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Members of the Goodfellow Rising Six clean up a two-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 87 Saturday as part of the Texas Adopt-a-Highway program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Randy Mallard). Rising Six cleans up the road
Goodfellow's Rising Six sent out a task force of 19 people Saturday to champion its two-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 87 just south of San Angelo. Rising Six takes part in the state-operated Adopt-a-Highway program and makes a trek to the site once per quarter to pick up trash. The group was divided into two teams. Each team canvassed one mile of
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2007
(From left to right): Army Pvts. Anson Sokoloff, Alysha Rivera, and Brian Begeal, as well as Pfc. Verna Milner and Pvt. Wesley Arnold, all student Soldiers from the  344th Military Intelligence Battalion, help put bags of food into shopping carts June 15 at the Fellowship Hall.

The carts were used to distribute free meals to hundreds of people around Goodfellow Air Force Base. The Soldiers were part of a group of 17 student Soldiers and five student Airmen who helped prepare 1,000 bagged-meals for the 2007 Picnic with the Padres, a bi-annual base appreciate event sponsored by the 17th Training Wing Chapel Office. The picnic is customarily held in conjunction with the Annual Army vs. Air Force Coed Softball Game or the Army vs. Navy flag football game, held later in the year.

A recognition ceremony for recently-deployed servicemembers from Goodfelow usually takes place during a break in the softball game.  This year’s picnic was postponed due to inclement weather. The date and time of the rescheduled events will be available at a later date. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez) We bag 'em, you eat 'em

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2007
PENSACOLA, Fla.  - The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over the Battle of Midway Commemoration Ceremony at the Center for Information Dominance Corry Station, Fla., June 5. Nine veterans of the Battle of Midway joined hundreds of CID Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and guests in the commemoration, held annually to celebrate the decisive victory at Midway.  Corry Station is the host installation to the 313th Training Squadron, a geographically separated unit of Goodfellow Air Force Base. (U.S. Navy photo by Gary Nichols) Angels fly at Corry Station

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2007
Airman 1st Class Shannon Wlazlo of the 315th Training Squadron stands at attention as her drill team performs the dress-right-dress maneuver during the open ranks portion of the 17th Training Group drill competition June 9. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Randy Mallard). Sharks take bite out of drill meet
Since the days when Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben introduced it to the Continental Army, drill has been an integral and crucial part of military training. The spirit of that ancient tradition was kept up Saturday when members of the 17th Training Group's three drill teams competed for glory and a trophy in Goodfellow's drill meet.The teams,
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2007
Dr. (Col.) Kathleen Elmer, 17th Medical Group chief of clinical services, reviews a brochure with Airman 1st Class Paolo Melendez, a member of the 17th Medical Operations Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering Element. The base clinic handles approximately 200 medical appointments each day. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez) The Medical Appointment Reminder System
Many of you may have gotten automated appointment reminders of an upcoming medical appointment. This call comes from the "Audio Communicator" and is designed to notify you and any family members of upcoming medical appointments. It's really just a reminder. Because we cannot disclose the exact location of the appointment due to privacy rules, we
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2007
From left to right: Rosa Freund, a survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and Wanda Wolosky, a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, talk to guests who attended one of the History of the Holocaust presentations Thursday at the base theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez). 62 years later: Holocaust survivors offer Goodfellow with lessons in life, hope for the future
"I found out what hatred is," said Wanda Wolosky. "Everything that went wrong was blamed on the Jews, so when the Nazis came to Poland, they had an open field. They didn't have to work too hard."Mrs. Wolosky is a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, the largest of the Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust in World War II. When
0 6/08
2007
Front row from left to right: Mabel Snider, Sarvis district manager; Kimberly Houston, Commissary store manager; Derek Hopper, scholarship recipient and Col. Richard Ayres, 17th Training Wing commander, pose for a group photo after a scholarship presentation ceremony Wednesday at the Goodfellow Commissary. Bryan and Joy Hopper stand behind their son Derek.  (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez.) 2007 DeCA scholarships awarded
Derek Hopper, a graduate of Central High School in San Angelo, was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Defense Commissary Agency during a ceremony Wednesday inside the base commissary."I'm very glad to have won this scholarship. It will relieve some of the stress of having to pay for classes at Angelo State University." said the 18-year-old.Col.
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2007
Master Sgt. Frank Lubas, 17th Training Support Squadron, forces another teeth-clenching pullup during the Commander’s Challenge fitness competition June 1 at the base track and field. Master Sgt. Lubas finished first among male competitors with 21 pullups, earning a two-day pass. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Randy Mallard) Faces of Fitness
"Fit to fight" has become more than just another catch phrase in today's Air Force; it's become a way of life. Gone are the days of passing your PT test without having a regular fitness plan in your daily routine--it's absolutely critical to not only getting a passing score, it can save your life in a combat situation.Merely passing the PT test
0 6/08
2007
Keeping his eyes on the ball is 316th Training Squadron Beta Sharks outfielder Chris Okuley, taking a swing during a practice game Tuesday at Softball Field 1. The official intramural softball games were cancelled due to weather concerns, but that didn’t keep some players from playing ball. Members of the 316th Training Squadron Beta Sharks and the 17th Mission Support Group Junk Yard Doggs mixed their player rosters and decided to play a friendly exhibition game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez) Game or no game, we keep on swinging

0 6/08
2007
Staff Sgt Jason Jordan, a member of the Goodfellow Air Force Base Honor Guard, plays taps as other Honor Guard members retire the colors at the end of the All Veterans Council of Tom Green County Memorial Day ceremony at the county courthouse in San Angelo Monday. Col. Merrily Madero, 17th Training Wing vice commander, was the guest speaker at the ceremony. In another Memorial Day ceremony earlier in the day, Col. Richard Ayres, 17 TRW commander, gave remarks at the memorial at San Angelo Regional Airport / Mathis Field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Randy Mallard) Goodfellow remembers

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2007
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