• 60th CS wins bench press competition

    The 60th Communications Squadron bench press team won first place at the bench press competition held Friday at the Fitness Center. Capt. Greg Taylor, of the 60th CS, bench pressed 370 pounds to help his team narrowly defeat 60th Equipment Maintenance Squadron’s team. “I was understandably pretty

  • Travis people prepare for July EORI

    More than 700 Travis people will participate in “Crisis Look 05-02,” an Expeditionary Operational Readiness Inspection exercise March 5-6 to prepare them for the actual EORI scheduled for July. Individuals from other bases will also be on hand to participate in the exercise, which will demonstrate

  • Driving safety101

    With vehicle mishaps on the rise throughout the Air Mobility Command over the past few years, safety officials on Travis have begun using one phrase as their mantra for reducing on-base accidents, “Slow down and stay aware.” The only thing going through the tardy airman’s mind is the letter of

  • Travis announces new CAC programming

    Through the Travis webpage, email and the Tailwind, those living or working on Travis can access any pertinent base and Air Force information. Another less known outlet, though, is the Commander’s Access Channel which is maintained and broadcasted from the Travis Public Affairs office. The CAC is

  • Gate guards change, introduce civilian element

    Travis people can expect to see civilians or Department of Defense guards manning the gates within the next month or two, according to officials here. “It’s not the phasing out of gate duty for military people,” said Master Sgt. Paul Maliska, NCOIC Operations Support. “Across the Air Force, Security

  • Defying drugs: Program teaches children ways to say no to drugs, gangs

    The Drug Education For Youth program held an educational and entertainment event Feb. 18 to inform children about the dangers of drugs. DEFY is a one-year prevention program for children ages 9-12 that teaches children techniques to resist drugs, gangs and alcohol. “The purpose of the program is to

  • Honor Guard represents best of Travis

    “To Honor with Dignity” is their motto. Obligated by the oath to be constantly driven to excel and have a deep devotion to duty and a strong sense of dedication is part of their creed. Representing every member, past and present, of the United States Air Force is what they do, for they are

  • Simulator provides on-the-job training for air traffic controllers

    What career field is responsible for the safety of countless personnel and aircraft in the skies around Travis? Air traffic controllers are the Air Force professionals who hold this responsibility. To train air traffic controllers and keep them sharp, ATC personnel train in the Tower Simulator

  • Travis hosts second annual Junior, Senior summit

    Travis hosted its second annual Junior and Senior Summit Tuesday and Wednesday at the Travis Conference Center to confront current issues facing Travis. Approximately 100 people attended the two-day summit which focused on issues ranging from recognition to building better relationships with the