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  • Zero percent: Wounded warrior Airman refuses to quit

    A feature on Tech. Sgt. Steve Fourman, a DOD Warrior Games athlete who refuses to quit despite multiple medical setbacks.
  • Award-winning MDG renders exceptional care, Genesis pioneers

    Team Fairchild medical providers have been continually working to deliver unparalleled patient care while being the first in the Department of Defense to use and develop the new electronic health record MHS Genesis, released in 2017.
  • The art of giving back

    Balancing family life with work, Tech. Sgt. Isaac Denton, 66th Training Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist, has a passion for art that goes beyond the canvas to his family and community.
  • 18th AF, Fairchild key spouses address education partnerships, license reciprocity

    Moving to a new area presents unique challenges to military families. Spouses often need to look for new jobs, children move to new schools and the support networks families have relied on change with new scenery. Key Spouses are one resource the Air Force calls on to offer support to families throughout arrival, transition and establishment at their new assignments.
  • CSAF, CMSAF honor D-Day veterans at MacDill for 75th anniversary

    The sea provided no compassion for the brave men aboard, tension builds with every rock of the boat on every wave. Soldiers, cramped together, felt more like sardines as the mist of saltwater continually splashed their faces. Minutes began to feel like hours in that lock-tight vessel, but land soon approached and the tension broke with the sound of both allied and Nazi gunfire. Some of those who recount their story claim that the only thing on their mind was, “just keep moving forward.”
  • Fairchild building runway to innovation

    Innovation is a common buzzword used in many settings as a catch-all to promote developing strategies, solutions and inventions that can improve efficiency, but also may turn out to become industry game changers.
  • MacDill provides wounded warriors unique treatment

    To minimize the impact of traumatic injuries, the Dermatology Office from the 6th Medical Group at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, offers a variety of unique treatments for those who suffer from scarring as a result of blast injuries, burns, amputations, and other surgeries.
  • 18th AF leadership talks spouse employment, license reciprocity

    Some aspects of being in the military can be hard on individuals and families. To gain better insight into the issues Airmen and their families face at McChord Field, Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander, and his wife, Kelly Barrett, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord to learn what’s working, what isn’t and where they can help. “The issues that spouses face here are the same, for the most part, across the nation,” Kelly said. “There is education for children, access to health care, employment for spouses and license reciprocity. “Some spouses have careers that require a license to work in a certain state, and, if they PCS to a new one, it can take months and cost hundreds of dollars to become certified in that new state.”
  • The New 18th Air Force: 2003 to 2005

    "The SECDEF has approved you to command the new combined AMC Numbered Air Force" was how Gen John Handy notified me that Sue and I were soon to take on a tremendous new challenge. It was his vision that 18th Air Force be a lean, streamlined headquarters focused on executing the Air Mobility war-fighting mission.While my first two months after
  • Delivering hope one order at a time

    Firefighters struggle to stop a relentless wildfire at the edge of Colorado Springs, where more than 32,000 people are being forced from their homes. Speculation is rampant that the raging fire will engulf the city, leaving destruction in its path.At this critical point, the National Interagency Fire Center makes a call requesting military help to
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