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  • Leadership tools polished at SNCO course

    By Senior Master Sgt. Sandi Michon Westover hosted a senior enlisted leadership course here Oct. 25-26 for 26 Air Force members, which for the first time included the Air National Guard. The Senior Noncommissioned-Officer Leadership Course is ideal for busy schedules as a two-day course offered typically on non-UTA weekends. It's a dynamic,
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  • Patriot Wing CASF medics recall Airman's memory

    by Staff Sgt. Don Branum 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs Four and a half years after his death, Airman 1st Class Antoine Holt's memory perseveres in the thoughts of two Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility medics deployed to a nation that today is much closer to peace. Master Sgt. Jenny Carney and Tech. Sgt. Patrick Carlin,
  • Quick fire response saves $52 million in vital equipment

    Four Airmen with the 332nd Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron here protected $52 million in aircraft parts from being damaged or destroyed with their quick response to an electrical fire Sept. 22. Staff Sgt. Akeilee Murchison, Senior Airman Heather Libiszewski, Airman 1st Class Mayra Colon-Santiago and Airman Martin Renzi responded within
  • Benefits for Reservists When Volunteering vs. Being Mobilized: Same or Different?

    Since Operation Desert Storm, the Air Force has increasingly relied on Reserve and Guard forces to meet combatant commander requirements. Demand for forces dramatically increased after the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The Air Force initially met this demand primarily through partial mobilization of forces. Although Reserve and Guard forces are still
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  • Three MXS reservists help launch C-5’s – and young men

    On a beautiful, autumn Sunday afternoon, three coaches pace the sidelines with clipboards--strategizing, encouraging, yelling out play codes, moving players like a chess game - with an intensity easily matching the pros. The intense trio includes Tech. Sgt. Zaki-Jabbar Robinson, Senior Airman Alan Fairey, and Master Sgt. Pedro "Pete" Hilario. The
  • Employers 'deploy' for a day at Dogpatch

    Westover's Employer Appreciation Day turned into Employer Education Day when 21 Reservists' bosses "mobilized" Oct. 4, as part of Operation Bosslift. An air of uncertainty fell on the group as they processed through a mobility line. With mobility folder in hand, they fielded questions about their wills, family care, and spiritual care. They faced a