Health & Safety

March 11, 2013

Teams, individuals lose pounds participating in challenge

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Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez

Individual and team biggest loser challenge winners who lost a total of approximately 100 pounds are announced at the Health and Wellness Center, Feb. 28. Pictured from left to right are: Senior Master Sgt. Jeremy Carney, Graciela Rodriguez, John Jones, Airman First Class Jourdan Varquera, Lt. Jeffrey Campeau, Lisa Blackford, Capt. Albert Tao and Eugene McClelland. The annual competition encourages healthy weight loss and awards prizes to the biggest losers.




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Launch, Range team wins Air Force safety award

The Space and Missile Systems Centerís Launch and Range Systems Safety Team is this year’s winner of the Air Force Chief of Safety Space Safety Award. The team was one of two Air Force Space Command-level winners to take the top spot at the Air Force-level. The other team being the Air Force Network Integration...
 
 
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Motorcycle Safety Day Held

Air Force photograph by Van Ha Riders inspect motorcycles during Los Angeles AFBís annual Motorcycle Safety Day, April 15. The event included safety briefings from the Los Angeles County Coronerís Office, Aerospace Motorcycle...
 
 

Motorcycle safety awareness day slated

The 61st Air Base Group Safety Office at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is hosting a Motorcycle Safety Awareness Day April 15. Participation is open to all base military, civilian, and contractors. Scheduled events include: 8 a.m. – Motorcycle Safety Inspections (Commissary Parking Lot) 9 a.m. – Motorcycle Safety Briefings (GCC Area 1) Los...
 

 

TRICARE expands assistance to reduce

The Defense Department is committed to helping troops, their families and all beneficiaries of the TRICARE health care plan reduce their reliance on tobacco products, a TRICARE official said here today. During an interview with American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Channel, Paul Fitzpatrick, TRICARE’s “Quit Tobacco” program manager, said TRICARE has increased tobacco...
 
 

May, June boards consider medical officers for command

Medical officers will be considered for command when five medical corps boards convene in May and June, Air Force Personnel Center officials said. Although the first board is not scheduled until mid- to late-May, commander or equivalent-endorsed statements of intent must arrive at AFPC by April 26, so interested officers should not delay, said Master...
 
 

SMC/LR’s safety team wins Space Command Space Crew of Distinction Award

“Managing space debris is part of the National Space Policy,” said Capt. Raymond Scholz, Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle System Safety Manager. In a world where the benefits of space permeate almost every facet of our lives, we must manage to keep that environment as clean and as safe as possible, he explained. Among many significant...
 




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