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  1. 1. April 14, 2006 T able of contentsLead your leadersMaj. Benito Barron talks abouthow important it is for everyoneto keep their leaders informed:Page 2Group-wide exerciseThe 407th AEG conductssuccessful exercise April 7: Pages3 and 4Wing CCM visitThe 332nd AEW Command ChiefMaster Sergeant visits Ali Base:Page 5PERSCOPERSCO is responsible forpersonnel accountability andcasualty reporting: Page 6Inventorying the suppliesSupply folks at work: Page 7RAMS exerciseThe 407th Expeditionary CivilEngineer Squadron’s Rescue AirMobility Squad trains with Armymedevac: Pages 8 and 9Around Ali BasePhotos of people hard at work:Pages 10 and 11Chapel articleChaplain (Capt.) Carl Phillips talksabout how the important things inlife take time: Page 12HorseshoesServices held horseshoecompetition: Page 13Warrior of the WeekThis week’s Warrior of the Week isfrom the 407th ELRS: Page 14Movies and moreEvent schedules: Pages 15-16
  2. 2. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 2 Lead your leaders Maj. Benito Barron 407th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron commander Vol. 4, Issue 15 April 14, 2006 If we sit back on our laurels and Col. wait to be led, our organizations will Kevin J. Kilb fail. Our leaders don’t have all the Commander, 407th AEG answers. They are as well-informed as Lt. Col. we make them. In a sense, we must Elizabeth B. Borelli lead our leaders. Deputy Commander, Airmen toting guns, turning 407th AEG wrenches, flying aircraft, splicing cable, Master Sgt. laying concrete and controlling aircraft Jon Hanson Editor/Chief, Public Affairs know better than anyone what deci-This funded newspaper is an autho- sions will be helpful or detrimental torized publication for members of the the organization and, thus, the mis-U.S. military services overseas. Con-tents of the Ali Times are not neces- sion.sarily the views of, or endorsed by, These are the folks who can seethe U.S. Government, the Depart-ment of Defense, or the Department what their leaders are missing. Whenof the Air Force. leaders falter, it’s up to the rest of us Maj. Benito BarronThe content is edited, prepared andprovided by the public affairs office to step up and help them lead. above you avoid a bad decision or seizeof the 407th Air Expeditionary Group.All photographs are U.S. Air Force Our voices must be heard. But it an opportunity, you improve yourphotographs unless otherwise indi- can only be heard if we speak up. Re-cated. whole organization’s performance.The Ali Times accepts stories, pho- member, no effective leader likes a A culture that encourages upwardtographs and commentaries, which “yes” person.maybe submitted to the public affairs leadership is built, not born. For that,staff—located in the group headquar- Professional leadership advisers senior leaders must regularly insistters building—or can be sent directly call it “leading upward.” The leadersto the newspaper at of an organization are tasked to take that their junior members questionAli.Times@tlab.centaf.af.milDeadline for publication is 7 p.m. in a ton of information and make the strategy and challenge error. AskingThursday before the week of publi-cation. best decision based on that data. those of lesser rank to say what theyFor more information, call 445-2318, But where does the information candidly think and complimentingor e-mail the staff. come from? You guessed it, us. If we them for doing so are small measures fail to inform our bosses, then they will that can make for big improvements. base their decision on incomplete or So the next time you are asked forFront Page erroneous information. This will affect your opinion or insight respectfully and articulately express it. Your leader isphoto not just the leader, but the entire unit. In essence, when you help those asking to be led.Staff Sgt. EmmanuelBorbon, NCO in charge ofthe Network Control Centerwith 407th ExpeditionaryCommunicationsSquadron, inspects aweapon as it is beingcleared by SSgt. SeanByers, an NCC technician,April 7 during a group-wideexercise. (Photo by StaffSgt. Bradley Church). Come out and support the runners at the 2nd Annual Boston Marathon at Ali Base/LSA Adder. Race starts at 6 a.m. Saturday.
