Tag: Airman
  • CATM: Training warfighters

    While deployed, or when in a hostile environment, the need to fire a weapon can occur in an instant’s notice, or without notice at all. U.S. Air Force combat arms training and maintenance range instructors teach Airmen how to properly handle and use their firearms, so that when the need to fire them arises, the Airmen are prepared.
  • 633rd civil engineers pave way to mission readiness

    The 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, is tasked with the up-keep of the oldest active U.S. Air Force airfield, which supports 5th generation weapons systems.
  • Showcasing excellence: JBLE security forces Airman, MWD win 'Iron Dawg' competition

    On a daily basis, Staff Sgt. Jeffrie Kennedy, 633rd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and his partner, Toni, 633rd SFS MWD, work hard to keep the installation safe.
  • Life of service before self

    Going down life’s winding road, Chaplain (Capt.) Alex Lu, 633rd Air Base Wing chaplain, concluded he could plan for his future, but God would be the one to guide his path.
  • CSAF letter to Airmen

    This paper is the second in a series to share my thinking behind three key CSAF focus areas over the next four years. As stated in the first paper, "Revitalizing Squadrons – the Heartbeat of the Air Force", these ideas are neither revolutionary nor a significant vector change. Each align with our Air Force Future Operating Concept and Strategic Master Plan -- our strategic vision documents.
  • Langley Wingwomen highlight Women’s Equality Day

    Women in America earned the right to vote 96 years ago and since then have continued fighting to improve their rights. August 26 is recognized as Women’s Equality Day, an observance of the progression of women’s equality from the passing of the 19th amendment during the women’s suffrage movement to today’s accomplishments, such as the first female presidential candidate. “Women are still in a battle to prove our worth,” said Peggy “PJ” Jones, Women’s Equality Day Observance participant. “Our freedom as women, came with a price, and recognizing women’s equality keeps us from forgetting where we came from.”