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  • Moody welcomes home rescue warriors

    Team Moody and loved ones welcomed back personnel from the 41st and 71st Rescue Squadrons (RQS) as they returned home from a deployment, Oct. 9, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The rescue squadrons provided combat search and rescue capabilities while members from the 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) performed maintenance operations in a forward location.
  • Team Moody 'Safeside' defenders support Hurricane Michael

    Defenders from the 822d Base Defense Squadron prepare to depart Moody Air Force Base, Ga., to provide base security at Tyndall AFB, Fla., during Hurricane Michael recovery efforts, Oct. 11, 2018. Moody’s ‘Safeside’ defenders will secure the area as Tyndall’s Ride Out Element conducts damage assessments during the aftermath. Since Oct. 8 and until further notice, Tyndall has been on evacuation notice.
  • Moody assets relocate in preparation for Hurricane Michael

    In anticipation of Hurricane Michael, currently a Category 2 hurricane, Moody Air Force Base relocated some of its aircraft in preparation for the incoming storm.The current forecast anticipates that Moody and the surrounding areas will experience tropical-storm-force winds starting in the afternoon on Wednesday, Oct. 10, continuing through mid-day
  • Moody ‘rucks the distance’ during POW/MIA Recognition Day

    The 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) hosted the POW/MIA Recognition Day ruck march, Sept. 21, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. For the first time at Moody, the 347th OSS hosted a ruck march to pay tribute to those who’ve been captured or missing in the line of duty by carrying a POW/MIA flag for 24 hours.
  • Moody AF Ball celebrates heritage, history

    Team Moody celebrated the Air Force’s 71st birthday during the annual Air Force Ball, Sept. 15, 2018, in Valdosta, Ga. The ball recognized the service’s inception on Sept. 18, 1947, when President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, which established the USAF as a separate military service.
  • Moody makes some noise during Diversity Day

    Team Moody hosted the 23d Wing Diversity Day, Sept. 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Diversity Day honored the cultures of all groups and organizations observed by the Department of Defense using forms of expression such as poems and native dances. The theme of this year was ’Many Cultures, One Voice: Stronger Through Inclusion And Equality’.
  • Lieutenant colonel sets sights on marksman victory

    In the midst of countless rounds exploding across the firing range, his sights are set on one thing, the target. To the left and right of him are some of the nation’s best marksmen, but he’s ready. Prepared, he exhales and fires shot after shot hoping to leave his mark on what many consider to be “America’s World Series of the Shooting Sports.” When the gunfire ceased and the smoke cleared, Lt. Col. Robert Davis, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) director of complaints resolution, won first place in the metric prone grand aggregate category during the 2018 National Rifle Association (NRA) National Smallbore Rifle Championships, in Bristol, Ind.
  • Airmen ‘bring the heat’ with hot pits, gear up faster turnaround

    Airmen from the 23d Logistic Readiness Squadron (LRS) and 476th Maintenance Squadron performed a hot pit refuel, Aug. 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Members of the 23d LRS preposition fueling trucks to allow aircraft to refuel without needing to shut down. This style of refueling is used to eliminate the need for additional maintenance procedures and to extend pilots’ training time per flight which improves operations tempo.
  • Airman sets sights on Defender Challenge

    Seven Moody defenders trudged through a gauntlet that tested their capability, lethality and readiness. Ultimately, only Senior Airman Jeffrey Lewis, 822d Base Defense Squadron fireteam leader, had the scores, determination and perseverance to advance to the next level for a chance to represent Air Combat Command (ACC) during the 2018 Defender Challenge, Sept. 8-14, at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas.
  • ROTC cadets gain first-hand experience during Ops Air Force

    More than 20 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets gained a first-hand experience of the Air Force mission during Operation Air Force 2018, here. From June 2-Aug. 1, three groups of cadets from across the nation participated in the annual program which gave them an opportunity to see the operational Air Force’s mission and lifestyle before choosing a career as an officer.