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  • 41st HMU keeps Pave Hawks airborne

    Before they propel into the skies with a choppy, thunderous roar, soaring at approximately 200 mph, Moody’s HH-60G Pave Hawks must be fully equipped to fly at a moment’s notice. Tasked with providing primary maintenance and ensuring the HH-60s are serviceable are the 41st Helicopter Maintenance Unit’s crew chiefs who’s helping hands assist the 41st Rescue Squadron’s aircrews to perform their various missions.
  • Armorers equip sentries

    Enclosed in a secure room with cameras and deadly force authorization warnings plastered everywhere, these Airmen arm our sentries with an arsenal that could be used to save lives. Moody’s 23d Security Forces Squadron Armory personnel supply firepower to defend our frontlines at the beginning of each shift, while also ensuring these weapons are properly maintained.
  • 23d MDSS lab techs protect Team Moody

    Normally, superheroes don’t wear lab coats and look into microscopes, but for one group of Airmen, collecting and examining specimens is how they fight the bad guys and save the day. The 23d Medical Support Squadron’s medical laboratory team combines their heroic powers with specialized equipment to fend off various diseases, illnesses and
  • Moody pilot embraces new way to serve

    Military aviators are called upon to serve in a variety of ways. A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots provide close air support and a security service to troops in contact, a mission with an immediate tangible outcome for those in need on the battlefield. On the opposite end of the globe – another set of pilots focus on a completely different mission: performing tight aerial maneuvers and wowing a crowd of spectators. This mission exhibits the capabilities of modern high-performance aircraft and the high degree of professionalism required to operate the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon. One A-10 pilot from Moody’s 75th Fighter Squadron prepares to make the transition from saving lives in combat to showcasing the world’s greatest Air Force. U.S. Air Force Capt. Erik “Speedy” Gonsalves, was recently selected for the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron and will begin his F-16 conversion course July 29.
  • Airman puts trust in the paws of partner

    One military working dog handler and his canine were on day three of a hike in 120 degree weather. The team was leading a group of special forces members through the mountains of Afghanistan when they intercepted enemy radio traffic specifying an attack planned for the Airman and his dog. Tensions were rising as the handler approached a creek. Once
  • Airman’s past helps ‘pilot’ 476th FG career paths

    Day after day, he equipped and unloaded inactive F-16 Falcons and A-10C Thunderbolt II’s with munitions in the sweltering South Georgia heat at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. For 12 years, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Rusty Harrell, former inactive 68th Fighter Squadron and 347th Operations Support Squadron armament systems technician, enviously watched
  • Book club provides escape for Team Moody

    How can you travel across the world, experience an entirely new culture, and even learn a new language all while sitting in the comfort of your own living room?Teresa Houston, 23d Force Support Squadron human resources specialist, believes the journey can be found within the pages of a book.To extend her passion of reading to others, Houston, as
  • Moody Airmen helps athlete confront crossroads through crosshairs

    “Competitors. On your mark. Load. START!”On command, approximately 20 individuals insert .177 caliber air pellets into their magazines. The crowd goes wild as they anticipate the start of the Department of Defense 2016 Wounded Warrior Games at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.  Retired U.S. Air Force Capt. Amanda Frey, shuts
  • Aim for success: Airman uses inspiration as weapon of choice

    A young boy slowly scans the landscape while on the hunt for game, stopping as he stares through a rifle’s crosshairs. Struggling to hold and charge the weapon, his father reminds him to concentrate and places him in the proper stance. As the father’s confident hand drapes over his trembling trigger finger; the boy fires his first shot.From that
  • Latin dance club gets Team Moody moving

    Are you stressed out at work or home, looking for creative ways to stay fit or just looking for something new and fun to do?U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Camille Hernandez, 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron traffic management apprentice, is creating a Latin dance club, here, for Moody families to have fun, express themselves and dance their