Health & Safety

September 13, 2013

Healthy Base Initiative

The Beacon will print a weekly health and fitness column for the next calendar year to support the Healthy Base Initiative, a program focused on making healthy living the easy choice and social norm. Topics of discussion will include fitness, nutrition, smoking cessation, trends, habits and a variety of other health-related topics. We hope to inform, inspire and motivate Team March employees and their family members to develop and maintain total fitness for the total force.

If you have ideas about health-related topics, would like to discuss health or fitness lessons learned and successes or simply want to share a great, healthy recipe you have tried, contact the Beacon editor at 452amwpa@gmail.com or 951-655-7344. You can also share your thoughts with us at www.Facebook.com/TeamMarch or www.Twitter.com/March_ARB.




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Healthy Base Initiative: fitness and military child

April is the Month of the Military Child and at March Air Reserve Base, we value our children and their health. With that in mind, we reprint this article from www.mlitaryonesource.mil to help each of us know more about our children’s health and fitness. Physical education, or PE, is more than just a class in...
 
 

Emergency Preparedness Month: extreme heat

With summer quickly approaching, we need to know how to prepare for the heat. Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. Most heat disorders occur because the victim has been overexposed...
 
 

Sexual assault prevention: moving beyond awareness

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Every April since 2001, the nation has focused its attention on sexual assault awareness and the impact this crime has on those who have experienced it. This year, the Department of Defense deliberately renamed the annual effort Sexual Assault Awareness and PREVENTION Month. I want to take this opportunity to share with...
 

 

Sexual assault survivor: ‘You are not alone’

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AFNS) — I remember the day like it was yesterday. My heartbeat echoed in my head as I attempted to dry my sweaty hands on my jeans. I was 21 years old, sitting in a Korean court room, waiting to be questioned by prosecutors. How I ended up there was unreal....
 
 
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Air Force’s updated policy further promotes tobacco-free environments

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force has led the military in advancing innovative tobacco control policies, such as the tobacco-free medical campus and prohibiting tobacco use outside “designated tobacco areas”. Now, an ...
 
 
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Ongoing fitness lifestyle promotes healthy recovery

Courtesy photo Capt. Linda Baltes Monsolillo, 752nd Medical Squadron biomedical science officer, continues her fit lifestyle after the birth of her first child, Emmerson Zoe, who weighed in at 9 pounds, 2 ounces. Monsolillo, wh...
 




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