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Maj. Matt Bartomeo, 22nd Airlift Squadron, is all smiles during his first C-5M Super Galaxy flight in over two years April 12 at Travis Air Force Base, California. Bartomeo fought Hodgkins Lymphoma for 14 months before being able to return to the cockpit. (U.S. Air Force photo / 2nd Lt. Sarah Johnson) Against the odds: A cancer survivor’s journey back to the cockpit
“Why are you here?” The question came from Col. Corwin Pauly, 60th Air Mobility Wing vice commander at Travis Air Force Base, California. It was June 2015, and he had just arrived at Travis as the incoming vice commander. One of the first Airmen he met was Maj. Matt Bartomeo, a C-5M Super Galaxy pilot with the 22nd Airlift Squadron who was working as an executive officer for the 60th AMW.
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Default Air Force Logo Household Universal Waste and what to do with it
Universal Waste is a general descriptive term used to describe wastes that are generated by a large, diverse population. The category of Universal Waste was created in the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s hazardous waste regulations to streamline the hazardous waste management standards for certain categories of hazardous waste that are commonly generated by a wide variety of establishments including households.
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Photo submitted by Master Sgt. Richard Zambori Retiring sergeants’ careers start, end with 660th AMXS
More than four decades of Air Force experience left the 660th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in March when a pair of sergeants retired.
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Tech Sgt. Timothy McCarthy, 22nd Airlift Squadron, adds details to a drawing he plans to give to an individual leaving, during some down time on a recent mission to Japan March 3, 2017. McCarthy is a self taught artist who has done drawings and painting throughtout the squadron as well as for going away presents when he's not doing flight engineer duties. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm) Flight engineer creates works of art
Flight engineer creates works of art
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Default Air Force Logo Air advising is a family affair
Growing up watching her father put the uniform on day in and day out motivated her to follow in his footsteps and become an Airman, but she never imagined she would get the opportunity to serve alongside her hero.
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A 2015 research study found that 60 to 70 percent of active-duty members and 44 to 53 percent of Department of Defense civilians use at least one dietary supplement per week. The study also found that people who used one to two supplements per week were 1.5 times more likely to report abnormal heartbeats. People using three to four supplements were three times more likely to report abnormal heartbeats. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Amber Carter) Supplement may cost people more than money
Would you take dietary supplements to run faster, build larger muscles and trim your waistline? Would the cost be worth that price?
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Capt. (Dr.) Kim Burford, 60th Dental Squadron dentist and acting 60th Medical Group executive officer, and Marisell Efren-Wiley, 60th Dental Squadron dental technician, simulate a dental cleaning at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., March 24, 2017. Burford is organizing an upcoming humanitarian mission scheduled for May. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sam Salopek) Dentist finds motivation in outreach programs
 TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- She saw her. The scared little girl was only five or six years old and the girl needed her help, having possibly never sought dental care before. The tiny patient was in pain. Her mother tried to calm her, but she did not understand. The young dentist tried to sooth her fears, but did not prevail. Her tiny face is
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Master Sgt. James Stalnaker, 60th Maintenance Squadron, works at his desk at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., March 20, 2017. Stalnaker suffered a traumatic brain injury, broken ribs and several other injuries in a motorcycle crash in October 2015. He is now a master resiliency training instructor and shares his personal resilience story with Travis Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman/Released) Master sergeant fights back from TBI, helps fellow Airmen
The work day is over and a master sergeant climbs on his Aprilia Shiver motorcycle and takes off. He’s looking forward to the one-hour ride home. A smile covers his face as he thinks about seeing his wife of 12 years and two children.
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Staff Sgt. Edel Melendez Fred, 60th Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory technician, verifies configuration for transponder testing at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., March, 13, 2017. The PMEL shop ensures test equipment meets required standards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sam Salopek) (This image was blurred for security purposes) Exploring PMEL
Nestled behind the large hangars on the flight line at Travis Air Force Base, California, sits a small shop that is home to a quiet maintenance laboratory.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Eduardo Torrez, 60th Medical Operations Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., performs boxing drills with Jesse Lopez at the JL Tepito Boxing Club in Fairfield, Calif., Mar. 6, 2017. Torrez is a nurse at David Grant USAF Medical Center and was an amateur boxer before joining the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Louis Briscese) Fighting to keep fit
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The traditional means for staying fit-to-fight typically requires a balance of running, weight training and a proper diet. For one Airman, stepping in the ring is his approach. U.S. Air Force Capt. Eduardo Torrez, an emergency room staff nurse with the 60th Medical Operations Squadron uses boxing to stay in
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