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  • AF veteran eases transitions for wounded warriors

    When an Airman is wounded, injured or becomes seriously ill, they have many choices to make and options to consider about their future.One person who can help navigate those choices and options is Jeffrey Leyrer, an Air Force Recovery Care Coordinator (RCC)."I am an advocate for the member and their interests," Leyrer said. "We provide non-clinical
  • Warrior of the Week: Yesenia McPhaul

    Name: Yesenia McPhaulUnit: 319 Medical Support SquadronDuty title: Medical Support AssistantTime on the job: 1 yearHometown:  Rio Piedras, Puerto RicoWhy is working at the 319th Medical Group important to you?Even though I do not play a direct role in patient care for our members treated at the facility because I am on the administrative side of
  • Warrior of the Week: Shirley Lawson

    Rank and Name: Shirley A. LawsonUnit: 319th Contracting FlightDuty Title: Contract SpecialistTime in Service:  18 years civil serviceHometown:  Lancaster, Pa.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you? It has been my privilege to work for the United States Air Force for 19 years. I have always counted myself lucky to have a job that supports
  • Warrior of the Week: Patsy Nielsen

    Name:  Patsy NielsenUnit: Defense Commissary AgencyDuty title: Store WorkerTime on the job :  3 yearsHometown:  Pinellas Park, Fla.Why is working at DeCA important to you? Being a DeCA employee is important to me because I love being able to help bring quality products to service members at a fair price.What moment or accomplishment as a Warrior of
  • Warrior of the Week: Senior Airman Syler Feldman

    Rank and Name: Senior Airman Syler FeldmanUnit: 319th Logistics Readiness SquadronDuty Title: Vehicle OperatorTime in Service: 2 years, 9 monthsHometown: San Diego, Calif.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?Serving in the Air Force is important to me because it is to ensure the safety of my family. As part of the 319th Logistics
  • Warrior of the Week: Staff Sgt. Michael Shea

    Rank and name: Staff Sgt. Michael SheaUnit: 319th Medical Operations SquadronOfficial Duty title: NCO in-charge of Primary CareTime in service:  9 years, 1 monthTime on Station:  2 years, 7 monthsHometown: Clear Lake, S.D.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you? I believe that service to others is the highest calling a person can have as a
  • Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Adam Saulsbury

    Rank and Name:  Airman 1st Class Adam SaulsburyUnit: 319th Communications SquadronDuty Title: Client Systems TechnicianTime in Service: 2 years, 1 monthHometown: Osakis, Minn.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?I feel a sense of accomplishment every time I put on the uniform, whether I am fixing someone's computer or helping out an
  • Warriors of the North explore the past during visit to historic missile site

    Members of the 319th Air Base Wing toured the Oscar-Zero Missile Alert Facility in Cooperstown, N.D., Sept. 26 as other Warriors of the North briefed the tour groups on what it was like to live and work on the MAF.The Oscar-Zero MAF is included in North Dakota's Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site with the November-33 Launch
  • The Reality of Domestic Violence

    According to The Department of Justice, domestic violence is defined as, "a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner." Other sources add that it is willful and is a part of an overall system of control that one individual has over another in an
  • Warrior of the Week: Master Sgt. David Crawley

    Rank and name:   Master Sgt. David CrawleyUnit:  319th Air Base Wing/IGDuty title:  Inspector General InspectorTime in service:  19 years, 7 monthsHometown:  Ariton, Ala.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you? I was like many other Airmen when I joined the Air Force; I joined for the benefits. But when I reenlisted, my view changed on