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  • LRS chief retires after 27 years

    Chief Master Sgt. Jim Calhoun, 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron superintendent, entered the Air Force in August of 1991 and served in numerous positions within fuels management and logistics readiness throughout his career.
  • Two worlds, one way of life: former monk becomes Airman

    For most people, spending a day without their phone is an impossible feat. To spend 30 days without a phone, writing, reading, talking or even eye contact would seem unfathomable, but for Thailand Buddhist monks, this is their world. After spending 18 years in that world as a monk, Airman 1st Class Kornkawee Rue Art, 23d Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) pharmacy technician, traded his robes for a uniform, in his continual pursuit of a life bigger than himself; one of meaning and purpose.
  • Airmen partner toward quicker deployments

    Rescue Airmen from the 23d Wing visited the Devil Raiders of the 621st Contingency Response Wing (CRW), May 21-23, to better understand the essential assets to stand up rescue operations from bare-base situations. Although the 23d Wing’s mission to organize, train, equip and maintain combat-ready for Air Combat Command, and the 621st CRW focuses on rapidly organizing and standing up bare bases for Air Mobility Command aircraft, they both believed they could learn from each other.
  • Police Week honors fallen defenders

    National Police Week was observed at Moody Air Force Base to recognize all law enforcement members who have lost their lives in the line of duty.President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation in 1962 designating may 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.
  • Moody conducts one-day operational safety review

    In accordance with direction from Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, the 23d Wing held a one-day operational safety review of all flying and maintenance functions, May 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The safety review followed a series of recent aviation mishaps and fatalities, including a Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130 Hercules crash May 2, and is part of the Air Force’s efforts to ensure the safety of its force.
  • Mental Health trailblazes new IOP in ACC

    Moody Air Force Base’s Mental Health Flight refocused its treatment strategy, Feb. 5, by instituting a new intensive outpatient program (IOP) that gives Airmen the help they need from Airmen like themselves. This new program is designed to provide a more streamlined service for the nearly 7000 appointments held by the Mental Health office each year, while maintaining the quality standard of excellence for each patient.
  • Spouses throw down during crud tourney

    Team Moody held a spouses crud tourney, April 27, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The Moody spouses built the event around teamwork and comradery, giving them an opportunity to experience a long-held tradition amongst the Air Force fighter and rescue squadrons. Though the game originated in the Royal Canadian Air Force, it has since been adopted by the U.S.
  • Sprouts plant tree during Arbor Day celebration

    Children from Moody’s child development center helped plant an oak tree during Arbor Day, April 27, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Moody annually celebrates the holiday which encourages the benefits of planting trees. For 19 years the base has been a part of the Tree City USA Program by the National Arbor Day Foundation, to better prepare for the future of caring for their Airmen through improved ecological sustainability.
  • 81st FS receives new A-29s, prepares for future

    A new wave of A-29 Super Tucanos arrived in support of the 81st Fighter Squadron’s training mission, April 24 and 26, here. The A-29s will aid in the continuation of the Afghan light air support training mission, which ultimately provides Afghan pilots with the capabilities of finding, tracking, and attacking targets either on their own or in support of ground forces.
  • Moody Club ‘roars’ at Tiger Con

    The Moody Comics & Anime Club hosted its first Tiger Con, April 14-15, 2018, in Valdosta, Ga. Tiger Con was a convention, open to Moody residents and the local community, geared toward giving pop culture enthusiasts a chance to dress and role play as their favorite movie, TV show or comic characters.