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Wall that heals is ‘moving’ tribute

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

Staff Sgt. Byung Kang, 452d Air Mobility Wing, helps volunteers assemble The Wall that Heals, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, at the March Field Air Museum Monday. The Wall that Heals will be on display through tomorrow.

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Let’s hear it for the ladies

Posted March 30, 2012 by by Bridgette Callahan

You may know that John Glenn was the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. You may also know that he flew aboard a space capsule with the call sign “Friendship 7.” But did you know that women belonged to the team that propelled Glenn and “Friendship 7″ into orbit on Feb. 20, 1962? In…

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Take Time to Thank Unsung Heroes During Women’s History Month

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas “” The topic of women came up in my office the other day. We were trying to figure out the best way to highlight Women’s History Month in the post newspaper, and we decided to ask a few outstanding women, “If you could be any other woman, who would you be…

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U.S. Air Force graphic / Sylvia Saab -  U.S. Air Force photo / Michael Pausic
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First Air Force female four-star general confirmed

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. “” The Senate confirmed Air Force Lt. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger for promotion March 26, making her the first female four-star general in Air Force history. Wolfenbarger currently serves as the military deputy…

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U.S. Air Force photo / Lt. Col. Donald Traud
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Health & Safety

Crosswalk safety a shared responsibility

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

Most have heard and understand the importance of not drinking and driving, but how about not drinking and walking? A surprising statistic from the Automobile Club of Southern California is that 35 percent of all fatal car-pedestrian…

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U.S. Air Force photo / Chief Master Sgt. Mark Burditt
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Air Force Reserve Pipe Band performs for president

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. “” Military bagpipers are a unique sight in Washington, D.C., especially clad in official Air Force tartan kilts and lining the steps of the U.S. Capitol. So unique, in fact, the pipe band of the Band of the U.S…

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Air Force photo / Tech. Sgt. Brannen Parrish
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TFI Metals Technology section blends creation, precision

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. “” In the world of aircraft maintenance, there is virtually no room for error. Metals technologists must be skilled at machining, measuring, drilling, cutting and welding with flawless precision. The Total…

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Events

Briefs, March 30, 2012

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

Museum welcomes home Vietnam Veterans with celebration The March Field Air Museum will hold its 3rd Annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day March 31, beginning at 1 p.m. in conjunction with the Wall That Heals exhibit. The free event is open to the public. Volunteer Income tax assistance center offers free preparation, filing Get your…

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Force Support Squadron golf tournament succeeds as planned

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

The March Field 16th Annual Inter-Services Golf Tournament was played at Soboba Springs Country Club, San Jacinto, on March 12. Although participants were met with a morning blanket of fog, the plush greens and perfect airways…

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Candid Comments”‚|”‚Women’s History Month

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

Dena Tziouvalas Job: Accounting Technician Unit: 452 AMW/Travel Pay Hometown: Moreno Valley, Calif. Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, dancing “My mother influenced me the most. She was my role model and taught me great values in life such as respect, love and guidance. My mother taught me to treat people with dignity and appreciation and to help them as much as…

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