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  • September 2017 Student of the Month

    Airman Patricia Denman, 315th Training Squadron trainee, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for September, a series highlighting exceptional Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?Both my grandfathers served and I have two brothers that served. I put it off, mostly
  • In recognition of American Veterans Disabled for Life day

    On Dec. 16, 2016 President Barack Obama declared Oct. 5 as American Veterans Disabled for Life day, which coincides with the dedication of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington.There are 1,020 civilians working here at Goodfellow, most of those are veterans, and within that group many are disabled. Kurt Hoffmaster, 17th
  • Goodfellow’s print shop stays relevant in today’s digital world

    The first printing press was invented around 1440. This revolutionary piece of equipment changed the face of communication. Over the past 577 years, as the world evolved, so too did the world of printing. On Goodfellow Air Force Base, the local print shop has kept up with these changes over the past 50 years, providing printed materials to test and
  • The missing step in using supplements

    Many people take supplements in one variation or another, but when recommendations or information on what is safe come from paid sponsors, then it becomes confusing.“One thing that I want to push out to all the inbound students and all the base newcomers is that there is a website called opps.org, which is Operation Supplement Safety website,” said
  • Goodfellow Student Spotlight for August

    2nd Lt. Garrett Grove, 315th Training Squadron student, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for August, a series highlighting exceptional Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?Grove: As a college freshman I was short on money, lacked experience and wasn't satisfied
  • Hispanic Heritage Month starts Sept. 15

    Starting on Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.Do you know why we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month during this time? Sept. 15 is the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico and Chile also declared their independence during the month
  • Last Doolittle Raider turns 103

    Retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving Doolittle raider, turns 103 years old on Sept. 7.The Doolittle Raiders were a part of the 17th Bombardment Group, which later became Goodfellow’s 17th Training Wing.During World War II, Cole was asked to volunteer for a top secret mission which entailed travelling to the Pacific to drop bombs on Tokyo
  • Chaplain Maj. Gen. Robert P Taylor serves his country men

    Chaplain Robert Taylor was born in Texas in 1909, and graduated from Baylor University.After completing seminary at Southwestern, Taylor served as pastor of the South Fort Worth Baptist Church. In Sept. 1940, Taylor entered the military and served as post chaplain at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. Then in May 1941, he transferred to 31st Infantry
  • Pride of the Medical Group

    Necessity is the mother of all invention, and when push comes to shove, Tech. Sgt. Matthew Watts, 17th Medical Support Squadron medical material technician, continues to step up, which has earned him the Goodfellow member spotlight.Even after being recognized Watts was not interested in bragging about the accomplishment.“It’s always good to get
  • Focusing on your food

    Elizabeth Burmeister, 17th Medical Group health promotion coordinator, explains a few programs and services offered through the 17th MDG and monthly newsletters at the base commissary on August 3, 2017.With what seems to be a revolving door of nutritious information from coffee is bad, to coffee is good; carbohydrates are bad, to carbs are good;
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