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Default Air Force Logo Fire department wins AETC award
The Goodfellow Fire Emergency Services Flight, part of the 17th Civil Engineer Squadron, was selected as Air Education and Training Command's Department of Defense Fire Department of the Year May 21. According to Senior Master Sgt. Michael Amacker, the functional manager for Fire Emergency Services, the unit proved to be number one out of nine
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2007
Default Air Force Logo In government and military, Goodfellow is #1 in keeping Texas beautiful
Goodfellow Air Force Base took first place honors in the 2007 Keep Texas Beautiful Government Award competition May 22, recognizing the efforts of volunteers from the base to enhance their community and protect the Texas environment. This is Goodfellow's second time winning this award; the base previously took first place in 2005. The Government
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Base captures dynasty with fifth anti-terror award
Air Education and Training Command has named the 17th Training Wing on Goodfellow Air Force Base the winner for best Anti-terrorism Program at the Fixed Installation/Unit level for 2006.This year's recognition marks the fifth consecutive year the wing has won the award. "Winning this award for the fifth straight time is awesome," said Master Sgt.
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2007
Wearing specially-designed “beer goggles,” an Airman attempts to navigate an obstacle course while simulating the effects of being intoxicated while driving. The obstacle course was one of several interactive activities set up for guests at the 2007 Safety Expo at Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy. The expo was the feature event of Goodfellow’s 2007 Safety Day, which took place May 23.  

“Safety Day is designed to inform and educate people on how to keep themselves, their families and others around them safe, especially during the 101 Critical Days of Summer,” said Tech. Sgt. Ignacio Castro-Luna of the 17th Training Wing Safety office.  

Air Force safety statistics have shown that the 101 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day has traditionally been a period of increased mishaps, especially those occurring in off-duty activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Malek). Airman's got her beer goggles on

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Roxanne Timm, a nurse practitioner assigned to the 17th Medical Group, greets Staff Sgt. Karen Harr in her examination room May 13. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Stephen Musal) Women's health clinic opens
The Women's Health Clinic in the 17th Medical Group has been open for a few months now and the health care professionals who work there would like people to know about the services they provide to the women of Goodfellow Air Force Base.Ms. Roxanne Timm, a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, is the most recent addition to the clinic. With more than
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Goodfellow makes sure to "click it"
While local law enforcement agencies joined with hundreds of other state and local law enforcement and highway safety officials across the nation during mid-May through Memorial Day to launch an aggressive national "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement mobilization to crack down on low seat belt use and to reduce highway fatalities, Goodfellow
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2007
With a precise amount of force and direction, Staff Sgt. Jenny Tuckett of the 316th Training Squadron splits a block of wood with a kick while Michael Sekach of Choi’s Tae Kwon Do holds on. The breaking of the wood blocks was part of a martial arts demonstration performed during the 2007 Asian / Pacific Islander Heritage Luncheon, held Tuesday at the Goodfellow Events Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Malek). Goodfellow holds Asian / Pacific Islander Heritage Luncheon
The Asian / Pacific Islander Heritage Committee observed National Asian / Pacific Heritage Month by hosting their Asian / Pacific Islander Heritage Luncheon Tuesday at the Events Center.More than 100 people took part in the event designed to raise cultural awareness and appreciation on base and the local area about the historical and social
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Default Air Force Logo Military dependant to pursue USAFA dreams at Aviation Camp
A military dependant member of Team Goodfellow is one step closer to the wild blue yonder.Joseph Webster, the 16-year-old son of Mark Webster of the 17th Training Support Squadron, heads off to the Air Force Youth Programs Teen Aviation Camp today.The camp, which is held at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., is designed
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2007
Then-Senior Airman John Sanders holds the 17th Communications Squadron guidon high as the 17 CS takes part in this year’s first 17th Training Wing Warrior Run May 25 on base.The 17 CS was the first unit formation to cross the finish line. The warrior run kicked off this year’s Goodfellow Safety Day activities.  All running participants demonstrated good safety habits by doing some stretching exercises before the 2.2-mile-run.  Participants also performed stretching exercises as part of the “cool down” period after the run. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. John Barton). Warriors on the run

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2007
AFSO21 Making at difference at GAFB: an AFSO21 story
We've all heard the news...the Air Force is facing significant cutbacks and shortages in manning for the foreseeable future. "Do more with less" has become a common catch phrase. One avenue to get to the point is by using the concept of Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, better known as AFSO21.A process was recently identified at
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2007
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