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Preparing For the Air Force Academy

This fall, approximately 1,200 college freshmen will begin their first year at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). USAFA is one of the most selective and prestigious colleges in the country...

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Toughing Out Training At The JRTC

Every summer, National Guard troops spend two weeks training at one of the Combat Training Centers (CTC). While training at a CTC is challenging, it prepares the National Guard for any situation...

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Stationed In Paradise

For most Americans, Hawaii the ultimate tropical vacation destination. In fact, a majority of us just daydream about visiting it one day in the far-off future. However, for the 49,187 active duty and...

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An Open Letter to the Military Spouse

By Duane France, MA, NCC, LPCc, LinkedIn Article Dear Military Spouse, The few words I write here today are not going to even touch the surface of the amount of appreciation I have for you. You might...

Students from a local school, Ignacio Lopez Rayon, attend the Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour in Mérida, Mexico April 15, 2017. The students were dressed in traditional Mayan outfits and sung a native song to members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who hosted the event.(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Shelton Sherrill)

Hurricane Hunters Prepare the Caribbean

More than 20,000 people attended the Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour hosted April 24-29 by the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...