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As the potential for infected mosquitoes to reach the U.S. rises, the Air Force continues to closely monitor the emergence of Zika virus infection to help inform and protect Airmen and their families. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all at-risk communities should prepare for possible Zika virus activity. AF continues to monitor Zika virus, infected mosquitoes could hit U.S. this summer
As the potential for infected mosquitoes to reach the U.S. rises, the Air Force continues to closely monitor the emergence of Zika virus infection to help inform and protect Airmen and their families. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all at-risk communities should prepare for possible Zika virus activity. As of Feb. 1,
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2016
Col. Len Patrick addresses the audience at the change of command ceremony at Lackland AFB, Texas, on Jan. 25. Colonel Patrick has, among other duties, served on four headquarters staffs, including Air Education and Training Command Headquarters at Randolph AFB, prior to becoming the commander of the 37th Training Wing. (USAF photo by Robbin Cresswell) Patrick reflects on 35 years of service on eve of retirement
Maj. Gen. Leonard Patrick, vice commander of Air Education and Training Command, retires here June 3 after 35 years of service. The general has served 12 years within AETC and will have the chance to celebrate his achievements and memories in Military City USA where he held his first command role. Patrick entered the Air Force in 1981, but he was
0 6/02
2016
Default Air Force Logo Stay hydrated, watch out for flag alerts
Summer is upon us, and heat stress is a major problem we face during the hot months. Heat stress is defined as any thermal stress above normal body temperature, primarily from environmental factors such as temperature, humidity, wind and heat from the sun. The body's response to these conditions depends on factors such as weight, physical fitness,
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2016
Master sergeant selects stand for a group photo at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy on Goodfellow Air Force Base, May 25, 2016. Each promotee has earned the rank of master sergeant by passing all required fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa) 17th TRW congratulates new master sergeants
The 17th Training Wing hosted a master sergeant release party at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy, May 25.The master sergeant selects are: - Christine Austin, 316th Training Squadron - Lawrence Barresi, 311th Training Squadron- Jeffrey Beckman, 314th Training Squadron- Bryan Boykin, 316th TRS- Peter Carroll, 314th TRS- James
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2016
Dr. John Garrett, 17th Training Wing Base Historian, gives a presentation on the Holocaust at the Base Theater on Goodfellow Air Force Base, May 24, 2016. The seminar educated attendees about the severity of the holocaust casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released) Holocaust survivors raise awareness
A three-person panel informed service members on the importance of remembering the Holocaust at the Base Theater May 24.Holocaust remembrance traces back to the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp on April 29, 1945. It offers a chance to remember the events of a genocide which took millions of lives.“I got to go to Germany and see the camps
0 5/25
2016
U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, presents a certificate to Juan Arroyo, high school student, for choosing to enlist in the Air Force, at the RiverStage in San Angelo, Texas, May 21, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released) Goodfellow appreciates enlistees
Team Goodfellow members, including Col. Michael L. Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander and Chief Master Sgt. Joanne S. Bass, 17th TRW Command Chief, congratulate high school students enlisting in the armed services after completion of high school at the RiverStage May 21.All military branches were present to honor each student’s respective service.
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2016
Members of the 17th Training Wing salute the nation’s flag as 17th Security Forces Squadron and San Angelo law enforcement officers lower it during a retreat ceremony at the Norma Brown Building on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 20, 2016. The flag retreat ceremony honored fallen law enforcement officers as part of National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer/Released) Goodfellow celebrates National Police Week
The 17th Security Forces Squadron celebrated National Police Week by hosting events on base May 19 and 20. San Angelo will celebrate National Police Week by hosting the 2016 Texas Police Games June 12 to 18.“It’s where we honor all our fallen police officers, future, present, past,” said Senior Airman Rayon Miller, 17th SFS combat arms instructor.
0 5/24
2016
Default Air Force Logo New urgent care pilot program for prime beneficiaries
To increase access to care, the Defense Department is launching the Urgent Care Pilot Program for Tricare Prime beneficiaries. This program allows prime enrollees two visits to a network or Tricare authorized provider without a referral or prior authorization. The Urgent Care Pilot Program, scheduled to begin spring 2016, is for: • Active duty
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2016
The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Sky Country, performs during Goodfellow Appreciation Day at the RiverStage in San Angelo, Texas, May 21, 2016. While the band played, event attendees could eat or enjoy various recreational activities. The San Angelo Chamber of Commerce hosts the event every year on Armed Forces Day to celebrate local service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Edwards/Released) Chamber of Commerce hosts Goodfellow Appreciation Day
To celebrate Armed forces Day, the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce hosted Goodfellow Appreciation Day at the RiverStage May 21.The event provided service members a chance to listen to live music, get a free meal and enjoy recreational activities such as rock climbing and kayaking.
0 5/23
2016
Goodfellow Air Force Base will host a 7.5K run to commemorate the birth week of 1st Lt. John J. Goodfellow May 21. Lt. Goodfellow commissioned during World War I as a pilot and served with the 24th Aero Squadron, 1st Army Observation group in France. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Caelynn Ferguson/Released) Lt. Goodfellow’s Birthday marks 75th Anniversary 7.5K Fun Run
Goodfellow Air Force Base will host a 7.5K run to commemorate the birth week of 1st Lt. John J. Goodfellow at the Bell Street Bridge in downtown San Angelo May 21.Lt. Goodfellow turned 23 on May 17, 1918, just four months before his death in September of that year. He commissioned during World War I as a pilot and served with the 24th Aero
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2016
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