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Break dancing Airmen balance life and work through break dancing
The brain is often described as having two sides, a side that handles creative thinking and a side that handles logical and analytical thinking. It is often believed that individuals favor one side or the other, however, both play a crucial role in thinking and how one handles situations.“Having a balance between the two sides is important to
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2018
Airman 1st Class Elijah Simmons, 92nd Maintenance Squadron, Aircraft Fuel Systems Squadron apprentice, prepares to enter a fuel tank training module, a section of a former KC-135 Stratotanker wing, during a training session at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Nov. 21, 2017. Fuel leaks on an aircraft can be a disaster mid-air or prevent an aircraft from possessing enough fuel pressure to even take off, making it a critical part of maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ryan Lackey) Fuel cell Airmen plug leaks, keep fleet flying
Airmen of the 92nd MXS Aircraft Fuel Systems Flight have one of the more dangerous jobs in the business of keeping aircraft flying. In a lone hangar at the edge of the flight line, these airmen tackle the delicate operation of repairing leaking aircraft and repairing faulty fuel plumbing systems.
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Mary Puffet Cook, 92nd Medical Group Family Advocacy Office nurse, works with a new parent on their baby’s motor skills during a water babies class at the Fitness Center at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. Newborns learn through a parent’s eye contact, movements and music during the class. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jesenia Landaverde) Family Advocacy empowers new parents
Fairchild’s Family Advocacy Office offers the New Parent Support Program to provide knowledge and tools to enable new parents to take better care of their babies.
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2018
Tech. Sgt. Joshua Pagel, 66th Training Squadron military training leader flight chief, talks with students during formation Jan. 16, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Pagel is one of five MTLs assigned to the 66th TRS to assist transitioning Airmen between Basic Military Training and their first duty stations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) Taking a step outside of their AFSC: Military Training Leader
Military training leaders are non-commissioned officers vectored through the Developmental Special Duty program to assist transitioning Airmen between BMT and their first duty stations.
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2018
MLK Dream big
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “I Have a Dream”These words were spoken to over a quarter million people at the National Mall in 1963. King’s blood, sweat and tears were integral
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2018
The Air Force Career Skills Program affords transitioning Airmen an opportunity during their final 180 days of their active-duty service to participate in apprenticeships, internships and job shadowing opportunities in the civilian workforce. (U.S. Air Force photo/Courtesy Photo) DOD program links Airmen to career opportunities
After 7,300 days of serving in the military, Airmen find themselves reaching retirement, discovering new interests and choosing a place to make their forever home.
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2018
Football NCO scores resilience through football
Airmen all use different ways to stay resilient. Some Airmen do crafts, some Airmen play a sport and some Airmen play video games.For Staff Sgt. Michael Clark, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Command Post emergency controller, he plays a popular football video game competitively and has had quite the success with it recently. He won first place during a
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2017
(U.S. Photo Illustration/ Senior Airman Ryan Lackey) Communications Squadron rolls out sweeping upgrades
The Department of Defense decided last year to do a force-wide computer hardware upgrades that utilize the latest Windows 10 operating systems, with the U.S. Air Force conversion to be completed by March 31, 2018.
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2017
Tech. Sgt. Kyle Hiener, 336th Training Support Squadron field’s operations NCO in-charge, operates a motor-grader to remove snow from roads in the Air Force Survival School Training Area in Cusick, Washington, Dec. 7, 2017. These Airmen are known throughout the Air Force as Civil Engineer “Dirt Boys,” but when they’re a part of the 336th Training Support Squadron, they’re called “Road Runners.” The Road Runners operate various vehicles to clear back roads in the National Forest, to include: motor graders, loaders, bulldozers and dump trucks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell) Road Runners enable AF Survival School mission
Seventy miles north of Fairchild, in the depths of the Colville National Forest, Airmen stand ready to fight below freezing temperatures, 50 plus inches of snow a year, all the while maintaining 450 miles of forested backroads within the 455 thousand acres of the 336th Training Group Survival School training area.
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2017
Tech Sgt. Chadwick Myers, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron NCO in charge of Command Support Squadron, poses for photo at Fairchild Air Force Base, Dec. 12, 2017. Myers volunteered to take the roles of the safety NCO in charge, the building custodian and the unit safety manager. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jesenia Landaverde) Fairchild's Finest: Tech Sgt. Chadwick Myers
Tech. Sgt. Chadwick Myers, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron NCO in charge of Command Support Staff, is selected as Fairchild's Finest.
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2017
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