MARCH ARB

Serving, Saving, Shaping

Story by Joseph Eddins on 02/08/2019 In December 2018, Airman magazine interviewed Maj. Gen. Mark E. Smith, the Civil Air Patrol's 24th national commander. He leads CAP's more than 60,000 members across the United States in fulfilling the U.S. Air Force auxiliary's Congressionally chartered missions of emergency services, cadet program
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Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers learn arctic survival from northern neighbors

Story by SFC April Davis on 02/06/2019 MANNING PARK, B.C., Canada Lights from headlamps in the distance dart across the blue snow horizon, mirroring the shooting stars above in the brilliant Canadian winter night sky. Through the darkness, Canadian Army Reserve Soldiers lead the way towards camp, breaking trail with
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Navy honors pioneering female aviator with first of its kind tribute

As the sound of taps echoed across the cemetery and an American flag, on bended knee, was handed to a grieving husband, grief took a momentary pause. A soft rumble on the horizon took the mourner's minds off their loss, and as the sound built, eyes shifted upward and thought
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Base historian tells his story

Story by SrA Denise Jenson on 02/01/2019 Every day, members across the Air Force make history. With tasks both at home and overseas, the work they do is an important step into the future. Yet in the midst of historic firsts, records set and broken, and even tragedies, one might
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Team D-M and A-10 Demo Team help local youth A.I.M. High

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base held the first Aviation, Inspiration and Motivation High Outreach Program on Jan. 26, 2019. The A.I.M. High Outreach Program was created by Air Force Recruiting Service Detachment 1 in an effort to help the pilot shortage and improve pilot diversity. The free one-day interactive program featured
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315th CRF tests mettle in joint-service training mission Patriot Palm

Story by 1st Lt. Marquel Coaxum on 01/29/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HAWAII -- A 315th Airlift Wing unit finished its most recent joint-service training exercise Tuesday at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Hawaii. Teaming up with FEMA, the FBI, Army, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the 315th Contingency Response Flight
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Pennsylvania National Guard achieved excellence in 2018

Story by SGT Zane Craig on 01/29/2019 FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. The Pennsylvania National Guard achieved excellence during 2018 through successful responses to natural disasters in our Homeland, deepening our Partnerships throughout the government, in our communities and with our allies, and adding to the strength of our Warfight around
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Thunderbird Inn among top three DFACs competing for Hennessy Award

Story by A1C Austin Prisbrey on 01/22/2019 Kirtland's dining facility, the Thunderbird Inn, was selected to compete for the Hennessy Trophy and was inspected Jan. 18-19, 2019. "This base was selected by leadership in the Air Force," said Jim Wulforst, Hennessy Traveler team member. "You really have to be a
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A bold future for the Army

Reimagining the Army's logistics enterprise resource planning systems. by Jim Kinkade and Jay Chung If the Army could start over today, it would not choose to design the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system landscape as it exists now. It would not seek systems designed to serve one specific function and
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Agile teaming builds the Army's Integrated Personnel and Pay System

PEO EIS uses Agile teaming to build the Army's Integrated Personnel and Pay System. by Col. Gregory S. Johnson Today, the Army faces a complex dilemma: how to deliver warfighting capabilities in an environment increasingly defined by rapid technological advances and the changing character of war. According to a summary
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Training for the hard days: Annual event helps prepare mortuary troops

Story by SFC Gary Witte on 12/31/2018 While their main mission is to care for fallen troops, several hundred mortuary affairs Soldiers spent much of August honing their other military skills in Virginia. The annual Mortuary Affairs Exercise, known as MAX, brought Army Reserve units from across the nation to
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