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News Briefs February 20, 2015

Posted February 20, 2015 by

CORRECTION The Feb. 13 issue of The Beacon misidentified Airman Lionel Hendrick as being assigned to the 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Hendrick was assigned to the 452nd Maintenance Squadron. We apologize for the error. A MISSED VALENTINE TO SAL Sorry we missed one of the Valentine’s wishes that was submitted last week. Here it is:…

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Air Force reservist continues workouts through pregnancy

Posted February 13, 2015 by Sheila Monaghan,

Like so many expectant mothers who exercise, Linda Baltes deals with criticism. But she hasn’t let it stop her.

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Happy birthday, George Washington!

Posted February 13, 2015 by (Taken from archives.gov)

(archives.gov) George Washington, copy of painting by Gilbert Stuart, 1931-1932, RG 148, Records of Commissions of the Legislative Branch, George Washington Bicentennial Commission. George Washington’s Birthday is celebrated as a federal holiday on the third Monday in February. It is one of eleven permanent holidays established by Congress. Federal holidays apply only to the federal…

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News Briefs February 12, 2015

Posted February 13, 2015 by

$1000 pizza donation U.S. Air Force photo/Linda Welz Col. Russell Muncy, 452nd Air Mobility Wing commander, receives a $1000 donation of California Pizza Kitchen gift cards plus 750 free kid’s meals Feb. 5, 2015 from David Lee, Riverside Plaza store manager and Nicole Parsons, Victoria Gardens store manager, as Jamil Dada, vice president of investment…

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DEOMI releases 2015 National African American poster

Posted February 6, 2015 by

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – In observance of African American/Black History Month, celebrated each year during the month of February the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) proudly announces the availability of original artwork available for download from DEOMI’s public website, www.deomi.org. “The idea for this year’s poster came from the Association for the…

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New Exchange EXTRA app puts savings and more at shoppers’ fingertips

Posted February 6, 2015 by AAFES News Release 15-004

DALLAS – With the swipe of a finger, military shoppers can launch a brand-new way to connect with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service through its free Exchange EXTRA app. The app gives shoppers quick access to information on the latest Exchange promotions, contests, coupons, BE FIT information and more. The free app is…

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News Briefs February 5, 2015

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Stationed locally, serving globally U.S. Air Force photo/Gregory M. Gaunt An HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter, assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, sits inside the belly of a 452nd Air Mobility Wing C-17, Jan. 27, 2015. A March crew flew there to pick up the helicopter and six of its maintainers for…

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The road to fitness: One Airman’s drive to get fit, inspire others

Posted January 30, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Tom Brading

A photojournalist assigned to the 628th Air Base Wing public affairs office here has lost more than 60 pounds since he began his fitness journey a little more than a year ago.

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March communications engineer celebrates his roots

Posted January 30, 2015 by Charlie Gill

Randy Staley is a communications engineer at the AFN Broadcast Center on March Air Reserve Base. He can carry a tune. He’s not a singer, but a craftsman who uses wood and animal skins to create flutes and drums.

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News Briefs January 30, 2015

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Muncy tours DMA Photo by Charlie Gill 452 AMW Commander Colonel Russell Muncy gets an orientation on the American Forces Network’s (AFN’s) Broadcast Center’s 24-7 Help Desk for military personnel who watch AFN TV overseas. The AFN Broadcast Center is, located on March Air Reserve base, originates eight TV services and 10 satellite radio services…

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