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Courtesy photo used with permission. LGBT Pride Month
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. The purpose of the commemorative month is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and
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Courtesy Oh, great! ANOTHER cultural observance
The month of May marks yet another cultural observance. This time it’s the Asian American Pacific Islander celebration. Well, that’s a mouthful. Just about every month the federal government by Presidential Proclamation, Executive Orders and Public Law uses government resources to highlight these Special Emphasis Observances. May just happens to be
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Military children celebrate their family heritage with their parent’s covers while playing at a park in San Angelo, Texas, March 29, 2017. Goodfellow Air Force base is celebrating Month of the Military Child in April by drawing attention to the sacrifice and support given from military children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caelynn Ferguson/ Released) Sacrifice of a six year old
“It’s 11:11, make a wish,” my best friend, Jessica, says while we star-gaze from her bedroom window. Jessica and I were military children living on an Army post in Maryland. That night we had one last sleepover before she left to a new duty station. I could have wished for anything but I wished that I would see her again.A couple years later I did
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March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which encourages a return to the basics of healthy eating. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Lino Espinoza) One small step for change, one giant leap to a healthier you
We live in a society of instant gratification, wanting the best results in the shortest amount of time.Have an illness? Here! Pop this magical pill that will relieve your symptoms in a matter of minutes, but be aware of the 15 other side effects that could be worse than your original symptoms. Need to lose 60 pounds in a month? Try out diet X,Y,Z
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February is Black History Month, an annual observance for remembrance of important people and events in history of the African diaspora. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer/Released) Coexistence
When I was young, racism was all around me. From the playgrounds at my elementary school to the stoop of the house I grew up in, I was plagued by it.My step-father, at the time, never hesitated at slinging racial slurs around like a rich talk show host throwing free gifts to a crowd. Any time I told my parents I had a girlfriend, he would always
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Randall Moose, 17th Training Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, adjusts the uniform of U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Corey Whigham, 344th military intelligence battalion, before taking an official photo in the public affairs building on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, January 12, 2016. The Public Affairs office takes official photos for all services on Goodfellow. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Tisha Wilkerson/Released) We All Have a Role, How PA Supports the AF Mission
Every career field in the Air Force in some way contributes to the success of the mission. In some career fields, such as pilots, medics or security forces, it is easier to connect the dots than others. There are some career fields that people may not have even known existed in the military let alone the Air Force, however, that does not diminish
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GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Team Goodfellow members participate in The March on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Jan. 16. The march celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Scott Jackson) MLK Day: A day to remember
Every year Martin Luther King, Jr. Day comes around and many people take the day off and think nothing more of it.Kings “I Have a Dream” speech may be taught in school, but how many of us can recall any of his other speeches?The day before he was assassinated King said this in his “I’ve been to the Mountain Top” speech: “Something is happening in
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U.S. Army and Air Force veteran Master Sgt. Tom Davis receives a folded American flag from a young local resident during the opening ceremony for Military Appreciation Night as part of the 84th annual San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo at Foster Communications Coliseum in San Angelo, Texas, Feb. 17, 2016. The rodeo honored military members from all generations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer/Released) An Eventful Year
Welcome to 2017, Team Goodfellow! I hope everyone had a relaxing and memorable holiday season. I also hope you're recharged and ready to get to work. The Airmen, Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and civilians at Goodfellow have impressed me every single day with your professionalism and dedication to the mission. I am confident we'll be
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The holiday season brings lots of cheer, spirit and, of course, the holiday celebrations and food. Because of this, it can be easy to get off track with your healthy eating habits. Remember your commissary to save on holiday meals
Somewhere between the holiday decorations, the ripping of wrapping paper, the college bowl games and the hopeful New Year’s resolutions, there are a few holiday meals in the mix.If you’re a commissary patron, you’ll have plenty to cheer about over the holidays as you count your savings while shopping for your festive menus, said Tracie L. Russ
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Default Air Force Logo Area Defense Counsel at your service
Most Air Force members have the sense to go a doctor when they have a fever or the dentist when they have a toothache. They know to go to the finance office if their pay is incorrect and to the family support center for help with setting up a budget. But very few Air Force members have ever heard of the area defense counsel.The ADC is a lawyer on
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