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  • A New Year

    In 2016 the 23d Wing deployed over 1,400 skilled warriors and 125 aircraft to 27 different countries to meet the needs of the Combatant Commanders. We provided support for Operations Inherent Resolve, Atlantic Resolve, Freedom’s Sentinel, and NATOs Resolute Support mission. We are at the forefront of today’s global fight, always out front with a
  • Moody Memories

    This article was contributed by longtime Moody supporter Dr. Lucy Greene and focuses on her memories and interactions with members of the U.S. Air Force stationed at Moody
  • Making your presence a present

    There’s still glitter everywhere. In the spirit of Christmas, I bought the glue and glitter separately so when the kids decorated their stockings they’d have complete creative control. Naturally most of the glitter ended up everywhere but on the stockings and that’s okay. From decorating stockings, to buying and wrapping gifts, it’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of countless things we have to complete during the holidays that we forget to be present. Being present during the holidays, regardless of what holiday you celebrate, is important. There may be things you love about this time of year and fond memories from your childhood that you can pass down to your children that will bring your family together.
  • Moody emerges future leaders

    Twenty Airmen from Moody Air Force Base spent another day developing themselves to become more courageous leaders through Moody’s new innovative program, Emerge Moody, Dec. 1, here. During this month’s journey, we spent time with the 23d Fighter Group gaining a deeper understanding of what it takes to get pilots in the air. From mission planning, air field management, and air traffic control, we learned not a second is lost ensuring the pilot’s safety and mission success.
  • Emerge Moody learns how medical pumps life into Moody

    The second month in the Emerge Moody’s nine month journey landed the team at the 23d Medical Group where they learned what medics bring to the fight. The day started out with the class members being broken up into four separate groups to allow for more interaction and coverage of all the sections in the 23d Medical Group.  They began with what the
  • Celebrating Hispanic, Latinx heritage

    At Moody, National Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated in February under the new Air Force initiative that condenses heritage and awareness months into two days throughout the year called Diversity Days. As the actual month comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on how it started and what the month is all about. Hispanic Heritage Week started in 1968 during the presidency of Lyndon Johnson but was expanded to a month, by President Ronald Reagan in 1988, to cover Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. HHW was renamed to HHM and was created to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans.
  • There’s NO Excuse for Intimate Partner Abuse

    Across the nation and within the Department of Defense, October is designated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The theme at Moody Air Force Base is “There’s NO Excuse for Intimate Partner Abuse.” The term "intimate partner abuse" describes abuse by a current or former intimate partner. Partner abuse occurs in heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender intimate relationships. Partners can be dating, married, separated, or divorced. The abuse can occur regardless of military rank, religion, or racial, ethnic, cultural, disability and age groups.
  • Lead the way, end childhood obesity

    Until this past year, I’d never eaten honeydew, raspberries or strawberries. Growing up, I may not have eaten much fruit, but you can bet I knew the ins-and-outs of every local fast-food restaurant. On the occasion that my family would eat a home-cooked meal, I wouldn’t like the food prepared. I would go to my room on an empty stomach only to wait until everyone went to sleep and indulge in a buffet of cereal, cookies and snack cakes. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, a perfect time to consider our children’s health.
  • Back to school safety: slow down, share the road

    Whether its school bus drivers making their stops, bike riders whizzing by in traffic or parents dropping their kids off, it is everyone’s responsibility to use caution and stay alert to ensure children travel to and from school safely.According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, approximately 100 children in the United States are killed while
  • Happy ‘Brrrtttday’: Older than wild blue yonder

    Even as a new Airman, I instantly knew that Moody was special. Where else can I wake up to the “bbbrrrttttt” sound of the A-10C Thunderbolt II, travel down the “Bemiss 500,” and only endure winter over a weekend because summer starts in March?Moody, that’s where.As a photojournalist, I have the privilege of seeing the base from a new perspective