U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Melissa Goslin, U.S. Air Force graphic/Airman 1st Class Tom Brading
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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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Finding, keeping focus on the motivation to quit smoking

Posted January 23, 2015 by Commentary by 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 in the dating stages of our relationship, I was…

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Tips to help keep your New Year’s resolution

Posted January 16, 2015 by 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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National Blood Donor Month

Posted January 16, 2015 by 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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