Dirty Jobs: water and fuel systems maintenance

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Malachi Nemitz, 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system specialist, stands next to tanker truck Jan. 12, 2018. Nemitz is deployed from the 184th Intel Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott)

Story by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing

AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates — With waste water rising, base living quarters were about to be flooded until one Airman jumped into a pit of waste and began hooking up pumps to prevent the overflow.

Senior Airman Malachi Nemitz, 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system maintenance specialist, noticed the lift station had failed and jumped in to figure out why the sewage wasn’t draining properly. Continue reading

184th IW Airman Highlighted In Drill Competition

Airman 1st Class Kaleigh Kornfeld, 336th Training Squadron student, leads the regulation drill team during the 81st Training Group drill down at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Sept. 8, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG compete in a quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 334th TRS “Gators” took first place this quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)

Airman 1st Class Kaleigh Kornfeld, 336th Training Squadron student, leads the regulation drill team during the 81st Training Group drill down at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Sept. 8, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG compete in a quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 334th TRS “Gators” took first place this quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)

Bird’s Eye View – Commander’s Comments June 2017

Col. David Weishaar, wing commander, 184th Intelligence Wing

I’d like to begin this article just like every article I write by telling you what a privilege it is to be the commander of the 184th Intelligence Wing—the home of the Fighting Jayhawks! We are an exceptional team. We are members of the world’s greatest military. As members of the Air Force, we have values and standards that are well defined and we are expected to live by them each and every day. We are accountable for our decisions and actions. Continue reading