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Commentary

My oath of enlistment

Posted February 12, 2016 by Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Hughes

McCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.–I have been asked many times throughout my career why I joined the military. I typically answer, “For fortune and glory, isn’t that why everyone joined?” My response usually gets a little chuckle, which lasts long enough for me to change the subject. I change the subject because I don’t believe…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted February 26, 2016 by Chaplain (Maj.) John M. Von Almen

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community As a white child of the 1960s I cannot remember the violence of the Civil Rights efforts of that decade. I was not aware of death threats my father received when he spoke out for educational equality and the integration of…

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Local

NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted February 26, 2016 by

29 February 2016 Monday Pork loin Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Lasagna Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod fish Rice pilaf and vegetables All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $ 2.09 Robin Hood…

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Salutes & Awards

412th TW 2015 Annual Awards showcases top performers

Posted February 26, 2016 by

The 412th Test Wing hosted its annual awards banquet at Club Muroc Feb. 18 where accolades and hardware were handed out to the wing’s top performing individuals and one team. Congratulations to all awardees for setting the standard in their respective categories! Airman of the Year — Senior Airman Raquel R. Caramanno, 412th Medical Group…

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Local

Scorpion Robotics team to compete at L.A. regionals

Posted February 26, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Desert Jr.-Sr. High School robotics team, #7227 Scorpion Robotics, is heading to the L.A. Regional Robotics Championship Tournament Feb. 27 in Monrovia, California.

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