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July 6, 2012

News Briefs | July 6, 2012

ATTENTION MARCH RUNNERS!

We are two months and 18 days out from the Air Force Marathon! Unfortunately, due to mission requirements, the original allocation of 100 PAX has been scaled down to 86. Currently we have 97 seats filled, which means we are 11 over. Please contact me as soon as possible if you are no longer able to participate. We may have to eliminate people based on first come first serve basis For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt.Terry L. Luzader, chief, NAF Aviation Resource Functional Manager at 951-655-7608.
 

TEN STEPS TO A FEDERAL JOB

Family Services will conduct a seminar for those interested in learning the 10 Steps to a Federal Job in the Mission Support Group Conference Room from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., July 13. For more information, contact Valerie Fioretta at valerie.fioretta@us.af.mil by July 9.
 

FREE YMCA MEMBERSHIPS FOR MILITARY CHILDREN

The YMCA Military Outreach Program receives assistance from the Defense Department to pay for military dependant memberships and respite care for military family members. Active duty, National Guard and Reserve families are eligible to apply. For info and to see if qualified, visit www.asymca.org or contact Military OneSource at (800) 342-9647.
 

YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA OFFERS SCHOOL GRANTS

Youth Service America is currently accepting applications for the 2012-2013 YSA Grant school and program year. The Harris Wofford Youth Award and the Harris Wofford Young Educator Award will be awarded to deserving applicants. For more information, visit www.YSA.org/grants.
 

EMBRY-RIDDLE WAIVES FEE FOR MILITARY

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has waived the fee for active duty military and reservists until Sept. 30. The waiver applies to associates, bachelors and  programs. For more information, please contact the ERAU at March ARB at 951-653-4074.
 

AAFES HAS EARLY CHRISTMAS DEALS

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving shoppers the opportunity to beat the December rush while saving big on some 300 toys with its “Christmas in July” toy sale from July 1 to 14. Items will be discounted from 25 to 50 percent. shoppers using their MILITARY STAR® card will receive a 10 percent discount on any toy purchase of $100 or more. For more information call AAFES at (951) 653-3111.
 

MORE THAN 175 POUNDS LOST SINCE JANUARY!

Weight Watchers meets every Thursday at 12 p.m. at the Hap Arnold Club. The group has collectively lost more than 175 pounds since it began in January. Come to a meeting or call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or linda.welz@us.af.mil for more information.




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U.S. Army photo/Staff Sgt. Jennifer McLaughlin

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One year after the backlog of pending disability compensation claims peaked at over 611,000 in March 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has reduced that number by approximately 44 percent to 344,000 claims, a reduction of more than 267,000, while at the same time improving the accuracy of the decisions being made on veterans’...
 




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