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  • Former Tops in Blue vocalist finishes tour, returns to F.E. Warren

    Being selected as one of the 35 members to perform with Tops in Blue is a privilege one Airman assigned to the 90th Civil Engineer Squadron recently had.Jarrod Burton, 90th CES water-fuels maintenance technician, finished his 14-month tour with the Air Force's premier performance team and has returned to his duties here."I'm glad to be back,"
  • American300 tours encourage Airmen to 'Never Quit'

    Members of the 90th Missile Wing had the opportunity to interact with Tom Whittaker, the first amputee to summit Mount Everest and one of Air Force Global Strike Command's Never Quit Series highlighted speakers."The Promise" tour, featuring Whittaker, is centered around resiliency, overcoming even the most difficult obstacles and never giving up.
  • "TAP": Helping Airmen ease the transition from military to civilian

    Life after the military can be full of unanswered questions and insecurities about what the future holds for military members and their families transitioning into the civilian workforce. Aid from the Transition Assistance Program is provided to Department of Defense service members, DoD federal civilians facing restructuring or force reductions
  • Air Force history of ICBM development, safeguarding America

    During the latter months of 1957, some Americans could stand on their back porch and catch a glimpse of the Soviet Union's satellite, Sputnik, orbiting across the sky. To many, this slight sparkle was viewed as simply an advancement in technology, but to the United States government, it was much more. The launch of Sputnik was a dreadful eye opener
  • Honor Guard embodies Air Force image

    When it comes to ceremonies and funerals, the 509th Bomb Wing Honor Guard's mission is to be ready, sharp and respond to requests with the utmost amount of poise, attention to detail and professionalism.With a team of 44 Airmen ranking from airman basic to technical sergeant, the 509th Honor Guard represents the military in 118 counties. Their
  • Military working dogs train for success

    Originating from "The Story of Old Drum", written after the Civil War in Warrensburg, Mo., it's been said that, "A dog is man's best friend."This phrase holds especially true for the members of the 509th Security Forces Squadron canine handlers. Military working dogs act not only as trusted wingmen but also as friends.Effective communication,
  • Warren members learn how to maximize athletic performance

    F.E. Warren AFB members received an in-depth presentation on how to maximize athletic performance and readiness in the base theater Jan. 19 and 20.John Underwood, director of the American Athletic Institute, spoke to Airmen about achieving optimal physical and mental performance, and specifically about the adverse effects alcohol has on
  • Handpicked to serve

    Respect, dedication and pride are just a few words that describe the Barksdale Honor Guard.The Honor Guard Airmen train hard on a daily basis to ensure every movement they make is precise. They perform various details including funerals, promotions, change of command ceremonies, retirements and retreats."Honor Guard Airmen are the best of the
  • Resiliency tour makes stop at Malmstrom

    In the 10 years of fighting a war since the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, there have been hundreds of stories told focusing on heroics and bravery, kindness and compassion. For one former Army officer, losing a mentor to a firefight in Afghanistan in 2006 started the journey he is currently on.Rob Powers founded the American300 Warrior Tours
  • GSC score-posters: trained to be tricky

    Precision, sharpness, straight faces and a little taste of comedy was on display during the 2011 Global Strike Challenge score-posting events Nov. 8 and 9 at Hoban Hall.Teams gathered from numerous command wings to participate in the two-day event here. Several of the teams were dressed for the occasion, including a group clothed in wild West