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  • Shine bright like a diamond

    When Airmen start their journey in the Air Force, military training instructors and military training leaders lay the groundwork for their success. Continuing said journey, Airmen are guided and coached throughout their career by role models and leaders called first sergeants.In the Air Force, first sergeant is not a rank, but a special duty that
  • Fort Concho educates community on Buffalo Soldiers

    During February, people across America will recognize Black History Month celebrating the accomplishments of African-Americans and paying tribute to those who faced adversity in gaining equal rights. Within the San Angelo community, the Fort Concho Buffalo Soldiers Living History Unit will hold a Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Day at the Fort Concho
  • Remembering a dream 46 years later

    The U.S. government recognizes noted civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.'s significant impact on the equal rights of African-Americans and other diverse groups with a federal holiday, recognized the third Monday of January each year. King's influence expands beyond the civilian world and has had wide-ranging effects on today's military
  • Air Force firefighter veteran visits DoD fire school

    The year is 1961. A young airman steps into the fire station at Lincoln Air Force Base, Nebraska. His eyes take in all of the fire equipment; trucks, hoses, gear and the smell of engine oil fills his nose, at once he knows, he is right where he belongs.Today Dr. Mike Manning, a 70 year old veteran, remembers those days as an Air Force firefighter
  • Startling Statistics!

    Week two of this year's Critical Days of Summer campaign is titled "Stone Cold Sober" and focuses on drinking and driving prevention. Here are some bullets showing statistics in relation to intoxicated driving from cdc.gov:· Every day, almost 30 people in the U.S. die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This amounts to
  • Watch for deer on roadways

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there are about 1.5 million car accidents involving deer each year resulting in about 150 human fatalities, over 10,000 personal injuries and $1 billion in vehicle damage.In Texas, a minimum of 1,257 injuries per year have occurred due to deer-vehicle collisions since 2003. Most of
  • Airman helps those in community

    When someone joins the military, he or she is taking an oath to serve their country. This service, in one form, can be seen when a military member takes time out of their off duty hours to volunteer within their local community. Goodfellow prides itself in their members' volunteer work.Airman 1st Class Brionna Glover, 17th Medical Operations
  • Goodfellow takes active role against dangerous alcohol consumption

    April is alcohol awareness month and Goodfellow is taking the lead on helping Team Goodfellow stay safe. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, alcohol awareness month is a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their
  • Veteran reunites with his aircraft

    A Vietnam-era U.S. Air Force pilot was reunited with his aircraft when he visited the B-25 static display here, March 11. George Baker, Vietnam veteran, piloted the B-25 located by the Jacobson gate. He recalls never seeing the aircraft again after flying the airplane to a depot in Tucson, Ariz. in 1962. Baker thought it had disappeared. By random
  • The Doolittle – Midway connection

    Imagine yourself on the bridge of the USS Enterprise. The year is 1942, and it is mid-spring. Since mid-December, Chester Nimitz has been searching for ways to strike back at the enemy, but the admiral has a problem: he has three - maybe four - aircraft carriers to defend the entire Pacific Ocean. Any offensive move put these irreplaceable floating