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  • Hard Flex

    Standing in front of the mirror, arms up flexing and camera flashing, a little voice asks, “Dad, why are you taking pictures of yourself?”“I am going to compete; I’m going to do a competition to show my muscles,” said Maj. Richard Bottinelli, to his five year old.The journey to a bodybuilding

  • Anything Moms Can Do, Dads Can Too

    When a stay-at-home parent is mentioned, it’s easy to imagine a mom manning the home front, armed with snacks and cleaning supplies, ready to fight off germs, clutter and toddler chaos. This misconception can be especially abundant in military families where many may think of the man being the one

  • Capt. Marriner receives nomination for Alison Award

    The U.S. Air Force Academy Falcon Foundation established the Alison Award in honor of Maj. Gen. John R. Alison, a decorated World War II and Korean War veteran, also known as the father of Air Force Special Operations. The award was established to recognize commissioned officers who exemplify the

  • Coming to America: Refugee becomes Airman

    Nineteen years and about 6, 000 miles ago, a 9-yr old girl and her mother, speaking only French and broken English, fled a small village in Liberia, in the midst of a tumultuous civil war and trekked to the United States. With no documents, not even a birth certificate, the two left behind a life of

  • She Served: In honor of Women’s History Month

    Since July 8, 1948 women across the United States have answered their Nation’s call and sworn to defend this country with their life. They have all raised their right hand to be Airmen in the U.S. Air Force and all military branches.Some of the women that paved the way for the current generation

  • Power beyond measure: making the choice to make a difference

    “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” – Marianne Williamson   Messages of inadequacy and crushing statistics that show high rates of crime and homelessness can often prevent foster youth from reaching their full potential.   1 Lt.

  • Strength through discipline to achieve excellence

    Coach Grant Taylor once said, “Negotiate with your body to find more strength.” –Facing the Giants The Air Force is not asking anyone to do a 100-yard death crawl with a 160-pound man on their back. What the Air Force has asked is for excellence in all we do, even if it’s just to the 20-yard

  • It's a HICS of a system

    The Airmen at the 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron Hardened Intersite Cable System shop are among the most important at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., because they are responsible for the primary communication system used in the missile field.The HICS network connects launch control centers to

  • Competitors needed: 890th Ammo Can Challenge

    Do you have what it takes to beat Maj. Lycan at the 890th Ammo Can Challenge? In 2018 the 890 Ammo Can Challenge was created at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., to increase fitness levels and spark a sense of competition within 890th Missile Security Forces Squadron Airmen. The two-minute challenge

  • Eye in the sky: Intelligence Officers

    They may not be the boots on the ground, but they are the eyes in the sky, and they help our troops complete the mission. They are our intelligence officers.According to the Air Force recruiting website, one of the most valuable assets on any mission or action is information. Responsible for both