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  • Prior fighter pilot, now Port Dawg

    Staff Sgt. Jim Cagle is not your typical E-5 for a number of reasons. At 6 feet 2 inches tall, he literally stands out, but that is not it. With four stripes on his sleeve, less gray hairs and facial lines (though to be pushing 60 it could be worse) are expected, but that is not it either. When he is not at Unit Training Assembly skillfully maneuvering a plus-sized forklift for the 41st Aerial Port Squadron, he’s handling a much larger piece of machinery in the skies as a captain for American Airlines, but that is not it either. On his Facebook page are videos of him banging on the ivories and crooning along, but even that is still not what makes him so atypical.
  • Operation Dust Storm

    Operation Dust Storm blew into Martindale Army Air Field, Texas, Feb. 1, mixing together Reservists, active duty Airmen, Soldiers and local doctors to accomplish a complex medical and air delivery mission. The 433rd Airlift Wing’s aerial porters, defenders, and medical personnel joined the 502nd Air Base Wing defenders for the training. The helicopters were supplied by the Texas Army National Guard. The doctors were from the San Antonio Military Medical Center. This total-force training exercise was designed to provide real-life training to all parties.
  • Who’s up for a challenge? Hawaii ‘Port Dawgs’ are …

    Computer based training has its place, but how do we motivate Airmen to become the best at their craft? Stepping away from the office for hands-on training with their fellow “Port Dawg” tends to do the trick.
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