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Battlefield Airman Meet the new command chief

Story by SSgt Hailey Staker on 02/13/2017 The command chief of an installation leads its enlisted force and serves as the primary advisor to the commander on matters concerning morale, welfare, war-fighting effectiveness, operational utilization and professional development. So, it takes a certain kind of Airman to lead more than
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"Older" Recruits Find Their Second Act in the Air National Guard

Story by SrA Brian Jarvis on 01/30/2017 It used to be that if you joined the military after the age of 30, you were a dinosaur. Long considered a young person's game, the military has typically aimed its recruiting efforts at teenagers, enticing them with the lure of travel and
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315th AW takes 2 AFRC awards, finalist for another

Story by Michael Dukes on 01/30/2017 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston won two Air Force Reserve Command awards this week and is a finalist in one additional for its outstanding performance and contributions to the Air Force and Defense Department. "Congratulations to all award recipients, finalists and nominees
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From Black Knight to Space Knight

Story by Richard Kotecki on 01/24/2017 CLEAR AIR FORCE STATION, Alaska -- In early 2002, 1st Lt. Marvin Mays was working as the black knight at a Medieval Times. While he loved it, his wife was pregnant and he needed something more stable than swinging swords and riding horses. He
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Former Airman brings award-winning Basic Training' to San Antonio

Story by Stephen Warns on 01/23/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas Kahlil Ashanti, a former senior airman who served in the U.S. Air Force from 1992-96, has one message he hopes Airmen will heed. "You're more than your rank, and we've all had things or been through things that we're
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Air Force Club members going to Super Bowl LI

Story by Stephen Warns on 01/23/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas Stephanie Crites and Marsha Nelson are ready for some football. The Air Force Club members recently won the Air Force Services Activity's "Football Frenzy" grand prize -- two tickets with airfare and accommodations to attend Super Bowl LI on
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