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  • Optimizing the human weapons system

    Imagine trying to maneuver a fighter jet like the F-35A Lightning II through the Alaskan skies while the weight of a full grown grizzly bear presses down on your chest. Crazy as it sounds, it is an accurate representation of the forces Air Force fighter pilots deal with on a daily basis. 

  • 48 years in uniform

    When Craig Thomas enlisted as an Aerial Port Squadron Technician in the U.S. Air Force in December 1971, he never imagined he would become a doctor, let alone that he would go on to serve for over 48 years.“It’s been quite a journey,” said Thomas.

  • A stronger bite for a future fight

    A military dentist’s duty is to care for a patient’s teeth and keep readiness in check for all military members. U.S. Air Force Capt. Robert Walter, 354th Medical Group dentist, does just that by keeping Airmen ready-to-go, but he also recently received a request from the veterinary clinic at Fort