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Members of the Goodfellow NCO Academy sprint as part of the GNCOA’s Functional Fitness program Tuesday. The program, which alternates strength-building and cardio activities in 20-minute workouts five days each week, is designed to promote a healthy lifestyle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kamaile Chan) NCO Academy trains to exercise
Since Gen. John Jumper, the now-retired former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, implemented the Fit to Fight program in 2004, many units have put the "physical" back into physical training. One unit on Goodfellow hopes to put as much emphasis on the "training" part of their program as they do on this "physical" part. This may come as no surprise to
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Master Sgt. David Bryant of the 312th Training Squadron speaks to attendees at a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday observance, “His Life and His Legacy,” Tuesday. The event was a precursor to Goodfellow’s African-American History Month observance beginning Feb. 1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kamaile Chan) Goodfellow celebrates African-American History Month early

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Default Air Force Logo Energy consumption is everyone's business
Due to extremely limited funding within Air Education and Training Command, each wing has been tasked to develop strategies to help reduce energy costs. In an effort to conserve funds associated with Goodfellow's utility costs, I am continuing the following Energy Conservation Measures. As demonstrated last year, these measures helped reduce the
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Default Air Force Logo Goodfellow to host Air Fiesta '08
We have wonderful news to start the New Year. On March 15, Goodfellow will host our West Texas neighbors as the United States Air Force Thunderbirds headline Air Fiesta '08. That's right--the Thunderbirds will kick off their 2008 tour in the skies over Mathis Field. They'll be joined by a host of world-class air show performers from around the
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Senior Airman Brandon Foster checks the chamber of an M-4 carbine in the 17th Security Forces armory Jan. 8. Airman Foster, a patrol member with the 17 SFS, was awarded the Elizabeth N. Jacobson Award for Expedionary Excellence Dec. 10. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Gina O’Bryan) 17 SFS Airman awarded Jacobson Award
A member of the 17th Security Forces Squadron earned the right to receive the Air Force's award for first-term Airmen in a deployed environment at the Air Education and Training Command level Dec. 10. Senior Airman Brandon Foster, a patrol member with the 17 SFS, was awarded the Elizabeth N. Jacobson Award for Expeditionary Excellence. Though an
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Airman 1st Class David Graham crunches some numbers and reviews some figures for the 2007 End-of-Year closeout inside the 17 CPTS conferenece room Sept. 28, 2007. Airman Graham was selected by Air Education and Training Command as the Financial Management Airman of the Year for 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luis Loza Gutierrez.) Racking up recognition: an account of an Airman the Air Force can count on
The 17th Comptroller Squadron's financial analysis office was recently recognized by the Air Education and Training Command as the Best Financial Analysis Office in the major command for the 2007 fiscal year. Of the 19 members of that office, one Airman distinguished himself from the group by racking up three other notable recognitions in less than
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Cory Lelek (far left), Jimmy Phillips (center wearing headset), 1st Lt. Ross Davis (typing on laptop at bottom right) and other members of the 17th Comptroller Squadron financial analysis flight work hard during the 2007 End-of-Year closeout Sept. 28, 2007. The 17 CPTS conference room was transformed into a "War Room" for the closeout. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luis Loza Gutierrez) Financial analysis flight is best in AETC
The 17th Comptroller Squadron's financial analysis flight was recently recognized by the Air Education and Training Command as the Best Financial Analysis Office in the major command for the 2007 fiscal year. The AETC Best Financial Analysis Office Award recognizes the outstanding achievements and accomplishments of an organization's overall
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Jesse Davis, Thede Bowling Center manager, and Col. Richard Ayres, 17th Training Wing commander, cut the ribbon and officially open the new pin machines for use. The dedication was followed, appropriately, by an informal bowling tournament. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Stephen Musal) Bowling center pins down upgrade

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Accepting an American flag flown in honor of Military Working Dog Samson is Tech. Sgt. Rick Kawas, Samson’s military working dog handler with the 17th Security Forces Squadron. Military Working Dog Samson, who passed away earlier this month, was honored in a memorial ceremony Dec. 13 at the Goodfellow NCO Academy auditorium. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kamaile Chan) Mankind's best friend: in memory of Military Working Dog Samson

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Guests at the Goodfellow Air Force Base Christmas tree lighting ceremony Dec. 6 were given a candle to hold during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. John Barton) Making the season bright: chapel staff hosts annual Christmas tree lighting
The 17th Training Wing hosted the 2007 Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 6 by the Goodfellow Air Force Base chapel. The lighting of the base Christmas tree is an annual event.More than 130 people gathered with candles in hand to watch the colorful lights illuminate the sky. The event featured caroling, a tree and chapel lighting and a reception. "Folks
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