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Students and faculty perform the Korean Fan Dance during the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Language Day at the Presideo of Monterey, California, May 11, 2018. Students learned and practiced traditional dances for months prior to Language Day. 517th Training Group celebrates Language Day
The 517th Training Group, in partnership with the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, celebrated 66 years of Language Day, May 11. The 517th TRG is part of the 17th Training Wing but remotely located and is integrated into the DLIFLC. “Language Day is the Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, equivalent of an air show,”
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Frank Lubas, 17th Communications Squadron superintendent, stands with members of 17th CS during the change of command ceremony in the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2018. The 17th CS provides cyber operations and support to enable the 17th Training Wing to produce the best Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance professionals and firefighters in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released) 17th Communications Squadron changes command
The 17th Communications Squadron conducted their change of command ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow, May 10, 2018.The change of command saw Maj. Mark Walkusky, 17th CS commander, relinquish command of the squadron to Maj. David Coté. Following the time honored tradition, the unit guideon was passed from Walkusky to their superior Col.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th TRW vice commander, present Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Fillbrandt with a shadow box from the wing in celebration of her retirement at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 10, 2018. The shadow box, designed in the shape of chief’s stripes, included symbols of all the ranks in the U.S. Air Force, a folded flag and other various memorabilia from Fillbrandt’s career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released) Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Fillbrandt retires
After 23 years of service Chief Master Sgt. Bobbie Fillbrandt, 17th Training Wing command chief master sergeant, retired at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 10. “At times such as retirements, it is good to reflect on excellence of service,” said Maj. Gen. Matthew Molloy, Air Force
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17th Training Group Student of the Month spotlight for May 2018, U.S. Air Force Airman Jonah Chose, 316th Training Squadron trainee, poses with his award at Brandenburg Hall on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 4, 2018. Chose is the Goodfellow Student of the Month spotlight for May 2018, a series highlighting Goodfellow students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released) May 2018 Student of the Month
Airman Jonah Chose, 316th Training Squadron trainee, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for May, a series highlighting exceptional airmen, soldiers, sailors and marines.17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?The reason that I joined the military was to bring pride to my last name. Everything I do, I take
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexander Spears, 312th Training Squadron instructor, rings the bell three times, three times in a row at the Fallen Department of Defense Firefighter Memorial ceremony on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 27, 2018. The ringing of the bell in this pattern symbolizes a fallen firefighter’s duties are over and the still living will take on the duty of protecting those left behind. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released) Goodfellow hosts Annual Department of Defense Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service
Goodfellow held the annual Fallen Firefighter Memorial ceremony for Department of Defense firefighters at the Firefighter Memorial on base, April 27. There were new names added to the memorial this year, and roses placed to honor those who died in the line of duty. In the year 2017, the DoD Fire Department lost 90 current and former firefighters.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ivan Esguerra, 17th Communications Squadron network operations technician, shares his views and experiences involving multiple cultures at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 25, 2018. Esguerra is native to the Philippines and joined the Air Force due to influence from his stepfather and wanting to take advantage of the education. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released) Goodfellow honors cultures through Asian American Pacific Islander month
May is the month to observe Asian American Heritage. It has been changed and revised over the years to become the month of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage. In 1977 representatives proposed two separate resolutions that would designate a week in May to be APAH, neither of these resolutions passed. In 1978, a new resolution was proposed, and
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U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, presents Chief Gene Rausch, guest of honor, with a clip for a firefighter helmet as congratulations during the 16th Annual Firefighter Ball at the McNease Convention Center, San Angelo, Texas, April 28, 2018. The hall of fame inductee award is intended for Chief Gelacio Rodriquez, firefighter hall of fame inductee, who could not attend the ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released) Military Firefighter Heritage Foundation hosts Annual Firefighter Ball
The Military Firefighter Heritage Foundation hosted the 16th Annual Firefighter Ball at the McNease Convention Center in San Angelo, Texas, April 28, 2018. The purpose of the ball is to honor present and fallen military firefighters through awards and traditions.The mission of the MFHF is to preserve the heritage of the military firefighter, to
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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Aaron Boher, 169th Engineer Battalion commander, passes the guideon to Capt. Brian Sekita, Delta Company 169th EN BN commander, on the fire pad at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 27, 2018. The change of command ceremony is a time honored military tradition that signifies the orderly transfer of authority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose/Released) Delta Company 169th Engineer Battalion holds change of command
Delta Company, 169th Engineer Battalion held a change of command ceremony at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy April 26.At the ceremony, Capt. Christopher Gibbs, D CO 169th EN BN commander, transferred command of the company to Capt. Brian Sekita. In a symbolic exchange of authority, Gibbs passed the unit guideon to his
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Senior Airman Philip Lee, a contracting specialist assigned to the 97th Contracting Squadron, leaps over a creek during a contracting contingency exercise, April 18, 2018, Fort Sill, Okla. Contracting Airmen from five different bases came together to exercise Operational Contract Support in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jeremy Wentworth) Signing checks and hiking fields; deployed contracting exercise at Fort Sill
Contracting Airmen work to save the Air Force money by using smart spending techniques to get the best supplies possible at the lowest price. When contracting Airmen deploy, they fall back on their operational contracting support training.
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A ROTC cadet from Angelo State University practices nighttime entry controller procedures during the training exercise held at the mock forward operating base on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 20, 2018. During the night there was constant simulated bombs, gunfire and shouting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released) Goodfellow hosts ROTC exercise
Angelo State University's Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets spent a day and night at a mock forward operating base as a part of their yearly field training exercise April 20 and 21, at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas.All ASU Air Force ROTC cadets have the opportunity to stay in the FOB and undergo training revolving around real life
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