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  • From the Frontlines: Senior Airman Ricky Mahaney

    A 509th Force Support Squadron force management operations representative here left the comfort of his desk to face the challenge of the front lines of Southwest Asia Feb. 22. Senior Airman Ricky Mahaney said his deployment wasn't as much of a change as he expected, but the experiences he received there will never be forgotten. Leaving Air Force
  • From the Frontlines: UT1 Micheal Damato

    "What stood out most was the effort made by a group of Sailors from different Navy commands, different Navy jobs, Reserve and Active Duty. They were asked to integrate into the Army culture and perform one of the most important missions in Iraq. This mission was 24-7 where our guard force stood 12-hour watches, six days a week. It was a grind, and
  • From the Frontlines: Staff Sgt. Marquita Glover

    Sitting behind her tidy desk inside a small, dark lit office with a phone in one hand and a pen in the other, the clean-cut Airman displayed professionalism as she carried herself with pride. Her crisp uniform displayed her nametag "Glover" on the right side pocket and her sleeves showcased four stripes. Staff Sgt. Marquita Glover, 509th Force
  • Twentieth Air Force commander visits Warren

    The 20th Air Force Commander visited Warren on Oct. 21 to see for himself how Air Force Global Strike Command's mission is being executed in different squadrons.Maj. Gen. C. Donald Alston, 20th AF commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Tammy Elliott, 20th AF command chief, first visited a Facility Maintenance Team preparing for dispatch to the missile
  • Security Forces team preps for Global Strike Challenge

    The 509th Security Forces Squadron formed a team of their most qualified Airmen here to take part in the upcoming Global Strike Challenge in November."Security Forces is a very strenuous career field and our Airmen work hard and long hours, so it's nice to see them afforded the opportunity to show off their skills while representing Whiteman Air
  • Global Strike Challenge - A legacy of excellence

    The first-ever Global Strike Challenge culminates Nov. 16 -17 here and in the local community, welcoming top security forces, maintainers, and missile and bomber crews in head-to-head competition seeking to be recognized as the "best of the best."After months of competition, teams will come to the Shreveport-Bossier City area for a strategic
  • Warren Security Forces Group competes in Global Strike Challenge

    The 90th Security Forces Group is rigorously preparing to bring home Air Force Global Strike Command's Global Strike Challenge trophy for the security forces portion of the competition. AFGSC is bringing back the once-called "Curtain Raiser" missile combat challenge this year, renaming it "Global Strike Challenge."This year's competition is
  • Eighth Air Force secretary retires after nearly 50 years of civil service

    Medina Paro never thought about it, but her children did. One day they came up to her and said, "Mom, after 49 years we think it is time to retire" - so she did.After 11 different 608th Air Communications Squadron commanders and 15 Eighth Air Force commanders, Mrs. Paro's last day as a federal employee was Aug. 27. Mrs. Paro began working as a
  • From the Frontlines: Capt. Jordan Clark

    "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."- Chinese ProverbThis is essentially what Capt. Jordan Clark, 1-135 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion AH-64 Apache pilot did during the 11 months he volunteered to deploy to Jalalabad, Afghanistan. He returned from his deployment in September. While
  • From the Frontlines: Master Sgt. William Sander

    In a career field that manages and maintains public funds, one's skill-set must include attention to detail and personal responsibility for every penny. Deployed comptroller duty is exactly that and one that is entrusted to Airmen. Master Sgt. William Sander, 509th Comptroller Squadron superintendent, focused on leading the largest Air Force