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  • 476th Fighter Group deputy commander recalls lessons learned as POW

    “I said goodbye to myself because I thought I was a dead man.”As a young first lieutenant, Lt. Col. Rob “Sweetness” Sweet, never thought he’d have to live a nightmare. But that’s just what happened when Sweet, now the deputy commander of the 476th Fighter Group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, became a prisoner of war in 1991.On his 30th mission
  • Forming a new partnership through CPI

    Continuous process improvement is not a new concept in the Air Force. According to Department of Defense instruction 5010.43, when it comes to CPI training, 5 percent of a unit’s members must have their Green Belt certification and 1 percent must have their Black Belt certification.   Green Belt certification is a five-step process that includes
  • Airmen scrap Moody's last A-10A

    Moody demolished its last remaining A-10A Thunderbolt II, the predecessor to the current A-10C model, on Dec. 1, here. The demolished aircraft was manufactured in 1980 in Baltimore, Md., and was officially completed on Nov. 3, 1981 before it was assigned to Air Force bases in South Carolina, the United Kingdom and Arizona. It was then brought to Moody in 2011 to be used as a training aircraft. A lot of A-10As received upgrades in technology that converted them to A-10Cs, but a few remained as static displays, training aircraft and some parts were sued for spare parts.
  • Senate confirms 442d Fighter Wing Commander to be Brigadier General

    The following named officers were confirmed by the Senate on Dec. 7, 2016, for appointment in the Reserve of the Air Force to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 12203:To be Brigadier GeneralAir Force Col. Brian K. Borgen has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Borgen is currently serving as commander,
  • Team Whiteman implements Green Dot

    Members of Team Whiteman work together to implement the Green Dot program for more than 6,000 military and civilian personnel here July 14.
  • Team Whiteman’s JAG edge

    The 442nd FW JAG office is comprised of five members with very diverse backgrounds ranging from two prior Army Soldiers, a Navy Seaman, a prior service active-duty Airman and an Air Force traditional reservist with deployment experience.
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