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Spike, 17th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, guards his prisoner Staff Sgt. Dakota Riddle, 17th SFS MWD handler, at the parade grounds on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 17, 2017. The 17th SFS provided fingerprinting, a weapons display and K-9 demonstration as part of Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards/Released) 17th SFS celebrates Police Week
The 17th Security Forces Squadron celebrated National Police week with various displays and demonstrations around base May 17.In 1962, President John Kennedy started National Police Week to encompass the calendar week of May 15.He created it to recognize the men and women who put their lives on the line enforcing the law."Whereas our law
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Service members earning their Community College of the Air Force degree wait in line before the CCAF graduation at the parade field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2017. Fifty-six Airmen, four Marines and a Sailor graduated the program that is the Air Force equivalent to getting an associate degree. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards/Released) CCAF degrees awarded
The Top 3 hosted a Community College of the Air Force graduation at the parade field May 12, to recognize individuals getting the Air Force equivalent to an associate degree.Fifty-six Airmen, four Marines and a Sailor graduated.“Higher education is always important, because the military doesn’t last forever,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Sirita
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Scott Knupp, Air Force fire chief, and Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing commander, unveil the plaque with the names of the five fallen firefighters honored at a memorial service at the Department of Defense Fallen Firefighter Memorial on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2017. The plaque includes the two firefighters that died in the past two years and the three that died in Vietnam.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards/Released) 17th TRW honors fallen firefighters
The 312th Training Squadron held a memorial service for five deceased firefighters at the Department of Defense Fallen Firefighter Memorial May 12.The service honored Captain Alan Hicks, 145th Fire Emergency Services, and Adam Long, Defense Service Center, who both died in 2015 and 2016 respectfully and three firefighters who died in Vietnam:
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cheyanne Samples, 315th Training Squadron instructor, watches Airmen make paper flowers for the Top Tech competition at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 5, 2017. Samples taught the Airmen the skills needed to make flowers without assistance. During the competition, instructors had to teach a subject and audience members had to demonstrate their understanding of the topic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards/Released) TRG hosts Top Tech competition
The 17th Training Group held a Top Tech competition at the Event Center May 5, to determine the best instructor in the group.Kicking off the event, Lt. Col. Steven Watts II, 17th TRG deputy commander, encouraged the competitors.“It means a lot that someone is going to get their name up there, because they were the best instructor this quarter,”
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2017
U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Robert Borger, 17th Training Wing chaplain, speaks to a group of local religious leaders as part of the Ministerial Alliance at the Taylor Chapel on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 4, 2017. The alliance was made to better help the religious needs of the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released) Taylor Chapel hosts Ministerial Alliance
The Taylor Chapel hosted a Ministerial Alliance between San Angelo pastors and base chaplains May 4.Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Robert Borger, 17th Training Wing chaplain, initiated the alliance to help better serve the communities’ spiritual needs.“If a major event takes place and the chaplain needs some support we will be able to help provide that,” said
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Air Force Exceptional Family Member Program Logo AF program assists special needs family members
The Air Force Exceptional Family Member Program allows Airmen to proceed to assignment locations where suitable medical, educational and other resources are available to treat special needs family members.
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Goodfellow civilian members review a proposal for improvements to the Base Exchange during the Caring for People Forum at Taylor Chapel on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 4, 2017. The base is working towards improving the Exchange in hopes of developing a better seating arrangement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caelynn Ferguson/ Released) Goodfellow holds Caring for People Forum
Goodfellow members came together during the Caring for People Forum at the Taylor Chapel May 4.The Caring for People Forum is an opportunity for base members to have their voice heard about their concerns or ideas to improve the base.David Sullins, 17th Training Wing community event coordinator, said that the forum is a way for them to be able to
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Barbara Jermyn, Howard College nursing student, practices taking a temperature on Master Sgt. John Gregg, 17th Medical Operations Squadron superintendent, at the Ross Clinic on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 2, 2017. Jermyn and other Howard College nursing students get a chance to come to base clinic to learn from Goodfellow doctors and nurses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards/Released) 17th MDG partners with Howard College
This Spring the 17th Medical Group partnered with Howard College to bring students to the clinic to learn from base doctors.“Goodfellow is real big with working with the community and we want to grow future nurses,” said Tiffany Jones, 17th MDG Family Practice registered nurse. “We are focused not only on ourselves, our readiness and our mission,
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Goodfellow Combined Spouses’ Club Scholarship award winners pose with U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, and GCSC members after a scholarship award ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 1, 2017. Each winner wrote an essay about their goals and how being a military dependent has affected them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards/Released) GCSC awards scholarships
The Goodfellow Combined Spouses’ Club awarded five scholarships to dependent teenagers and a spouse at the Event Center April 1.“The Goodfellow Combined Spouses’ Club runs the Goodfellow Thrift Store to fund scholarships for military dependents and welfare requests for military members in and around Goodfellow,” said Laura Stremmel, GCSC
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U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing Vice Commander, and Brian May, Angelo State University President, sign a Memorandum of Understanding at the San Angelo Independent School District Administration Building, Texas, April 27, 2017. The MOU allows Airmen to transfer their Air University college credits toward a criminal justice bachelor’s degree at ASU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released) Goodfellow partners with ASU
The 17th Training Wing and Angelo State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the San Angelo Independent School District Administration Building April 27.The MOU allows Airmen to transfer their Air University college credits toward a criminal justice bachelor’s degree at ASU.“Air University and ASU are both accredited by the same
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