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Eddie Bee Ready makes a visit to the Exchange Express gas station Sept. 22 as part of National Preparedness Month. Members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight regularly dress up as the readiness mascot, including David Babcock who recently won the individual category of the Department of Defense’s 2016 National Preparedness Awards. (Courtesy photo) ‘Mr. Disaster Preparedness’ wins top DOD award
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- His award recommendation calls him “Mr. Disaster Preparedness.” He also has another alter ego — Eddie Bee Ready. Now, he can be called a Department of Defense award winner. David Babcock of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management Flight was named the top individual award winner for an active-duty
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Air Force Staff Sgt. David Olson, an explosive ordnance disposal troop from Abilene, TX, cheers enthusiastically as the Air Force is introduced at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games opening ceremony July 1, 2017, at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill. While it has been a short seven-month journey for Olson toward recovery, he recalls how dark of a place he was previously in compared to now, noting the measurable distance he is today from who he was then. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Adaptive sports shift Warrior Games athlete's outlook on life
CHICAGO -- “I was sitting at home alone one night and had taken out my pistol; I remember how cool it felt in my hands and knowing I was moments away from taking my life. In that split second, my phone went off with a text from one of my Airmen who said he needed my help getting to work the next morning, and I remember putting down my weapon to be
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Rupert Steele of the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation takes a photo during a tour of a petroglyph site in Box Elder County, Utah, Aug. 26, 2016. The tour was part of the 2016 Annual American Indian Meeting, an event which provides a face-to-face forum for tribal leaders and federal agencies to discuss tribal concerns on federally managed land. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw) Utah DOD agencies host annual meeting with American Indian tribes
Utah Department of Defense agencies hosted their annual face-to-face meeting Aug. 25-26 with American Indian tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by the DOD agencies.
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