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  • 302nd Airlift Wing thanks Colorado healthcare workers with flyover

    Over the last several months, medical personnel, healthcare workers and essential personnel all over the world have been working against one common enemy; COVID-19. In Colorado, as of May 6 there have been 17,830 cases, 2,986 hospitalized and 921 deaths, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment website.
  • Back to life: New normal with COVID-19

    As Robins Air Force Base begins to follow suit and reopen base facilities to welcome patrons, it’s important to remember the virus causing COVID-19 and the risk of contracting it are still present. Protecting yourself and others from becoming infected is just as important now as it was before.
  • First group of Airmen from Hill’s 34th Fighter Squadron return home

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Today, the first wave of Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings returned home following a six-month deployment to the Middle East.The 34th Fighter Squadron’s deployment, which started in November, 2019, was first F-35 Immediate Response Force deployment as well as the second F-35A Lightning II
  • Beret Flown in Space for Retiring PJ

    Air Force Colonel and NASA astronaut, Nick Hague had a unique retirement gift for retiring pararescueman, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ziegler; a gift which orbited the earth 200 times to honor his service.  The retirement ceremony on May 2, 2020 highlighted the 33-year career of Chief Ziegler, a 308th Rescue Squadron pararescueman. Some close family
  • Standing ready to serve her country

    COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise, forcing isolation, social distancing, and sacrifice. For one Reservist, the Nightingale Pledge and duty to her country ran parallel in her decision to help combat the virus. Maj. Lizy Windsor, 944th Medical Squadron clinical nurse, was prepared to support the pandemic before the official notification came through.
  • Monumental PJ Honored at Ceremony

    Air Force PJs are the only DoD elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full spectrum dedicated Personnel Recovery (PR) to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These Battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile PR specialists in the world.After 33-years,
  • AFE Citizen Airmen create face covers for unit/community

    As COVID-19 cases increased across the country, the demand for essential items grew, making it difficult for some to find certain personal protective equipment.Recognizing the need to continue the mission while protecting themselves and others, aircrew flight equipment Airmen from two of the 413th Flight Test Group’s geographically separated units
  • Reserve Citizen Airman epidemiologist volunteers for COVID19 fight

    With more than 160 thousand cases and more than 12,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, New York City has been one of the hardest hit cities in the world. Due to the overwhelming numbers, the Air Force Reserve called on its Citizen Airmen to help ensure hot spots around the country have the support they need. Dr. (Maj.) Sanjiv Baxi, 349th Medical Group doctor, jumped at the opportunity to help.
  • Team Barksdale Tribute

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Bomb Wing and their active duty counterparts assigned to the 2nd BW performed flyovers in Baton Rouge and New Orleans May 1 to honor the efforts of medical and health care professionals, essential employees, and volunteers there combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.
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