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(Courtesy graphic) Preventing and thawing frozen pipes
What can we do to help safely thaw these frozen pipes and prevent it from freezing during cold winter weather? Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the "strength" of a container, expanding water can cause pipes
0 2/21
2012
GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas-- Tia Curtis, Team Goodfellow spouse, poses for a photo while working on a quilt. Curtis has created dozens of quilts and bags for military widows using parts of the fallen service member’s uniform. (Courtesy photo) Military spouse helps heal heartbreak of fallen soldiers
The saying goes "you can't judge a book by its cover." That statement has never been truer when talking about Tia Curtis.From the outside, people see Curtis as a fun-loving Army spouse and stay-at-home mother of three children. She has bubbly, blond hair, pep in her step and a smile for everyone. However, that's just the surface - one piece of her
0 2/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo PCS Guide: Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Base Closure and Realignment Commission Recommendation 146, called for the merging of McGuire Air Force Base, Army's Fort Dix and Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst, in 2005. Today, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is home of the 87th Air Base wing, supporting more than 44,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, civilians and
0 2/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo Teaching children fire safety
As members of the Goodfellow family, we all know our mission is to "train world-class Firefighting and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance warriors." But part of our Goodfellow family also includes our non-military family members, to include fathers and mothers, husbands and wives, our children, etc. To continue our mission outside our
0 1/31
2012
Default Air Force Logo Tips for online dating
You have watched the commercials on television, heard the slogans and seen the statistics. One online dating site declares that one in five relationships begin online. Whether or not this is true, almost every single person knows of someone who uses, has used or has been successful using an online dating service. As the world becomes more and more
0 1/24
2012
Default Air Force Logo Get control of your finances
For the New Year, many of us have goals of getting healthier, getting more organized and being more efficient at the things we do. What if I told you that you could accomplish all of these things by learning how to track your spending? Don't think these New Years goals and personal finance are related? Getting Healthier:Spending more money than you
0 1/10
2012
Default Air Force Logo PCS Guide: Incirlik Air Base
The U.S. Engineering Group began construction of Incirlik Air Base, located approximately 250 miles southeast of Ankara, Turkey, in the spring of 1951. The U.S. Air Force initially planned to use the base as an emergency staging and recovery site for medium and heavy bombers. February 21, 1955, the base was officially named Adana Air Base, with the
0 1/10
2012
Default Air Force Logo Winter sports safety
Even though summer time increases outdoor sports activities, there's still a lot of folks that won't hibernate like a bear during the winter months. With that, considerations must be made to make sure those non-hibernators make it back to the house safely at the end of the day. Included are some of the more common winter sporting activities and
0 12/28
2011
Default Air Force Logo Angelo Inn accommodates many travelers
The Angelo Inn, here, accommodates more than the retiree visitors that come to visit relatives in San Angelo or just relaxing. During summer months, the nearly 500 rooms at the Angelo Inn are filled to capacity with attendees participating in several Goodfellow-hosted conferences or training classes. Despite its incredibly busy season, Angelo Inn
0 12/05
2011
Default Air Force Logo Injuries take the joy out of holiday decorating
'Tis the season to adorn the home with holiday lights and decorations, but although it's a time for joy, unsafe practices can land you in the hospital instead of around the Christmas tree.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports about 12,500 people are taken to emergency rooms each year due for injuries -- falls, cuts and shocks --
0 12/05
2011
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