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  • Alcohol Awareness

    It is a wonder how many times this is brought up, but yet, it continues to happen. I'm not referring to any particular group, either civilian or military, race, gender, religious preference, etc... it affects us all. Examples of alcohol related mishaps vary dramatically depending on where the individual is when they make the sometimes fatal
  • Married to the Military

    Military marriages differ from most civilian ones. As military spouses, I wonder if we are really prepared for how different our marriages are from our hometown friends and family. Our marriages are different because we are subjected to outside stressors and challenges that are unique only to us. Our friends back home don't have to move every two
  • Heart Link educates spouses

    The Event Center was filled with activity March 29 as the Heart Link event got underway.Heart Link is an Air Force spouse orientation program designed to strengthen Air Force families and enhance mission readiness. The overall objectives of the program are to increase retention of Air Force members by increasing spouse awareness of the Air Force,
  • 17th LRS commander takes first at powerlifting competition

    The 17th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, competed in the Natural Athlete Strength Association sponsored Powerlifting Championship, March 10. Jones won first place in the "pure," meaning lifetime steroid free category, and the over age 40 category, where he competed against eight individuals.His interest in being a competitive powerlifter
  • Fitness, second nature for Airman

    Sweat pours down his forehead as he sprints like Death is chasing him. His breath in tune with his steps, he masters all his energy. His muscles stretched, he pushes harder. He finishes strong, but no he's not satisfied. Airman 1st Class Duayne Martinez is 10 seconds from perfection. "My weight slowed me down," Martinez said. "I had been
  • PCS Guide: 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

    Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., is home to the 30th Space Wing. The 30th Space Wing manages Defense Department space and missile testing, and placing satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast, using expendable boosters (Delta II, Pegasus, Taurus, Minotaur, Atlas V and Delta IV). Wing personnel also support the service's Minuteman III
  • Hobby helps Airman relieve stress

    The audience watches in awe as the Airman skillfully strums a tune on a small, four-stringed instrument. A first experience for many, the performance leaves them wondering what instrument that is. It looks like a guitar, but not quite. It's a ukulele.Airman 1st Class Jermiah Camacho, a 17th Comptroller Squadron financial analyst, learned how to
  • PCS Guide: 436th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Del.

    Dover Air Force Base is located in the "First State," and the center of the Delmarva -- Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia -- peninsula. Dover AFB is home to the 436th Airlift Wing, known as the "Eagle Wing" and the 512th Airlift Wing, our Air Force Reserve associate--referred to as the "Liberty Wing." Together, these two wings make up the "Dover
  • Things your burglar won’t tell you

    Here are some tips and things to know to protect yourself and your home from a burglar. 1. Of course I look familiar. I was here just last week cleaning your carpets, painting your shutters, or delivering your new refrigerator.2. Hey, thanks for letting me use the bathroom when I was working in your yard last week. While I was in there, I unlatched
  • 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
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