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  • Warrior of the Week: Staff Sgt. Anna Harris

    Name: Staff Sgt. Anna HarrisUnit:319th Operations Support SquadronDuty title: Weather ForecasterTime in service: 8 yearsTime on station: 6 monthsHometown: Fairmont, W. Va.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?Serving in the Air Force is important to me because it gives me a sense of country and a sense of pride. Being a part of something
  • Sewing happiness into uniforms

    The military uniform is a unique symbol; it's what strings the men and women who serve the country together. Needless to say, behind every uniform there is a person who stitches every patch, name tape and military branch you work for.Kin Fat Lai, alterations manager at the Exchange here, specializes in customizing and repairing existing clothing
  • May Fitness Month: Why fitness matters

    May is observed throughout the Air Force as a time to set and achieve fitness goals to improve personal health and fitness.Life for an Airman can be busy, and it can be hard to schedule in time for the gym. It is important to remember, though, that daily physical activity has more benefits than just passing a physical training test."Physical
  • Warrior of the Week: Senior Airman Travis Von Elling

    Name: Senior Airman Travis Von EllingUnit    : 319th Operations Support Squadron    Duty title: Ceremonial GuardsmanTime in service:  2 years, 8 monthsTime on station:  2 yearsHometown:  Manhattan, Kan.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?I have always wanted to serve in the armed services. My personal values and mentality seemed to fit
  • Many countries make up Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. It is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.For 2015 the Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) has chosen the theme "Many Cultures, One Voice: Promote Equality and Inclusion."According to the Council, the theme emphasizes the diversity of the AAPI
  • Warrior of the Week: Senior Airman Sean Egan

    Name: Senior Airman Sean EganUnit: 319th Security Forces SquadronDuty title: Alarm MonitorTime in service: 2 years and 6 monthsTime on station: 2 yearsHometown: Cleveland, OhioWhy is serving in the Air Force important to you?The Air Force is like a second family, a home away from home. When you take away someone's name on their uniform, all they
  • Battlefield Airmen: GFAFB Airmen work together for a common goal

    Many young Americans join the Air Force with great aspirations. They desire to be a part of the Air Force elite; they want to be Battlefield Airmen. What they don't realize is that it takes dedication and years of hard work to reach that goal. The training will push you to the brink and test your resiliency. The work you put in before the training
  • North Dakota Boys and Girls Club of America Military Youth of the Year: Paige "Paiger" Holmes

    The North Dakota Boys and Girls Club of America has named Paige "Paiger" Holmes 2015 Military Youth of the Year."The Boys and Girls Club has had a huge impact on my life and has given me different experiences as a young teen," said Holmes. "In my speech I talked about the leader that I am because of youth programs and from that I can continue with
  • Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Jacob Lanzer

    Name: Airman 1st Class Jacob LanzerUnit: 319th Civil Engineering SquadronDuty title: Electrical Systems ApprenticeTime in service: 1 year 6 monthsTime on station: 1 yearHometown: Memphis, Tenn.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?Serving in the Air Force provides me the means of having a solid career while allowing me to serve my
  • Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Jamal Walker

    Name: Airman 1st Class Jamal WalkerUnit: 319th Comptroller SquadronDuty title: Commander Support StaffTime in service:  2 yearsHometown: Columbus, Ga.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you? Upholding a family legacy and seeing the vision of all things coming together.What moment or accomplishment as a Warrior of the North are you most