  3. 3. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 3407th AEG conducts successful exerciseBy Master Sgt. Jon Hanson407th Air Expeditionary Group Public Affairs The 407th Air ExpeditionaryGroup honed their skills during agroup-wide exercise April 7. The group conducted the ex-ercise to evaluate Ali Base andLogistical Support Area Adder’s re-sponse to a simulated rocket at-tack involving initial response,mass casualties and unexplodedordnance. The exercise evaluated a va-riety of areas to include commandand control; safe arming, loadingand clearing procedures; responseto alert status changes; triaging,treatment and transporting of in-jured victims; post attack recon- 407th Expeditionary Communications Squadron members sign out their weapons during a group-wide exercise April 7. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Valerie Smith)naissance actions; personnel ac-countability processes among oth- tor and two medical technicians said Dr. Johanson, a reservist de-ers. performed triage and emergency ployed here from 349th Medical “There is no requirement (to care alongside the fire department Squadron at Travis Air Force Base,conduct exercises),” said Maj. who were the first responders. The Calif. “This might involve placingAdam Rice, chief of the 407th Ex- patients were then transported to airways, starting IVs, giving medi-peditionary Civil Engineer the 10th Combat Support Hospi- cation, splinting injuries or apply-Squadron’s Readiness Flight. tal for definitive care. ing bandages and dressings.”“However, the 407th AEG’s goal is “We do an immediate initial The medical staff works withto conduct six exercises per AEF assessment of all victims (patients) first responders and any otherrotation involving enemy attack, and categorize them into one of manpower under the direction ofmajor accident and natural disas- four priorities: Immediate (red tag), the fire chief or designee who is inter to maintain readiness.” Delayed (yellow tag), Minimal charge of the scene. Before an exercise can hap- (green tag) or Expectant (black “We felt the MASCAL gave apen it takes a lot of work. The re- tag),” said Lt. Col. (Dr.) Ron good opportunity for us to see howsponsibility belongs to the readi- Johanson, 407th AEG Medical we fit into the big picture of emer-ness flight and with the 407th AEG Clinic physician and flight sur- gency incident response on AliExercise Evaluation Team. geon. “This is based on the extent, Base,” Dr. Johanson said. “The “The EET member’s job dur- nature and location of their inju- exercise provided a good environ-ing an exercise is to ensure exer- ries, their vital signs (blood pres- ment to actually perform duties forcise inputs to various agencies are sure, pulse and respirations) and which we have trained and alsosynchronized and coordinated to their mental status. some examples of opportunitiessimulate as close to real-world “Immediate priority patients for improvement.”conditions as possible,” the major are transported first to the receiv- “Overall the exercise was asaid. “As experts in their profes- success,” Major Rice said. “Thesion, the majority of EET members ing facility (10th CSH), followed by AEG demonstrated the ability toare also charged with making an delayed, minimal and then expect- safely and efficiently arm all per-unbiased evaluation of their unit’s ant (those expected not to survive). sonnel, aside from a small percent-performance.” Following the initial assessment, age of night shift Airmen. During During the mass casualty, or we continue to reevaluate the pa-MASCAL, portion the Air Force tients and provide whatever emer- Continued on page 4:medical unit consisting of one doc- gency care we can at the scene,” Exercise
  4. 4. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 4 the attack response phase, the quiet base, but we have to remain first responders (fire department, vigilant and learn the local alert security forces, military police and response procedures. We mustExercise EOD) performed their roles flaw-From page 3........................................... always remind ourselves we are lessly.” expeditionary Airmen 24/7 and Senior leadership agreed the must be ready to respond to crisis exercise was a success. at any hour. “You just did fantastic and I “Our Airmen at all levels couldn’t be prouder,” said Col. learned that we can arm ourselves Kevin Kilb, 407th AEG com- mander. “Everyone should be very safely and efficiently when re- proud of what they did and how quired,” the major said. “We do not they did it. From my perspective have to carry our weapons every we had a thorough and realistic day like the Army to prove we are exercise.” proficient with them. We should Exercises help sharpen skills have confidence in our ability as a so members are prepared for group to respond to an enemy at- whatever may happen. Being pre- tack and continue the mission.” pared means exer- cising these skills and ensuring every- one knows what and how to re- spond. “Everyone should know what they have for per- sonal protectiveThe 407th Expeditionar y Ser vices equipment andSquadron served up Meals Ready to Eat what it’s for,” Majorfor the group during the exercise. (Photos Rice said. “We mayby Master Sgt. Jon Hanson) be at a relatively Above: Staff Sgt. Joe Heath, a medical technician with the 407th Air Expeditionary Group Medical Clinic, takes a patient’s blood pressure during the mass casualty portion of the group exercise. Left: Lt. Col. (Dr.) Ron Johanson, 407th AEG Medical Clinic physician and flight surgeon, prioritizes patients during the exercise.
