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  • The Striker Women of BTF 24-2

    The Striker Women of Team Dyess assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron collaborated with their fellow female Striker in creating these graphics to showcase the importance of women in the military and how they contribute to the BTF 24-2 mission at Morón Air Base, Spain.

  • Discipline and Determination

    Hard work, discipline, integrity and determination all define Lt. Col. Steven Young, 377th Test Support Squadron commander, who has stepped back onto the bodybuilding stage for the second time in his life since 2007.

  • A Resilient Journey

    At the young age of 11, Valentina Basile said farewell to the bustling city of Toronto, Canada, as her family ventured south to the scenic mountains of Fairfax, Virginia in the United States. This transformative journey into the U.S., motivated by her father’s job working for an airport, shaped the

  • Don't Tell Me I Can't

    Lt. Col. Kathleen Tenpenny, 37th Helicopter Squadron commander, has been flying for 14 years, she has wanted to fly since she was just 2 years old. With a passion for flight, Tenpenny joined the Air Force through the Air Force Academy, landing a tentative pilot slot to fly helicopters, but it wasn’t

  • Senegalese Airman perseveres through barriers for a better life

    Standing in the Senegal airport alongside five of his younger siblings, nine-year-old Aaron Aliou said goodbye to his mother for what would unknowingly be the last time until their reunion more than a decade later.As was common Senegalese custom in 2001, young Aliou’s mother refrained from sharing

  • Growing passion: a driven junior officer’s perspective

    Embarking on a lengthy journey across the ocean heading to a new land, a girl at the young age of 10 left her home in South Korea to somewhere that skyscrapers towered over her with heavy baggage in hand, welcoming her to a previously unknown environment -- the United States.

  • Once an Artist, Always an Artist: Maj. Lindsay Cordero

    Maj. Lindsay Cordero, AFGSC legislative liaison officer, was interviewed by AFGSC's Public Affairs Office since being featured on Artisan Air. It highlights her mission of bringing joy and belonging through her art and writing, which focuses on children’s literacy, conservation, and mental health.

  • The First 100: Douglas D. Stoddard

    Douglas D. Stoddard, visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Sept. 27, 2021. Stoddard was previously stationed in Minot in September of 1958 and was one of the first 100 people ever to receive orders to the brand new base, at that time.