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NEWS | July 8, 2024

Combative training packs a punch for Air Force security

By Airman 1st Skylar Ellis 633d Air Base Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Destani Thomas, 633d Force Support Squadron fitness and sports journeyman, left, spars with U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Amy Sherwood, 633d Force Support Squadron fitness and sports supervisor, right, during a combatives class at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 27, 2024. Training in combatives is a tool for developing mental grit and resilience, as it challenges members to persevere through physically demanding exercises and remain calm under stressful scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Skylar Ellis)