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  • Service members, civilians come together to save lives

    She stood in the cemetery staring at her father’s grave, trembling. A few months ago, her father took his life. Today, she has decided to end her life. A world without her father is not one she wants to live in. In her right hand, she holds a gun.
  • Wounded warriors share message of resiliency in Florida

    I did not know I got shot,” said the sergeant. “I thought a flare hit my legs.” He was on his second deployment in Afghanistan in July 2011 serving on a combat search and rescue team. His mission was to recover wounded service members. “Going out and getting shot at” was routine, he said, as his unit averaged eight missions a day. On the day a bullet tore through his legs inside an HH 60 Pave Hawk helicopter, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. August O’Niell, 414th Combat Training Squadron Detachment 1 flight chief in charge of ground operations at Davis-Monthan, Air Force Base, Arizona, said his world changed.
  • Keeping resilient during COVID-19

    Life for service members and their families can feel like a whirlwind at times. Hectic work schedules, deployments, temporary duty assignments, permanent change of stations, maintaining a work/life balance and upholding the standards of the Armed Forces are just a few of the things placed upon military members and their family’s shoulders. Though
  • A port in the storm; the Kriete family’s odyssey from Tyndall AFB to Patrick AFB

    (This story is part one of four of 1st Lt. Adam Kriete, 337th Air Control Squadron student, and his family coming to Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.)  He thought it would be a Category 2, maybe a Category 3. Hurricane Michael was a Category 4 hurricane, displacing approximately 11,000 people from Tyndall AFB including
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