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April 2, 2007

Former Olympians lead Air Force gymnasts

Editor's note: The following story and photos were reprinted with permission from The Langley Fighter. Move over football. Beware basketball. The Air Force Academy's men's gymnastics team may soon garner a bit more of the spotlight. Now being coached by two former Olympic gymnasts, the future of men's gymnastics at the Air Force Academy has never

April 2, 2007

AFAF nearing end of campaign

When Staff Sgt. Katrina Wilson's only form of transportation broke down and her family was struggling to get by due to lack of finances, the Air Force Assistance Fund helped her get back on track. "I told my supervisor about my trouble, and he recommended I contact the AFAF," said Sergeant Wilson, 1st Logistics Readiness Squadron equipment liaison.

April 2, 2007

94th FS welcomes new commander

The 27th Fighter Squadron's director of operations took command of the 94th FS "Spads" at a change-of-command ceremony here March 23. Former commander Lt. Col. Dirk Smith handed command to 94th FS' new commander, Lt. Col. Kevin Fesler. Colonel Smith will remain at Langley as the 1st Operations Group deputy operations group commander. In July, he

April 2, 2007

Training day

March 29, 2007

Airmen graduate from FTAC

The following Airmen graduated from the Langley First Term Airman Center March 23: 1st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airman 1st Class Kyle Blair, Airman 1st Class Jonathan Sanchez and Airman Andrew Burbach 1st Civil Engineer Squadron Airman 1st Class James Heasty and Airman Robert Sapp 1st Communication Squadron Airman 1st Class Jeremiah Diaz 1st

March 22, 2007

AF selects developer for Langley privatization

Langley took another step toward privatization when the Air Force announced BLB Family Housing, LLC, as the highest bidder for Langley's Military Housing Privatization Initiative Feb. 16. BLB, a venture between Hunt ELP, Ltd. and Pinnacle American Management Services, will be responsible for providing, operating and maintaining up-to-date military

March 22, 2007

Bowling for vets

March 22, 2007

Special care nursery opens

The 1st Fighter Wing Hospital and Portsmouth Naval Medical Center celebrated the opening of a joint project, a $2.2 million special care nursery here March 20. Before the addition, premature and special needs babies were transferred to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth or area medical centers. Now, most 34-week-old babies and those that are mildly

March 15, 2007

Majors selected for Lt. Col. promotion

The following were selected for promotion to Lt. Col. March 14:Christopher Anthony John Armstrong Anthony Bamse Tracy Bobo, Donald Borchelt Daniel Brant John Brewster Scott Cardozo Sean Choquette Simon Corley Bradley Crites Alberto Cruz Franklin Cunningham Brian Dickinson David Evans Christopher Freeman John Galik Bryan Gates Robin Gibson Darren