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  • Team Moody gives back to Operation Cinderella

    Moody’s annual Operational Cinderella, a donation drive for formal women’s attire, is in full swing and is slated to run until Sept. 16, here. Operation Cinderella is a nation-wide donation drive that was adopted by Moody in order to gain maximum participation for the upcoming Air Force Ball by providing free formal women’s attire to those who wish to attend.
  • A 23d Wing ‘hawg’ gets a bath

    What has roughly 40 teeth, sounds like ‘brrrt,’ and occasionally needs a bath? The 23d Wing’s A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, also known as ‘Hawgs,’ are subject to an assortment of scheduled maintenance appointments to include washes every 180 days or approximately 1,000 flying hours. “It’s extremely important that maintenance keeps the aircraft clean,” said U.S. Air Force Maj. Thomas Harney, 75th Fighter Squadron director of operations and A-10 pilot. “Every time we fire the gun, gases flow up and cover the aircraft with grease which can affect operational components of the aircraft and the pilot’s visibility.”
  • Air Force keeps rescue operations fueled

    The Berlin Airlift marked an historical period in U.S. military innovation, the ability to resupply a blockaded city in Germany. As Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on South Texas, the storm left areas of Texas flooded and completely unreachable by land. Airmen from 71st Rescue Squadron and 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron conducting forward area refueling point operations were the life blood to air search and rescue missions going Aug. 31, 2017 in Beaumont, Texas.
  • 23d CES combats mosquito threats

    Due to recent confirmed cases of mosquito disease outbreaks by the Georgia Department of Public Health in South Georgia, Moody’s 23d Civil Engineering Squadron pest management team is being proactive to combat mosquito-borne illnesses. They are accomplishing this by teaching Airmen, their families and the community about mosquito-borne illnesses, the symptoms to look out for, and the precautions to take to avoid being infected by a mosquito.
  • Be memorable, inspire future generations

    Staff Sgts. Stan Mason, Charlie Jefferson, Doc Lawrence, and Master Sgt. Kenneth G. Webb. None of you know these individuals, but their legacy and efforts as supervisors are evident.These NCOs were my very first influences in the Air Force and the reason I am wearing these chevrons today.Front-line supervisors have the greatest impact on the Air
  • ACCA: training insight to beat CBRN’s

    Airmen from the 347th Operations Support Squadron performed Aircrew Contamination Control Area training, Aug. 24, here. ACCA training teaches aircrew how to remove and properly handle any contamination on their gear. The training is provided monthly or at the request of the aircrew.
  • Emergency exercise tests Moody’s capabilities

    The 23d Wing Inspection Team held an emergency response exercise, Aug. 22, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The purpose of this particular exercise was to inspect the recovery phase of an active-shooter situation. “In my twelve years, I’ve been to very few exercises that flow from the beginning to the actual responding, recovery and clean-up,” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ross Stiegemeier, 23d Wing NCO in charge of the Wing Inspection Team. “So this time we were focused on the recovery phase in the [scenario] where the individuals are dead. There’s no longer a threat, so what do we do now?”
  • Airmen embark for Weapons School

    Members of Team Moody departed in support of the Air Force Weapons School, Aug. 19, here. Hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., the Weapons Instructor Course provides advanced weapons training to weapons officers so they can return as lead instructors within their squadrons.
  • Emerge, Leadership Moody 2018 kicks off

    The 2018 Emerge Moody and Leadership Moody courses began Aug 18. with an initial meeting and team building rope course at Valdosta State University.
  • Continuous Process Improvement bears fruit

    The investment in Airmen’s ideas through a Continuous Process Improvement event this past January has Moody’s propulsion team displaying measurable improvements in the timeliness and effectiveness of supporting the A-10C Thunderbolt II’s increased flying mission. Over the last seven months, The 23d Component Maintenance Squadron has gradually implemented the ideas from approximately 20 civilians and Airmen from almost every enlisted rank to better maintain the TF-34 engine used in A-10s. The results speak for themselves. “We have seen our Airmen at all levels react positively to the initiative,” said U.S. Air Force Maj. Michael Irwin, 23d CMS former commander during the CPI event. “The men and women at the Propulsion flight have completely embraced the idea of continuous improvement and they want to be the best! You can feel that excitement every time you visit their facility.”