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  • Commissary gift cards offer unique value for patrons

    Gift cards are a great idea. They solve the problem of trying to figure out what to give someone with a simple answer: give them a choice. But then you’re faced with a different question – which card to give? Sure, you could give them one for an online retailer, but then much of the card’s value would probably go toward paying shipping costs and
  • JA, ADC, SVC - What does it all mean?

    “Go see legal,” that’s the direction Airmen often receive when facing difficult questions, such as how to respond to an administrative counseling. While good advice, it raises the question – which legal? The base legal office, the Area Defense Counsel and the Special Victims’ Counsel, are the three military legal offices an Airman may consult. This
  • Vehicle hail damage and the claims process

    According to the local National Weather Service, hailstorms are a common occurrence and are more likely to occur in and around the Concho Valley during the months of March through early June than any other time of year. Thousands of vehicles are damaged in West Texas each year by hailstorms.We can’t predict when hailstorms will occur. However, we
  • African American History Month Facts

    The Equal Opportunity office on base is recognizing African American history and heritage this month through various educational activities and facts of the day Feb. 17. Some interesting facts about African American History are: 1. Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements
  • Why PT Matters

    “Standards and physical fitness, why does it matter? The consequences seem academic or very far away, at our next base or not until next year. In order to better answer the question, I reached out to someone I knew who learned the answer. Tech. Sgt. (Ret) Keri Pauly gave me a very honest, difficult answer that I would like to share. This is why it