Master Sgt. Matthew Bates
  • Stop the bleed, save a life When Master Sgt. Nancy Turner drops her 9 year old son off at school, she worries. Not about his grades, or if he finished his homework, or if he’ll eat a good lunch. Instead, she worries he might be involved in an active shooter incident or some other form of mass casualty event. So, she […] No responses July 2, 2018
  • Polar airlift See more “Polar Airlift” photos on Flickr Pole to pole. These three words are the motto of the 109th Airlift Wing –at Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia, New York – and though short, it is an accurate synopsis of the unit’s mission. “We fly missions to Greenland, which is near the North Pole, […] No responses August 21, 2017
  • Top Guns See more “Capturing Space” photos on Flickr Next-generation fighter jets, simulated aerial combat and some of the best pilots from the U.S., British and French air forces – no, this isn’t a scene from the next Hollywood blockbuster. It’s the latest combined exercise testing pilots’ ability to operate, communicate and dominate in a combat environment. […] No responses May 30, 2017
  • Capturing Space Air Force Space Surveillance System tracks satellites, provides data to researchers 2 responses November 12, 2016