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  • Many volunteer opportunities still available for picnic

    The committee in charge of planning this year's Family Day Picnic for the 931st Air Refueling Group is still looking for many volunteers to help with the following activities:Bounce House and Obstacle Course (inflatables)Ring Toss Horse Shoes Red Light Basketball Toss Plinko Color Wheel Shockwave Potty Toss Tic Tac Toe Say AHHH Ducky Game Bean Bag
  • Motorcycle crash survivor retires

    Master Sgt. Shelby Gobel was six days short of retirement when his motorcycle collided with a deer two years ago.He beat the 50-50 odds doctors gave him to survive but was told later that the crash had claimed his hope to retire from the Air Force Reserve. Airmen at his unit, the 931st Civil Engineer Squadron, decided that was unacceptable."We at
  • Newcomers welcomed during August UTA

    The following Airmen joined the 931st Air Refueling Group during the August Unit Training Assembly: Maj. Celso SalinasAerospace Medicine FlightCapt. Kelvin TuckettHeadquarters StaffMaster Sgt. Cynthia SchlitzCivil Engineer Squadron Staff Sgt. Brandon BlodgettCivil Engineer Squadron Staff Sgt. Joel JanssenAircraft Maintenance SquadronStaff Sgt.
  • Motorcycle crash survivor to retire during August UTA

    Master Sgt. Shelby Gobel was six days short of retirement requirements when his motorcycle crashed into a deer just over two years ago.  He barely survived, but the crash claimed his hope for serving at least five more years with the 931st Air Refueling Group's Civil Engineer Squadron.  After a lot of patience and help from his fellow CES Airmen,
  • Spirit Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Monica Conforti

    Staff Sgt. Monica Conforti is an El Paso, Texas, native who has been in the Air Force 10 years. Air Force Job: Aviation Resource Manager for the 18th Air Refueling Squadron Civilian Job: Hoping for a marketing job in Enid, Okla. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Communication Favorite way to relax: Reading What annoys me: When people don't do what
  • Spirit Spotlight: Airman 1st Class Elliott Snow

    Airman 1st Class Elliott Snow is a Derby, Kan., native who has been in the Air Force four months. Air Force Job: Information Manager for the 931st Aerospace Medicine Flight Civilian Employer: Jabara's Carpet Outlet in Wichita, Kan. Favorite way to relax: Play video games Favorite movie: Talladega Nights Most influential person in my life: My dad.
  • Seasoning program getting 931st Airmen trained faster

    A year ago, Brad Vanzandt was a tractor salesman wondering what direction he wanted his life to take. He decided to make a change. A big change. "220,000 volts" of change. I want to do what you do, he told his father, a retired Airman and electrical engineer. The contract jobs his father worked on in Topeka, Kan., were big jobs. 220,000 volt-type
  • Congratulations Promotees

    Congratulations to the 931st Air Refueling Group's most recent promotees:Master Sgt. Daniel McCarthy931st Aircraft Maintenance SquadronTech. Sgt. Alicia Bowens931st Communication and Information Systems FlightTech. Sgt. Amber Janssen931st Military Personnel FlightTech. Sgt. Billy Martin931st Aircraft Maintenance SquadronStaff Sgt. Neil Parks931st