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Brandon Leach, the "Pilot for a Day" rips the squadron patch of Col (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Renae Kleckner)(released) Pilot for a Day
"Today is the best day of my entire life," said Brandon Leach, as he drove along the flightline here last Friday. It was a cold and dreary day but to the 5 year-old with Mitochondrial Disease it was an awesome experience seeing all the aircraft, tanks, trucks and equipment as we moved down the ramp. Little did he know the "bestest" day was just
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Default Air Force Logo Operation Life Transformed awards spouse with education, career
Operation Life Transformed recently awarded a scholarship to Chewan Watson, wife of Master Sgt. John Watson, 89th Communications Squadron site chief at the Davidsonville Transmitter Site. A charitable organization founded in February 2007, OTL provides funding for online training programs for home-based and portable careers. The scholarships go
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The main course was grilled lambchops with garlic and basil. Parmesean polenta, surrounded by sauteed vegetable ribbons with baby green beans.
(US Air Force/Bobby Jones) EATC debuts Advanced Culinary Class
The Executive Airlift Training Center recently introduced an Advanced Culinary Class as part of it's curriculum. The five-day course was geared toward increasing the culinary skills of the resident EATC instructors and student resident squadron flight attendants. "The purpose of the class is to advance the skills flight attendants already possess
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Rabbi (Capt.) Andrew J. Cohen shows Maj. Karen Dacey the purpose of the lulav or palm branch relative to Sukkoth.  Captain Cohen is the new chaplain assigned to the 316th Wing. Major Dacey is assigned to the 79th Surgical Operations Squadron as the officer-in-charge of the Opthomology Clinic. Jewish community celebrates Sukkoth
As the noonday sun rose to its apex over the spire of Chapel One, Rabbi (Capt.) Andrew J. Cohen was placing the reed mat roof of the traditional tabernacle on the front lawn of the building. "Sukkoth literally means 'booth' in ancient Hebrew," the Rabbi explained. "Leviticus 23:42 teaches us to build and dwell in a temporary booth with a foliage
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Senior Airman Travis Gilmour, right, encourages Airman Maruc Scanlon while pulling a fire hose. Andrews firefighters train to save lives
In the midst of downsizing and essential personnel being deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron's Fire Station One maintains a constant flow of life-saving training for new firefighters fresh out of technical school. "The Firefighter's Confidence Course that we provide them with is equivalent to the
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Willis McGahee, Baltimore Ravens running back, autographs a football for Senior Airman Christopher West during a break in their training camp session. Airman West is assigned to the 316 SFS as a Security Response Team leader. Security Forces Ravens meet Baltimore Ravens
The Andrews Ravens of the 316th Security Forces Squadron received a chance on Tuesday to go watch another, more famous set of Ravens work.Despite the disparity in fame levels, the admiration among the two units was mutual."It's mind boggling to actually be in here," said Darryl Brodie, one of 25 Andrews Ravens who got to watch the Baltimore Ravens
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Default Air Force Logo 'The Wizard of Oz' delights audience of all ages
The Missoula Children's Theatre and 35 children from the Team Andrews community took the audience on an interactive journey to find the wizard in last Saturday's presentation of "The Wizard of Oz" at the Reel Time Theater. The children's theatre is designed to introduce and immerse children in the arts. "I love to act and this is one of my hobbies"
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Default Air Force Logo Airman tees up against the best in the world
We all do it. From the moment we learn the basics of sports. We imagine the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, game seven of the Major League Baseball World Series, down by one with a 3-2 count with Roger Clemens on the mound. The fireballer unleashes the heat ... the only thing louder than the crowd is the resounding crack of the wooden bat
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Default Air Force Logo 1st presidential flight from Andrews was a surprise visit to mom
"On Sunday, 24 November [1946], the nation's spotlight could well have been focused on Andrews Field -- however, it was not." So began the account, in an early periodic history of the base, of a particular mission that originated at Andrews early that fall morning, only four days before Thanksgiving. What kind of mission could have prompted 1st Lt.
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Default Air Force Logo Contractors work with environmental flight to restore Cabin Branch stream
The Cabin Branch stream barely trickles through the woods next to Patrick Road on the east side of Andrews. Over many years, the effects of rainfall and runoff have eroded the stream's bed and banks. During rainstorms, water quickly fills the eroded banks of the Cabin Branch stream, which slowly turns into a river of muddy water, said Joseph L.
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