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(U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Jovan Banks) Women making a difference: past, present, future
As the month of March comes to an end, so too does Women's History Month.  A month reserved to celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world; accomplishments that have solidified their place in history and our ability to ensure certain rights and freedoms. Unfortunately, with the end of a particular month also comes the end of our desire
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Default Air Force Logo Staying healthy during the holidays
With the holidays quickly approaching, I caught myself sitting at my desk thinking about how my fitness is going to suffer when I travel up north on vacation.A lack of exercise combined with my dad's cooking and staying up late to hang out with family and sleeping in a bed that I'm not used to makes it difficult to keep a healthy routine.So, I
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A KB-29 Superfortress (tanker) from the 509th Bombardment Group (BG) at Roswell Army Air Field, N.M., refuels an aircraft mid-flight. The 509th BG was chosen to pioneer aerial refueling when it received the KB-29 in 1948. (Courtesy photo) The 509th pioneers aerial refueling
Ask any of the Airmen stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, how the base's mission of strategic deterrence, global power and combat support anytime, anywhere is possible, and they'll tell you to take a look at the aircraft lining the flightline.Over the past century, air power has been developing -- from more advanced designs and weapons
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Default Air Force Logo Emerging Worship at the Stealth Lounge
Perhaps you have heard rumors about something "emerging." That seems to be the pace of our Air Force; something new or emerging to make life better for all. Emerging Worship at the Stealth Lounge is the new thing. On Sept. 13 our Base Chapel Protestant community will be launching a new worship service called Emerging Worship at the Stealth Lounge.
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Default Air Force Logo Wait! Put that phone down
Flash back to 1996, a young Airman walks into his team-building class. As he makes his way to the waiting area, other Airmen are standing around making introductions and carrying on in conversation. As the clock nears the starting time, the members already have an idea of who is who and where they work. Flash forward to 2015 and the same type of
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Default Air Force Logo Three life lessons
Hey Airmen with a capital "A", the following are three life lessons to help you refocus, achieve personal expectations and maximize your contributions to the Air Force, right now.Lesson one, focus on what you control. It is a time in our Air Force which we have been presented a myriad of changes and challenges. From changes to Enlisted Performance
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Army Lt. Olin “Short Round” Hardy and L Company infantrymen wait to hear news on the radio during the Korean War.

(Courtesy photo from the manuscript “Love Company - the predecessor to 'LOVE, Labor and Laughter'" at SOS: Save Our Stories!
Lt. Olin "Short Round" Hardy was beloved by the men he served with, not just because he was a great forward observer, but because he managed to bridge the infinite divide between Artillery, his trade, and the Infantry of Company L. His misadventures bringing scavenged creature comforts to the foxholes at the front, or in bringing extra fire to bear
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Default Air Force Logo Stepping in
About this time two years ago, our Air Force was making national news in the wake of reported sexual assaults in the ranks. Still more troubling was the estimated magnitude of unreported assaults and the unwillingness of bystanders to intervene or report them.As part of the effort to combat harassment and assaults, there were several wing and
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Maj. Jason Kalin, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, poses in front of his running medals at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., April 16, 2015. Kalin has participated and completed one Ultramarathon (63.75 miles), 16 marathons, five half-marathons, two Bataan Death Marches and numerous 10 milers, 10Ks and 5Ks. To culminate his tour at Whiteman, Kalin is taking part in his last race as the commander of the 509th LRS, the Striker Life Half Marathon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released) Running life
My commander leaves us this summer and I felt compelled to share with you a little about him that you may have not known and I thought was cool. The gentleman I am describing is Maj. Jason Kalin, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander.  Interesting fact: he has participated and completed one Ultramarathon (63.75 miles), 16 marathons, five
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Default Air Force Logo Grapenuts and milk anyone?
On the tail end of Women's History Month and all the talk about resiliency, I felt it appropriate to tell a story about a lady named Marcia you know her?  The story starts with Marcia marrying right out of high school in the late 1960's. She and her husband would have two kids and struggle in the suburbs of St. Louis.  Wanting a
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