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  • Mini Olympians promote healthy lifestyles while enjoying Olympic Week

    Kids dodged paintballs, splashed in the pool and more as Moody’s Youth Center hosted their annual Olympic Week here from June 12 through15.
  • Four rescue squadrons deploy, return together

    Rescue Airmen from the 23d Wing recently returned from a deployment where they provided around-the-clock personnel recovery coverage in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • Team Moody, FBI partner for training

    Members of Team Moody and the FBI partnered for roadside bomb and weapons of mass destruction training May 22 through 25 at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
  • Medical technicians care for greatest assets

    Medical technicians are normally the first to see a patient, leaving them to assess if someone is simply sick or should be in an emergency room. After recognizing a patient with life-threatening symptoms, one of Team Moody’s medical technicians was recently honored for quickly responding to a potentially dire situation.
  • Moody Airman overcomes battle with alcoholism

    “I was in a ball crying and saying, ‘I need help.’ My wife didn’t know what to do. I’d already been through in-patient once, and she didn’t know how to fix me.” After relapsing and turning back to the bottle, Staff Sgt. Jaiopalanta Jones, 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment technician, later checked himself into in-patient care. This was the second time he attempted to combat the effects alcohol was having on his life.
  • JBLE hosts Atlantic Trident 2017

    U.S. Air Force Airmen will partner with the Royal air force and the French air force for a second trilateral exercise April 12 - 28. Atlantic Trident 2017, hosted by the 1st Fighter Wing, focuses on operations in a highly contested operational environment through a variety of complex, simulated adversary scenarios. The goal of the exercise is to enhance interoperability through combined coalition aerial campaigns.
  • Bataan Death March: Airman Honors POW grandfather

    Starvation, torture and a 70-mile march to concentration camps or dying in the process were the only options Philippine soldier Ricardo Plana faced after the U.S. surrendered the Bataan Peninsula to the Japanese during World War II. Now, 75 years later, his grandson, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Max Biser, 23rd Security Forces Squadron, traveled to the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., to complete the 26.2-mile Bataan Memorial Death March March 19.
  • Jacqueline Cochran: Beautician to WASPs, trailblazer

    When Jacqueline Cochran was appointed as director of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots in 1942, she had already made history as the first woman to fly a bomber across the Atlantic during World War II. According to the National Archives, prior to earning her pilot’s license, Cochran studied nursing and was employed as a beautician before establishing her own cosmetics company. After Cochran became interested in flying, she took lessons and bought her own plane to use for personal and business travel.
  • Connecting with veterans through unique therapy

    Throughout her weekly meetings and tasks, Jamie Reed takes moments to stare at the foliage outside her office window and looks forward to the one day of the month when she can get her hands dirty working alongside service members and civilians to take care of garden plots at the Hampton Veteran Affairs Medical Center’s horticultural therapy garden. Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., community members devote their time to maintaining the therapy gardens, as well as spending time cultivating relationships with veterans who use the gardens as a therapeutic source.
  • National Nutrition Month: Put Best Fork Forward

    National Nutrition Month is an educational campaign organized every March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which is designed to emphasize the importance of developing and maintaining healthy eating choices and physical activity habits. This year’s theme for the campaign is "Put Your Best Fork Forward," which acts as a reminder that each bite counts and how simple changes in food choices can have positive effect over time. The theme is geared toward encouraging individuals to start with small changes in eating habits, such as preparing meals at home or making healthy selections while out.
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