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  • 820th BDG continues legacy of defense

    The 820th Base Defense Group held a change of command ceremony, July 12, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The ceremony represents the formal passing of responsibility, authority and accountability of command from one officer to another. Col. Benito Barron, 820th BDG commander, who recently relinquished his duties as the Chief of the Homeland Defense and Protection Division for Headquarters United States Northern Command, will now command the 820th BDG. The 820th BDG is the Air Force’s only unit specifically designed to provide fully integrated defense operations.
  • Munitions flight performs 30mm processing, keeps A-10s shooting

    Airmen from the 476th and 23d Maintenance Squadron (MXS) performed a 30mm rounds processing, July 11, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. This total force integration training with the 23d and 476th MXS allowed Airmen to work together to identify more ways to efficiently and safely conduct their mission. The munitions flight ensures A-10C Thunderbolt IIs are armed with 30mm rounds to make sure they are able to continue their mission while at home station and deployed.
  • Moody ‘rocks out’ at Patriot Fest

    Team Moody hosted the Patriot Festival, July 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The free event allowed Airmen and their families an opportunity to take some time away from the mission and enjoy a Fourth of July experience. The event consisted of live music, food trucks, family fun and a firework show.
  • 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.