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The power of family

Posted August 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jeremy L. Mosier

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho — As the saying goes, “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” Tech. Sgt. Matthew Turner, NCO in charge of the 391st Fighter Squadron medical element, grew up under the watchful eye of a security forces chief master sergeant and proved just that. Turner has developed into the epitome of…

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Beware of unauthorized sports tickets websites

Posted August 24, 2015 by Staff

Tucson, AZ – Better Business Bureau warns against purchasing sports tickets from unauthorized outlets. With the football season approaching sports fans might do anything to get their hands on tickets at a discounted price or sold out tickets. BBB spoke with Jeremy Sharpe of Arizona Athletics Communications Services Department. Sharpe wants to stress that those…

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Secure Research Wing broadens Air University horizons

Posted August 24, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Sarah Loicano

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Air University marked a progressive step forward in faculty and student academic research opportunities with the opening of a new Secure Research Wing Aug. 19. A project two years in the making, the research wing is intended to address limitations in academic studies stemming from the inability to provide…

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Salutes & Awards

Women complete Swamp Phase, earn Army Ranger Tab

Posted August 19, 2015 by Army News Service

FORT BENNING, Ga.,— The U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence announced yesterday that 96 soldiers, including two women, met the standards of the Swamp Phase and will graduate from the Ranger Course Aug. 21. Ranger School is the Army’s premier combat leadership course, teaching Ranger students how to overcome fatigue, hunger and stress to lead soldiers…

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Health & Safety

Paving the way for Battlefield Airmen

Posted August 19, 2015 by Volunteer in the Physical Fitness Tests and Standards Study

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — *Editors note-The following is a commentary by a female who completed a Physical Fitness Tests and Standards study at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The Airman was a volunteer in the fitness study, which supports the Air Force’s Women in Service Review. The study aims to scientifically establish occupationally-specific,…

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Bite down on summer tooth health

Posted August 19, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Ashley Stallworth

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Arizona — As you may know, during the summer it can be extremely hot.  We want to stay cool and keep hydrated; however, sometimes we can harm our teeth in the process. For example, chewing on ice or consuming sugary sports drinks can cause tooth damage. The American Dental Association recommends the following…

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Raytheon is building a cyber powerhouse

Posted August 19, 2015 by Staff

Only months after Raytheon acquired Blackbird Technologies, which offers persistent surveillance, secure tactical communications and cybersecurity solutions to the intelligence community and special operations market, synergies between the two organizations are coming to fruition. “The combined team can capitalize on the strong customer insights and relationships Blackbird held before the acquisition,” said Peggy Styer, chief…

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Communication: So what you’re saying is …?

Posted August 19, 2015 by Commentary by Capt. David Musgrave

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Arizona — “Genuine leaders have the ability to articulate, initiate and follow-through on their vision.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This quote from King epitomizes the importance of developing our communication skills as leaders and managers. As we get older, many of us get set in our ways and live by the…

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Student flight experience ensures success at basic training

Posted August 19, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Michael Matkin

PHOENIX – An Airman’s memories of their first reporting statement or first time standing at attention are likely associated with memories of someone yelling at them. Most likely this occurred during the first few days of basic training, but what if recruits already knew facing movements, the Air Force core values and rank structure? How…

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DMV services at Davis-Monthan

Posted August 19, 2015 by  Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

A Department of Motor Vehicles office is located here that is available to all who have base access. The DMV is located in building 4300 in the southeast Fifth Street and Madera Street across from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron customer service. The base DMV is open from on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m….

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