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    SSgt Katherine Wilson, SSgt Alan Villegas, and SSgt Alicia Jacoby discuss in-flight care plan for a simulated patient on a transatlantic flight to Rota, Spain. (U.S. Air Force Photo by MSgt Katherine Novales)

  • Baseball maniac: Pope Airman pumped for MLB game

    Air Force Capt. Tim Hubler loves baseball. If his family and career didn't keep him busy here, you might find him bouncing from one baseball stadium to the next, savoring the sights and sounds of America's pastime while following his favorite major league team from city to city.

  • The 43rd and Operation New Life

    While recently on a temporary duty assignment to Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., I discovered an interesting bit of 43rd Airlift Wing history in the archives of the Air Force Historical Research Agency. Imbedded in a wing history from 1975 was a 64-page after action report on the Wing's involvement in

  • Pope Airmen participate in Dorm Council

    Pope Airmen meet monthly in their bay room to discuss issues they face and ways to improve quality of life for all dorm residents. More than 330 of Pope's Airmen live in the dorms and they have come together to develop improvements for their standard of living. The Dorm Council, which consists of

  • 43rd CPTS sets the bar high for PT

    Pope Airmen are transitioning to the new Air Force Fitness Program testing cycle that promotes and supports a year-round fitness culture."The chief of staff wants a fitness program that is clear, understandable, and much simpler, and we are assisting AMC Airmen with the transition to the new

  • The best help money can't buy

    Cancer can be emotionally devastating and financially draining, but for one Pope family, the Air Force Assistance Fund provided the comfort, support and assistance necessary to stay afloat. The Air Force Aid Society is an official charity of the Air Force and assists in relieving financial

  • Coining Pope's Finest

    Col. Craig Berlette, 43rd Airlift Wing Vice Commander, presented the Commander's Coin on behalf of Col. James Johnson, 43rd AW Commander, to Capt. Nate Cook, 43rd AW, April 6, for his exceptional performance beyond the call of duty. Captain Cook is the Chief of Wing Plans and Inspections and is also

  • Teamwork - the bedrock of Combat Control

    Editor's Note: Combat Control Students are identified by their rank and first name only. This is part two of a 13 part series.It has been one full week since the 21 trainees started their newest phase of training to become combat controllers. With one week down and 12 more to go at Pope's Combat

  • To Exceed the Standard

    Editor's Note: Combat Control Students are identified by their rank and first name only. This is part one of a 13 part series."To Exceed the Standard" is the motto and goal of those who have the honor to wear the red beret of the combat controller. It is the way of the combat controller and it is

  • Navigating through another week of Combat Control School

    Editor's note: Some combat control instructors and all students are identified by their rank and first name only. This is part six of a 13-part series. Imagine being stuck in the woods, not knowing where you are, trying to find your way out and not knowing a great deal about navigation. You are