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KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea  May 7, 2007 -- Staff Sgt. Daniel Romero, 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron electronic warfare journeyman, tightens down an evaluation test box May 7 during Combat Shield testing here. Sergeant Romero, together with the Combat Shield team, is reviewing the Wolf Pack's electronic warfare capabilities until May 11. The team is based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stephen Collier)                           Eglin electronic warfare Airmen participate in Combat Shield
The 8th Fighter Wing "Wolf Pack" initiated Combat Shield May 7 as part of the wing's ability to maintain a constant deterrent against North Korean aggression. Combat Shield, an electronic warfare assessment program hosted by the 53rd Electronic Warfare Group, based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., primarily assists wing commanders in determining a
0 5/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Eglin welcomes new arrivals
Congratulations to the following parents, who welcomed their new arrivals while stationed here.It's a boy! Damien Cole, born Feb. 9 to Michael and Alicia Neau. Connor Andrew, born Feb. 10 to Staff Sgt. Tony and Joline Elliott. Christopher Neil, born Feb. 10 to Roger and Breand Rounsaville. Kendrick James, born Feb. 13 to Senior Airman Tony and
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2007
The warrior ethos is the foundation of what it means to be an Airman.  It is a hardiness of spirit, and moral and physical courage.  (U.S. Air Force illustration/Mike Carabajal) Air Force fosters "warrior ethos" in all Airmen
Whether it's the recent changes to basic military training, continual preparation for deployments, engaging in combat or new and better uniforms, Air Force leaders are instilling a warrior mindset in Airmen. That warrior ethos -- the foundation of what it means to be an Airman -- traces its roots to the era when the Air Force first became an
0 5/08
2007
CAMP RUDDER, Fla. -- Trecia Chedister accepts a check from U.S. Army Lt. Col. Lee Sikes for $3,200 on behalf of the Emerald Coast Fisher House Foundation from the proceeds of more than 250 runners at the first of an annually planned five-kilometer and 10-kilometer run at the 6th Ranger Training Battalion Ranger Open House May 6. At final count, more than $4,000 was raised from the race and the Open House and donated to the Fisher House. Colonel Sikes is the 6th RTB commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Meares) Helping their own

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2007
A Marine Corps MV-22 demonstrates extreme brownout conditions during recent testing at the Army Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.  Defense officials hope to develop innovative technical solutions to reduce the risk of landing in the brownout conditions prevalent in Afghanistan and Iraq.  (Photo by Walt Harrington) AFRL develops partial solution to helicopter brownout
The Air Force Research Laboratory Rapid Reaction Team has successfully integrated and tested a science and technology solution to the Air Force Special Operation Command helicopter brownout problem. In late 2005, Lt. Gen. Michael Wooley, AFSOC commander, asked the AFRL commander to find a solution to a problem that is killing his Airmen -- rotary
0 5/08
2007
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Brig. Gen. Ted Bowlds, Air Force Research Laboratory commander, presents Col. Kirk Kloeppel the Munitions Directorate flag during a change of command ceremony held May 4 at the Air Force Armament Museum.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Fleck) AFRL Munitions Directorate welcomes new colonel
Col. Daniel Morin, Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate director, relinquished command to Col. Kirk Kloeppel in a change of command ceremony at the Air Force Armament Museum May 4. The Munitions Directorate performs research on precision guidance, missile guidance and control, computational mechanics, smart sub-munitions, warheads,
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2007
CAMP RUDDER, Fla. -- U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brent Steinhaus, 6th Ranger Training Battalion instructor, shows Nick, Alex and Theo DeLeon how the parachutes the Army Rangers use works during the Ranger Open House May 6. "A largest crowd ever" of people of all ages visited the 6th RTB Rangers as they brought out their equipment for hands-on displays of weapons, diving equipment, Zodiac boat, parachute, medical and a day-in-the-life display for the Ranger training school. The Army's Reptile Team put on a reptile show where people took an up-close look at venomous and non-venomous snakes that could be found just feet from where the spectators were standing. They also put on repelling demonstrations, a downed pilot rescue demonstration and a hand-to-hand combat demonstration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Meares) Rangers showcase skills, equipment during demonstrations
The constant pop of automatic weapons echoing throughout the woods and the whir of the fan blades of a C-130 Hercules and Blackhawk helicopter were some of the sights and sounds at Ranger Camp May 5 as "the largest crowd ever" of people invaded the 6th Ranger Training Battalion -- by invitation. Tucked back in the deep pine forest of the Eglin
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2007
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Senior Airman Justin Richman, 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels specialist, prepares a fueling unit to be filled at the fill stand. Originally from Fort Dodge, Iowa, Airman Richman has been in the Air Force for four years. In his off-duty time, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Airman Richman was recently selected as a Sharp Troop by the Eglin Chiefs' Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Craig McDonnell) Sharp Troop: Week of May 7

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2007
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Royal Australian Air Force Wing Commander Geoffrey Shambrook, 505th Training Group at Hurlburt Field, Fla.,  and his wife Lois, walk their Huskies Anouk and Akkani during the morning pet walk at Eglin's annual Pet Bazaar May 5. The event is sponsored for pet owners and offered a pet show, vendors, a military working dog demonstration and visits by McGruff the Crime Dog and Sparky the Fire Dog. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Meares) Pets celebrated at bazaar
Pet owners braved the heat May 5 to attend the annual Pet Bazaar at the base exchange. The day started out with a 1.5-mile pet walk/run on the commissary trail with plenty of watering stations offered along the route. The walkers arrived back to the parking lot to the sounds of music and laughter as children took advantage of an inflatable
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2007
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla - A customer reaches for merchandise for sale May 5 at the annual Spring Parking Lot Sale. About 100 families set out used items for sale. The 96th Services Squadron lodging office also was also on hand, selling furniture, toasters, paintings and food. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. LuCelia Ball) Trawling for treasure

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