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Fly Over: ‘Gravity’, and ‘Mortal Kombat: Legacy II’

Posted October 4, 2013 by Macario Mora and Jayson Burns

In theaters: ‘Gravity’ Beautiful. No adjective appropriately conveys the sense of awe that washes over you while viewing the cinematically brilliant “Gravity.” Alfonso Cuaron’s (“Children of Men”) film is majestic. The CGI and special effects used make 600 kilometers above Earth more surreal than flying caped crusaders. Not since Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”…

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Fly Over: ‘Bridegroom’, and ‘V/H/S/2′

Posted November 22, 2013 by Grace Lee and Jayson Burns

On Netflix: ‘Bridegroom’ It’s been a year of joyful tears, celebration and relief for members of the gay community with the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the Defense of Marriage Act, but it wasn’t always this way. A friend of mine recommended I watch a documentary titled “Bridegroom.” She said the movie touched…

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Core values run deep, blue

Posted January 24, 2014 by Tech. Sgt. TIMOTHY OGAN

What do the Air Force core values mean to you? As we were all taught in basic military training, the core values are integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. However, there is a deeper meaning to our core values than just these three phrases. In accordance with Air Force Pamphlet…

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Dollars and Sense

Posted March 7, 2014 by 56th Comptroller Squadron

In order to meet the requirements of financial improvement and audit readiness, the Air Force is directing a one-time effort for every Airman to validate their entitlement for the basic allowance for housing with dependent entitlement. Based on terminal digit spread (last two of the social security number), the 56th Comptroller Squadron will contact Airmen…

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Innovative social media has limits

Posted April 25, 2014 by Senior Master Sgt. TIMOTHY COLLINS

In today’s society people are able to receive and send information as soon as it happens. Text messages and social media sites have become the new norm and Google has become a verb. Some reach out to connect with family or friends who are far away while others may be reaching out for guidance or…

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Chaplain’s Thoughts

Posted June 13, 2014 by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Theadore Wilson

Courtesy photo Albert Ernest Clifford Young “I like to finish what I start doing. I like to see it through to the end, to the best of my ability.” ~ Albert Ernest Clifford Young Until April 1983 Cliff Young was known primarily as a potato farmer from rural Australia. But at age 61, Cliff, who’d…

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This Week in History

Posted August 1, 2014 by

One hundred and five years ago, the U.S. Army tested and accepted its first heavier-than-air aircraft, Signal Corps Airplane No. 1.

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Fly Over: ‘Anomaly’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

Posted September 19, 2014 by Timothy Boyer and Marcy Copeland

‘Anomaly’ Grammy Award winner Christian rapper Lecrae Moore, known by fans as Lecrae, released his newest album, “Anomaly,” which debuted as No. 1 in the iTunes charts. Lecrae entered the Christian rap scene in 2004 with his first studio album “Real Talk.” The album turned off many in the Christian community because of its direct…

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Dollars and Sense

Posted October 31, 2014 by 56th Comptroller Squadron

Every few years, military families pack up and head out on that next permanent chainge station adventure. Whether you’re moving to Florida’s sunny coast, the remote northern bases in North Dakota, or near the busy metropolis above Virginia, the nation’s housing may have you thinking that buying a home in your new town is a…

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Chaplain thoughts May 4, 2012

Posted May 4, 2012 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Theadore Wilson, 56th Fighter Wing Chapel

“I am rather tired of hearing about our rights and privileges as American citizens. The time is come, it now is, when we ought to hear about the duties and responsibilities of our citizenship.” ~ Peter Marshall  Peter Marshall was chaplain to the U.S. Senate shortly after the end of World War II. Unfortunately, not a lot seems to…

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