lee, a 31-year-old Public Health
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Aaron Williams, 372nd Training Squadron Det. 9 instructor, poses next to his racing bibs and awards from previous marathons at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Dec. 23, 2013. Since 2010, Williams has run nine full marathons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eileen Meier/Released) Airman shares passion for running
During the 2012 Air Force Marathon, the adrenaline he felt from the crowds cheering on the sidelines allowed an Airman to not only complete the course but to carry his wife around his shoulders for the last four miles of the race after noticing her falling behind.His passion for running allows U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Aaron Williams, 372nd
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With New Year’s Day approaching, one trainer says many people will make New Year’s resolutions to get in better shape and lose weight. He says the key to being successful is discipline and starting before the holidays to establish a habit of exercising. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Grammel/Released)
Personal trainer: Make holiday resolution
A certified personal trainer here said he knows all too well about the well-intentioned New Year's resolutions to get in better shape that fill the gym every January. He said he has also seen the same trend every year when in February or March the gym empties to its pre-resolution regulars. Chris Andruschkevich, an Aerobics and Fitness Association
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Members of Pedro 83 Flight, from left Capt. Vincent Powell, Capt. Brion Stroud, Chief Master Sgt. Norman Callahan, and Tech. Sgt. John Ballard, accept the Mackay Trophy on behalf of Pedro 83 Flight during a ceremony, in Arlington, Va., Nov. 12, 2013. The trophy is awarded for the "most meritorious flight of the year" by an Air Force person, persons or organization.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie) Rescue team receives prestigious honor
Editor's note: This story has been localized by the 23d Wing Public Affairs office. The original story can be found at: http://www.af.mil/News/ArticleDisplay/tabid/223/Article/467522/pararescue-team-receives-prestigious-honor.aspx)The two helicopter crews arrived at the mountainous location where U.S. and Afghan forces were pinned down and taking
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Bullying comes in various forms including physical, verbal, emotional and over the internet. Parents should let their children know it’s safe to talk to them about bullying and pick up on warning signs such as changes in behavior or disinterest in attending school. For more information on bullying prevention, contact the Moody Air Force Base school liaison officer or Exceptional Family Member Program Family Support coordinator at 229-257-4380. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter/RELEASED) 
EFMP celebrates bullying prevention month
The Exceptional Family Member Program is scheduled to promote Unity Day and present a movie highlighting the consequences of bullying during October in support of bullying prevention month. On Oct. 9, Unity Day, people nationwide are encouraged to wear orange in support of anti-bullying. On Oct. 15 the base youth center will show military children
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