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Prevent terrorism

Posted September 7, 2012 by 412th TW Aniterrorism Office

As we approach another anniversary of the terror attacks on 9/11, we are reminded of the importance of situational awareness and the need to report suspicious activity to local law enforcement offices and our base security forces. Much has changed since Sept. 11, 2001, to increase our nation’s security but the threat of a terrorist…

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Maintain SA during the holidays

Posted December 7, 2012 by Robert Hoover

During the holidays it is important to maintain one’s situational awareness. This is the time of year when the malls are jammed packed with holiday shoppers trying to scoop up on the best deals they can find. As you go shopping, or as you travel, it is important to remember that active shooter situations can…

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Travel regulation changes affect PCS moves, travelers

Posted October 24, 2014 by Claudette Roulo

Big changes are happening with the Joint Travel Regulations, and they could affect your next permanent-change-of-station move or how you are reimbursed for temporary duty assignments. As of July 25, Army uniformed and civilian travelers are directed to use their government travel credit cards for PCS moves, Harvey Johnson, the director of the Defense Travel…

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No decisions yet on cutting furlough days, official says

Posted August 2, 2013 by Jim Garamone

Despite media reports that say Defense Department civilians may face up to five fewer furlough days, “no decisions have been made at this time,” a Pentagon spokesman said July 30. More than 640,000 civilian employees are being furloughed one day a week for 11 weeks, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Nate Christensen said. These unpaid days are…

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F-35 program ‘on right track,’ director says

Posted April 17, 2015 by Terri Moon Cronk

Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14.

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Commissaries to start scanning IDs

Posted November 8, 2013 by DeCA Public Affairs Division

Commissaries will soon begin scanning customers’ Department of Defense ID cards at checkouts as the Defense Commissary Agency continues its pursuit to deliver a 21st century benefit.

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DOD prepares for potential sequestration

Posted December 14, 2012 by Senior Master Sgt. David Byron

The Office of Management and Budget has instructed the Department of Defense to pursue internal planning to meet required budget cuts if sequestration goes into effect Jan. 3.

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Exchange’s extended holiday return policy gives shoppers peace of mind

Posted October 24, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

  To make gift giving easier, the Army & Air Force Exchange service is extending its return policy for items purchased from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24, 2014. The Edwards Air Force Base Exchange’s standard policy allows returns anywhere from up to 15 to 90 days of purchase with a sales receipt. The holiday return/exchange…

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Hagel announces reduction in civilian furlough days

Posted August 9, 2013 by

Hundreds of thousands of Defense Department civilian employees who have had to take a weekly unpaid day off from work since July 8 are getting some relief, as the total number of furlough days has been reduced from 11 to six, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today. Here is the complete text of the secretary’s…

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Marines partner with U.K. allies in F-35 operational test

Posted June 12, 2015 by Maj. Paul Greenberg

As the first operational test of the F-35B Lightning II took place aboard the USS Wasp last week, service members from the United Kingdom are working alongside their U.S. Navy and Marine Corps counterparts to assess the integration of the F-35B into amphibious military operations.

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