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  • Grab your book: Literature program generates professional development at Travis

    The lobby is full of people. Some are hurrying to check out so they can make their flights, while others are waiting for their coffee. In the corner of the room sits an Air Force staff sergeant.
  • Travis Air Show honors Hometown Heroes

    Police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers and many ordinary citizens work tirelessly within their neighborhoods, cities and counties to make them safe and enhance the lives of those around them. That is why Travis Air Force Base’s “Thunder Over the Bay” Air Show honored 27 individuals, nominated by their peers, as Hometown Heroes.
  • Volley, set and spike: Airman pursues athletic dreams

    As No. 10 on a Californian Division II volleyball, Senior Airman Jade Cairns, 60th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron medical laboratory technician, identified herself as a student athlete. Although she graduated high school with a scholarship, her athletic and academic abilities weren’t enough to keep her “buckled down,” as Cairns said, and she decided in the winter of 2013 that college wasn’t for her.
  • Deploying the Air Force band? It makes more sense than you think.

    When you think of “American power,” what comes to mind? The “BRRRTT” of an A-10 Thunderbolt II, razing enemy hideouts beneath it? What about a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft offloading pallets of supplies and munitions to ground forces? For many infantry, it could look like a battalion of Soldiers with M4s clearing a battlefield of insurgents. But the Air Force band? What’s so “powerful” about them? Well, a lot.
  • Electricians keep Travis fully charged

    From powering a simple light bulb in 1879, to jets that can go faster than the speed of sound, electricity has truly changed the way humans live. Travis Air Force Base, California can indulge in the luxury that electricity provides because of the 60th Civil Engineering Squadron electricians.
  • Travis Airmen ready to showcase mobility mission

    An estimated 70,000 people will see the rapid global mobility mission up close during the Thunder Over the Bay Air Show at Travis Air Force Base March 30–31.
  • Tuskegee Airman's legacy ripples through family, time

    When Marilyn Beecham-Hood was younger, she didn't grasp her father's legacy. Her dad, 1st Lt. Newman Camay Golden, a Tuskegee Airman and World War II prisoner of war, was killed in action in 1951 during the Korean War, when Beecham-Hood was 9 years old.
  • DLA supports Travis, DoD mission

    For organizations at Travis Air Force Base, California, with printing needs, the Defense Logistics Agency is here to help.
  • Rescued dog helps prevent bird strike hazards

    Otto, the safety dog, patrols different areas of the base with his handler, Matt Stevens, U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services certified airport biologist, to ensure the Travis airfield is safe. They do so by controlling the amount of birds in and around the flight line as part of the Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard program.
  • Outstanding Airman is a natural leader

    California native, Airman 1st Class Kelsie Edwards, 60th Operations Support Squadron airfield management apprentice, has been at Travis Air Force Base for four months and has already proven to her leadership she can handle additional responsibilities without hindering her primary duties.
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