  5. 5. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 5Wing CCM visitChief Master Sgt. Layton Clark, 332nd Air ExpeditionaryWing command chief master sergeant, discusses how wellAEF 9 and 10 has done so far this rotation at an enlistedcall Tuesday at the Big Top. The command chief remindedeveryone not to lose focus during the last part of therotation. He said, “You need to do everything the way youwere doing when you got here. Don’t slack up. Don’t takeshortcuts.” Chief Clark also visited several squadronsduring his half-day visit to Ali Base. (Photos by Staff Sgt.Valerie Smith) Guest speaker Chief Master Sgt. Chuck Crisler, 407th Air Expeditionary Group superintendent, was the guest speaker at April’s Professional Development Breakfast Tuesday at the dining facility. The chief talked about the importance of proper uniform standards and why we need to ensure we are correctly wearing our PT uniform and DCUs. He also told the 56 enlisted members in attendance that they need to keep their mind on the finish line because we should be focusing on giving our best efforts until we are back home. (Photo by Master Sgt. Jon Hanson)
  6. 6. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 6PERSCO: Making it easier to redeploy homeBy Master Sgt. Pamela Wilkins-Smith PERSCO is not a fully functioning Base, Ohio. “In addition, all mem- MPF.407th Air Expeditionary Group PERSCO superintendent bers need to visit their first ser- Outprocessing all personnel geant to schedule a tent inspec- Is departing Ali Base on your is an extension of PERSCO’s ac- tion. Customers and first ser-mind? Perhaps you’re asking, countability mission. All Ali Base geants need to know that all ac-“What do I need to do to personnel fall under its oversight. tions will need to be accomplishedoutprocess this location?” And Unit redeployment managers help one day prior to the departureperhaps a more pressing question the PERSCO team fulfill this re- date.”is “When can I start sponsibility by ensuring each One day prior, all membersoutprocessing?” member completes a computer- need to visit their URM one last Personnel Support for Contin- based “Right Exit” briefing and is time to get a printed checklist withgency Operations, better known as outprocessed by all applicable everyone’s virtual clearance. ThePERSCO, performs a number of base agencies. member will then visit billetingservices for deployed personnel. These agencies include the and PERSCO on their last day.However, PERSCO’s primary ob- Hot Spot, library, supply and the “That’s it,” Sergeant Fleischerjectives are accountability for all medical flight among others. The said. “Member’s need to do noth-personnel and casualty reporting. new part of this process is it’s ing to initiate their outprocessingPERSCO also provides personnel mainly done virtually. This possi- — their URMs will contact them.support as the “de facto” military bly means less outprocessing They should just keep in touchpersonnel flight on the base. steps for the customer. with their URM their final two This includes career job res- “What our customers need to weeks here.”ervations, reenlistments, base of know is that the outprocessing be- Billeting will manuallypreference requests and dream gins with their URM,” said Tech. outprocess the customer and is-sheet processing. All are provided Sgt. Lisa Fleischer, 407th AEG/ sue AF Form 245, Employmenton a limited basis because PERSCO NCO in charge of cus- Locator. The customer takes the tomer service. “Once the virtual outprocessing checklist, URM loads their departure Right Exit certificate and the AF date in the database, the Form 245 to PERSCO. PERSCO base agencies will automati- will issue the boarding pass at that cally see them in the data- time. base. The base agency will “This process ensures that no then check the customers Ali Base member slips through the name to see if they need the cracks without properly clearing member to come in or not.” all base agencies,” said Capt. If the customer has Merrell Mobley, chief of 407th nothing signed out from the AEG/PERSCO, also deployed here library or the Hot Spot, for from WPAFB. “PERSCO will not example, the agency can clear members for departure with- clear the customer without out being signed off in every field that person ever having to on the checklist. pay them a visit. The base “URMs need to ensure that agency updates this informa- their redeployers are fully aware tion on a virtual checklist in of this requirement and comply. the database. The only Doing so will help foster a seam- agency that requires a visit less experience for their members from the member is EMEDS. as they depart for home stations “If a different agency around the world.” does require a visit, they will For more information stop by contact the URM directly,” PERSCO in Bldg. 420. The officeStaff Sgt. Jill Lucker, 407th Air Expeditionary said Sergeant Fleischer, who and is open 24 hours everyday.Group PERSCO pulls a record for reviewing. is deployed here from The team can be reached at 445-(Photo by Master Sgt. Jon Hanson) Wright-Patterson Air Force 2132/2133.
