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Health & Safety

Little teeth, big ideas: Dental clinic offering new service to at-risk children

Posted October 18, 2017 by Capt. Pang Ko, Tech. Sgt. Terina Parham & Maj. Tonya Barry

Courtesy photograph Staff Sgt. Abigale Barnes, 412th Medical Group dental assistant (center), trains Maj. Jacob Sheff, 412th MDG Pediatrics Flight commander, and Capt. Kara Garcia, 412th MDG pediatrician, on how to apply fluoride varnish. Cavities are the most common form of chronic dental disease in children. Cavity progression has many undesired outcomes such as pain,…

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Air Force

Blended Retirement System Opt-In training now available to all Airmen

Posted October 16, 2017 by Kat Bailey

The Defense Department will implement the new Blended Retirement System next year. While no one needs to make a decision until Jan. 1, 2018, all Airmen should take advantage of training and informational resources to research their options during the remainder of 2017. Airmen eligible for the new Blended Retirement System began receiving email notifications…

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Air Force

Around the Air Force: Oct. 13

Posted October 16, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, Puerto Rico relief efforts continue and a group of spouses from Nellis Air Force Base teamed up to help Las Vegas mass shooting victims and their families.

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Local

Allies in the sky

Posted October 13, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport refueled an B-52 Stratofortress from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in the skies over California this past September.

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Local

Going solar

Posted October 13, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

368 homes to get solar panels as part of the Air Force’s broader energy resilience strategy This month, solar panel installation begins for 368 houses at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The 412th Civil Engineer Group’s Energy Management Team is supporting Corvias with their process of bringing renewable energy (solar power) to the Edwards AFB…

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