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Suicide Prevention in the Military, from Taboo to Timely
September 22, 2021
U.S. Air Force Col. Michele Lo Bianco, 305th Air Mobility Wing Operations commander, displays her box of remembrance. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness. More than 1.7 million Veterans received treatment in a VA mental health specialty program annually.

Meet the new 87th Mission Support Group Commander
August 3, 2020
U.S. Air Force Col. Janette D. Ketchum, 87th Mission Support Group commander.

From Army Reserve helicopter maintainer to Air Force medical group commander
July 30, 2020
Colonel Charles “Scott” Hughes took command of the 87th Medical Group during a change of command ceremony on June 25, 2020 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. (Courtesy photo)

Airman becomes children’s superhero
August 2, 2019
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Long, 87th Force Support Squadron base honor guard NCO in charge, volunteers to dress up as Captain America to give back to children and make them smile. (Courtesy photo)

Aircraft simulators: Training Airmen for real-world flights
March 4, 2019
Steven Custis, KC-10 boom operator instructor, watches Airman 1st Class Nicholas Eddings, 32nd Air Refueling Squadron KC-10 Extender boom operator, as he operates the boom in a KC-10 simulator on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Dec. 19, 2018. The KC-10 aircrew training simulator facility holds three simulators that allow coordination between boom operators, pilots and flight engineers simultaneously. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Katie Mueller)

Stellar Sailor leads by example
January 11, 2019
Petty Officer 1st Class William Martin, Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 64 (VR-64) aviation structural mechanic, poses in front of a C-130 Hercules in a hangar on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Dec. 12, 2018. Martin has been assigned to VR-64 for less than a year and has received every rank he has made on the first try. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ariel Owings)

Airman awarded for heroic actions
December 30, 2018
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Aaron Metzger, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman stationed at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, (middle) smiles with Lt. Gen Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general of U.S. Army Reserve Command (left), and Edward T. Reilly, vice chairman of the of the Metropolitan New York USO (right), after being awarded the George Van Cleve Military Leadership Medal during the 57th Annual USO Armed Forces Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City, Dec. 12, 2018. Metzger and his team successfully rescued five injured Afghan allies during combat while on his second tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ariel Owings)

First sergeant overcomes pain for Justice
October 30, 2018
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Michelle Humphrey, 87th Air Base Wing Staff Agencies first sergeant, poses with her children, Hayleigh and Kosey Justice.

Air Mobility Command takes home Sadler Cup
September 25, 2018
Senior Airman Anthony Hu, 6th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler and Air Mobility Command team member, performs pushups during the 2018 Air Force Defender Challenge on Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, Sept. 13, 2018. Hu performed the last exercise of the combat endurance test on the last day of the three-day competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Ariel Owings)

New command chief inspires motivation, positivity
August 13, 2018