  7. 7. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 7 Staff Sgt. Michael Clay, 407th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, verifies a container at the supply warehouse. Inventorying the suppliesAbove: Senior Airman Timothy Bradley (right) and Airman 1st ClassJessica Pickens, both with the 407th ELRS Traffic ManagementOffice, guide Sergeant Clay out with a pallet of supplies.Right: SSgt. Phanny Prep inventories a box of supplies. (Photosby Master Sgt. Jon Hanson)
  8. 8. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 8 RAMS provides quick reaction rescue capability to remote locationsBy Master Sgt. Jon Hanson407th Air Expeditionary Group Public Affairs Most seasoned firefighters have workedauto accidents where they had to cut outan injured person after a wreck. This canbe quite different in a combat zone off a mili-tary installation. On the military installation it is nor-mal business, but if the accident happensoff the installation it requires different pro-cedures. From the logistics of how to get to thescene and how to handle it means extratraining and coordination. Here at Ali Base, this responsibilitygoes to the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engi-neer Squadron’s Rescue Air Mobility Squad. Rescue Air Mobility Squad team member Senior Airman Phillip Rycraft,The RAMS unit consists of 20 firefighters 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, responds to a simulated vehicle accident at night and uses a saw to slice through a door to reach thespecially trained in auto extrication and injured troop. See Page 9 for more photos. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Valerie Smith)combat skills, which includes close quar-ters marksmanship, convoy duty and other special- to cut people out of vehicles.ized functions. “Most of the guys are EMTs (Emergency Medical Because of the specialized training, the RAMS Technicians) and the victims are under our care whileunit conducts exercises with the Army medevac unit they are in the vehicle,” said Staff Sgt. Vance Vansteel,here to practice their rescue procedures every couple a firefighter and RAMS member from Travis Air Forcemonths. Base, Calif. “Once they are out they go under the The latest training occurred April 3 during four care of the Army medic.”day and night operations involving auto extrication One major difference between auto extricationat a simulated off-base accident. with a RAMS team and a regular fire department is Each exercise kicked off with the fire department the RAMS team has to be self sufficient and bringreceiving a call of a vehicle accident involving Ameri- the bare essentials they think they might need.can forces off-base. The RAMS team grabbed their “You are on your own and can’t call for backupgear and drove to the waiting helicopter for the flight when on the scene,” said Tech. Sgt. James Ralls Sr.,to the accident scene. a reservist deployed here from Travis AFB, Calif. “Our “By the time the telephone call is made, we have job is a tough one, but the rewards in saving lives is15 minutes to get into the air,” said Senior Master worth the effort.”Sgt. Randy Eppley, 407th ECES Fire Chief. “Our goal In this exercise the scenario had at least oneat the fire department is to be on the helicopter in injured person trapped in a vehicle in a remote areaeight minutes.” off base. The RAMS members had to cut the doors off Each flight consists of four RAMS firefighters and the vehicle and assist the Army medic with emer-a medevac crew consisting of pilot, co-pilot, two crew gency care before moving the person to the helicop-chiefs and one medic from the Army’s Company C, ter and then to the hospital.3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. “Overall the exercise was outstanding,” Sergeant These self-sufficient firefighters cover all vehicle Vansteel said. “This training helps all RAMS person-accidents south of Baghdad. nel and medevac crews to not only work together as Since November they have responded to four calls a team but it keeps us proficient on all assigned taskswhere they have landed at an accident scene off base required to complete the mission.”
