ANDREWS AFB

Decker takes command of 123rd Mission Support Group

Story by MSgt Philip Speck on 02/08/2019 With scores of friends, family and colleagues present, Col. Mary Decker took charge of the 123rd Mission Support Group during a change-of-command ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here Jan. 5. Presiding over the event was Col. David Mounkes, commander of
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Tactical-level innovation

Story by Maj. Tyrone Streifel, 3rd Brigade Combat Team 101st Airborne Division Need a capability? The 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne takes a DIY, every-Soldier-an-innovator approach. The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) must be prepared to deploy anywhere in the world, ready to engage an enemy withi
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Multi-domain career opportunity available for AF officers

Story by A1C Kristine Gruwell on 02/05/2019 Team Little Rock commanders were briefed on a new career field the Air Force has developed for officers, with the first-class commencing training summer of 2019. The career field is described as command and control operational-level warfighting, where officers will have a variety
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Closure: War Veteran Locates Brother's Killed in Action Coordinates

Story by SSgt Kenny Holston on 02/04/2019 JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md.--Nearly 37 thousand American military members died while serving in the line of duty during the Korean War, Pvt.AllenSchreiner was one of them. Schreiner was one year older than his brother, Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Schreiner (Ret.), As children the
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NY National Guard puts 188 on duty over two days for Polar Vortex weather event

Story by Eric Durr on 02/01/2019 CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. The New York National Guard placed 188 Soldiers and Airmen on duty Jan. 30 and 31, as extremely cold temperatures and lake effect snow hit the Buffalo and Niagara region and the region between Syracuse and Watertown. "As New York deals with
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More than 100 athletes selected to participate in 2019 Army Trials at Fort Bliss

More than 100 athletes selected to participate in 2019 Army Trials at Fort Bliss By Whitney Delbridge Nichels, Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. U. S. Army Medical Command, Deputy Chief of Staff, Army Warrior Care and Transition is proud to announce the selection of more than 100 wounded,
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JBA hosts annual powerlifting meet

Story by SrA Alyssa Van Hook on 01/30/2019 The chalk was flying during the 6th Annual Joint Base Andrews Powerlifting Meet held in the Tactical Fitness Center here, Jan. 24, 2019. Nineteen weightlifters, split between two male and two female weight classes, competed in three tests of strength squat, bench
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Fort Bragg Soldiers train for cold-weather conditions

Story by A1C Ariel Owings on 01/28/2019 White clouds curled from their mouths as they steadied their breath, waiting for the cue to fire. A voice came over the radio of the Humvee saying "ready one." Immediately, hot bullet casings fell from the gunner station and bounced around inside the
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Two portraits of a re-enlistment aboard the USS Wisconsin (BB 64)

Story by Max Lonzanida on 01/27/2019 Submitted article by Emma Hummer, HR Naval Museum Intern, with editing by Max Lonzanida, HR Naval Museum Public Affairs Officer. For centuries service men and women have answered the call of duty in national defense. Nothing so solemnly affirms one's commitment to that duty
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TEC earns 11th Air Force Organizational Excellence Award

Story by MSgt Mike Smith on 01/25/2019 The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center recently shared in recognition of the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award for meritorious service as a detachment of the Air National Guard Readiness Center, from October 1, 2015, to September 20, 2017. U.S. Air Force Lt.
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Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Task Force receives Community Champion Award

Story by SSG Chad Menegay on 01/17/2019 A largely unknown team of military-trained support analysts and civil operators that provides support to communities in the fight against illegal drugs has been exposed for what it is an organization of heroes. The Union County Drug Free Coalition honored the Ohio National
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