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  • ROTC cadets experience real Air Force

    Moody is getting a glimpse of the Air Force's future this summer as more than 100 Air Force Academy and ROTC cadets visit here as part of the Operation Air Force program. The cadets are visiting the base in three separate groups. Currently, 40 ROTC cadets are here for the three-week program. "This program lets the cadets actually experience the Air
  • Moody prepares for hurricane season

    Airmen here buckled up the base, battled heavy winds and provided support for off-base recovery efforts during a hurricane evacuation exercise held May 15 - 18. Responding to "Hurricane Timothy" provided a realistic evaluation of the 347th Rescue Wing's capability to plan and take the proper precautions for an impending natural disaster, said Maj.
  • Good oral hygiene key to prevention of dental cavities

    Even though simple steps taken can help prevent dental-related issues, more than than 65 percent of the American population had a cavity in at least one of their adult teeth, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control. It can take as long as six years or as little as six months to dissolve the outer layer of the tooth, however, good oral
  • D-M rescue unit assists cruise ship emergency

    A unit here participated in a rescue operation, saving a life off the coast of California April 19. The 79th Rescue Squadron, a 347th Rescue Wing geographically separated unit, assisted two helicopters from the 129th Rescue Wing at Moffett Field, near San Francisco. The pair of helicopters and their crews had been tasked with rescuing a man
  • 820th SFG learns new skills in Army course

    The 820th Security Forces Group continued its expansion from typical Air Force missions recently, sending two sergeants to the Joint Fire Observer Course at Fort Sill, Okla. Master Sgt. Edward James, 820th SFG chief of training, and Tech. Sgt. Roger Aho, 820th SFG standardization and evaluation NCO-in-charge, attended the Army-run course April
  • Familiar face takes command of 347th OG

    A new commander took command of the 347th Operations Group April 21 in a ceremony at the Fuels Barn. Col. Eric Kivi, who served as the 347th OG vice commander during 2003 and 2004, succeeded Col. Eugene Haase, who’s slated to become the vice wing commander of the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. “The best commanders I
  • FSC ‘deploys’ Team Moody’s children

    Fifty children participated in the 347th Family Support Center Kids Deployment Line Saturday at Moody’s Deployment Processing Center. The event, which ran from 10 a.m. until noon, gave Moody’s children an idea of what their parents experience before deploying, said Tech. Sgt. Matt King, FSC Family Readiness NCO. “We’re going to show how important
  • 9th AF commander visits Moody

    The commander of 9th Air Force visited here April 18 and 19 to welcome the 347th Rescue Wing back to Air Combat Command, as well as visit other 9th AF assets. During his visit, Lt. Gen. Gary North, toured the Senior Airman Jason D. Cunningham Airman Leadership School, various 347th RQW squadrons and the 820th Security Forces Group. He also spent
  • DUIs deadly to career, other options available

    A driving under the influence conviction can be as deadly to an Air Force career as to a human life. Four Moody Airmen have been arrested in the last six weeks for DUIs, highlighting some still aren’t getting the message. These convictions will likely follow the Airmen for the remainder of their careers. Both civilian and military DUI convictions