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Hagel: Fight to end sexual assault must be ‘personal’

Posted January 23, 2015 by Amaani Lyle

Efforts to eliminate the baneful issue of sexual assault “must be personal,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in closing remarks at the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention Summit Jan. 16.

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Finding, keeping focus on the motivation to quit smoking

Posted January 23, 2015 by Senior Airman Jaimi L. Upthegrove

U.S. Air Force graphic /Senior Airman Jaimi L. Upthegrove “I can smell it, and it makes me nauseous,” he said. “I can’t kiss you or even be around you. This has to stop.” That was the exact moment I knew it was time to get serious about quitting smoking. When my husband and I were…

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SecAF, CSAF discuss future of the Air Force

Posted January 23, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Natalie Stanley,

Senior leadership addressed the key issues, priorities, initiatives and challenges facing the Air Force during the State of the Air Force press briefing, Jan. 15 at the Pentagon.

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News Briefs January 23, 2015

Posted January 23, 2015 by

New Year’s 5K run Photo by Josh Merk Ryan Shields, C. J. Bramante, and Jonathon Sandvig placed first, second and third respectively in the men’s division of the New Year’s 5K run/walk held recently at March Air Reserve Base. Additional winners were as follows: In the women’s division; Justine Lazare took first place, while Renete…

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Tips to help keep your New Year’s resolution

Posted January 16, 2015 by StatePoint Media, California

New Year’s resolutions are easier to make than to keep, especially when it comes to dieting. While life can often seem at odds with your health and fitness goals, there are plenty of ways to avoid common pitfalls this new year and stay on the weight loss track. • Snack and drink smart: When you’re…

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DOD releases 2015 military pay, compensation rates

Posted January 16, 2015 by DOD News,

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Defense Department announced the 2015 military pay and compensation rates for service members Dec. 22, with most service members receiving a 1 percent increase in basic pay. The new rates for basic pay, basic allowance for housing (BAH), basic allowance for subsistence (BAS), and the cost of living allowance (COLA) rates…

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DEOMI releases 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance poster

Posted January 16, 2015 by DEOMI public affairs

DEOMI graphic/Peter Hemmer In observance of the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) proudly announces the availability of original artwork available for download from DEOMI’s website at www.deomi.org. Click the “download” link below the thumbnail image of the poster on our website and download it to your…

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National Blood Donor Month

Posted January 16, 2015 by Health.mil

January is National Blood Donor Month, and the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) is encouraging all service members to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015. National Blood Donor Month recognizes the importance of giving blood and platelets while honoring those who roll up a sleeve to help patients in need. “We couldn’t…

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News Briefs January 16, 2015

Posted January 16, 2015 by

DESERVING AIRMAN COMMISSIONING BOARD There will be a Deserving Airman Commissioning Board held on Feb. 19, 2015. All packages are due to FSS/FSMPD by Jan. 24. For more information, contact 452nd Force Support Squadron Career Development at 655-3113. FEBRUARY YELLOW RIBBON EVENT The Air Force Reserve Command Yellow Ribbon Program invites you to a Regional…

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2014 – Year in Review

Posted January 9, 2015 by

January U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson A U.S. Air Force Reserve-owned KC-135 Stratotanker, currently attached to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, refuels an A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Jan. 7, 2014, over Northeast, Afghanistan. The crew of the Stratotanker,…

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