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  • Medical readiness exercise tests Moody's 'first responders'

    Moody Airmen put their skills to the test with a no-notice mass casualty exercise July 26 that realistically recreated the scene of a plane crash. The exercise was designed to surprise, challenge and exhaust the emergency responders in order to discover their unknown weaknesses, said Bill Hebert, 23rd Medical Group chemical, biological, nuclear,
  • Fit to Fight

    Franklin McLainUnit: 23rd Logistics Readiness SquadronFitness score: 100 percentAverage week's workout: I participate in squadron physical training which consists of sit-ups, push-ups and running anywhere from one and a half to three miles. I also lift weights four times weekly, play basketball and hit the punching bag.Personal motivation to stay
  • Warrior of the Week

    Airman Audrey SarverUnit: 347th Operations Support SquadronDuty title: Aviation Resource Management ApprenticeHometown: Leechburg, Pa.Hobbies: I enjoy scrap-booking and writing poetry.How does your job impact the mission: I track flight records, flight/jump pay and aeronautical status for all base aircrew.Most memorable Air Force experience: My
  • E4L to bring ease, increased accesibility to e-mail experience

    The Air Force recently created a new e-mail system designed to follow an Airman or government service civilian throughout their career. E-mail for Life, or E4L, will eventually allow people to retrieve e-mails from any common access card accessible computer. Many Airmen have already received test e-mail messages from the Air Force chief of staff
  • Dont be a statistic: Team Moody members have many alternatives to drinking, driving

    With an increasing number of Moody Airmen being charged with driving under the influence, Moody officials are urging Airmen to exercise better judgment and make use of available support programs to eliminate the rapidly growing arrest rate. Moody has recorded 18 off base DUIs since January 2007, an average of one DUI every 11 days, said Les
  • Base gates get bite with installation of ‘Tiger Teeth’

    In an effort to improve the safety and security of gates at Moody Air Force Base, one-way, tire-puncturing "Tiger Teeth' are being installed in outbound traffic lanes to prevent unauthorized entry. The two-inch long, spring-loaded spikes are designed to fold flush into a speed bump as outbound vehicles slowly roll over them, said Gary Weis, 23rd
  • Fit to Fight

    Nigelle Jack-JamesUnit: 23rd Mission Support SquadronFitness score: 96.8Average week's workout: My average workout consists of playing ultimate frisbee with my squadron, running 10 laps around the track, and performing 30 push-ups and sit-ups. I also play on the base softball team. I workout at least two hours each day on the weekends.Personal
  • Warrior of the Week

    Staff Sgt. Armando Martinez Unit: 824th Security Forces Squadron Duty title: Fire team leaderHometown: McAllen, TexasHobbies: I enjoy riding my motorcycle.How does your job impact the mission: My job impacts the squadron's mission by holding my fire team to the highest standard and ensuring they are fully prepared for future combat deployments.Most
  • Air Force streamlines officer, enlisted evaluation forms

    Air Force officials are introducing new officer and enlisted evaluation forms as it transforms its personnel processes. The major part of this effort has been directed at reducing the workload associated with preparing officer and enlisted performance reports while ensuring the evaluation process remains fair and provides for accurate portrayal of
  • Moody lieutenant uses quick thinking, saves child from drowning

    Some instinctive thinking combined with Air Force-taught self-aid and buddy care skills helped a Moody Lieutenant revive a small child who appeared to have drowned. 2nd Lt. John Bergmans, 820th Security Forces Group intelligence analyst, was finishing a work-out at his apartment complex's gym July 6 when he stumbled upon a grim situation. "I had