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Above: Marine Staff Sgt. Nicholas Cook, a member of the SAM Squad Fire Fighter Combat Challenge team and co-event coordinator gives advice to a participant during the dummy-drag portion of the Rookie Challenge Oct. 20. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kamaile Chan) SAM Squad lets rookies feel the burn with challenge
The 312th Training Squadron hosted the 3rd Annual Rookie Fire Fighter Challenge Saturday at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy training grounds. Approximately 100 people attended the three-hour event."The purpose of this event is to recognize and promote the SAM Squad (Goodfellow's firefighter challenge team) and to promote
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Posing in front of his racing jet boat at the 9th Annual Goodfellow Air Force Base Rec Camp Car Show Oct. 20 is San Angelo resident Reagan Everett. The boat has a 496 Chevy big-block engine capable of producing 1,100 horsepower. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez) Air Power showcases Horse Power
The 17th Services Division held the 9th Annual Goodfellow Air Force Base Rec Camp Car Show Saturday at the Goodfellow Rec Camp at Lake Nasworthy. Hundreds of people attended the event and oohed and aahed over the collection of shimmering chrome and glistening paint that pierced through the mesquite trees. Cars, trucks and motorcycles, modern and
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Army Private 1st Class Tyler Ladner, a student from the 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, watches as one of the donor care specialists from United Blood Services of San Angelo inserts a needle into his arm to begin collection of a blood unit Oct. 19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez) 344 MIBn sets new record for blood donations
Soldiers from the 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, a tenant unit on Goodfellow Air Force Base, set a new record for blood donations during the installation's recent Down Range Blood Drive. The two-day blood drive began Oct. 18 at the Event Center."These records are a testament to the Army's dedication to its fellow servicemembers. Our
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Retired Army Sergeant Major Brian Waters, of the 101st Airborne Division, is overcome with emotion as he visits The Moving Wall Oct. 12. at Historic Fort Concho in San Angelo, Texas. The replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., travels to multiple cities throughout the year and has toured the country over the last twenty years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Angela B. Malek) To honor the fallen
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served and died in the Vietnam War. It is the most visited memorial in Washington D.C. The memorial is located in the Constitution Gardens, near the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial.The wall was designed in 1980 by a student at Yale University, 20-year-old Maya Lin, who submitted
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Default Air Force Logo 311th Airmen win 6 of 8 honors at ALS
Airmen from the 311th Training Squadron, a geographically separated unit under the 17th Training Group, won six of a possible eight awards while attending Airman Leadership School at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., earlier this month."I was very glad and excited to receive the news about our Airmen's performance at the last ALS graduation," said
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(From left to right): Second Lt. Karissa Goodrich, Tech. Sgt. Thomas Hamilton, Capt. Mike O'Mara and Tech. Sgt. Edward Struckel, members of the 17th Training Wing legal office 2007 Firefighter Obstacle Course Challenge team, pose for a group photo during a trophy presentation ceremony inside the Goodfellow Air Force Base Fire Department fire house Oct. 12. The team took first place in the challenge with a time of 3 minutes and 3 seconds. The team won $200 for finishing first. (U.S. Air Force photo by Assistant Fire Chief Richard Alter.) Legal Office team gets the win, the trophy and the cash
Members of the 17th Training Wing legal office took first place in the 2007 Firefighter Obstacle Course Challenge Oct. 12 at the Goodfellow Air Force Base Fire Department. The challenge is designed to both educate and raise awareness about the physical challenges that firefighting personnel sometimes have to face by having competitors go through a
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Female Airmen from the 311th Training Squadron pose for a team photo after being presented the Commander’s Cup by Col. Tucker B. Mansager, commandant of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. The team took first place in the DLIFLC Quarterly Commander’s Cup 2-mile formation run, which took place Oct. 8 at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif.  (U.S. Army photo by Sal Maureen) 311 TRS Airmen sweep Commander's Cup
Members of the 311th Training Squadron swept the Defense Language Institute Foriegn Language Center Quarterly Commander's Cup 2-mile formation run Monday at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif.Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine units on post fielded two 8-person teams each (one male, one female). Teams are required to carry a guidon and maintain
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Retired Sailors from the USS Tom Green County joined with Sailors from the Center for Information Dominance Detachment to celebrate the Navy’s 232nd birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Gina O’Bryan) Sailors commemorate Navy birthday
If you didn't know there was a Naval vessel named after Tom Green County, Wednesday was your chance to learn something new as retired Sailors from the USS Tom Green County joined Sailors of the Center for Information Dominance Detachment to celebrate the Navy's 232nd birthday.The USS Tom Green County was commissioned Sept. 12, 1953 and served the
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A parade of emergency and fire rescue vehicles move in procession during the Goodfellow Air Force Base Fire Department’s 2007 Fire Prevention Week Parade in Lanham Base Housing Oct. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kamaile Chan) 2007 Fire Prevention Week
The Goodfellow Air Force Base Fire Department conducted a parade through Lanham Housing area Oct. 6.The parade featured fire trucks, police cars and classic cars. Sparky the Fire Prevention Week mascot and Casey the Colt from the San Angelo Colts minor league baseball team were on hand to greet spectators.The parades were part of several activities
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Default Air Force Logo SAM Squad set to compete at nationals
After another solid performance at regional competition in Gainesville, Fla., the SAM Squad sets its eyes on competing in the U.S. Nationals Combat Challenge, in Atlanta, scheduled to take place today and Saturday. The SAM Squad is Goodfellow Air Force Base's international firefighter challenge combat team. It is made up of instructors at the Louis
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