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  • Everybody deserves acceptance

    Chief Master Sgt. Jeremiah Grisham, 436th Mission Support Group superintendent, knew as a young Airman that he wanted to be a chief one day in his Air Force career.Having family members who served in the military, the armed forces offered him an opportunity to live on his own and learn valuable skills.A native of Lakewood, Colorado, Grisham could
  • Are You Okay?

    It’s 2010 and Airman 1st Class Leonard James’ phone vibrates silently in his pocket; he quickly reaches down and sends the call to voicemail. “I was in class and we weren’t supposed to have our phones,” the now staff sergeant recalls. James was at Port Hueneme Naval Base, California, a technical training base for Airmen selected for vehicle maintenance career paths. The Air Force wasn’t what James planned for himself, but his high school sweetheart and fiancé, Mesha, was pregnant with their first child, McKenzie Harmony James, and he felt the Air Force would help him support his growing family.
  • Fit to fight: redesigning aircrew flight equipment for females

    Over 60 female aviators from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy gathered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis to have their measurements taken. Across all of the U.S. military branches, flight equipment is in the process of being redesigned to find a better fit for females.
  • 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron drives virtually to train Airmen

    The 436th Airlift Wing’s inaugural Squadron Innovation Fund invested in the training capabilities of the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron as the 2019 SIF kicks off.
  • Team Dover reflects on hurricane relief efforts

    Team Dover supported sustained relief efforts throughout August, September and October, 2017, after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria devastated Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Comprehensive Airman Fitness: Spiritually centered

    When someone is described as spiritual, what does that mean to you? Do you think of a prominent historical religious icon, a famous television evangelist or perhaps a mystic studying arcane teachings?
  • Comprehensive Airman Fitness: Socially sound

    When you think of someone with strong social skills, what comes to mind? Do you think of an awe-inspiring speaker, a car salesman or perhaps the soothing voice of a closer?
  • Dental flight members educate youth on Children’s Dental Health Month

    To raise awareness for this Children’s Dental Health Month and general oral health, members of the 436th Aerospace Medicine Squadron’s dental flight visited students at the Welsh Elementary School, Youth Center and Child Development Center here during the month.
  • New App aims to eliminate Shaken Baby Syndrome

    All new parents know that babies cry, sometimes with no apparent explanation. That’s when parents are most at risk of shaking their baby.
  • New engine maintenance platforms safer, more efficient: ‘no brainer’

    Innovation: the act or process of introducing new ideas, devices or methods. Some people liken change to a destructive force, others embrace it. The 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron recently acquired C-17 Engine Maintenance Platforms hoping they would increase safety and streamline the engine inspection process.
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