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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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