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  • Base Defense Airmen memorialize fallen veteran

    Heads hang and tears fall while bagpipes play at a memorial service where those who’ve fallen in valor were honored, to include one Airman whose loss hit heavy on many of Moody’s warrior’s hearts. The NYPD memorial service honored three detectives who had fallen in the line of duty, one of which was Tech. Sgt. Joseph Lemm, who in 2015, was one of six U.S. troops killed by a suicide bomber while conducting overseas missions with the 820th Base Defense Group in Afghanistan.
  • DFAC services: bringing the heat, feeding the force

    When it comes to winning a war, victory can fall on which “army’s” troops are fed. To feed an Air Force, the Dining Facility (DFAC) Airmen bring the heat to their battleground: the kitchen. Through teamwork, adaption and striving for excellence, the Georgia Pines DFAC Airmen are able to ensure Team Moody is fed and ready to finish the fight.
  • Hot-pit refueling enables high-ops training

    The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oil, Lubricant section kept aircraft flying around the clock by conducting the more efficient hot-pit styled refuels, Dec. 4 -7, during the 23d Wing’s Phase 1, Phase 2 exercise, here. “Hot pits are almost like a gas station attendant,” said Master Sgt. James Holloway, 23d LRS fuel’s superintendent. “With a max surge like this, if we cold serviced, it would take a lot longer.
  • Moody leadership climbs new heights

    23d Wing leadership visited the radar, airfield and weather systems facility to familiarize themselves with the 23d Operations Support Squadron’s duties and to gain a better understanding of how they impact the mission, Dec. 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.
  • Airmen prep for Army Air Assault School

    The AAA readiness assessment is designed to prepare Airmen for the Army Air Assault school curriculum as well as its physical and mental stressors. During AAA, U.S. troops are taught an array of skills associated with rotary-winged aircraft. These skills widen the 820th Base Defense Group’s ability to swiftly deploy and defend.
  • Annual Cookie Drive sweetens holidays for Airmen

    Team Moody spouses packaged cookies for dorm Airmen during the Annual Moody Airmen Cookie Drive, Dec. 4-5, here. Local organizations, Airmen and spouses donated more than 8,000 cookies to approximately 700 dorm residents to show appreciation for the Airmen during the holidays.
  • Moody brightens holidays at Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Team Moody held the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Dec. 1, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The annual event brings the base community together as a way to show thanks for their continuous sacrifice and celebrate the holiday season. The celebration included a parade, raffle give-a-ways, children’s activities and traditional lighting of the base Christmas tree by families of deployed Airmen.
  • 823d BDS chief retires after 27 years of service

    Houtz enlisted in the Air Force on Oct. 6, 1991. During his 27-year career, he has held numerous leadership roles while supporting Operations Provide Promise, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and Inherent Resolve.
  • Moody kicks-off Angel Tree event

    The Airman & Family Readiness Center kicked off the annual Angel Tree event, a donation drive which raises gifts for children of Moody Airmen, Nov. 27, here. Each year, community members pull ornaments from the Christmas trees located at the Base Exchange and the Freedom 1 Fitness Center with a child’s description and their desired gift, and purchase the gift to be given anonymously.
  • Airmen feast at DFAC Thanksgiving

    Team Moody came together for a Thanksgiving Day meal in the Georgia Pines Dining Facility, Nov. 23, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The meal was an opportunity for Airmen, retirees, dependents and leadership to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
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