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GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Dr. Mike Manning, a former Air Force firefighter, looks over the names of fallen firefighters at the Department of Defense Fallen Firefighters Memorial Sept. 16. Manning enlisted in the Air Force in 1961 and served for seven years. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane) Air Force firefighter veteran visits DoD fire school
The year is 1961. A young airman steps into the fire station at Lincoln Air Force Base, Nebraska. His eyes take in all of the fire equipment; trucks, hoses, gear and the smell of engine oil fills his nose, at once he knows, he is right where he belongs.Today Dr. Mike Manning, a 70 year old veteran, remembers those days as an Air Force firefighter
0 11/25
2013
Default Air Force Logo Startling Statistics!
Week two of this year's Critical Days of Summer campaign is titled "Stone Cold Sober" and focuses on drinking and driving prevention. Here are some bullets showing statistics in relation to intoxicated driving from cdc.gov:· Every day, almost 30 people in the U.S. die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This amounts to
0 6/04
2013
A mule deer crosses a road on the Air Force Academy March 8, 2007. Vehicle collisions with wildlife are the second-leading cause of accidents on the Academy, which has a deer population of about 250 and an elk population of roughly 35. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Watch for deer on roadways
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there are about 1.5 million car accidents involving deer each year resulting in about 150 human fatalities, over 10,000 personal injuries and $1 billion in vehicle damage.In Texas, a minimum of 1,257 injuries per year have occurred due to deer-vehicle collisions since 2003. Most of
0 5/02
2013
SAN ANGELO, Texas- Airman 1st Class Brionna Glover, 17th Medical Operations Squadron, hands a plate of food to a San Angelo resident at the Daily Bread soup kitchen, April 30. Glover volunteers her time at various programs such as the Boys and Girls Club of San Angelo, Meals for the Elderly and the soup kitchen. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Erica Rodriguez) Airman helps those in community
When someone joins the military, he or she is taking an oath to serve their country. This service, in one form, can be seen when a military member takes time out of their off duty hours to volunteer within their local community. Goodfellow prides itself in their members' volunteer work.Airman 1st Class Brionna Glover, 17th Medical Operations
0 5/01
2013
Default Air Force Logo Goodfellow takes active role against dangerous alcohol consumption
April is alcohol awareness month and Goodfellow is taking the lead on helping Team Goodfellow stay safe. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, alcohol awareness month is a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their
0 4/15
2013
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas--Retired Col. Charles Powell, former 17th Training Wing commander and George Baker, Vietnam-era U.S. Air Force pilot, speak about the rich heritage of the B-25 aircraft located by the Jacobson gate. Baker was reunited with his aircraft here, thinking it had disappeared after delivering it to the “boneyard” in Tucson, Ariz. in 1962. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt Leanne Hedgepeth) Veteran reunites with his aircraft
A Vietnam-era U.S. Air Force pilot was reunited with his aircraft when he visited the B-25 static display here, March 11. George Baker, Vietnam veteran, piloted the B-25 located by the Jacobson gate. He recalls never seeing the aircraft again after flying the airplane to a depot in Tucson, Ariz. in 1962. Baker thought it had disappeared. By random
0 3/18
2013
Crew No. 1 (Plane #40-2344, target Tokyo): 34th Bombardment Squadron, Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, pilot; Lt. Richard E. Cole, copilot; Lt. Henry A. Potter, navigator; SSgt. Fred A. Braemer, bombardier; SSgt. Paul J. Leonard, flight engineer/gunner. (U.S. Air Force photo) The Doolittle – Midway connection
Imagine yourself on the bridge of the USS Enterprise. The year is 1942, and it is mid-spring. Since mid-December, Chester Nimitz has been searching for ways to strike back at the enemy, but the admiral has a problem: he has three - maybe four - aircraft carriers to defend the entire Pacific Ocean. Any offensive move put these irreplaceable floating
0 3/13
2013
SAN ANGELO, Texas-- Re-enactors from Fort Concho, a historical Army fort dating before the Civil War, fire a cannon from that time period. The unusual "Buffalo Soldiers" nickname was given to the black troops of the frontier west by the Northern Plains Indians after the Civil War, some of whom were stationed at this site. (Courtesy photo)  

Buffalo Soldiers pave the way
February is African American Heritage month. This month celebrates the accomplishments of African Americans throughout history. Locally, we are able to see these accomplishments through the history of the Fort Concho Buffalo Soldiers. These soldiers not only paved a way in the movement towards African American rights, but also helped build the city
0 2/20
2013
Texting while driving is dangerous and illegal in the state of Nebraska and on base. Remember, DoD instruction 6055.04 and Offutt policy states that only hands free devices can be used while driving. (Photo illustration by 2nd Lt. Carly Costello and Josh Plueger) Commuting safely
Most of us drive to and from work each day on San Angelo roadways. We each have a distinct responsibility to ensure our personal safety and the safety of others during the trip no matter the distance traveled. We are often faced with a variety of risk factors: such as rain, snow, construction zones, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists and other
0 2/20
2013
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas- Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated members meet at the Kendrick enlisted club at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 6. The group strives to inspire and motivate youth toward outstanding achievement and leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo/ 1st Lt. Leanne Hedgepeth) Defending a prejudiced nation
San Antonio Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated members met Feb 6. at the Kendrick Enlisted Club. The Tuskegee Airmen enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps becoming the first African-American Airmen in 1940. They exhibited patriotism even though their society deemed them as unworthy, unskilled and incompetent. These Airmen not only fought a war abroad, they
0 2/12
2013
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