An Airman’s fight for terminally ill son

Capt. Steven Braddick, 628th Air Base Wing Civil Engineer Squadron Weapons Station Engineering Element chief, was two years into his Air Force career when his now 16-year-old son, Nathan James Braddick, was born with 32 genetic duplications causing severe life-long health conditions. “Nathan was born in Hawaii in January of 2001. Picture perfect pregnancy, no issues, he […]

Air rage is raging

It seems unruly and intoxicated airline passengers are a growing problem in the skies. Statistics released at a conference in Geneva last week by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show a 50 percent increase between 2015 and 2016 of the number of passengers who were forcibly confined for bad behavior. The incidents in question […]

What’s the frugalest razor choice?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about various ways to save money on shaving products. There is a good reason – shaving can be expensive. Depending on whether you’re using disposables or refillables, the number of blades, and other features, plus how often you shave, you could easily spend $200-$300 each year, per person. Subscription […]

Defying odds: An Airman’s focused journey

It is 5 a.m. and the sun has yet to rise on a chilly morning where all that can be heard are the crickets chirping at the Main Fitness Center at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Inside, however, the clacking and grunts of those pushing their bodies to their limits fills the room as […]