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Goodfellow Air Force Base - San Angelo, TX

 

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With a monthly average of 21,244 patrons, it is easy to say the Mathis Fitness Center is well known, but do people know where is got it’s name? www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Features/Display/Article/1504541/recognizing-the-history-in-a-name-mathis-fitness-center/

Before Tiffany Snyder joined the Air Force in 2017, she had no idea she would be one of the first 12 individuals to become a chaplain assistant straight out of training. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Features/Display/Article/1504141/goodfellow-welcomes-one-of-the-first-pipe-line-chaplain-assistants/

ATTENTION GOODFELLOW MILITARY MEMBERS AND CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES: Save the date for the Chamber of Commerce 13th Annual Goodfellow Appreciation Day taking place on Saturday, May 19th. For more information contact your First Sergeants or call Public Affairs at 325-654-3880.

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Contracting Airmen work to save the Air Force money by using smart spending techniques to get the best supplies possible at the lowest price. When contracting Airmen deploy, they fall back on their operational contracting support training. Operational contracting support is what contracting Airmen do when deployed. They use their expertise to buy supplies and services from the deployed location. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1502975/signing-checks-and-hiking-fields-deployed-contracting-exercise-at-fort-sill/

Now as you know by now, I am not a man of the “cloth” so I am not trying to cross over into the Chaplain Borger’s swim lane. However the term, “preaching to the choir” is relevant when it comes to discussing and understanding the many different facets of the safety process within your groups, squadrons and agencies. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Commentaries/Article/1498011/preaching-to-the-choir/

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Base beautification is a part of most bases. SSgt Anthony Hetlage visited with the 17th Civil Engineering Squadron to see how xeriscaping is more than just a beautification project.

More than Beautification

Base beautification is a part of most bases. SSgt Anthony Hetlage visited with the 17th Civil Engineering Squadron to see how xeriscaping is more than just a beautification project.

Posted by Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Students and teachers from multiple San Angelo schools gathered at the San Angelo courthouse to read and honor military members from Goodfellow Air Force Base April 20. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1501234/read-to-me-event-honors-military/

Angelo State University Air Force Reserve Officer’s Training Corps cadets spent a day and night at a mock forward operating base as a part of their yearly field training exercise April 20 and 21, at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1501280/goodfellow-hosts-rotc-exercise/

Soldiers, Airmen, military families and Veterans can enter monthly during 2018 to win tire gift cards, worth $500 each, in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Order Tire sweepstakes. Read more: https://bit.ly/2qZ79nJ

Come out and meet some amazing spouses along with representatives from various agencies around the base!
Who: Goodfellow spouses, AFRC, MFLC, Medical, Child Youth Programs, Education & Employment and more.
What: Meet and greet
Where: The Landings Clubhouse
When: 17 May from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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There are currently 1.2 million military children of active duty members across the world. To celebrate Month of the Military Child, Goodfellow AFB features one of its own military children and her mother.

Month of the Military Child

There are currently 1.2 million military children of active duty members across the world. To celebrate Month of the Military Child, Goodfellow AFB features one of its own military children and her mother.

Posted by Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Cadets from Angelo State University trained overnight on Goodfellow Air Force Base. SSgt Anthony Hetlage was on-hand to catch the action.

Cadet Field Training

Cadets from Angelo State University trained overnight on Goodfellow Air Force Base. SSgt Anthony Hetlage was on-hand to catch the action.

Posted by Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Air Force is continuing its rollout of the Alpha Warrior program with the launch of the 2018 Alpha Warrior Meet and Greet Tour.
www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1500029/alpha-warrior-tour-returns-to-air-force-installations/

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San Angelo community and civic leaders toured the 17th Training Wing for the 12th time to learn about Goodfellow’s mission and its relationship with the community April 12. The tour is part of monthly events hosted by Leadership San Angelo, a group made up of active and upcoming community leaders. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1496006/leadership-san-angelo-takes-a-trek-through-goodfellow/

Airman Donovan V. Lewis, an Air Force technical school trainee at Goodfellow, competed and took first place at the second annual Caliber Collison Military Combine finals at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, March 31. The first place honor earned Lewis the distinction of announcing one of the Cowboy’s fourth through seventh-round picks at the 2018 National Football League Draft, April 28. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1498026/goodfellow-airman-will-announce-dallas-cowboys-nfl-draft-pick/

The fourth annual scholarship presentation by the Goodfellow Combined Spouses’ Club to spouses and dependents for continued education took place at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 19. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1499894/goodfellow-combined-spouses-club-awards-scholarships/

Congratulations to the Airmen of Class 18-C, who graduated from Airman Leadership School April 19. ALS is a six-week course designed to prepare senior Airmen to assume supervisory duties by offering instruction in leadership, followership, written and oral communication skills, and the profession of arms. Students gain an understanding of their role as military supervisors and how they can contribute to the overall goals and mission of the Air Force. Senior Airmen must complete ALS to assume the rank of staff sergeant. www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1499817/airman-leadership-school-class-18-c-graduates/

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Goodfellow leadership and San Angelo civic leaders met at the San Angelo Community Medical Center to discuss partnership agreements April 19. As discussions about future and current agreements took place inside the hospital, an example of these partnerships was taking place outside. Members of the 17th Training Wing Medical Group worked together with SACMC hospital employees to demonstrate mobile decontamination tents.
www.goodfellow.af.mil/Newsroom/Article-Display/Article/1500023/community-partnerships-in-action/

2018 marks 76 years of the Air Force Aid Society helping Airmen & 50 years of the Air Force Enlisted Village providing homes to surviving spouses.

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Funds raised during the Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign provide emergency financial relief, educational assistance & family support, and have a direct impact on the lives of Airmen & their families.

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The four affiliate charities of the AFAF campaign exist for the sole purpose of taking care of Airmen and their families from induction into the Air Force through retirement. Want more info? Visit www.afassistancefund.org today!

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Goodfellow AFB's AFAF Campaign goal is $46,513; every dollar counts! We accept donations in the form of cash, check, & payroll deduction plans. The 2018 Campaign ends on May 11th. #AirmenHelpingAirmen

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Goodfellow AFB members tested their skills in a new way at Sports Day. SrA Jessica Ray lets us watch as competitors take on the Alpha Warrior Challenge.

Alpha Warrior Challenge

Goodfellow AFB members tested their skills in a new way at Sports Day. SrA Jessica Ray lets us watch as competitors take on the Alpha Warrior Challenge.

Posted by Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Members of the Texas chapter of the 3rd Marine Division Association visited Goodfellow AFB. Gary Jenkins reports on how the old met with the new.

Retired Marines Visit Goodfellow

Members of the Texas chapter of the 3rd Marine Division Association visited Goodfellow AFB. Gary Jenkins reports on how the old met with the new.

Posted by Goodfellow AFB - 17th Training Wing on Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Goodfellow AFB's deadline for AFAF donations is 11 May! Contact your Unit Project Officer or Key Worker today to donate.

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