2016 was another year of innovation for the Pathfinder wing. Between forging new paths and discovering new solutions, the 501st Combat Support Wing has pioneered and fully integrated innovation as a part of our culture. And none of it was done by a single person - it was thanks to you all, and the dedication you bring every day, as we continue to light the way.
Taken: 01.31.2017 | Video by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Vigil
Royal Norwegian Navy Lt. Lasse L. Matberg performs a "preacher" curl at the Stavanger, Norway fitness center, Feb. 1, 2017. Matberg said that while he enjoys all the positive feedback he has received on social media, he always tries to pay forward the kindness shown to him. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jarad A. Denton/Released)
Taken: 01.02.2017 | Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jarad Denton
They all looked relatively the same, as they pedaled in unison along a new and uncharted path. All of them - except one. “I was a big-sized kid,” said Lt. Lasse L. Matberg, a sports officer with the Royal Norwegian Navy, stationed at Stavanger. “I guess I stood out a bit from the crowd, then. That wasn’t normal.” With golden locks of hair falling past his shoulders, and a neatly-trimmed beard that accentuates his perfectly white teeth, it’s hard to believe this naval officer, part-time model and Instagram sensation, was once bullied and ridiculed for being different. “Kids can be mean in so many ways,” he said, reminiscing on his teenage years as the proverbial ugly duckling. “I had terrible teeth. They used...
02.03.2017 | RAF ALCONBURY, CAM, GB | Story by Tech. Sgt. Jarad Denton