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Continuing an Air Force career - hope after a breast cancer diagnosis Continuing an Air Force career - hope after a breast cancer diagnosis
The pink ribbon that symbolizes National Breast Cancer Awareness might be seen as a somber image, but it also represents hope and the many survivors. As awareness, support, and research funding have increased, more and more women are surviving breast cancer and returning to their careers.
0 10/27
2017
None Airman’s fitness struggle involved overcoming pain
The pain in Staff Sgt. Nicholas Liberty’s lower abdomen struck him out of nowhere four years ago. It didn’t happen during exercise or from a physical injury, so its origin was a mystery.But what started as a nuisance pain that he pushed through during exercise grew to disabling proportions over the next months – so big that the excruciating pain
0 10/27
2017
Beginning in January 2018, there will be changes to the TRICARE benefit. (Courtesy photo) Take Command: Changes to TRICARE disenrollment coming in 2018
As part of the changes coming to TRICARE on Jan. 1, 2018, there will be new rules affecting disenrollment.
0 10/27
2017
(Left to right) Brandon Ernsberger, Tyler Hatch and Robert Clements, 309th Maintenance Support Squadron lift and compressor personnel, remove a 200-horsepower electric compressor motor from a crane in building 843 on Oct. 23, 2017 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Energy savings a priority for Ogden ALC
The Ogden Air Logistics Complex has made energy management a formal and permanent part of their operations as they strive to reduce energy consumption and reduce costs for the base, to their customers and, ultimately, for taxpayers.
0 10/26
2017
After four and a half years at Tinker, former director Frank Washburn leaves the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing and is heading to the east coast. Washburn heads east
Although he has called Oklahoma and Tinker Air Force Base home for the last four and a half years, Frank Washburn’s time as the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing director has come to a close.But even with a 42-year career in the supply chain, Washburn isn’t throwing in the towel yet. Considering himself to be a bit of an aberration with his
0 10/20
2017
Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II exchanges the flag with Dennis D’Angelo, the new director for the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, in a formal Change of Leadership ceremony Oct. 17 at the Tinker Club. 448th Change of Leadership
Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II exchanges the flag with Dennis D’Angelo, the new director for the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, in a formal Change of Leadership ceremony Oct. 17 at the Tinker Club. D’Angelo, a Senior Executive Service member, takes the helm from the longest tenured director in the Wing’s
0 10/20
2017
Take command with TRICARE changes TRICARE payment types for calendar year 2018
With the Jan. 1, 2018 changes to new stateside regions and contractors, you may need to update your payment option to guarantee continued payment of your TRICARE enrollment fees and monthly premiums.
0 10/18
2017
Freeze the Gain Campaign AFMC promotes Freeze the Gain to prevent metabolic syndrome
During the holiday season, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Freeze the Gain Challenge. Civilian Health Promotion Services will conduct the challenge, and will be offering educational briefings to the workforce on how to reduce their risk for developing metabolic syndrome.Metabolic syndrome is not a disease in itself. Instead, it is a
0 10/16
2017
General Dynamics AGM-129 Advance Cruise Missile on display with wings out as if in-flight in the Charles B. Hall Memorial Air Park on Feb. 16, 2017, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Tinker AFB maintains not only aircraft, but also cruise missiles and their components. Missile profile: Raytheon AGM-129A “ACM” missile
The Convair/General Dynamics/Raytheon AGM-129A Advanced Cruise Missile was an air-launched, high-subsonic-capable missile developed for employment with Air Force manned bomber programs. The ACM was designed to supplement AGM-86B Air-Launched Cruise Missiles already in use and first flew in 1985. Initial deliveries to Air Force stocks took place by
0 10/16
2017
John Ide measures the foot of a Wheeler Elementary student Oct. 6. Ide, a program manager with the 38th Cyberspace Engineering Group’s Requirements Implementation Section, was one of the volunteers on hand at the elementary school to help distribute new shoes and socks to the 400 students. 38th CEIG helps provide 400 kids with new kicks
The 38th Cyberspace Engineering Installation Group raised the bar for their quarterly Wingman Day.Wingman events are typically social team-bonding and leadership development days that enhance office morale and build relationships. Additionally, the day is meant to celebrate accomplishments within the unit. For the group on the Hill however, they
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2017
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