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  • Travis Weather Flight keeps Airmen safe

    As he connects to a satellite far above Earth, he looks over one of his weather maps and sees wind speed of 56 knots and rising on its way to Travis AFB. He springs into action sending out warnings to the base, informing all personnel of the impending severe weather approaching and the appropriate actions to take to ensure their safety.
  • Ready to Respond: Travis AFB enhances Northern California emergency response capabilities

    Everything is on fire!” shouted a 5-year-old girl from the backseat as her mother drove the family car across the Carquinez Bridge near Vallejo, California. Flames were visible on both sides of the bridge and smoke soon engulfed the car. Burning debris fell in front of the vehicle.
  • Airman builds friendships through Club Hub

    Nowadays, Senior Airman Emanuel Guzman, 60th Logistics Readiness Squadron field training and support journeyman, finds himself surrounded by friends, with motivation to do his job while doing what he loves. Things weren’t always so upbeat in Guzman’s life. He had to overcome obstacles and hardships before becoming the man he is today.
  • Travis Airman breaks bench press world record

    Five hundred and fifty-one pounds can look like a lot of things. The engine block on a mid-size car, for example, comes in at about 500 pounds. Your average adult male tiger, while a little out there, likewise weighs in at the quarter-ton range. On Sept. 13, to Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Cook, 551 pounds looked like 12 plates of iron on a long bar.
  • Cultivate Hope: Air Force dedicated to preventing suicide

    A young Airman struggles to make it through his work day. His head is filled with thoughts of inadequacy. Negativity dominates his thoughts and he soon wonders whether or not he should continue living. In frustration, he slams his desk and walks toward the door.
  • Air Force civic leader champions community support for Team Travis

    The old adage goes ‘It takes a village to raise a child,’ and the same is true of cultivating the defense of a nation. While less than 1 percent of the population ever serve in the military, the success of the Department of Defense is contingent on the support of the remaining 99 percent of Americans. Military advocacy comes in all shapes and sizes; however, for some, supporting the armed forces isn’t philanthropy, it's a lifestyle. For one such citizen, Sandy Person, every day is an opportunity to aid her ‘heroes.’
  • Team Travis sergeant earns RPA pilot wings

    When a Team Travis noncommissioned officer showed up five months into a six-month course at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, to become an Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilot, there was confusion.
  • Deployed KC-10s extend AFCENT capabilities

    Aircrews from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron in KC-10 Extenders refuel several aircraft from around the area of responsibility. The 908th EARS plays a key role in ongoing operations in U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility by maintaining constant readiness in support of air operations, providing deterrence and stability, and bolstering the mission efforts of coalition partners.
  • Resiliency with every step: Airmen hike to ‘Cloud’s Rest’

    Yosemite National Park in California, which features waterfalls, redwood trees and numerous trails, served as the back drop July 13 for a resiliency hike for 42 Airmen from Travis Air Force Base.
  • 60th LRS gets Travis AFB pumped up for innovation

    As a fuels distribution operator for Travis AFB’s 60th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Senior Airman Tanner O’Laughlin rarely spared a thought on the weather. His job—to ensure quality fuel makes its way into any of the numerous aircraft comprising Travis’ fleet—acted independent of it, and even if it didn’t, the base’s mission would compel him to carry out his work regardless.
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