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News Briefs April 10, 2015

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Flournoy receives second star U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Damon Mazyck Family members look on as Maj. Gen. John C. Flournoy Jr.’s mother and wife pin on a second star during the general’s promotion ceremony in the Cultural Resource Center at March Air Reserve Base, California, April 3, 2015. Flournoy, commander, 4th Air Force (headquartered…

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The Month of the Military Child benefits Guard, Reserve families

Posted April 3, 2015 by www.dodea.edu

Along with the sacrifice of having a parent away in service for months at a time, many Guard and Reserve families are financially stretched and cannot afford the fees for sports, fine arts, or tutoring programs so crucial to a child’s sense of well-being.

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Earthquakes are our way of life; be prepared

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Unlike hurricanes and some other natural hazards, earthquakes strike suddenly and without warning. Nevertheless, if you live in an area at risk for earthquakes, there are things that you can do to reduce the chances that you or other members of your household will be injured, that your property will be damaged, or that your…

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Salutes & Awards

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Courtesy photo Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Dorman, 912th Air Refueling Squadron, Pamela Smith, March Fitness Center director, Staff Sgt. Ishmael Bryant, 912 ARS and Lt. Col. Nathan Howard, 912 ARS commander, pose after receiving the 452nd Force Support Squadron’s Intramural Basketball Base Championship trophy for the 2014/15 basketball season.

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted April 3, 2015 by The Military and Community Family Policy website

Since 1983, April has been dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect through the observation of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The observance serves to educate parents and the community about warning signs and helpful resources, and to reinforce that the safety and well-being of children is a shared community responsibility. Military families…

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News Briefs April 3, 2015

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COMMISSARY TO HOLD CASE LOT SALE The March Commissary has a case lot sale scheduled for May 1-4, where you can find great deals on many, many items. Save the dates! RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE RELOCATED The March Field Retiree Activities Office has moved to Bldg. 441, Rm. 25. The address is 1920 Graeber St., March…

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Ongoing fitness lifestyle promotes healthy recovery

Posted April 2, 2015 by Linda Welz

Capt. Linda Baltes Monsolillo, 752nd Medical Squadron biomedical science officer, is no stranger to fitness. As a fitness model and personal trainer, her healthy lifestyle is the reason she said she bounced back so quickly after her Feb. 15, 2015 delivery of a healthy 9 pound, 2 ounce baby girl, Emerson Zoe.

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National Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

Posted March 27, 2015 by Dawn W. Smith

(Final in a 4-part series) The National Women’s History Project’s 2015 theme is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” In this ongoing series, we highlight individual women who made a difference in the fabric or our nation’s history. This week we look at the 2000s. Dr. Peggy Whitson   Dr. Peggy Whitson, an American astronaut,…

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Retired Air Force Reservist finds inspiration through loss

Posted March 27, 2015 by Megan Crusher

Courtesy of Evan Money (First in a three-part series chronicling Angela Alexander’s incredible story which led to a book, a ministry and now, a documentary.) MIRACLE: “An unusual or wonderful event that is believed to be caused by the power of God,” is how Merriam-Webster defines it. For most parents who have lost a child…

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Airmen stay focused in DOD competition

Posted March 27, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force art by Master Sgt. Elizabeth Concepcion/Released Digital painting created in Adobe Photoshop. This artwork was created to depict the US Army occupation in Vietnam and was inspired by the story of a Vietnam war veteran in Monterey, Calif. March 3, 2014. ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Three Air Force reservists assigned…

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