Holding the line

By Senior Master Sgt. Mike Hammond 438th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs It was just after 4 a.m., July 17. Many on the base at Kabul International Airport, and forward operating base Oqab nearby, were still catching a last hour or two of sleep … [Read more...]

Answering the call to serve

By Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard 42nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs Brian Walker didn’t need to take a leave of absence from the law practice he owns in Fort Worth, Texas, or take the pay cut that goes with it in exchange for a summer in … [Read more...]

The OTS advantage

By Capt. Freddie Stephens Air University Officer Training School This is my Officer Training School story. My journey to the United States Air Force actually began when I was in college. No, I did not participate in the Reserve Officer Training Corps … [Read more...]

‘Mommy isn’t coming home, sweetie’

By Airman 1st Class Madison Sylvester 319th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Airman 1st Class Madison Sylvester shares the story of how her first scar became her reason for never driving while under the influence of alcohol. Sylvester is a 319th Air Base … [Read more...]

Are you ready to leave military service?

By Master Sgt. C.A. Tony Sargent 81st Medical Support Squadron When Air Force leadership announced they would need to cut about 25,000 Airmen over the next five years, many people wondered if they would be affected. A variety of programs were … [Read more...]