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Marine vet honors fallen female troops with 160-mile run

Posted July 31, 2015 by by Dean DeChiaro

When veteran Marine Maj. Bridget Guerrero set out to run a mile for each of the 160 female troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, she never thought that one of their moms would show up to support her along the way. After training for months, Guerrero set out to run 160 miles around Washington’s Puget Sound…

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Holiday safety tips from your 452 safety office

Posted December 18, 2015 by by Jim Moats

The clock is ticking down and the holiday season is upon us. Many of us are all rushing around for last minute shopping, packing our suitcases for travel and preparing our home with decorations. The Air Force teaches us to use Risk Management in our jobs to minimize hazards and prevent injuries. The same principles…

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Reduce your risk during National Safety Month

Posted June 12, 2015 by (from healthfinder.gov)

Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44. The good news is everyone can get involved to help prevent injuries. During National Safety Month, the 452nd Air Mobility Wing safety office is spreading the word to…

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Halloween Health and Safety Tips

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety. Check out these tips from cdc.gov to help make the festivities fun and…

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Healthy Base Initiative: fitness and military child

Posted April 17, 2015 by

April is the Month of the Military Child and at March Air Reserve Base, we value our children and their health. With that in mind, we reprint this article from www.mlitaryonesource.mil to help each of us know more about our children’s health and fitness. Physical education, or PE, is more than just a class in…

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Mental health resources available for those in need

Posted July 24, 2015 by By Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada (AFNS) — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) The clinic buildings themselves aren’t scary, but add the words ‘mental health,’ and most people will avoid them like they contain tigers on the loose. That’s why…

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

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

BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AFNS) — 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. Senior Airman Jared Trimarchi’s road to fitness has been paved with hard work and discipline, all to improve…

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Men’s Health Month – focus on prostate cancer

Posted June 12, 2015 by (from cdc.gov)

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men. Most prostate cancers grow slowly, and don’t cause any health problems in men who have them. A prostate specific antigen (PSA) test may find a prostate health problem, but treatment can cause serious side effects. Learn about prostate cancer and talk to your doctor before…

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The sweet spot: nutrition, oral health

Posted September 25, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. John Barnes

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — It is a given that good nutrition is important for general health and wellbeing. In today’s day and age, with the abundance of science and dietary research available to us, we are more conscience about what we put into our bodies than ever before. Most people with a basic…

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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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