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Feb. 14, 2018

Communications Airman literarily communicates passion

It’s a pitch black evening, just before midnight. The clicking sound of computer keys fill a dorm room as a bright screen illuminates the face of a young novelist. Senior Airman Payton Miller, 2nd Communication Squadron client systems technician, used his development in the Air Force to pursue and achieve his personal goal of becoming a self-published author.

Jan. 10, 2018

Security forces: our first line of defense

Whether it is rush hour or the middle of the night, situational awareness is critical when guarding the gate. Every time someone enters the base, a security forces Airman is surveying and monitoring them to ensure there are no threats or red flags that could compromise the base and the safety of Airmen and their families.

Dec. 13, 2017

Longstanding campaign, $8.2 billion raised

Since 1971, after a national implementation, one campaign has been able to give $8.2 billion to a variety of different charitable organizations. The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is a means that is allowing federal employees and retirees to donate to a choice of one or multiple charities through a single electronic transaction online.

Dec. 29, 2015

Partnership in Strength: Global Strike Airmen come together through exchange course

While standing alert in a Montana-based missile silo and flying a globe-spanning bomber assure and deter mission from Louisiana may seem to have little in common, they are united in a shared intent: defending America through deterrence.