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A participant in the “target hardening” self-defense course throws Paul Buckingham, Goodfellow’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, to the mat as she practices a self-defense technique. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. John Barton) Sexual Assault prevention – the next step: presenting a hardened target
Sexual assault prevention takes on many forms. The most often used method is to provide information and statistics on sexual assault incidence - the proverbial do's and don'ts of sexual assault. The issue then comes that we may have knowledge, but do we use it? More than 98 percent of all sexual assaults on Goodfellow in the last two years involved
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Stalking: are you being stalked?
Most often when we talk about stalking, we reference something that happens to celebrities. Obsessed fans stalking a celebrity get the most attention, but the National Center for Victims of Crime reports that 77 percent of women and 64 percent of men actually know their stalker. The most common type of stalking is a prior personal or romantic
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2007
Members of Team Goodfellow’s leadership pose Wednesday in front of the sign marking 100 days since the last DUI on Goodfellow. From left to right are Paul Buckingham, Goodfellow’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator; Col. Merrily Madero, 17th Training Wing vice commander; Col. Richard Ayres, 17 TRW commander; Col. Stephen Czerwinski, 17th Mission Support Group commander; Lt. Col. Kenneth O’Neil, 17th Security Forces Squadron commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Michael Murphy, 17 SFS superintendent.

“This milestone is a tribute to our wing officer and NCO leaders, who have worked so hard to get the message out about drunk driving, and it’s also a reflection on the caliber of Airmen we have on this base,” Col. Ayres said. “I encourage everyone to not let down their guard and make sure we keep this streak going,” the commander continued. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Malek) We did it: 100 days without a DUI!

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2007
Members of Goodfellow’s Military Support for Civilian Authorities team pose in front of one of their fire trucks Wednesday at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy. From left to right are Master Sgt. Al Medina, Marine Sgt. Taylor Leathers, Staff Sgt. Matt Hare, Staff Sgt. Scott Anderson, Army Staff Sgt. Luis Ruesga, Staff Sgt. Travis Winningham and Staff Sgt. Jason Cunningham, all of the 312th Training Squadron. Not pictured are Staff Sgt. Eric Kunz (the primary driver of the truck) and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Victor Torres. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Stephen Musal) Help is on the way: military firefighters assist civilian world
On the morning of March 29, nine military fire training instructors from the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy responded to a request for mutual aid support for a crude oil tank fire near Tankersley, Texas. All the Goodfellow responders are part of the Military Support for Civil Authorities program. According to the summary of
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2007
Dr. John Garrett 17 TRW historian wins AETC awards
Our award-winning historian has done it again! On March 12, Dr. John Garrett, 17th Training Wing Historian, was named one of the winners of the Air Education and Training Command Excellence in Historical Publications Award and the AETC Heritage Award for 2007. Dr. Garrett's AETC Excellence in Historical Publications Award was for his study
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2007
Default Air Force Logo GAFB Airmen take a stand against drunk driving
This past weekend, at least four people made the conscious choice to call for a ride home rather than driving home drunk. While there were likely more servicemembers who showed that same good judgment, these four were brought home by volunteers working for Airmen Against Drunk Driving. AADD, founded on Goodfellow in June 2006, is a program put in
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2007
Staff Sgt. Trustin Bey, an instructor with the 316th Training Squadron, is reunited with his wife Sonya April 5 at Mathis Field San Angelo Regional Airport upon returning home from a deployment. Sergeant Bey was assigned to the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force - Arabian Peninsula, where he served as a radio operator and radio maintenance augmentee for approximately six months with the 5th Special Operations Group from Ft. Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez) Homecoming

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2007
Master Sgt. Christopher Ginther, the Electronic Systems and Cryptologic Linguist Training flight chief with the 316th Training Squadron, was named Air Force Intelligence Awards Program Outstanding Enlisted Instructor of the Year for 2006. GAFB instructor wins AF award
A member of Team Goodfellow was named Air Force Intelligence Awards Program Outstanding Enlisted Instructor of the Year for 2006 during a banquet March 27 at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Master Sgt. Christopher Ginther, the Electronic Systems and Cryptologic Linguist Training flight chief with the 316th Training Squadron, was presented the award
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2007
Col. Richard Ayres, 17th Training Wing commander (right), signs the National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Proclamation in the lobby of the 17th Medical Group, while Karen Bartholomeo looks on. April is both the Month of the Military Child and National Child Abuse Prevention Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kamaile Chan) April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month began in June 1982 when the U.S. Congress formally recognized the magnitude of the problem of child abuse, prompting the President to issue a proclamation calling upon government agencies and citizens nationwide to participate in the observance. The blue ribbon became a national symbol of child abuse awareness in 1989,
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2007
Staff Sgt. Aileen Pule (center), an information manager assigned to the 17th Communication Squadron, poses for a group photo after being welcomed back home by Chief Master Sgt. Paul Moreau, the 17th Training Wing command chief master sergeant, and other Goodfellow chief master sergeants during her in-processing Monday at the Norma Brown Building. Staff Sgt. Pule arrived at Mathis Field / San Angelo Regional Airport Saturday evening after a six-month deployment to Baghdad, Iraq.

Pictured are: (front row from left to right) Chief Master Sgt. Paul Moreau, 17 TRW command chief, Staff Sgt. Aileen Pule and Chief Master Sgt. John Pope, 17th Training Group superintendent, (back row from left to right) Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Burgwin, 17th Medical Group superintendent, Chief Master Sgt. Edy Agee, Goodfellow NCO Academy commandant, Chief Master Sgt. Roberto Benitez, 316th Training Squadron superintendent and Chief Master Sgt. Patrick Sheehan, 312th Training Squadron superintendent. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis Loza Gutierrez)
Back from Baghdad

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