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  • Remembering the Bataan with Major Rahn

    She stopped, her hazel eyes lowering to her feet. Her heels felt like they were being rubbed by sandpaper in her worn down boots. She had marched 18 miles already and felt determined to complete the marathon. Taking off her boot, she saw a thin worn down bubble of skin. Her feet were blistering. She looked around for the medic station and trudged over to begin receiving treatment. After an hour of assistance from two doctors, she got up and began treading along again. The Bataan Memorial Death March was something she needed to accomplish. Maj. Brianne Rahn, 49th Wing Staff Judge Advocate deputy, participated in her first full-marathon Bataan Memorial Death March, March 17, 2019, on White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
  • German Air Force change of command

    A new commander took the reins of the German Air Force Tactical Training USA Command here during a change of command ceremony, March 13, 2019. Maj. Gen. Dr. Jan Kuebart, GAF Flying Units commander, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Werner Theisen assumed command of the GAF Tactical Training USA Command from Col. Stephan Breidenbach in front of families, Airmen and local leaders.
  • PTN innovations moving to undergraduate pilot training

    Beginning May 31, 2019, flying training wings will formally begin integrating innovations from Pilot Training Next into the undergraduate pilot training curriculum,19th Air Force officials announced at the PTN Technology Expo held here March 12-13. Taking lessons learned and data derived from technology use during PTN, the idea is to blend those training approaches and content into the syllabi for specific T-1 Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II and T-38C Talon aircraft flights at UPT wings to accelerate student learning and build better aviators for the future.
  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    New Mexico State University’s Cancer Outreach program partnered with the 49th Medical Group during colorectal cancer awareness month, March 7, 2019, in the medical clinic here.NMSU’s Cancer Outreach brought a giant blow-up colon to offer everyone a visual representation of what polyps and lesions look like in a healthy colon and when cancer is
  • Right place, right time

    Notifying patients when to go back to see a doctor is only one of the responsibilities held by 49th Medical Group front desk clerks. With the phone ringing constantly and patients coming in and out of the waiting room all day, keeping track of who is where can be a daunting task.For Senior Airman Hali Bean, 49th MDG Family Health front desk clerk,
  • Holloman F-16 pilot attends Captain Marvel premiere

    An instructor pilot assigned to the 311th Fighter Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, was invited to attend Captain Marvel premiere events in Los Angeles, California, March 3-4, 2019.Capt. Danielle “Kazi” Park, who was previously stationed at Nellis AFB, Nevada, flew the star of the film, Brie Larson, as part of a familiarization
  • Holloman Airman wins AFTC Annual Award

    Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano, the commander of the Air Force Test Center, announced the 2018 Air Force Test Center Annual Award winners Feb. 12, and two receiving this honor are AEDC team members.In a message sent out to all Air Force Test Center teammates, Azzano said, “I could not be more proud of them (the AFTC winners) and their
  • 16th TRS at the forefront of innovation

    Ensuring Airmen are ready to meet the joint-warfighting needs of today’s dynamic security environment in a way that moves with 21st Century speed is a challenge faced in every training environment in Air Education and Training Command.Innovating through inspiration from AETC’s beta-testing of a new cloud-based learning services ecosystem, the 16th
  • 386th EAMXS, 46th EATKS launch MQ-9 Reaper

    The MQ-9, a remotely piloted aircraft, is utilized to perform close air support and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. 
  • NCO diversifies combat skillset with sister service

    Providing combatant commanders more lethal and ready Airmen to support joint operational taskings is a top priority for Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein. For Airmen to more successfully operate in the joint operations of today’s dynamic security environment, Goldfein has communicated the need to focus development that allows Airmen to gain joint proficiency earlier in their careers, including training opportunities.