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Default Air Force Logo Air Force changes utility allowance for privatized housing residents
The Air Force revised its utility allowance policy May 18 to ensure quality on-base housing for military families and continue to cover utility costs for the average energy consumer.
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2016
A U.S. Marine Corps student at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center salutes after being recognized by the commandant, Col. Phillip J. Deppert, during Language Day 2016 at the Presidio of Monterey, California, May 13. Language Day is an annual open-house event that promotes and encourages cultural understanding and customs from around the world. (Photo by Patrick Bray, DLIFLC Public Affairs)
2016 Language Day celebration
The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center held its annual Language Day at the Presidio of Monterey, California, May 13 to promote and encourage cultural understanding and customs from around the world.Approximately 5,000 people attended the event, which features cultural displays and activities as well as ethnic foods served by local
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2016
Courtesy photo. May - Grilling Safety
There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. It’s one of the most popular ways to cook food. But, a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. They can be very hot, causing burn injuries. Follow these simple tips for safe grilling.Safety Tips:- Propane and charcoal barbecue grills should only be used outdoors.- The grill should be
0 5/18
2016
Friends and family pin gold bars on U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Hakeem Regis’ service coat during the Air Force ROTC Detachment 847 commissioning ceremony at Angelo State University's C. J. Davidson Conference Center, May 13, 2016. Detachment 847 commissioned four cadets into the Air Force during the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane/Released) ASU AF ROTC commissions four lieutenants
The Air Force commissioned four cadets to the rank of second lieutenant during an Air Force ROTC Detachment 847 commissioning ceremony at Angelo State University's C. J. Davidson Conference Center May 13.Retired Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr., ASU Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice professor and guest speaker, spoke about the
0 5/16
2016
17th Training Wing students and Cannon Air Force Base personnel engage in discussion around a CV-22 Osprey on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 13, 2016. Airmen from Cannon flew in on the aircraft to share their knowledge about the operational Air Force with the students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer/Released) Special operations aircraft lands on Goodfellow
Special operations Airmen from Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., arrived on Goodfellow in a CV-22 Osprey to share their operational experience with the intelligence students May 13.“We all trained here, and we came back to show the students what the Air Force is like after training,” said Capt. Matthew Stalford, 56th Special Operations Intelligence
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2016
This 2006 photograph depicts a female Aedes aegypti mosquito, the species of mosquito primarily responsible for the spread of the Zika virus disease to people. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis, or red eyes. The illness is usually mild, with symptoms lasting for several days to a week after being bitten by an infected mosquito. Centers for Disease Control photo 17th MDG monitors Zika virus
The 17th Medical Group Public Health office actively monitors for the Zika virus in the local area. Specifically, mosquito traps are set on base three times a week, whereas traps are set off base once a week, from April to October. Any female mosquitoes caught are sent to the School of Aerospace Medicine laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force
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2016
A wreath placed during a memorial ceremony stands in honor of the firefighters who fell in the line of duty at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, May 6, 2016. The ceremony included a moment of silence, a wreath laying and words spoken in remembrance of the fallen firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randall Moose/Released) 312th TRS remembers fallen firefighter
The 312th Training Squadron held a memorial service at the Department of Defense Fallen Firefighter Memorial for a deceased firefighter May 6.Capt. James Hicks, Charlotte Air National Guard Base, N.C., firefighter, lost his life July 26, 2015. “This is a very emotional ceremony every year,” said Michael Robertson, 316th Training Squadron training
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2016
(courtesy photo) Exchange partners with Defense Media Activity to deliver AFN programming
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and the Defense Department’s Defense Media Activity signed an agreement to strategically align their efforts to utilize new technologies to deliver American Forces Network content to service members May 5.“Both the DMA and the Exchange recognize the changing nature of communications and the rise in importance
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2016
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Defense Commissary Agency. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/ Airman 1st Class Devin Boyer) Food safety at the grill is everyone’s responsibility
As warmer temperatures push more commissary patrons from the kitchen stove to the backyard grill, the Defense Commissary Agency wants to remind individuals to “Be Food Safe.”Disregarding the tenets of Be Food Safe can turn the family gathering into a trip to the emergency room, said Col. Michael A. Buley, Defense Commissary Agency’s Public Health
0 5/06
2016
Default Air Force Logo National Women’s Health Week: Make time to stay healthy
In this world of busy days trying to balance work and family life, many women still don’t take time to meet their own needs, especially when it comes to their health. Women’s Health Week, which starts with Mother’s Day, is a national reminder for women to find the time they need to give themselves the care they deserve.You can start by getting
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2016
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