Events

May 3, 2012

Local Briefs May 4, 2012

AFA to hold 28th annual golf tournament

The Tucson Chapter of the Air Force Association is scheduled to have their 28th annual “scramble golf tournament” at the D-M golf course May 4 at 12:30 p.m. Entry forms are available at the D-M Pro Shop. Profits from this event are used to annually support a wide variety of personal recognition events by all D-M units. For more information, contact James Wheeler at 790-5899.

 

Gate Closure

The Wilmot Gate will be closed until July 9. 29 Bravo will be open from 5:30 – 9 a.m. during the closure.

 

Registration for swim lessons

Registration will be held at the Outdoor Recreational Pool beginning May 28 for summer swim lessons. Payment is due on the first day of class. Each class will be 45 minutes long for a two week period, Tuesday thru Saturday. Class Times: 8-8:45am, 9-9:45 a.m., and 10-10:45 a.m. For more information call the Outdoor Pool at 228-3759 or contact the lifeguard staff at the Indoor Pool at 228-0015.

 

Society of Military Widows to meet

The Society of Military Widows will meet for business meeting, luncheon and program at noon, the 3rd Saturday of the month at Atria Bell Court Gardens, 6653 E. Carondelet. Please, make your reservations to Virginia Lind Sanborn 721-8091, two weeks prior to the meeting.

 

NARFE Association Chapter 55 to meet

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Chapter 55, will hold their monthly luncheon meeting May 14, at the China Star Restaurant at 4780 East Grant Road, Tucson (SE corner of Grant and Swan). The luncheon starts at 11 a.m. and is followed by a program and business meeting starting at approximately noon and ending at 1:30 p.m. Current and retired Federal employees, their spouses, guests and visitors are welcome. Attendees pay for their lunch; meal with drink, tax & tip $10.11. For further information please call 751-2017.




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(U.S. Air Force illustration/Senior Airman Micaiah Anthony)

AF begins testing phase for women in combat roles

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DoD

New tuition assistance tool attuned to troops’ educational needs

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D-M Airmen freefall into the blue

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Enlisted members selected for promotion to get EPR on “select” grade closeout date

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(U.S. Air National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Lacey Roberts)

First Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event a success

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Make time to mentor your Airmen

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, AZ — The Air Force is comprised of Airmen with many skills and talents. The backbone to our continued success is our men and women who strive to be excellent on a daily basis. However, there are times when our focus is derailed by our own personal and professional guidelines. I was taught...
 




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