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Ron Barr, the son of an Air Force senior noncommissioned officer, has been hosting the "Sports Byline USA" radio show for more than three decades. STEVEN HOOVER
Ron Barr

After three decades of ‘Sports Byline,’ radio host still strives ‘to connect with athletes in a human way’

As he sat in front of a microphone, about to debut a talk radio program on WRTL 1260-AM in central Illinois, Ron Barr fought off a major case of nerves before his first time on the air in 1961.

Jim Hess, Military Family Life Counselor, has been a licensed marriage and family therapist for more than 20 years and maintains a license in Tennessee. He arrived at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, in August 2019, with his licensed service and therapy dog, Bear. Kunsan is Hess’s fourth assignment as a MFLC, working with military service members and their families for two years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
Jim Hess

Keeping the Pack Strong: Your Military Family Life Counselor

Military members face a myriad of unique challenges every day. Airmen may struggle with stress related to work, finances or marriage.

Hilary Valdez

A career counseling, consoling servicemembers

Hilary Valdez is a retiree living in Japan. Prior to his retirement, Valdez was a Master Resiliency Trainer at Camp Zama.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Ly, 8th Force Support Squadron customer support noncommissioned officer in charge, poses with his medal after completing the Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2019. Ly has been running since 8th grade and has competed in 17 full marathon races. (Courtesy photo)
Staff Sgt. Daniel Ly

Running from stress to the AF Marathon

Working the nine to five grind, many people need to find a release at the end of the work day, whether it is hanging out with friends, playing video games or listening to music.

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