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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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