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  • Incirlik sentries unwavered by COVID-19

    Defenders spend every waking moment standing watch, ready to defend the base at a moment’s notice. The weight of their weapons and gear can be overbearing at times causing physical stress on the body and their constant gaze on the horizon reminds us of their daily sacrifices.They know that if the need arises, they stand ready to answer the call
  • Masks for the masses: 701st MUNSS spouse makes masks for local community

    As the Department of Defense continues to adapt and safeguard troops, their families, and the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic, service members are accomplishing the mission in a rapidly changing environment. Recently, the DoD issued a policy requiring the wear of cloth face coverings in public settings and work centers where physical distancing is difficult to maintain.
  • "Why"

    Perhaps the most perplexing enigma about the question “why” is this: while it is one of the most asked questions, it is also very often not answered. This is the somber concept Master Sgt. Teve Molioo, along with his former unit, wrestled with one fateful morning.
  • #SheSupports: Mary McLean

    In the month of March, the world recognizes the contributions of women, remembering those who paved the way for future generations. The 501st Combat Support Wing is highlighting exemplary women who light the way for the Pathfinders around them. Mary McLean, 423rd Force Support Squadron deputy director, has been supporting RAF Alconbury and RAF Molesworth FSS members in any way she can. From digging bushes in the summer heat to unloading tables and chairs at events, McLean provides a variety of support so people can get their job done.
  • 52d OSS ensures pilot safety, positive outcome after F-16 crash

    “The first moment I knew that everybody had my back was when I pulled the ejection handle,” said Capt. Stuart Wilson, 480th Fighter Squadron pilot, whose aircraft lost partial power during routine training in the fall of 2019.Wilson went home that day to his wife and children because U.S Air Force Airmen from one particular squadron here are
  • #SheDefends: Senior Airman Struhltrager

    In the month of March, the world recognizes the contributions of women, remembering those who paved the way for future generations. The 501st Combat Support Wing is highlighting exemplary women who light the way for the Pathfinders around them.
  • A chance at a brighter future

    “You’re here with me because nobody else wants you,” Master Sgt. Debbie Jackson recalled one of her relatives saying. “That line stuck with me for a very long time.”
  • “As long as we are alive, we can rebuild”

    Tech. Sgt. Jim Araos was just 10 years old when he tried to kill his father, Mikas, in his sleep.
  • 52d MXS engine flight revs up morale, wins awards

    Anyone who visits the engine shop here may sense a positive atmosphere and strong work ethic.U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 52nd Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight have noteworthy high morale, which is a direct result of a family-oriented environment and strong leadership, enabling them to win awards.The flight is U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s
  • Chaplain answers the call to protect

    “I want people to know every relationship might have its difficulties, but this way of interacting with your partner is not normal and it’s not okay,” said Capt. Hans Decker, 501st Combat Support Wing chaplain, working at RAF Croughton, England.
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