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  • 422nd SFS utilize new inflatable barriers

    The 422nd Security Forces Squadron conducted force-on-force training with their new interchangeable wall system at RAF Croughton, March 22.The new system can be deployed using air and is grounded with weights. The walls allow instructors to move the buildings and train for different scenarios at any time. The new system also eliminates the need to
  • Pathfinder Family: Brothers Carry on Family Legacy

    Few imagine leaving home to join the military, even fewer imagine doing it with a sibling. For Staff Sgt. Damian Moulder and his brother Senior Airman Cory Moulder, the unlikely circumstance of being stationed together within the same wing, at the same base, in the same squadron and with the same job is exactly what happened.The brothers work at
  • RAF Alconbury Welcomes Defender Babies

    The 423rd Security Forces Squadron at RAF Alconbury welcomed 13 newborn babies in 2018. The new parents are adjusting to caring for their newborns and working as Air Force defenders. RAF Alconbury strives to make the transition to parenthood easier for servicemembers. “It was very nerve-racking when we found out,” said Senior Airman Heather Ricks,
  • Working and Living in Norway

    It was a bright and chilly day at the NATO Joint Warfare Center in Stavanger, Norway. Jennifer Comstock, the School Liaison Officer for the 426th Air Base Squadron, is working at her computer, typing away. She welcomes visitors into her office with a cheerful smile and loves to talk about the experience of living in Norway. This is her first time
  • Increasing lethality: Defenders leverage innovation through training

    On any given day – rain, shine or otherwise – the Airmen of the 501st Combat Support Wing’s two security forces squadrons are charged with protecting the thousands of personnel who enter and exit the wing’s seven geographically separated units.
  • Molesworth honor guard rekindles joint patriotism

    Editor's note: Due to the sensitivity of the joint intelligence mission, the last names of personnel have been removed in this article.A line of seven U.S. Service members stand together, clad in their respective services' ceremonial uniforms, carrying the Army, Marine, Navy, Air Force and American flags, with two riflemen on each end.Their
  • Joint command helps Airman jumpstart same-sex marriage

    Editor's note: Due to the sensitivity of the joint intelligence mission, the last names of personnel have been removed in this article.U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Gabrielle knew she wanted to marry Lucy, Anglia Ruskin Peterborough University nursing student, the moment they met.After six months of dating, Gabrielle, Joint Intelligence Operations
  • ONE: weight off her shoulders

    Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series highlighting the amazing individuals of the 501st Combat Support Wing. Click here for the full version of the story. Her fingers brushed against engraved metal as they closed around the cold, steel cylinder. Tightening her grip, in one fluid motion she hoisted the solid, metallic mass into the
  • ONE: a defender's story

    |  ONE.1  |  ONE.2  |  ONE.3  |  ONE.4  | ONE: a defender's story (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton, animation by Staff Sgt. Joseph Vigil/Released)  The brilliant, blue lights flashed in tandem with one another as the white, Chevrolet Impala
  • ONE: first job, second chance

    img { opacity: 0.4; filter: alpha(opacity=50); /* For IE8 and earlier */ } img:hover { opacity: 1.0; filter: alpha(opacity=100); /* For IE8 and earlier */ }|  ONE.1  |  ONE.2  | ONE.3 |   With outstretched arms, he stood motionless as the imposing gray