Courage amidst tragedy: Marines react, save lives Marine Corps Sgt. Michael Vura, left, and Marine Corps Cpl. Austin Cox, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303 helicopter mechanics, assisted in victim evacuation and casualty care following the mass casualty attack in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 1, 2017. Photo by Sgt. David Bickel
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 — by Marine Corps Sgt. David Bickel, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing — Two Marine Corps helicopter mechanics who assisted in victim evacuation and casualty care at an Oct. 1 Las Vegas concert that became a mass-casualty attack recalled their experience recently.
Boise, Idaho, 10-10-2017: Support Our Troops® has facilitated provision of $349,029 in cash and material in support of the 124th Fighter Wing's 2017 Gowen Thunder Open House and Airshow, including without limitation: Pilots and performers, vehicle rental and fuel cost, jet fuel cost, Commander tent and catering, air boss announcer PA system, smoke oil, fuel and resources for the Jets and performers, hotel rooms, pyrotechnics, food and water, advertising, parking lots, first aid standby, bussing costs, and the like.
Where: Gowen Field, Boise Idaho
When: October 14-15, 2017, 0830 Gates Open to the Public, 1630 Gates Closed
Why: Build the bond.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 355th Security Forces Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., reunites with her recently retired military working dog, Rick, in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2017. Cubbage worked with Rick while she served as a military working dog handler at Osan Air Base, South Korea. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. BeyerTUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2017 — After nearly a year apart, it was an emotional moment when Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage of the 355th Security Forces Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, and the military working dog she worked with in South Korea were reunited here Aug. 8.
Tampa, FL August 28, 2017: Among many other things, over the last month nine pallets of care goods have been moved by SOT to deployed soldiers in overseas war zones via our Texas and North Carolina disbursement hubs.
- 7-19-2017: 4 Pallets to TX Hub
- 7-28-2017: 5 Pallets to NC Hub
- 8-11-2017: 5 Pallets to NC Hub
These distribution hubs service Seymour Johnson AFB, Fort Bragg & Fort Hood, which typically have heavy deployment of larger sized units.