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From left to right: Rosa Freund, a survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and Wanda Wolosky, a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, talk to guests who attended one of the History of the Holocaust presentations Thursday at the base theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez). 62 years later: Holocaust survivors offer Goodfellow with lessons in life, hope for the future
"I found out what hatred is," said Wanda Wolosky. "Everything that went wrong was blamed on the Jews, so when the Nazis came to Poland, they had an open field. They didn't have to work too hard."Mrs. Wolosky is a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, the largest of the Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust in World War II. When
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Front row from left to right: Mabel Snider, Sarvis district manager; Kimberly Houston, Commissary store manager; Derek Hopper, scholarship recipient and Col. Richard Ayres, 17th Training Wing commander, pose for a group photo after a scholarship presentation ceremony Wednesday at the Goodfellow Commissary. Bryan and Joy Hopper stand behind their son Derek.  (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez.) 2007 DeCA scholarships awarded
Derek Hopper, a graduate of Central High School in San Angelo, was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Defense Commissary Agency during a ceremony Wednesday inside the base commissary."I'm very glad to have won this scholarship. It will relieve some of the stress of having to pay for classes at Angelo State University." said the 18-year-old.Col.
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Master Sgt. Frank Lubas, 17th Training Support Squadron, forces another teeth-clenching pullup during the Commander’s Challenge fitness competition June 1 at the base track and field. Master Sgt. Lubas finished first among male competitors with 21 pullups, earning a two-day pass. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Randy Mallard) Faces of Fitness
"Fit to fight" has become more than just another catch phrase in today's Air Force; it's become a way of life. Gone are the days of passing your PT test without having a regular fitness plan in your daily routine--it's absolutely critical to not only getting a passing score, it can save your life in a combat situation.Merely passing the PT test
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Keeping his eyes on the ball is 316th Training Squadron Beta Sharks outfielder Chris Okuley, taking a swing during a practice game Tuesday at Softball Field 1. The official intramural softball games were cancelled due to weather concerns, but that didn’t keep some players from playing ball. Members of the 316th Training Squadron Beta Sharks and the 17th Mission Support Group Junk Yard Doggs mixed their player rosters and decided to play a friendly exhibition game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez) Game or no game, we keep on swinging

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Staff Sgt Jason Jordan, a member of the Goodfellow Air Force Base Honor Guard, plays taps as other Honor Guard members retire the colors at the end of the All Veterans Council of Tom Green County Memorial Day ceremony at the county courthouse in San Angelo Monday. Col. Merrily Madero, 17th Training Wing vice commander, was the guest speaker at the ceremony. In another Memorial Day ceremony earlier in the day, Col. Richard Ayres, 17 TRW commander, gave remarks at the memorial at San Angelo Regional Airport / Mathis Field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Randy Mallard) Goodfellow remembers

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Default Air Force Logo Fire department wins AETC award
The Goodfellow Fire Emergency Services Flight, part of the 17th Civil Engineer Squadron, was selected as Air Education and Training Command's Department of Defense Fire Department of the Year May 21. According to Senior Master Sgt. Michael Amacker, the functional manager for Fire Emergency Services, the unit proved to be number one out of nine
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Default Air Force Logo In government and military, Goodfellow is #1 in keeping Texas beautiful
Goodfellow Air Force Base took first place honors in the 2007 Keep Texas Beautiful Government Award competition May 22, recognizing the efforts of volunteers from the base to enhance their community and protect the Texas environment. This is Goodfellow's second time winning this award; the base previously took first place in 2005. The Government
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Default Air Force Logo Base captures dynasty with fifth anti-terror award
Air Education and Training Command has named the 17th Training Wing on Goodfellow Air Force Base the winner for best Anti-terrorism Program at the Fixed Installation/Unit level for 2006.This year's recognition marks the fifth consecutive year the wing has won the award. "Winning this award for the fifth straight time is awesome," said Master Sgt.
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Wearing specially-designed “beer goggles,” an Airman attempts to navigate an obstacle course while simulating the effects of being intoxicated while driving. The obstacle course was one of several interactive activities set up for guests at the 2007 Safety Expo at Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy. The expo was the feature event of Goodfellow’s 2007 Safety Day, which took place May 23.  

“Safety Day is designed to inform and educate people on how to keep themselves, their families and others around them safe, especially during the 101 Critical Days of Summer,” said Tech. Sgt. Ignacio Castro-Luna of the 17th Training Wing Safety office.  

Air Force safety statistics have shown that the 101 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day has traditionally been a period of increased mishaps, especially those occurring in off-duty activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Malek). Airman's got her beer goggles on

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Roxanne Timm, a nurse practitioner assigned to the 17th Medical Group, greets Staff Sgt. Karen Harr in her examination room May 13. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Stephen Musal) Women's health clinic opens
The Women's Health Clinic in the 17th Medical Group has been open for a few months now and the health care professionals who work there would like people to know about the services they provide to the women of Goodfellow Air Force Base.Ms. Roxanne Timm, a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, is the most recent addition to the clinic. With more than
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