Face of Defense: Son Follows Father’s Path to the Air Force

Air Force Airman 1st Class David Mapel is following in the footsteps of his father, Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Mark Mapel, as a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft special mission aviator. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Face of Defense: Son Follows Father’s Path to the Air…

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Aug. 7, 2018)

180807-N-OY799-0014 WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Aug. 7, 2018) Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Myles Collins directs an MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 to land on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan,…

Concrete Construction

Air Force Airman 1st Class Keegan Geske spreads concrete through a form on a handicap ramp for the St. Francis Catholic School in Gallup, N.M., July 27, 2018. Geske and other airmen from the 133rd and 148th Civil Engineer Squadrons worked on multiple construction projects…

Mask Rinse

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jasmine Arce rinses a gas mask at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Aug. 1, 2018. Arce is an interpersonal protective equipment journeyman assigned to the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

Face of Defense: Airman From Togo Takes Pride in U.S. Citizenship

For an Air Force airman who grew up in the small tropical country of Togo in western Africa, past hardships motivated him to keep his head up, work hard and influence others to maintain their resilience. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Face of Defense: Airman From…

Doctor Play

Airman for the day Caleb Pettit, 9, checks a patient’s heartbeat while Air Force Capt. Charles Hutchings watches at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 20, 2018. Pettit, a cancer survivor, shadowed Hutchings, a 628th Medical Group pediatrician, while touring the base. Air Force photo by…

Pipe Project

Air Force Airman 1st Class Johnathan Daniels repairs a broken water pipe at a 57th maintenance facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 13, 2018. Daniels is a heating, ventilation, air conditioning/refrigeration and control technician assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron. Air Force…