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  • SARC partners in assisting victims of sexual assault

    The role of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Coordinator office is to be the first line of defense for a victim of sexual assault. The SARC office provides support to victims of sexual assault. We review reporting options and direct them to other desired treatment services to assist their healing process. There are several organizations
  • The Arts and Crafts Center offers after-work fun

    Tired of staring at your computer monitor or sitting around your room or house? Are you ready for some hands-on creative adventures? If so, visit the Arts and Crafts Center for new opportunities in craft classes, pottery and mold cast ceramics, wood working and an auto hobby self-help experience with a full regime of auto services available. The
  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    The theme of Sexual Assault month is "Hurts one. Affects all...Preventing sexual assault is every ones duty." A sexual assault affects the victim, their families, friends, colleagues, neighbors and anyone else who crosses their path. A victim may experience fear, shock, powerlessness, shame, guilt, anger, grief and loss. There is a wave of emotions
  • Protective Factors for Promoting Healthy Families

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to celebrate the important role that communities play in protecting children and everyone's participation is critical. Focusing on ways to reduce risk factors and promoting protective factors in every interaction with families, is the best thing our community can do to strengthen them and
  • Goodfellow recycling center helps preserve environment

    Recycling involves processing used materials into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials. It helps reduce consumption of fresh raw materials, decrease energy usage and air and water pollution.Goodfellow's 24 hour recycling drop-off center located on the north-west end of the base on Fort Lancaster Avenue, Building 516, helped
  • The Solution to Storm Water Pollution

    Everything seems cleaner after a rainstorm. Dirt washes away from sidewalks, streets and buildings. Mud makes it way down the gutters and into rivers and lakes that fill from the storm water runoff, washing away what was unclean. In reality, the runoff moves along with it, polluting one place to another.We have all come to expect clean water as
  • Let Your Voice Be Heard, the impact of a testimonial

    Over the last year, I had the opportunity to speak about Driving Under the Influence and alcohol mishap prevention at three different units on Goodfellow. In addition, I have briefed new students, not only as the chief of safety, but also as a previous squadron commander. I have yet to have a class, regardless of size, which did not have someone
  • Ca$hing in on IDEA$

    Strapped for cash in this economy? Not many Airmen may be aware that there is free money floating around waiting for them to collect. One such Airman at the 17th Civil Engineer Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, did just that.Airman Christopher Wright, 17 CES fireman submitted an idea to the Air Force Innovative Development through Employee
  • Concept of Safety

    Safety is a concept we need to apply at work, home and play. It must be proactive, as opposed to reactive. When properly applied, mishaps can be greatly reduced and in some cases prevented all together. To think we can prevent all accidents at all times is not realistic. However, that doesn't mean it's something we shouldn't strive for. Where
  • Let’s Ride!

    In July 2009, a group of Goodfellow Airmen combined two of their favorite things - the Air Force and cycling - to form the Goodfellow chapter of the Air Force Cycling Team for their inaugural ride in the Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. RAGBRAI is a tremendous cycling journey across the state done in 7 days. We're doing