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Retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole, co-pilot of Aircraft No. 1 of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid, raises a glass to toast the 74th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid April 18 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. On the same day in 1942, Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle led a select team of 80 pilots, gunners, navigators and bombardiers to execute a surprise attack over the islands of Japan in retaliation after the sneak attack at Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.  Cole, at 100-years-old, is one of two remaining survivors of the Doolittle Raid.  Staff Sgt. David Thatcher, who was unable to attend, is the second survivor. The last Doolittle Raider
Retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving Doolittle raider presented the Unit of the Year to the Medical Support Squadron during the Goodfellow Annual Awards at the Cactus Hotel Feb. 3.On April 18, 1942, Cole, alongside Lt Col. Jimmy Doolittle, departed for a mission to drop bombs on Tokyo. The crew had to take off much sooner than planned
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George Gagnon, Air Education and Training Command International Training and Education director, reads the award information for the Dr. Carol Bonds’ International Student Support Award at the Goodfellow Air Force Base Annual Awards in the Cactus Hotel in San Angelo, Texas, Feb. 3, 2017. This award is presented to a person whose long-term volunteer efforts have significantly and positively helped international students at AETC schools adjust to life in the U.S. and succeed in their academic endeavors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caelynn Ferguson/Released) Bonds receives ISSA
Dr. Carol Bonds received the 5th Annual Air Education and Training Command International Student Support Award at the Goodfellow Air Force Base Annual Awards in the cactus Hotel Feb. 3.This award is presented to a person whose long-term, volunteer efforts have significantly and positively helped international students at AETC schools adjust to life
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U.S. Air Force Retired Chief Master Sgt. Gerardo Tapia, Annual Awards guest speaker, delivers a speech about the ‘one degree’ that defines the annual award nominees during the Annual Awards Banquet at the Cactus Hotel in San Angelo, Texas, Feb. 3, 2017. The 17th Training Wing Command presented a 200 dollar check to Tapia for the Air Force Enlisted Village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caelynn Ferguson/Released) 2017 Annual Awards Banquet
The 17th Training Support Squadron and Top 3 hosted the Annual Awards Banquet at the Cactus Hotel in San Angelo, Texas, Feb. 3.“It’s fantastic,” said Master Sgt. Douglas Earl, 316th Training Squadron operations superintendent. “It’s an amazing venue and a beautiful ceremony. I can’t believe we have one of the last surviving Doolittle Raiders with
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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Yukio Kuniyuki, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion Commander, presents the galea helmet and broadsword trophies to Capt. Matthew Bontrager, 344th MIB Alpha Company commander, and 1st Sgt. Joseph Johnson, 344th MIB Alpha Company first sergeant, at the Mathis football field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, February 3, 2017. This competition is held each year to help build comradery between soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/released) 344th MIB Spartan Race
Soldiers of the 344th Military Intelligence Battalion competed in a circuit race, between Alpha and Bravo Company, called the Spartan Race at the Mathis football field Feb. 3.The race began at 4:45 a.m. and contained a 1.8 mile ruck march, a log carry around the track for 1 mile, body carries, 100 pullups and a Humvee drag.Alpha company won the
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Be Fit Exchange helps Goodfellow shoppers BE FIT with better-for-you food court Express options
As 2017 marches on, more and more Americans’ New Year’s resolutions are falling by the wayside.It’s not too late for service members and their families at Goodfellow Air Force Base to kick-start a BE FIT lifestyle. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service offers plenty of healthy meal and snack options to service members and their families looking
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DisbrowFeb2016 Disbrow to serve as acting AF secretary
Under secretary of the Air Force Lisa S. Disbrow will serve as the acting secretary of the Air Force as of Jan. 20, until the President nominates and the Senate confirms a permanent replacement.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, and Goodfellow combined spouses club members cut the grand re-opening ribbon for the Goodfellow Combined Spouses Club Thrift Shop, Jan. 17, 2017. The thrift shop re-opened due to increased base interest and participation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released) Goodfellow opens new thrift store
The thrift shop re-opened to Goodfellow members after three months of renovations Jan. 17.The thrift shop’s new hours are Tuesdays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, the shop will be open 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the first Thursday of every month.Goodfellow members can locate the shop next to the Event Center in building 736, or just follow
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U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, cuts the grand opening ribbon for the new coffee shop on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 13, 2017. The coffee shop was officially opened due to popular demand from students and permanent party. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released) Goodfellow opens new Coffee Shop
Goodfellow Air Force Base officially opened a new coffee shop Jan. 13, across from the Base Exchange and Mathis Fitness Center.The coffee shop opened due to popular demand from service members and civilians. The shop features various food options including sandwiches and Mexican cuisine.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kenneth Stremmel, 315th Training Squadron Commander, Staff Sgt. Brittin Davis, 315th TRS instructor and John Blastick, 315th TRS facility manager, cut the ribbon officially opening the Heritage Hall in Di Tommaso Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 6, 2017. Members worked together to create the hall to honor the units’ past. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane/Released) 315th TRS opens Heritage Hall
The 315th Training Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Heritage Hall in Di Tommaso Hall Jan. 6.Four previous unit commanders joined Lt. Col. Kenneth Stremmel, 315th TRS Commander, and unit members for the ceremony.
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New Air Force Tattoo Policy AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards
The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.
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