  9. 9. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 9RAMS teamexercises skills The 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s Rescue Air Mobility Squad, or RAMS, team carries off their equipment after arriving at the simulated vehicle accident site April 3. (Photo by Master Sgt. Jon Hanson)Staff Sgt. MatthewLoughlin holds a dooras Senior Airman AndyGerdeman, cuts thehinges to remove itduring the exercise.The simulated vehicleaccident was a jointexercise with theCompany C, 3rdBattalion, 126thAviation Regiment, andthe 407th ECES RAMSteam, to practiceextrication andresponse maneuvers.(Photo by Staff Sgt.Bradley Church) SSgt. Vance Vansteel, 407th ECES, gets cared for by the RAMS teamSSgt. Brian Tonnancour, Army Staff Sgt. Michael Petrelli and Army flight medic as he simulates being injured. (Photo by Staffand SrA. Andy Gerdeman treat an injured troop. (Photo Sgt. Bradley Church)by Staff Sgt. Bradley Church)
  10. 10. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 10 Around Ali Base Filling it in Staff Sgt. Brian Hayes directs SSgt. Jim Lane, both with the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, when to unload a front-end loader of dirt to cover a new septic tank by the passenger terminal. Upgrades are being made at the PAX terminal and include a new caddilac, extra holding tent, redesigned baggage drop off and pick up area, and additional parking lots. (Photos by Master Sgt. Jon Hanson) PAX Senior Airman Eric Hinton, 407th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, assists a customer at the passenger terminal. The passenger terminal handles almost 4,000 passengers each month. Recent upgrades to the terminal area allows passengers to go to air conditioned tents with TVs, drinks and plenty of room to relax. There is also an internet cafe in the check-in area.New sidewalkFrom left to right: SSgt. MarcZiegler, Tech. Sgt. ClemDevlin, SSgt. Richard Miner,Master Sgt. Randy Peaceand TSgt. Keith Tourville, allwith the 407th ECES,smooth out a new sidewalkwith a screed in Bedrock. Allfive are deployed here fromthe Vermont Air NationalGuard. The squadron isadding sidewalksthroughout Bedrock.
  11. 11. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 11New tentMembers of the 407th Expeditionary Communications Squadron help the Engineering and Installation team carry a replacementtent Wednesday for the one that was blown away from the sandstorm the night before. Due to damaging winds some tents wereblown from their base whereas buildings and vehicles were caked in mud. (Photos by Staff Sgt. Valerie Smith) Question: What do you think is the most under appreciated job in the AOR and why? The Ali Times will run some of the responses in next week’s paper. E-mail your responses to: Ali.Times@tlab.centaf.Getting it clean af.mil.Airman 1st Class Anthony Ramirez, 407th ECS, uses a pressure washer to cleanoff the aftermath of the sandstorm.
  12. 12. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 12Important things in life take time, effortBy Chaplain (Capt.) Carl Phillips407th Air Expeditionary Group chaplain Easter is almost upon us. Easter happens tobe the most important observance of the Christianfaith. It is the day we celebrate the resurrection ofJesus from the dead. Though you need to be a mathematician to cal-culate what day Easter will fall on each year, it is aholiday preceded by a 40-day period of preparation.With much fanfare and a variety of traditions, theday is a very holy day to Christians. People have said, “Why do we need to go to somuch work for a holiday?” They would prefer tohave a day that they acknowledge as important butwithout all of hassle of preparation and fanfare. I thought about what they have said and con-cluded that everything important takes time and ef-fort. It was easy for President George Bush to say, “Iwill not yield. I will not rest. I will not relent inwaging this struggle for freedom and security for theAmerican people.” We all shook our heads in agreement but afterthree years many wonder why we even bothered. Ittakes time and effort to accomplish important things. Chaplain (Capt.) Carl PhillipsEvery good parent comes to realize that raising chil-dren takes a lot of time and effort. Without it, our know are trivial. As an exercise, make a list of thekids become ill-mannered brutes. things in life that you think should be important to To be prepared for contingencies our base held you. Answers may include God, spouse, children,an exercise that took a lot of time and effort. The church, family, country and education.exercise was necessary to maintain security pre- Then, make a list of what you spend your timeparedness at Ali Base. If a marriage is going to be and effort pursuing. You may be surprised to seesuccessful it takes time and effort. When we ne- how much time is spent playing video games, watch-glect our marriage we are destined for problems. ing TV, going to clubs, hanging out with friends, No matter how busy we are, we always find time watching or playing sports or hanging out at the gym.for the things that are important to us. Actually, we Once completed you may realize what is really im-discover what is truly important to us by observing portant to you isn’t what it should be.where we spend our time and effort. Time and effort is a clear indication of what is In countless military ceremonies I’ve heard important in our lives. Once we have a clear knowl-speeches about patriotism and the love of country. edge of what should be important we then can beginWe believe we should be motivated by patriotism. spending more time and effort pursuing them andCouples know that their marriage should be a prior- less on the trivial things in life. Remember, what-ity in their lives. We know that our children should ever is important in life takes time and effort.be important to us. “There is a time for everything, and a season for Unfortunately, we spend our time on things we every activity under heaven,” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Easter Services Anyone attending Easter Services at the House of Abraham must wear their DCUs and have their IBA with them.
