By 1st Lt. Holli Nelson
386th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
Every day, our Airmen at The Rock put on their respective uniform that signifies their service in the United States military. Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines are all represented among this small deployed location, but they each are special and Staff Sgt. Victoria Dyson is bringing their stories to life through her photography while here.
Dyson, the 386th medical control center NCO-in-charge, created a project called “Profiles in Bravery” depicting deployed troops stationed here at The Rock. Continue reading →
By Airman 1st Class Krystal Tomlin
Air Force Public Affairs Agency
You know the drill; here are some amazing images to wrap up an amazing week in the U.S. Air Force.
Photos: A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft sits on the runway at Pago Pago International Airport in American Samoa, Dec. 16, 2012. The 446th Airlift Wing aircrew from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. traveled to Royal Australian Air Force Base Richmond, Australia in support of a joint operation. Tropical Cyclone Evan passed over American Samoa Dec. 12 -16 causing 6,000 people to take shelter in evacuation centers and $4.1 million in damages to infrastructure. The puddle in the foreground is a result of the rains from that storm system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jon Polka)
Photo: Santa, played by U.S. Air Force Col. Bryan Radliff, arrives in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft to the 419th Fighter Wing Christmas party at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Dec. 2, 2012. Radliff is the 419th FW commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Crystal Charriere)
Photos:Danny Ruiz, right, takes down William Kuhn during the mixed martial arts main event at Strike Fight at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Dec. 8, 2012. Ruiz, an Air Force Reserve staff sergeant with the 919th Special Operations Wing, won by unanimous decision in one of 11 matches held at the base’s first-ever MMA event. The debut event drew approximately 775 people. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)