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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.
0 12/13
2017
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.
0 12/13
2017
Airman 1st Class Austin Bristow, a heating, ventilation and air conditioning apprentice with the 319th Civil Engineer Squadron, performs shoulder flys Nov. 2, 2017, in the fitness center on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. Bristow schedules his workouts in a manner that allow him to alternate between exercising his upper and lower body. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez) AF motivates Airman to get, stay in shape
Looking at Bristow now, standing at 5 feet 10 inches, weighing roughly 180 pounds, it is completely unapparent he used to weigh almost 220 pounds two years ago. With motivation from his brothers and the prospects of joining the Air Force, Bristow was able to accomplish his goals to improve his fitness and lose weight.
0 11/07
2017
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.
0 9/28
2017
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.
0 9/13
2017
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