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  • June 2017 Student of the Month

    Airman 1st Class Taylor DeMello, 315th Training Squadron student, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for June, a series highlighting exceptional Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?DeMello: At the time the military aligned in an uncanny way with my ideals and
  • In Plane Sight

    In the Norma Brown Building main conference room hangs an oil painting depicting a C-130 airplane on the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy training pad in an early morning training exercise.The piece is entitled "A Wing and a Prayer.” Several community members gifted the painting to Goodfellow in honor of Col. Michael Downs, 17th
  • 315th Training Squadron recreates the military classroom

    The 315th Training Squadron reinvented the layout of their classrooms to try and reach the students in a more impactful way.The 315th TRS started the next generation classrooms in May and currently has two fully functional area already built.“A next gen classroom is a classroom designed to better suit millennial students that we have coming into
  • Goodfellow service members compete in Bataan Memorial Death March

    March 19, 2017, a team of six Goodfellow service members completed a Bataan Memorial Death March, a grueling competition, 26 miles in length at the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, under extreme conditions of dry heat measuring at 91 degrees Fahrenheit.In full battle dress uniform the Goodfellow competitors completed the course with nothing
  • May 2017 Student of the Month

    2nd Lt. Michael Bremer, 315th Training Squadron student, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for May, a series highlighting exceptional Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?Bremer: It’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I think it’s something I decided when I was
  • April 2017 Student of the Month

    Airman 1st Class Claire Newman, 312th Training Squadron student, is the Goodfellow Student of the Month Spotlight for April, a series highlighting exceptional Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.17th Training Wing Public Affairs: What led you to join the military?Newman: I actually have my bachelor's degree and I was working a bunch of different
  • Stand your ground on Earth Day

    Earth Day is the largest, secular observance in the world and more than a billion people celebrate it on April 22 each year. U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin founded Earth Day in 1970 to direct public energy away from protesting the oil spills in Santa Barbra, California to an alternative contribution in earth sustainability through proper
  • A legacy of valor - remembering Lt. Goodfellow

    Family legacies, if left unspoken, can fade away into time and be forgotten. This does not necessarily mean lost. Although, it can be difficult to recover their stories, even when they are hidden in plain sight.
  • “Experience” is a subjective and relative word

    My motorcycle riding experience began on a random Saturday in 1993 while snooping through some local garage sales. I stumbled across a 1982 400cc Yamaha with about 2200 miles which needed a new battery, tires and the carb cleaned. A couple hundred dollars later I was ready to ride.At that time in Minnesota, it was required that I take a written
  • Never give up

    In April 2016, Austin Weed and his friend were driving a little too quickly, and the car they were in lost control and hit an oncoming truck.“When the firefighters showed up, they didn’t think they were going to pull anyone out alive,” said Weed. “The fact that I’m even here today, is incredible and a miracle.”Although both Weed and his friend made
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