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Airman 1st Class Nicholas Cash, firefighter with the 319th Civil Engineer Squadron, left, and Airman 1st Class Etelyn Cash, alarm monitor with the 319th Security Forces Squadron, spend time together on their day off in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Nov. 20, 2017. The couple has been married for nearly a year after getting married in January of 2017, three months after meeting. (Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez) Air Force provides support to new family
Imagine being doubted, criticized and talked down to by your friends, wingmen or supervisors for a decision you happily made and proudly shared. That is what happened to Airman 1st Class Nicholas and Etelyn Cash, who happened to get married during their technical training after knowing each other for two months.
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Senior Airman Michael Higgins, High Frequency Global Communication System radio operator with the 319th Communications Squadron, second from the back right, poses with the men’s All-Air Force softball team at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. (Courtesy photo) Warriors of the North make the cut
Making the cut for any Air Force sports team is just a dream for hundreds of Airmen who never see their names on any sort of final list of selected members. For Airman 1st Class Justice Graham and Senior Airman Michael Higgins, that dream became a reality in 2017.
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Default Air Force Logo Suicide prevention is everyone’s responsibility
Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the risk factors and warning signs, which allows for conversations to open up. Providing support services, talking about suicide, reducing access to means of self-harm and following up with loved ones are actions people can take to help others.
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Senior Airman Alexis Lopez, dental assistant with the 319th Medical Group, currently works at the medical treatment facility on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. He previously was stationed at Oshawa Air Base, Japan, and hopes to cross-train to become a pararescueman. Dental assistant prevents dental disaster
Prior to anesthetizing a tooth for drilling, about two months ago, Maj. Jon Federspiel, chief of dental services with the 319th MDG, incorrectly identified which tooth to drill. Luckily, Lopez spoke up, correcting the mistake and avoiding irreversible action on the wrong tooth.
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An Airman with the 319th Security Forces Squadron, far right, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent, and officers with the Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department form up outside of Carl Ben Eielson Elementary School in preparation to enter an active-shooter scenario Aug. 10, 2017, on Grand Forks Air Force Base. The training exercise was held to allow the members to practice room clearing procedures, rear security and communication in order to apprehend potential shooters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez) 319th Security Forces Airmen participate in active-shooter training
Several Airmen with the 319th Security Forces Squadron and other law enforcement agencies participated in classroom and hands-on training dealing with active shooter scenarios here, Aug. 8, 9 and 10, 2017.
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Pierre Evans, a motivational speaker, coach and author, speaks to an audience of civilians, military spouses, Canadian Armed Forces and Airmen from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., and Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 17, 2017, at a resiliency conference hosted at Canadian Forces Base, Winnipeg, Canada. The conference included four national and international guest speakers who shared their experience and tips for being mentally, spiritually, physically and emotionally resilient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez) Grand Forks AFB Airmen attend resiliency conference
More than 50 civilians, military spouses, Canadian Armed Forces and Airmen from here, Minot Air Force Air Force Base, N.D., and Cavalier Air Station, N.D., attended a resiliency conference Aug. 17, 2017, hosted by the Canadian Forces Base, Winnipeg, Canada.
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