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Fourth of July: Celebrate safely

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

On July 4th, America will celebrate its 239th birthday with festivities across the country. They may include fireworks, swimming, boating, camping, picnics, barbeques, consumption of alcohol and travel. “From 2009 to 2013 during the summer months of June through September, the Air Force had three fatalities,” said Ben Bruce, 56th Fighter Wing Ground Safety manager….

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Street Beat

Posted June 26, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Jalomo

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents June 15 through 21: Tickets Security forces issued citations for six moving violations and two nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents June 17: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident at the intersection of 143rd Avenue and Spad Street. An investigation revealed the driver of…

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Finding perfect shape takes out-of-box look

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Weight gain has been a constant struggle for me since I was 12 years old. If I could count how many times I yo-yo dieted and how many pounds I’ve lost over the years, it would probably be more than 100.

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June: Men’s Health Month

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

June is Men’s Health Month and the Air Force supports efforts to build awareness of preventable health problems and encourages early detection and treatment of diseases among men, such as prostate cancer.

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Don’t throw a fit — get fit

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

It’s a controversial topic that has been brought up by many Airmen — changing the abdominal circumference standards on the Air Force fitness assessment test.

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Street Beat

Posted June 19, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Jalomo

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents June 8 through 14: Tickets Security forces issued citations for two moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Emergency responses June 8: Security forces and firefighters responded to a report of a child, age 3, locked inside a vehicle near Bldg. 942. The child was accidentally locked…

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Drug testing: What’s fact or myth?

Posted June 12, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

For those who have donned a military service uniform, most have heard the myths and urban legends that surround random drug testing, with the biggest question being “Is it really random?” With facts received from the 56th Fighter Wing Drug Demand Reduction, this article presents the truth about the process that begins with a notification…

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Don’t get hooked by phishers

Posted June 12, 2015 by Courtesy of af.mil

Fast cash promises on popular social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are causing major problems for service members. Phishing scams have continued to evolve in an attempt to keep up with progressing technology. Today, some phishing scams have been using social media outlets to fool users into revealing sensitive and personal information at…

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Street Beat

Posted June 12, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Jalomo,

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents at Luke Air Force Base June 2 through 7: Tickets: Security forces issued citations for seven moving violations. Traffic-related incidents June 3: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident involving a government and privately owned vehicles at Bldg. 635 parking lot. Security…

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Posted June 5, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Lance Housh

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents May 25 through June 1: Tickets Security forces issued citations for eight moving violations. Traffic-related incidents May 28: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at Bldg. 1550 parking lot. An individual returned to the vehicle after shopping in the commissary and…

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