• Travis Airman donates kidney to family friend

    A good friend might loan you $20 until payday. A great friend might loan you a car until yours is fixed. Master Sgt. Robert Bright gave his friend a kidney. Sergeant Bright, 572nd Global Mobility Squadron maintenance flight chief, donated one of his kidneys to his friend Mr. Gary Mooring April

  • Base bone marrow drive scheduled for mid-May

    A bone marrow drive here May 15 to 17 will give everyone on base a chance to help save someone’s life. “The best part about the new registration system is that it does not require blood or needles,” said Capt. Nathan Campbell, 9th Air Refueling Squadron, bone marrow donor program coordinator. “It’s

  • 60th Contracting Squadron passes 15-year mark without DUI

    It is a story that has been passed around the 60th Contracting Squadron for years. It is retold each time a new person comes along. It’s mentioned at commander’s calls and the people who tell the story say the same words over and over until these words are worn round and smooth like the rocks in a

  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Committee selects person of week

    In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the APAH committee will select a Travis member as its ‘person of the week’ throughout the month. This week, an Airman from the 60th Dental Squadron was chosen. Senior Airman Jennifer La Plante was born on April 14, 1982, at Altus Air Force

  • Travis Red Cross to host dental assistant training

    The David Grant USAF Medical Center’s Arthur J. Sachsel Dental Clinic is now accepting applications for the American Red Cross Dental Assisting Program. The next session will begin in June. To be eligible for this professional training program, people must be 18 years or older and a military

  • DGMC hosts Nurse/Tech Week – “Military Medics: Everyday Heroes”

    David Grant USAF Medical Center will celebrate National Nurse and Medical Technician Appreciation Week Saturday through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The 60th Medical Group will honor 250 nurses, 21 advanced practice nurses and 276 medical technicians

  • Eat high blood pressure away

    May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. It’s time to take action to find out what your blood pressure numbers are, what they mean and what you need to do to prevent or control this all too common condition. This year’s theme is “Prevent and Control High Blood Pressure: Mission

  • 615th CRW command chief retires

    After more than 26 years of service, the 615th Contingency Response Wing command chief, has decided it’s time to move on. Chief Master Sgt. Kelvin Hales will retire Thursday in a ceremony at Bldg. P-1. “I hate to leave the blue, the blue has been my life,” Chief Hales said. “You have to know when

  • Walk away breast cancer Mother’s Day

    The Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization is launching its first Sacramento Walk to Empower, a three-mile noncompetitive walk scheduled for May 14 at Crocker Park in Sacramento. A meaningful way to spend Mother’s Day morning, participants can pay tribute to a loved one who has been touched by

  • 60th MDTS chief to retire after 30 years

    The superintendent of the 60th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron will retire after 30 years of distinguished service, ending his Air Force medical career where he first started it. Chief Master Sgt. Rocky Crawford advises the commander on operational issues for more than 230 enlisted members