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Default Air Force Logo Strong Bonds is Coming for Labor Day Weekend
Does your family need a break in the action, time to reconnect with one another? Are you feeling like you want a weekend getaway to somewhere loaded with family fun? Well, look no further. Have we got a deal for you!The Strong Bonds Family Wellness retreat is coming to the 136AW in September during the Labor Day weekend at a premier hotel. And
0 6/23
2011
Default Air Force Logo You Are...What You Eat
Being informed is a great way to ensure you are eating right and doing the proper exercises. In the past I have written about making sure you have a plan before you go to the gym. How about making sure you have a plan before you go out to eat or make your meals at home.One of my previous newsletter articles dealt with reading the nutritional labels
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2011
Default Air Force Logo Accessioning in the 21st century
A photographer rushes to the scene of jeering family members as they embrace their loved ones returning from a deployment; full of emotion and exuberance, capturing the essence of the moment and communicating it to the public instantaneously.Here at the 136th Airlift Wing, Texas Air National Guard, Tech. Sgt. Charles Hatton a Public Affairs
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2011
Default Air Force Logo Texas gets tough on Human Trafficking
We all know that human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery that forces people to work against their will under threat of violence. Often men are forced to work in dangerous jobs for low without proper safety equipment. Women and girls are often forced into prostitution. The victims may work for years at low pay to pay off the traffickers
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2011
Default Air Force Logo A Father's Day gift Home from Afghanistan
For the past week more than 140 members of the 136th Airlift Wing Maintenance and Operations Group have arrived here with smiles on their faces and eagerly jump into the arms of their love ones. They arrived home just in time for Father's Day."I'm glad to be back," smiled Maj. Mark LaDrew, as his kids mauled him with precious hugs and kisses.The
0 6/23
2011
Default Air Force Logo By the Grace of God--Life after Katrina
Hurricane season is upon us again. Six years ago the biggest hurricane hit the coast of Louisiana devastating New Orleans and wiping out entire communities. More than one million people were displaced. Among them was Patricia J. Johnson, chaplain's assistant, 136th Airlift Wing, Texas Air National Guard. Her story will inspire those who are facing
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2011
Capt. Mark Hanna, 181st Airlift Squadron boards C-130H aircraft at NAS Fort Worth JRB for his passageway to Afghanistan March 16, 2011. More than 140  deployers will be departing from the 136th Airlift Wing in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Elizabeth Gilbert/released) 136 AW Citizen Warriors deploy to Afghanistan
Fighting in the rocky mountains and desert sands of Afghanistan, a timely airdrop of equipment can make all the difference to the American and Coalition fighters on the ground. Providing those vital supplies will be the mission of the approximately 140 members of the 136th Operations and Maintenance Groups who left from here over the past three
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2011
U.S. Air Force Chaplain (1st Lt.) Robert Stone consoles Master Sgt. Sherry Bishop, both from the 136th Airlift Wing, Texas Air National Guard, by praying with her in her time of spriritual distress during an operational readiness exercise at NAS Fort Worth, Carswell Field, Texas, Oct. 29, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Hatton/released) Providing the presence of holy
Anyone who has ever deployed knows just how stressful an experience it can be. But for any one of those deployed Airmen there is a place they can turn to for support: the chaplain's office.During a deployment, the overall role of the chaplain's office is to "provide the presence of holy," said Tech. Sgt. Kenny Hampton, 136AW chaplain's assistant.
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2010
U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Major) Laura Adelia poses in front of Chapel of the Snow, McMurdo Station, Antarctica, where she became the first female chaplain on station during her 60-day tour Oct. 3, 2010. She will be providing spiritual support to the various military personnel assigned to “Operation Deep Freeze,”  (courtesy photo) Where in the world is ... 136th chaplain at the edge of the earth
When they say that you just never know where the Texas National Guard might take you, they really mean it! Just ask Chaplain (Major) Laura Adelia, 136AW Wing Chaplain, whose duties have taken her literally to the edge of the earth. Traveling to McMurdo Station, Antarctica, by way of Christchurch, New Zealand, Chaplain Adelia, became the first
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2010
Default Air Force Logo OLS team receives support from local schools
Each year, hundreds of Texans come from all over the state to help their fellow Texans in Operation Lone Star, but the operation would not be successful without the support of the local communities.One of the biggest ways the local community plays a role in Operation Lone Star is by providing the teams a place to work, and in Penitas, Texas, that
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