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  • Where He Needs To Be: Helping feed act of faith for first sergeant

    Despair can take on many forms. For Master Sgt. Bob Livingston, despair has many names, many faces, and it visits him the third Saturday of every month. That is when Sergeant Livingston and other members of his church volunteer their morning to provide a free breakfast near downtown Wichita, Kan. Hungry and 99 percent homeless, around 100 people
  • Flight scheduler takes to stage

    Long before Mindy Whiting moved to Kansas, she wanted to be Dorothy running down the yellow brick road. She was in the second grade in her hometown of Williamsport, Pa., and young actors were needed for "Christmas in Oz." "I wanted to be Dorothy so bad," Whiting remembered, playfully slamming her fist down on the table in front of her. But her
  • New name, mission for Opportunity office

    Equal Opportunity in the Military has had several official titles. The office that facilitated human relations issues was originally called "Social Actions." In 1999, its title was changed to Military Equal Opportunity.MEO was the office designed to support mission effectiveness by promoting an environment free from personal, social, or
  • Chili Champ

  • Site Survey Says

    Tech. Sgt. John Bryan has two words for Group members heading to Wisconsin: long underwear. Snow banks and cold temperatures greeted Sergeant Bryan and other personnel when they arrived March 12 at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wis., to survey the location of the Group's upcoming readiness exercise and inspection. Much of the same was
  • 931st Intel best in AMC

    The 931st Operations Support Flight Intelligence Directorate was recently named Air Mobility Command Outstanding Air Reserve Component Intelligence Unit of the Year for 2007. "(Last year) was a busy year for us," Lt. Col. William Eaton, 931st OSF, Director of Intelligence said. Primarily, Colonel Eaton and his team provide intelligence support to
  • Air Force 'chutes' down inefficient program

    Parachutes are designed to slow things down. Crew members forced to evacuate in-flight aircraft with parachutes, for example, tend to have much gentler impacts with the ground than those without.But the only thing being slowed by parachutes aboard KC-135 Stratotankers, Air Force leaders recently decided, was the mission. So they got rid of

    It's 4 a.m. You are lying in bed sound asleep when you're awakened by the ring of your telephone. You pick up the handset and you hear: "This is the unit recall monitor. This is a recall to active duty. Report to your duty section immediately. If you are on mobility status, bring the required minimum personal clothing," says the caller.So, you jump