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Default Air Force Logo Are you ready for the digital age?
On February 17, 2009, television broadcasting stations will undergo a major alteration. They will stop broadcasting in the basic analog format and will broadcast only in the digital format known as Digital Television. DTV is a broadcasting technology that allows better picture, better sound quality, and more programming choices to be distributed
0 8/15
2008
Default Air Force Logo Texas Military Forces come to San Angelo
I retired from Air Force active duty a few years ago. Earlier this year, I enlisted in the Texas State Guard, Air Division. On the way back from my enlistment, I ran into a few friends and co-workers who wondered what I was doing in uniform. I had some questions to answer--not about why I was wearing ABUs, but about the State Guard itself, and its
0 8/15
2008
Default Air Force Logo Keeping Goodfellow green, part 2
As highlighted in last week's issue of the Monitor, much is being done here at Goodfellow Air Force Base to drive down energy consumption and decrease any adverse impacts on our natural environment. Goodfellow has many other players in that ongoing saga, in addition to the 17th Civil Engineer Squadron, including the base exchange, commissary and
0 8/15
2008
Default Air Force Logo Goodfellow stays green
Energy efficient and environmentally sound practices continue to be a central concern for American leaders. Those concerns stem from growing energy costs, understanding our impact on the natural environment, and research on Global Climate Change. To address those issues, President George W. Bush released Executive Order 13423 Strengthening Federal
0 8/08
2008
Willard Schupbach (front) of the 17th Mission Support Group Junkyard Dogs, guards home plate as David Banton of the 17th Security Forces First Responders sprints to score a run. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kamaile Chan) Junk Yard Dogs take 4th championship in year
The 2008 Intramural Softball Championship game took place July 15 at the base softball field. The 17th Mission Support Group Junkyard Dogs went into the championship game with no losses and came out on top, yet again, over the 17th Security Forces First Responders with a score of 18-11. This makes the fourth championship this year for the MSG. They
0 7/25
2008
Airmen 1st Class Ryan Shell and Sean Flynt, 312th Training Squadron students, prepare themselves for battle during the Rookie Firefighter Combat Challenge July 12. (U.S. Air FOrce photo by Senior Airman Kamaile Chan) Rookie firefighter combat challenge heats up
The 312th Training Squadron hosted the 4th Annual Rookie Firefighter Challenge Saturday at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy training grounds here. Seventeen teams participated in this years challenge, also known as "the toughest two minutes in sports." The first part of the course requires participants to carry a 45-pound
0 7/18
2008
Eleven-year-olds Lonnie Griffith and Bailey Nelson participate in wearing “drunken goggles” during an activity with the San Angelo police department at the base parade grounds. The youth were briefed on the dangers of driving under the influence and how to live a drug-free, alcohol-free lifestyle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kamaile Chan) Drug Education for Youth
This year's Navy-sponsored Drug Education for Youth camp was held June 23 to July 3 at the base chapel annex. More than forty youth, ages 9 to 12 participated in various activities both on and off base. The goal of the DEFY program is to provide commanders with a drug demand reduction program that facilitates and enhances family readiness to
0 7/11
2008
Default Air Force Logo Base dependent heads toward top
The National Society of High School Scholars announced June 11 that San Angelo Central High School student Austin Medina had been selected for membership in the organization. Austin is the son of Albert Medina, a Fire Officer Course instructor with the 312th Training Squadron and a retired Air Force master sergeant. "I'm exceptionally proud of him
0 7/11
2008
Default Air Force Logo Keep safety in mind on Independence Day
Ah, the 4th of July: in my humble, patriotic opinion, the best of all holidays. Good weather, greasy barbeque and a couple of adult beverages make for an enjoyable weekend. However, it isn't always that great - especially for the 9,300 people who usually receive injuries from fireworks, or the insurance companies who often pay almost $23 million in
0 7/03
2008
Senior Master Sgt. Philip Neal, 17th Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, was the guest speaker at the 17th Training Wing Joint Enlisted Dining-In June 12. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen Musal) A Nation at War: the Joint Enlisted Dining-In
The Goodfellow Event Center was packed to bursting June 12, as servicemembers from the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps joined together for the annual Joint Enlsited Dining-In. This year's theme was A Nation At War. To reflect that theme, "warrior" uniforms were worn, and attendees were issued orders directing them to tables labeled by past
0 6/20
2008
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