  13. 13. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 13RingerMaster Sgt. Mike Bauer, 407thExpeditionar y Civil EngineerSquadron, tries for the ringer during adoubles horseshoe competitionSunday as Senior Airman Rob Dill,also from the 407th ECES, waits histurn. The winners were MSgts. JeffStebbins and James Fitzgerald, withthe 407th ECES. Second place wentto Sergeant Bauer and Staff Sgt. BrianBehning, 407th ECES. Each teamreceived a T-shirt.The 407th Expeditionary ServicesSquadron is holding a singleshorseshoe competition on April 23 anda doubles horseshoe competition April30. Both tournaments start at 4 p.m.Sign up ahead of time at the Hot Spot.(Photo by Master Sgt. Jon Hanson) Intramural Basketball Standings DIVISION I DIVISION II (As of April 12) (As of April 10) TEAM WON LOST TEAM WON LOST 485TH QUARTERMASTER5 0 BULLDOGS 4 1 407 ECS 5 1 608TH ORDINANCE CO 4 1 407 ESFS II 3 2 407 ELRS 3 2 AGING BULLS 2 3 FP 3 3 407 ESVS/AEG 2 3 AGENT ORANGE 2 3 LINEBACKERS 1 4 407 EOSS 2 3 FIRE DEPARTMENT 0 5 ESFS I 1 4 Intramural Basketball Playoffs begin April 20 at 6:30 p.m. Intramural Volleyball Standings (As of April 12) TEAM WON LOST FIRE DEPT 2 0 ITALIAN AIR FORCE 2 0 407 ELRS 1 1 407 EOSS 1 1 ESVS/AEG 1 1 407 ECS 1 2 HONOR GUARD 0 1 407 ESFS 0 2
  14. 14. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 14 Identify ThisDo you know what this is?If you can identify the object, e-mail the paper atAli.Times@tlab.centaf.af.mil with “Identify This” in the subjectblock by noon Wednesday.The winner will receive a complimentary phone card fromthe 407th Air Expeditionary Group Chapel. There were nocorrect responses identifying the front of a micro light forthe April 7 Ali Times. The Identify This was evidently toohard for everyone. The previous Identify This photos were Senior Airman Matthew Connelltoo easy and a monkey could probably have figured them Unit: 407th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadronout. If people stop guessing, the Ali Times will be forced toreturn to simple pictures. Duty title: Tactical Aircraft Maintenance journeyman Home station: 1st Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall AFB, Fla. Why other warriors say he’s a warrior: “Senior Airman Connell consistently performs above all expectations. He brings with him a winning attitude and a desire to get the mission done. Up to this point in our rotation he has been responsible for the recovery of over 740 Coalition aircraft, encompassing 21 different types of fixed-wing and rotary aircraft from 10 different countries.” - Tech. Sgt. Gordon Robinson, NCOIC Transient Alert Most memorable Air Force experience: “Watching my squadrons F-15s fly over Pro Player stadium for the Mi- ami Dolphins home opener and being invited onto the field at half time to be introduced to the fans.” Hobbies: “I like to fish, play softball, cook, go out with“Happy 9th Birthday Nicole, Daddy misses you friends, and go to as many Atlanta Braves and Falcons and loves you so much!” games as I can.” (Senior Master Sgt. John Talcott) Notes about my family: “Just want to say hi to Mom, Dad, Katie, Luke and Victoria. Ill be home soon.”
