Colonel Michael Harasimowicz, airing July 11

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Commander
688th CyberSpace Wing

Colonel Michael C. Harasimowicz is Commander, 688th Cyberspace Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. In this capacity, he leads over 1,500 professionals in developing, training, exercising and testing information operations tactics, techniques and procedures; analyzing and mitigating U.S. cyberspace vulnerabilities; integrating emerging information dominance capabilities in support of Air Force, joint, and Department of Defense warfighters; engineering, deploying, and delivering survivable and resilient cyber infrastructure (deployed and in-garrison); and integrates communications and  computer systems designed to increase the combat effectiveness of Air Force and Department of Defense elements.

Major James Crabtree and Jim Bob Mickler, Voices of Veterans, airing July 4

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Coordinator
Texas Voices of Veterans Oral History Program

Major James Crabtree was born on May 19, 1976 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He grew up in Texas and graduated from McCallum High School in Austin, Texas in 1994. He enlisted in the Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program in November 1996 and entered basic training at M.C.R.D. San Diego on May 22, 1997. Recruit Crabtree was assigned to Platoon 3099, Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion and was made a scribe. Upon graduation on August 22, 1997 he was meritoriously promoted to Private First Class.

General Robin Rand

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Commander
Air Education and Training Command

Gen. Robin Rand is Commander, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. He is responsible for the recruiting, training and education of Air Force personnel. His command includes the Air Force Recruiting Service, a numbered air force and Air University. AETC trains more than 293,000 students per year and consists of 12 bases, more than 62,400 active-duty, Reserve, Guard, civilians and contractors, and 1,369 trainer, fighter and mobility aircraft.

Brigadier General Thomas Murphy

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Vice Commander, 24th Air Forceafcyber c
Deputy Commander, Air Forces Cyber

Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Murphy is the Vice Commander, 24th Air Force and Deputy Commander, Air Forces Cyber, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. General Murphy is responsible to the commander for the Air Force’s component numbered air force providing combatant commanders with trained and ready cyber forces which plan and conduct cyberspace operations. Twenty-fourth Air Force personnel extend, maintain and defend the Air Force portion of the Department of Defense global network. The general assists the commander in directing the activities of two cyberspace wings, the 624th Operations Center, and the Joint Force Headquarters – Cyber, all headquartered at JBSA-Lackland, as well as the 5th Combat Communications Group at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

Major Jason Powell

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BASH/Wildlife Program Manager12th Flying Training Wing
JBSA-Randolph

Major Jason A. Powell was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and first entered the U.S. Air Force in 1997. He attended technical taining at Lackland Air Force Base, here in San Antonio before working as an Avionics Technician at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. He applied and was subsequently accepted into the class of 2002 at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Upon graduation, he received an assignment to pilot training at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma and continued his training at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in 2003. Following his assignment to Corpus Christi, Major Powell attended C-130 initial qualification at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas and move to the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Colonel Alex Smith, Part 2

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Col Alex Smith 150530502d Air Base WingColonel Alexander I. Smith
Commander
502d Installation Support Group

Colonel Alexander I. Smith is Commander, 502d Installation Support Group, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The 502d Installation Support Group is comprised of more than 2,200 men and women who provide communications, civil engineering, airfield operations, and legal support to more than 200 mission partners, over 80,000 active, reserve, civilian employees, and 250,000 retirees. The group holds 60% of the 502d Air Base Wing’s budget, covers 50,000 acres of real estate and has a $30 billion physical plant across four geographically separated locations. The group provides management and oversight for $4.5 billion in direct Base Closure and Realignment and other major civil engineering projects.

Colonel Alexander Smith, Part 1

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Col Alex Smith 150530502d Air Base WingColonel Alexander I. Smith
Commander
502d Installation Support Group

Colonel Alexander I. Smith is Commander, 502d Installation Support Group, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The 502d Installation Support Group is comprised of more than 2,200 men and women who provide communications, civil engineering, airfield operations, and legal support to more than 200 mission partners, over 80,000 active, reserve, civilian employees, and 250,000 retirees. The group holds 60% of the 502d Air Base Wing’s budget, covers 50,000 acres of real estate and has a $30 billion physical plant across four geographically separated locations. The group provides management and oversight for $4.5 billion in direct Base Closure and Realignment and other major civil engineering projects.