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Eva Newman, White House of Confederacy receptionist, poses in front of the White House of Confederacy while working at the museum Montgomery Alabama. Newman became fascinated with the history of the house and its role in the Civil War and began working there to share its history with others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert) Sharing the heart of Europe
Guests gather around First White House of Confederacy receptionist, Eva Newman as she tells the stories of the house. Her bright blue eyes light up with excitement at the chance to share her knowledge of the house and its role in the Civil War. She wears a bright welcoming smile and her patriotism shines through as she speaks, however, a strong
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2016
Special Agent Chester McBride. (Courtesy photo) Chester McBride: a true wingman
Phillips Brooks, the American Episcopal clergyman who authored "O Little Town of Bethlehem," said, "Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones."The quote from a renowned Christian lyricist mirrors the life of Air Force Special Agent Chester McBride, killed in action Dec. 21, 2015."We had heard on the news
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Juggling enlisted life and advanced education
Now a Ph.D., Chief Master Sergeant Jackie-Lynn Brown recalls her mother pecking away, key by key, on an old, manual typewriter at the dinner table.  She remembers her saying, "We can be 10 years older and have our degree or we can be 10 years older and not have it." It was her mother's words of wisdom many years ago and the opportunities afforded
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2016
Tech. Sgt. Chi Yi welcomes a cadet to Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Nov. 13, 2013. Yi serves as a Military Training Instructor for OTS. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman William Blankenship) Campaign behind the hat
During a push to gain military training instructors, then Staff Sgt. Chi Yi, found himself dawning the under-the-brim stare that welcomed him to Lackland Air Force Base years before.The former vehicle operations specialist accepted the challenge of molding future Airmen, an ambition of his since joining the Air Force."I was nervous my first day of
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2015
Capt. James Scott, Holm Center Curriculum Directorate Field Leadership chief, poses for a portrait Dec. 3, 2015 at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Scott is scheduled to debut in his first performance as Keith Hartley in the Christmas comedy “Merry Christmas, Dear Grandpa.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert) Maxwell Airman debuts in stage production
The bright lights illuminate the stage as Capt. James Scott, Holm Center Curriculum Directorate Field Leadership chief, reads off his lines. He had a growing curiosity in theatre and finally decided to dive right into it, however, his inexperience as an actor made him nervous, but he proved to be a born natural.Scott will debut in his first
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2015
Staff Sgt. Jody Perkins, Air Force Center for Electronic Distribution and Systems developer, right, and Tech Sgt. Jonathan Kirby, AFCED noncommissioned officer in charge, nail wood paneling onto the walls of a bedroom in the battered and homeless women and children shelter Sept. 4, 2015 in Shorter, Ala. Hand’s Off Women is a nonprofit organization that is aimed at promoting and protecting women’s and children’s human and civil rights, while eliminating violence against women. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert) Maxwell Airmen use common interest to help others
The winding roads led further and further into the country, where the dense forest lines the road like a tunnel. Suddenly the smooth pavement turned into a narrow and rough dirt road. Finally a clearing appears and reveals a small house hidden quietly away behind miles of trees. The faded brown paint and overgrown grass suggests the house is old
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Airman pedals with purpose
The idea started in 2005, after Jody Hershbine's return from an 11-month tour in Iraq. His struggle to return to normality and transition from a deployed environment back to life at home led him to spend quiet moments riding his bicycle."I needed to kind of get my head back in the game, so I did a short ride from Birmingham to Chicago to spend some
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2015
Col. Scott Lockwood, commander, Air Force Officer Training School, transfers command of Detachment 12 to Lt. Col. Loralie Rasmussen during a change of command ceremony July 16, 2015, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Rasmussen took command of the detachment from her husband, Lt. Col. Reid Rasmussen, who is attending Air War College here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert) Guard couple juggles military life, share command
Recently, an Air National Guard officer took command of the Air Force Officer Training School's Detachment 12 here from another Guard officer. While that may not seem strange, what is unusual is the fact that the former and new commanders have 23 years of history together.On July 16, Lt. Col. Loralie Rasmussen assumed command of the detachment from
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2015
Air University shield Maxwell hosts African representatives on Department of State tour
World leaders understand that building partnerships prevents conflict and enables a quicker response to instability, but the mission of building those partnerships extends past the Department of Defense.Often, by supporting building partnership capacity initiatives, one of the Air Force's core functions, military personnel find their units hosting
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2015
Air Force JROTC Cadet Lillie Brooks supports part of the balloon train during a recent launch of the unit’s high-altitude helium balloon. (Contributed/Cleared) N.M. AFJROTC cadets soar to space
"How cool! You can see the curvature of the earth!" is a comment repeated by students ranging from 4th grade to high school seniors in the Albuquerque Public School District while viewing images and examining their real-world science results.This is the reaction APS and the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit at Valley High School
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2015
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