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Default Air Force Logo Commissary patrons encouraged to share favorite Thanksgiving recipes
Turkey and dressing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie are the traditional "must haves" for any Thanksgiving celebration. But, it's the side dishes, special salads and additional dessert choices served alongside that allow families to personalize the menu into unique tradition. Some of those dishes might have been a mother's or
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The Fall 2007 issue of Airman magazine is now available in print and online.  (U.S. Air Force illustration/Patrick Harris) Fall 2007 Airman now available online
The F-22 Raptor is coming into its own, flying high and turning heads. Its pilots and maintainers are discovering just how much the stealth jet can do.    The Airmen are finding there is no other aircraft that even comes close to matching the Raptor's capabilities -- the new benchmark for fifth-generation fighter jets.    Even more futuristic is
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Operation Kids 4 Troops Operation Kids 4 Troops distributes letters
About four years ago Tech. Sgt. Spencer Cluff and his wife, Carrie, were watching the news about the war in Iraq. Sergeant Cluff wanted to do more for the troops than watch them on TV and the idea for Operation Kids 4 Troops was formed.    Operation Kids 4 Troops began as a letter-writing campaign, a way to get local Oklahoma kids involved with
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Default Air Force Logo ORM is not just for the workplace
During the 101 days of summer, we are given multiple reminders of summer activities that can have dramatic effects.    On Sunday afternoon last month I was back at my civilian job as a police officer in the Tulsa area.    "Charlie 305 and backer start to assist (Emergency Medical Services)." Hearing this, my attention drew close on the radio,
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Airmen in the 552nd Maintenance Squadron head out to the jet at the beginning of the day during a deployment to Crete for a president of the United States support mission. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy Fowler) 552nd MXS: A ‘wide range of artisans’
When people think of maintenance for the E-3 Sentry, many think of the maintenance for the overall aircraft done by "the maintainers."    But there is another area of the maintenance mission that holds equal importance - and that is the more specialized maintenance of the 552nd Maintenance Squadron. These Airmen are in charge of the majority of
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Default Air Force Logo Tinker employees can self-nominate for TOPS
The 72nd Mission Support Squadron has announced that current Tinker employees have another opportunity to self-nominate for the Tinker Opportunity for Professional Services announcement open today and closing Oct 25. The program gives current Tinker Air Force Base civilian employees a developmental opportunity to transition into specific general
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Default Air Force Logo Wing names employees of the quarter
The 327th Aircraft Sustainment Wing recently announced their Employees of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2007.    The winners include:    GS-5-7 Category: Dedicated, determined and driven describe Damaris Brandt with the 827th Aircraft Sustainment Group. She managed numerous special programs crucial to the support of 150-plus program office
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Default Air Force Logo Frequently asked questions about alcoholism, part 2
Does alcoholism treatment work?    Alcoholism treatment works for many people. But just like any chronic disease, there are varying levels of success when it comes to treatment. Some people stop drinking and remain sober. Others have long periods of sobriety with bouts of relapse. And still others cannot stop drinking for any length of time. With
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Default Air Force Logo Alcohol affects women differently than men
Alcohol affects women differently than men due to their body makeup and chemistry. A woman's body has more fat and less water than a man's. Therefore, when a woman drinks, the alcohol is less diluted and becomes more highly concentrated in her blood.    Since women process less alcohol in the stomach than men, they can become intoxicated more
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Allison Cushman, daughter of Capt. Paul Cushman, 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron, gets one-on-one golf instruction from golf pro Mike Nagle during a Golf 4 Kids class. (Air Force photo by Kimberly Woodruff) Air Force Services conducting golf survey
Air Force Services headquarters has launched its first online survey specifically designed to address 18 core attributes affecting the golfer's experience.    "Tell us what makes you have a nice play" is the theme of the survey designed to improve course operations through feedback from Air Force golfers who have played in the last 12 months. This
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