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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Staff Sgt. Eric Henson, 5th Force Support Squadron base personnel reliability program monitor, inputs information into the Minot AFB PRP tracking database here Aug. 16. Minot is home to the largest PRP program in the Defense Department and home to the only dual-wing, nuclear base in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton) Comics depict heroes, Airmen are heroes
[Editors note: This story is part three of a three part series highlighting Staff Sgt. Eric Henson's gift in comic art and how he incorporates them and what they mean into his everyday life and family as an Airman.]He does it all. He draws, sketches and inks and when given the opportunity, he Lay leads protestant Sunday morning worship at the base
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2010
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Staff Sgt. Eric Henson, 5th Force Support Squadron base personnel reliability program monitor, works on a sketch of Marvel comics “Spiderman” in his home here Aug. 11. Sergeant Henson has been a comic artist since he was five years old when his father gave him a “Silver Surfer” comic book. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton) Minot comic artist explains inspiration
[Editors note: This story is part two of a three part series highlighting Staff Sgt. Eric Henson's gift in comic art and how he incorporates them and what they mean into his everyday life and family as an Airman.]A Minot Airman graced with a special gift explains his art and dedication to the comic book industry.Staff Sgt. Eric Henson, 5th Force
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2010
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Capt. Eric Schmidt (front), a B-52 pilot with the 96th Bomb Squadron, poses with several other Airmen from his squadron July 23. Captain Schmidt is undergoing chemotherapy for stomach cancer, and several fellow Airmen shaved their heads to show their support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chad Warren) (RELEASED) Strength in numbers: Air Force family cares for its own
After three years of marriage and their first child on the way, nothing could have prepared the Schmidt family for the news they were about to receive.Over the course of a few weeks Capt. Eric Schmidt, 96th Bomb Squadron B-Flight commander and B-52 aircraft commander, found himself having trouble keeping food down, constantly feeling fatigued, and
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2010
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Staff Sgt. Eric Henson, 5th Force Support Squadron base personnel reliability program noncommissioned officer-in-charge, sketched a self-portrait of himself as part of his art. Sergeant Henson attended the San Diego Comic-Con from July 22 through 25 to showcase to the entire industry his hard work and dedication to the art of comics. (Courtesy graphic) Minot Airman graced with special gift
The first comic book to hit U.S. newsstands was a culmination of various stories from "The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck." It first appeared in New York in 1842. This first comic book fueled the fire of adventure and creativity for many artists throughout history, including Staff Sgt. Eric Henson who is currently stationed at Minot Air Force
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2010
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Kasey Schluter, Barksdale lifeguard, watches over swimmers at Barksdale's North Pool. Ms. Schluter, along with her fellow lifeguard, Jacbo Navarro, saved the life of a young boy who almost drowned May 28. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joanna Kresge) (RELEASED) Barksdale lifeguards save life of young boy
"It was my first day on the job -- No one thinks something like this would happen. All I saw was him sinking." This is how Kasey Schluter recalls the day she and fellow lifeguard Jacob Navarro saved the life of a 7-year-old boy at Barksdale's North Pool summer kick-off bash May 28. "We noticed a little boy swimming under the water and we were
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2010
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Staff Sgt. John Meagher, 509th Security Forces Squadron, views a simulated attack through the reticle on an M-4 carbine during an exercise June 18, 2010. Sergeant Meagher took a defensive position to provide support fire during the start of the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles D. Larkin Sr.) SFS Airmen take part in force-on-force training
A cloud of green smoke, the sound of a screeching fire-alarm and gun shots all sound off at once. Hindrances aside, 509th Security Forces Squadron members strategically move into the warehouse to terminate their threat. More than 100 security forces Airmen took part in an annual force-on-force training exercise June 18 at the weapons storage area
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2010
Barry Booth, 346th Test Squadron, EMSEC test manager leads Airman 1st Class Michelle Wallen, 346th Test Squadron, EMSEC technician through measurement and recording of a signal of interest during a recent TEMPEST test of a laptop computer intended for use in classified system. Closing enemy windows of opportunity
The team is huddled around a laptop outside of an enemy compound. One of the team members adjusts the image on the laptop and the picture becomes clear. Now the team can see the display of the enemy's computer - on a secure network - on the fifth floor of the building. After a decade of Information Warfare and the Air Force's recognition of
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