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  • Moody shows appreciation to retirees

    The 23d Wing hosted its annual Retiree Appreciation Week, Oct. 9 to 13, here, to honor retired service members. With a theme of “Proud to be American,” retirees received discounts and promotions from various base facilities, participated in a golf tournament and celebrated with a Retiree Appreciation Day event.
  • Airmen pull through at fire muster

    The 23d Civil Engineer Squadron fire department designed the muster to allow teams of Airmen to compete in several events, ranging from a hose roll to a fire truck pull. Event organizers wanted Airmen to experience being a firefighter in a way that got people active.
  • ACC commander witnesses integrated readiness

    The commander of Air Combat Command visited Airmen belonging to the 18th Air Support Operations Group, during Warfighters Exercise 18-1, Oct. 9, 2017, at Fort Drum N.Y.Gen. Mike Holmes observed the WFX, which is designed to test a commander’s ability to direct their forces and successfully defeat the enemy. WFX 18-1 tested the 10th Mountain
  • Air Force further embraces “Gold Star” families

    Losing a loved one is never easy, especially for those who have to bury their fallen military family members killed in action. To help ease the mourning process, Moody recently introduced their installment of the Air Force’s Gold Star program, which further embraces surviving family members by assisting them to receive a lifetime of support and care.
  • Airman counters life's jabs

    God. Family. Boxing. That’s all that matters. But life’s unpredictable ups and downs often test people in ways that shake the foundations that give them peace. His father was shot, his aunt died and his grandmother was diagnosed with cancer. The rage, devastation and sorrow caused by family turmoil left him reeling. He looked for inner peace in his longtime passion, boxing, but a torn ligament left him staggering. With nowhere to turn, Airman 1st Class Isaiah Randall came to understand the true concept of resiliency, leaning on the support from his family, both by blood and by service, and God to guide him through.
  • Jumpmaster earns senior-rated star

    A member of the 820th Base Defense Group earned his senior-rated parachutist badge, joining the ranks of experienced jumpmasters within the Air Force, Oct. 3, at the Lee Fulp drop zone in Tifton, Ga. Tech. Sgt. Joe Ostrum, 820th Combat Operations Squadron personal parachute program manager, completed the final requirement to obtain a senior rating by fulfilling jumpmaster duties during a static-line jump.
  • Violence Prevention: Speak up, stand up

    The 23d Wing hosted Moody’s first Violence Prevention Awareness Event recognizing suicide prevention, drug abuse, stalking awareness and domestic violence prevention, Oct. 4, 2017, here. During the event, Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, and Col. Jeffery Valenzia, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing commander, signed a proclamation declaring October as Violence Prevention Awareness Month.
  • Moody holds Alpha Warrior prelims

    Airmen are battling for the title of ‘Alpha Warrior’ Sept. 27 – Oct. 6, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The Alpha Warrior program was adopted by the Air Force in support of the Comprehensive Airmen Fitness pillars: mental, social, physical and spiritual. The program consists of varying obstacle courses resembling those seen in NBC’s American Ninja Warrior.
  • 911: when in doubt, ring it out

    Three numbers. 911. That’s all that one needs to remember. However, with various emergency response resources within direct reach on base, Airmen can easily forget to utilize these three numbers. In order to receive help as quickly and efficiently as possible, it is important to dial 911 immediately when involved in an emergency situation.