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Airmen deploy to Iraq
December 22, 2010
Wing leaders bid farewell to Airmen as they board a plane at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 22.  More than 45 Airmen, the majority from the 59th Medical Wing, deployed to Iraq for approximately six months in support of Operation New Dawn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Corey Hook)

Camera unit tackles Kodokan martial art
December 20, 2010
Roy Eby (left), 559th Aeromedical Squadron, watches Master Sgt. Piper Faulisi, 3rd Combat Camera Squadron perfrom a modified Sode Guruma Jimi (sleeve wheel choke) on Master Sgt. Anthony Propst, 3rd CTCS at the Chapparal Fitness Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erik Cardenas)

ALS food drive
December 20, 2010
Senior Airmen Jeanette Collins, Jeremy Cook and Danny Gamboa load a van Dec. 9 with food items collected by Airman Leadership School for the San Antonio Food Bank. Members of ALS Class 11-2 collected more than 1,100 pounds of food to support needy families in the community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Antonio Morano)

Airmen adopt area school classrooms
December 20, 2010
Master Sgt. Christy Hayes, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency, helps Valley Hi Elementary School kindergarten students make a paper chain Dec. 1. Airmen from AFISRA adopted the classroom through the Joint Base San Antonio adopt-a-school program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robbin Cresswell)

Combined Federal Campaign surpasses $2M
December 20, 2010

Heartwarming Homecoming
December 17, 2010
Master Sergeant Brian Thornton is introduced to his four-month-old daughter Kylie as he holds wife Victoria upon returning home from Afghanistan. The baby girl was born while MSgt. Thornton was on a six-month deployment to Kandahar. The homecoming took place at San Antonio International Airport. MSgt. Thornton returns to the 902nd Contracting Squadron at Randolph Air Force Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo/David Terry)

Reservist awarded the Airman's Medal for off-duty heroism
December 10, 2010
Randolph AFB, TX, date shot:  20101010 (U.S. Air Force photo/ By Don Lindsey Major General Frank Padilla Commander, Tenth Air Force Air Force Reverve Command Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas presents the Airman's Medal to Lt. Col Richard L. Lowe, assigned to the 39th Flying Training Squadron at a ceremony  held at Randolph AFB theater on December 10, 2010.  Lt. Col Lowe distinguished himself by heroism involving voluntary risk of life following the crash of Flight 1404 at Denver International Airport on 20 December 2008.

Sergeant Lilley Honored
December 10, 2010
Lt. Gen. Thomas Owen, Aeronautical Systems Center commander, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and Staff Sgt. Scott Lilley, a security forces specialist with the 343rd Training Squadron, display his retirement certificate. General Owen officiated over Sergeant Lilley's retirement ceremony Dec. 2 at the Gateway Club. Sergeant Lilley, who medically retired after 11 years of active duty service, was seriously wounded in April 2007, while assigned to train local police forces in Iraq. Despite severe head wounds and bleeding, he continued to man his post while under attack. He was awarded the purple heart for his actions. Sergeant Lilley officially retires Dec. 23. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robbin Cresswell)

Resources available for holiday stress
December 10, 2010

Children's Holiday Party
December 10, 2010
McGruff the Crime Dog greets James Shappell, a civilian employee with the 344th Training Squadron, and his son, Josh, during the Lackland Children's Holiday Party. The base-wide event was held Dec. 4 at the 344th TRS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robbin Cresswell)

Warhawks win Joe Hall Tournament
December 10, 2010
Lackland's Damion Turner looks to pass to Chris Grimmsley cutting toward the basket during the tournament championship against Fort Bliss Dec. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robbin Cresswell)

Sell out begins Holiday in Blue concerts
December 10, 2010

Soldiers work alongside Airmen in the 902nd CONS
December 9, 2010

CPS Energy rewards Randolph for summertime conservation efforts
December 9, 2010
Randolph AFB, TX,2010/12/07:  A check for $21,255 is presented to Air Force representatives by John Barrow, Energy Solutions Manager CPS Energy. The check is a demand response energy credit for energy savings at the base. In the photo, from left, are Barrow, Colonel Scott Peel, 902nd Mission Support Group commander, Ruben D. Ramos Jr., Utilities Engineer 902nd Civil Engineers, and Jim Wimberley, Chief Asset Optimization, 902nd Civil Engineers. 
(U.S. Air Force photo/Dave Terry)

Yankee Field upgrade, new track set for completion in January
December 9, 2010
Will Cordell (right), Texas Sports Builders employee, pours seal coat on the Rambler Fitness Center's new synthetic quarter-mile running track while his coworkers Johnny Daniel (left) and Aldo Domingues prepare to spread the coating.
(Photo by Robert Goetz)

Avoid ethical pitfalls during holiday season
December 3, 2010

AFRC offers support to families of deployed
December 3, 2010

Holiday fun
December 3, 2010
Staff Sgt. Greg Johnson, 321st Training Squadron, takes a photo of his daughter and his daughter's friend in front of the base Christmas tree at the Gateway Club Dec. 1. During the tree lighting ceremony, the Air Force Band of the West presented a special musical selection and the Lackland Performing Arts Group performed in the club ballroom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robbin Cresswell)

Community shares Thanksgiving dinner
December 3, 2010
Students from Lackland's Naval Technical Training Center arrive for Thanksgiving dinner at Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill Nov. 25. The restaurant served 150 Sailors in support of Operation Homecooking. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alan Boedeker)