  15. 15. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 15 Today’s times and movie descriptions for the week Without a Paddle (2004), 1 a.m., Seth Green, Matthew Lillard, comedy ; 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), 3 a.m., Steve Carell,W orship is at the 407th Air Expeditionary Group Catherine Keener, comedy/drama; The Punisher (2004), 5 a.m., Oasis of Peace chapel, and at the Army Post Thomas Jane, John Travolta, action/adventure; Supercross Chapel. The Oasis is open 24 hours a day for (2005), 7 a.m., Steve Howey, action/sports; Troy (2004), 9 a.m., prayer and reflection. Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, action/adventure; Flight of the For details on worship opportunities, or directions Phoenix (2004), 11 a.m., Dennis Quaid, Miranda Otto, action/ to worship locations, please call 445-2006. adventure; Sideways (2004), 1 p.m., Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, comedy/drama; Hustle and Flow (2005), 3 p.m., Oasis = Air Force Chapel/Bedrock Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, drama/musical; Shall We OA = Oasis Annex Dance (2004), 5 p.m., Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, comedy/ ARAC = Army Religious Activity Center drama; Matchstick Men (2003), 7 p.m., Nicolas Cage, Sam APC = Army Post Chapel Rockwell, comedy/drama; Phat Girlz (2006), 9 p.m., Monique TCN = Third Country Nationals living area by DFAC Imes, Godfrey Danchimah, comedy; The Heavenly Kid (1985), CC = Camp Cedar 11 p.m., Lewis Smith, Jason Gedrick, comedy; The IslandFriday iday Monday Monday (2005), Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, action/adventure;1 p.m., Muslim prayer/ 6 p.m., Roman Catholic Mind Hunters (2005), Val Kilmer, Christian Slater, drama/ action/ service: (TCN) Mass: Oasis adventure6 p.m., Good Friday Mass: 7:30 p.m., Back to the Saturday Tuesday Oasis Basics Bible Study: Oasis Matchstick Men .......... 1 a.m. Supercross ................ 1 a.m.6:30 p.m., Jewish Service: Troy ............................ 3 a.m. The Punisher ............. 3 a.m. 7:30 p.m., Gospel Choir Hustle and Flow ......... 5 a.m. The Heavenly Kid ...... 5 a.m. ARAC Rehearsal: APC Without a Paddle ....... 7 a.m. Mind Hunters ............. 7 a.m.7 p.m., Good Friday uesday T uesday 40-Year-Old Virgin ..... 9 a.m. 40-Year-Old Virgin ..... 9 a.m. Protestant service: OA 6 p.m., Roman Catholic Phat Girlz ................. 11 a.m. Man of the House .... 11 a.m.7:30 p.m., Gospel choir Shall We Dance ......... 1 p.m. Phat Girlz ................... 1 p.m. Mass: Oasis rehearsal: APC The Punisher ............. 3 p.m. Without a Paddle ........ 3 p.m 7:30 p.m., Work of Faith Supercross ................ 5 p.m. The Island .................. 5 p.m.8:30 p.m., Ladies Bible Study: APC The Heavenly Kid ...... 7 p.m. Flight of the Phoenix .. 7 p.m. Fellowship: Oasis Sideways .................... 9 p.m. Troy ............................ 9 p.m. 8 p.m., Catholic RCIA: OASaturdaySaturda day 8 p.m., Contemporary Flight of the Phoenix 11 p.m. Hustle and Flow ....... 11 p.m.8 p.m., Easter Vigil Mass Sunday Wednesday Worship Rehearsal: Oasis Catholic Vigil Mass: Oasis The Baxter ................. 1 a.m. 40-Year-Old Virgin ..... 1 a.m. Wednesday ednesdaySundaySunday Matchstick Men .......... 3 a.m. The Heavenly Kid ...... 3 a.m. 6 p.m., Roman Catholic 40-Year-Old Virgin ..... 5 a.m. Without a Paddle ....... 5 a.m.6:30 a.m., Easter Sunday Mass: Oasis The Punisher ............. 7 a.m. Troy ............................ 7 a.m. Roman Catholic Mass: Hustle and Flow ......... 9 a.m. The Island .................. 9 a.m. 7 p.m., Catholic Choir House of Abraham The Heavenly Kid .... 11 a.m. Supercross .............. 11 a.m. Practice: Oasis Hustle and Flow ......... 1 p.m.9 a.m., Easter Sunday Flight of the Phoenix .. 1 p.m. 7 p.m., Spanish Bible Phat Girlz ................... 3 p.m. Flight of the Phoenix .. 3 p.m. Traditional Protestant Study: ARAC Sideways .................... 5 p.m. Mind Hunters ............. 5 p.m. Service: House of 7 p.m., Women’s Bible Without a Paddle ....... 7 p.m. The Punisher ............. 7 p.m. Abraham Supercross ................ 9 p.m. Man of the House ...... 9 p.m.9:30 a.m., Easter Sunday Study: Army Hospital Phat Girlz ................. 11 p.m. Troy .......................... 11 p.m. Traditional Protestant 7:30 p.m., Protestant Thursday Monday Service: Oasis Worship Service: APC The Heavenly Kid ...... 1 a.m. Phat Girlz ................... 1 a.m.10 a.m., Latter Day Saints Thur sday Thur sday The Baxter ................. 3 a.m. Flight of the Phoenix .. 3 a.m. 6 p.m., Roman Catholic Shall We Dance ......... 5 a.m. Hustle and Flow ......... 5 a.m. Service: ARAC Man of the House ...... 7 a.m. Phat Girlz ................... 7 a.m.10:30 a.m., Roman Mass: Oasis The Heavenly Kid ...... 9 a.m. The Punisher ............. 9 a.m. Catholic Mass: CC 6:30 p.m., Ladies Bible Troy .......................... 11 a.m. Troy .......................... 11 a.m.10:30 a.m., Church of Study: ARAC Mind Hunters ............. 1 p.m. The Punisher ............. 1 p.m. Christ: ARAC 7:30 p.m., Creationism 40-Year-Old Virgin ..... 3 p.m. The Island .................. 3 p.m. Hustle and Flow ......... 5 p.m. 40-Year-Old Virgin ..... 5 p.m.7 p.m., Easter Sunday Study: Oasis The Island .................. 7 p.m. Supercross ................ 7 p.m. Contemporary Worship 7:30 p.m., Men’s Bible Flight of the Phoenix .. 9 p.m. Without a Paddle ....... 9 p.m. Service: Oasis Study: APC Without a Paddle ..... 11 p.m. Mind Hunters ........... 11 p.m.
