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Problem gambling, addiction disrupts life

Posted November 30, 2012 by Staff Sgt. JASON COLBERT

Many addictions plague society, and service members are not exempt. Alcoholism, smoking, illegal drug use and pornography often come to mind. With casinos continuing to pop up and online gaming readily available, gambling addiction is a growing problem that adversely affects many lives. Problem gambling is a behavior that causes disruptions in any major area…

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Street Beat

Posted February 15, 2013 by Senior Airman Christopher VonHatten

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Feb.1 through 7: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 12 moving and two nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Feb. 1: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident adjacent to Bldg. 966. There were no injuries. Feb. 1: Security forces responded to a report…

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Tips reduce stress when moving out of dorm

Posted May 10, 2013 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

Moving out of the dorm can be exciting for Airmen. It can give a sense of independence, but with newfound independence comes responsibility. “Like almost anything important in life, planning is key and can reduce stress when it’s time to move off base,” said Cory Carmichael, 56th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center…

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Holidays full of sugary culprits of tooth decay

Posted September 13, 2013 by Senior Airman NE’SHA RICHARD

With the holiday season approaching, people often add more sweets to their diets. When eating sugary foods, like candy, most people will eat several pieces continuously throughout the day, not knowing that this can actually hurt their teeth. When a person eats, the germs in the mouth produce an acid that can break down the…

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Street Beat

Posted January 31, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Travis Dulworth

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Jan. 15 through 24: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 10 moving and six nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Jan. 17: Security forces responded to a minor vehicle accident involving a privately owned vehicle and a government-owned vehicle at the parking lot of Bldg. 959. There were…

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Luke exchange offers protective gear for bikers

Posted May 16, 2014 by AAFES

According to NBC 4 in Washington, 20 percent of Soldiers and six percent of Airmen ride motorcycles. The Defense Department states the number of motorcycle riders among military members is expected to rise in 2014. As a partner in readiness, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is committed to providing a wide selection of…

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Entomology: Keeping food, base pest free

Posted August 15, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Staff Sgt.LUTHER MITCHELL Jr. Senior Airman Stephen Beeson, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management journeyman, sprays pesticide around the perimeter of the entomology building Aug. 8. Entomologist perform a variety of duties to help fight pests, including performing public health inspections, controlling the weed population and assisting the Bird Abatement Strike Hazard program. Entomology Airmen…

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Street Beat

Posted October 24, 2014 by Master Sgt. Matthew Glowicki

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Oct. 14 through 19: Tickets Security forces issued citations for four moving violations. Traffic-related responses Oct. 18: Security forces responded to a report of a hit-and-run from a two-vehicle accident at Bldg. 637 east parking lot. A civilian and a military member left the scene and…

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Street Beat

Posted March 6, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Jalomo

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Feb. 16 through 22: Tickets Security forces issued a citation for one moving violation. Nonemergency responses Feb. 25: Security forces responded to a report of damage to private property at the Bldg. 914 parking lot. A member noticed damaged to a vehicle when leaving the building….

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Dental benefits for use of natural sweetener

Posted May 4, 2012 by by Senior Airman Ana King

We have all been through them – those annual dental check-ups. While waiting for your name to be called you try to do a brief recollection of your oral hygiene routine. It may go a little something like this: brushed teeth, check; flossed this morning, check. But did you know that oral hygiene is not…

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