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Safety, common sense help ensure happy holidays

Posted December 19, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Kathleen T. Rhem

I’ve always felt there are two important things to keep in mind during the holidays: Don’t let baby mistake the light-up nose on your Rudolph decoration for her “Baby’s 1st Christmas” pacifier, and go easy on the rum if you share the eggnog with your cat.

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News Briefs December 19, 2014

Posted December 19, 2014 by

GoRuck Challenge (U.S. Air Force photo/Steve Watson) Participants of the first ever GoRuck Challenge held at March ARB gather for a photo following the event, Dec 3. The GoRuck Challenge is a team event, inspired by the most elite training offered to Special Forces personnel, that takes participants through collective conditions of mental and physical…

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CAL FIRE warns of home heating dangers during winter storms

Posted December 12, 2014 by Daniel Berlant

As a major winter storm prepares to hit California, CAL FIRE is reminding residents to take steps to heat their homes safely. While the cooler weather and rain is a welcomed event during a time of severe drought in California, it also means that many will need to turn on home heating sources to keep…

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Gen. Hyten: Future of AF is air, space, cyberspace integration

Posted December 12, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Torri Ingalsbe,

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The commander of Air Force Space Command talked about the fundamental relationship between space operations and everyday life – not only for the military, but for the American people – during a breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club, Dec. 5. Gen. John E. Hyten, the AFSPC commander, explained the complexities of global…

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Prepare for water-wise winter: Tips and ideas

Posted December 12, 2014 by Association of California Water Agencies

When the rain starts, conserving water may be the last thing that comes to mind. Yet given California’s Mediterranean climate, water conservation should be a daily, year-round habit for all of us. Save Our Water, a statewide public education program, offers these tips and ideas on how to conserve water this fall and winter: Change…

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Air Force looks at innovative acquisition processes

Posted December 12, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Torri Ingalsbe

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — With new technologies rapidly coming to the forefront of the global stage, remaining the world’s greatest air force comes at an escalating cost, making responsible spending and cost-cutting initiatives high priorities for Air Force leadership. The Air Force Office of Acquisitions is partnering with industry to realize some of these initiatives and…

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Retired nurse flying high at March Aero Club

Posted December 12, 2014 by Steve Watson

Joan Cooper is a retired nurse but not a typical one.

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News Briefs December 12, 2014

Posted December 12, 2014 by

Riverside mayor visits March (U.S. Air Force photo/Linda Welz) 1st Lt. Brian McBrearty, 729th Airlift Squadron, explains the capabilities of the C-17 Globemaster III to Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, during the mayor’s visit to the squadron. Bailey, a Military Academy graduate and former Army helicopter pilot, also got some hands-on…

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Eight healthy eating goals to maintain health

Posted December 5, 2014 by President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Small changes can make a big difference to your health. Try incorporating at least six of the eight goals below into your diet. Commit to incorporating one new healthy eating goal each week over the next six weeks. You can track your progress through PALA+. Make half your plate fruits and vegetables: Choose red, orange,…

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Tips to heat your home affordably this winter

Posted December 5, 2014 by StatePoint Media, California

Climate control accounts for almost half the energy use in a typical U.S. home and is also the largest energy expense for most people -- but it doesn’t have to be.

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