Staff Sgt. Chantel Thibeaux, Joint Base-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, dental assistant instructor, exuberantly lifts her hands with the U.S. flag one day prior to having double mastectomy surgery to remove cancer from both of her breasts.

Strong Survivor

23 February 2015

NCO rides inner strength and spouse’s support in fight against breast cancer

College Basketball NCAA Final: North Carolina coach Dean Smith on court during game vs Georgetown.

Coaching Giant

18 February 2015

Dean Smith made mark at AFA before he led UNC teams to Final Fours and national titles

Cadet 1st Class Janelle Galang laughs at a joke made by her instructor in her international relations class at the Spanish air force academy in San Javier, Spain.

Foreign Exchange

9 February 2015

Academy cadets attend semester at Spanish air academy

Airman 1st Class Ray Simon, 3rd Maintenance Support Squadron, crew chief, walks with a walking sleeping bag during arctic survival school. As an aircraft mechanic, Simon would have access to a walking sleeping bag if his aircraft ever went down.

Cool School

3 February 2015

Alaska Airmen teach others to survive Arctic conditions


Impossible Rescue

26 January 2015

Author tells story of adventure of WWII plane crash survivors in New Guinea

OOlaf waits for instruction from Staff Sgt. Sharif DeLarge, a military working dog handler from the 802nd Security Forces Squadron, during a controlled aggression exercise at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Quality Breeding

20 January 2015

DOD program strives to establish proven bloodlines for military working dogs