ANDREWS AFB

Motorcycle Safety Day is revved up by 11th Wing Safety Office

Story by A1C Valentina Lopez on 06/19/2017 A crash simulator, prize giveaways and a police-escorted off-base ride were a few of the activities at Joint Base Andrews' Seventh Annual Motorcycle Safety Day here, June 15. "The reason we have a MSD is to prevent motorcycle safety briefings from becoming uninteresting,"
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Different Lives, Same Warrior Spirit

Story by SGT David Turner on 06/16/2017 FORT BRAGG, N.C. They come from as far as Europe and Hawaii, representing military specialties from paralegal to musician to watercraft operator. They have diverse civilian careers: students, schoolteachers, security guards, accountants, and many others. But they are all U.S. Army Reserve Warriors,
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Father's influence creates legacy of pilots

Story by Kimberly Parker on 06/14/2017 Lt. Col. Andrew "Kisser" Kissinger, 39th Flying Training Squadron T-6 Texan instructor pilot, understands the pull of the Air Force after watching and admiring his own father's career in the clouds. Kissinger explained that it was at the age of eight when his dad
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Eyes, ears of America's Airfield

Story by A1C Valentina Lopez on 06/13/2017 The 89th Airlift Wing's Special Air Mission provides transportation for the U.S. president, vice president, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military leaders as tasked by the White House, Air Force chief of staff and Air Mobility Command. Members of Joint Base
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IWTC Virginia Beach Hosts Annual Run with Local School

By Lt. Rita Johnson, Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach Public Affairs Sailors and Marines from Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Virginia Beach volunteered to run with students from Princess Anne Elementary School at Naval Air Station Oceana's Dam Neck Annex, June 9. The annual run takes place prior to
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USAF intelligence integrates with JASDF counterparts

Story by SSgt Melanie Hutto on 06/12/2017 The 35th Operations Support Squadron intelligence analysts dedicated more than 50 hours, from May 22 to 26, to familiarizing four Japan Air Self-Defense Forces intelligence analysts from multiple bases throughout Japan, on skills and techniques required for Red Flag-Alaska 17-2 in order to
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Broncos' take by air, sea for Lightning Kokua

Story by SSG Armando Limon on 06/09/2017 SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Soldiers, vehicles and equipment of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, "Broncos," 25th Infantry Division, are traveling by air and sea for preparation of Lightning Kokua this month taking place at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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Thunderbolt 6 signing on.

Story by SGT Jacob Kohrs on 06/09/2017 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - A week of multiple change of command ceremonies for the 17th Field Artillery Brigade concluded with the change of command ceremony for Col. Andrew C. Gainey, as the outgoing brigade commander, to Col. Christopher W. Wendland, incoming commander,
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Armed Services YMCA supports Army mission

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 06/09/2017 WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD On a recent sunny summer morning, a handful of children were playing in the Armed Services YMCA's courtyard, here. After about an hour of hula hooping, tossing balls and playing on the jungle gym, they lined up and made their way
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BALTOPS 2017 Kicks Off

Story by SSgt Jonathan Snyder on 06/06/2017 Exercise BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) is underway in the Baltic Sea region until 16 June. Air, maritime, and ground assets from several NATO Allies and Partner Nations are involved in the live training event that started from Szczecin, Poland and finishes in Kiel, Germany.
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Former officer candidate takes command at Air Guard's training center

Story by MSgt Michael Smith on 06/01/2017 LOUISVILLE, Tenn. The Air National Guard's I.G. Brown Training and Education Center welcomed a former officer candidate here as its next commander June 1, after Col. Kevin M. Donovan relinquished command to Col. Kerry R. Lovely during a Change of Command ceremony. Colonel
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