  16. 16. Ali Times / April 14, 2006 Page 16Bedrock and beyond...activities to keep you fit, happy and hungry for moreToday 8 p.m., 8-Ball: Big Top7:30 a.m., Karate: Muscle Beach (I) 8 p.m., Step Aerobics: HOP5 p.m., Spin: Muscle Beach (I) Tuesday7 p.m., Dominoes: ACC 5 a.m., Step Aerobics: Muscle Beach (I)7 p.m., Toning: HOP 2 p.m., Tae Bo: Muscle Beach (DVD)7:30 p.m., Total Body Cardio: Muscle Beach (D) 6:30 p.m., Tae Bo: HOP7:30 p.m., Bingo and Hip Hop/R&B Night: Big Top 7 p.m., Bench Your Max Competition: Muscle Beach8 p.m., Step Aerobics: HOP 7 p.m., Absolute Abs: Muscle Beach (I)8:45 p.m., Dominoes/Spades: Hot Spot 7:30 p.m., Tae Kwon Do: HOPSaturday 8 p.m., Texas Hold’em: Big Top6 a.m., Boston Marathon 8 p.m., X-Box Halo: Hot Spot2:30 p.m., Yoga: Muscle Beach (DVD) 8:30 p.m., Salsa: ACC6:30 p.m., Spin: HOP Wednesday7 p.m., Absolute Abs: Muscle Beach (I) 7:30 a.m., Karate: Muscle Beach (I)7:30 p.m., Karaoke (open mic): Big Top 5 p.m., Spin: Muscle Beach (I)7:30 p.m., Hip Hop: ACC 7 p.m., Toning: HOPSunday 7 p.m., Spades: ACCEaster on AFN: Hot Spot 7:30 p.m., Total Body Cardio: Muscle Beach (DVD)8 a.m., Tae-Bo: Muscle Beach (DVD) 8 p.m., Scrabble: Hot Spot10 a.m., Spin: HOP 8 p.m., Step Aerobics: HOP1 p.m., 3-Point Shootout: Basketball Court 8:30 p.m., 2-man 8-Ball: Big Top2 p.m., Spin: Muscle Beach (DVD) Thursday4 p.m., Easter Challenge Hunt: Big Top 5 a.m., Step Aerobics: Muscle Beach (I)7 p.m., Spin: HOP 4:30 p.m., Circuit Training: Basketball Court (I)7 p.m., Darts: ACC 6:30 p.m., Basketball Playoffs: Basketball CourtMonday 6:30 p.m., Tae Bo: HOP8 a.m., Dominoes Partners: Hot Spot 7 p.m., 8/9-Ball: ACC4:30 p.m., Circuit Training: Basketball Court (I) 7 p.m., Absolute Abs: Muscle Beach (I)5 p.m., Spin: Muscle Beach (I) 7:30 p.m., Tae Kwon Do: HOP7 p.m., Toning: HOP 8 p.m., Hearts: Hot Spot7 p.m., Ping Pong: ACC 8 p.m., Texas Hold’em: Big Top7:30 p.m., Total Body Cardio: Muscle Beach (DVD) 8:30 p.m., Salsa: HOP (I)—Instructor Call the 407th Expeditionary Services Squadron (DVD)—DVD with ideas for activities at 445-2696; for information TNY—Tournament about the House of Pain, Army fitness center call HOP—House of Pain, Army Fitness Center ACC—Army Community Center 833-1709. For information about Army morale, welfare and recreation activities call 833-1745.

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