134th Airmen conduct water survival training
134th Air Refueling Wing
Video by Senior Airman Kaylee Patterson
May 1, 2022 | 1:43
Members from the 134th Security Forces and Aircrew Flight Equipment conduct joint water survival training with fellow Army National Guardsmen and local law enforcement. More


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    In 1957, Americans were listening to a hot new musician named Elvis Presley and enjoying the affluence of a booming economy following World War II. The average American salary was $4,550, a new 3-bedroom home cost less than $15,000 and gas was 24 cents a gallon. The same year, the Soviet Union

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    When Bobby Pridmore walks into the room one can’t help but notice his striking black cavalry hat, which is decorated with gold braid and a multitude of neatly placed pins. What may look like decorative pins are actually distinguished military accolades he earned.  Pridmore subtly displays his