Wednesday’s Hero

Senior Airman Austin StokerSenior Airman Austin Stoker replenishes a .50-caliber machine gun after a training mission in Afghanistan in March.Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force taken by Tech. Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Maj. Gen. Glenn M. WaltersMaj. Gen. Glenn M. Walters, commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, pilots a KC-130J Hercules in southwestern Afghanistan in 2011, when he commanded 2nd MAW (Forward). Walters assumed command of 2nd MAW in May 2012, just two months after returning from Afghanistan. "Instead of employing the wing in combat, now I'm ...continue reading

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, it is the perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months. With 2013 a few weeks away, The World Almanac—the perennial archive of prominent people, events and places—has unveiled its “Top Ten News Topics of 2012.”Found in The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013, the “Top Ten News Topics of 2012” highlights the headlines ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Senior Airman Nicholas J. Alden and Airman 1st Class Zachary R. Cuddeback March 2, 2011On March 2, a gunman walked into a Frankfurt, Germany airport and shot four people, killing two of them. They were:Senior Airman Nicholas J. Alden who was 25-years-old from Williamston, S.C. He was assigned to the 48th Security Forces Squadron at RAF ...continue reading