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Seven little known facts about Memorial Day

Posted May 22, 2015 by

As Americans get ready to observe Memorial Day with travel, family get-togethers and celebrations, let us not forget—it’s not about the BBQ. Memorial Day is observed specifically to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America, and to observe a moment of silence is the law. Here are…

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163rd Judge Advocate defends Airman

Posted December 11, 2015 by

(Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgts. Neil Ballecer and Gregory Solman) 163rd Attack Wing Judge Advocate General Maj. Marsha Yasuda, assisted by paralegal Staff Sgt. Adriana Stevens, defended the first California Air National Guardsman court martialed in more than a decade. Maj. Marsha Yasuda had barely landed at the 163d Reconnaissance Wing’s Judge Advocate…

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Youth Education Motivation Program

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Public Affairs is taking volunteers to be guest speakers for the 6th annual career day event at Mission Middle School. The Youth Education Motivation Program (YEMP), focuses on providing opportunities for middle school students to get an early start in exploring their career options and to encourage students to complete their education.  One to two…

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DEOMI releases 2015 Women’s History Month poster

Posted March 6, 2015 by

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – In observance of National Women’s History Month, celebrated each year during the month of March, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) proudly announces the availability of original artwork available for download from DEOMI’s public website at www.deomi.org. National Women’s History Month is an opportunity to honor and celebrate…

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President Abraham Lincoln: Feb. 12, 1809 – Apr. 14, 1865

Posted February 6, 2015 by

Taken from the Presidential biographies at whitehouse.gov February 12th marks the 205th year since the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the United States’ 16th President. Although his birthday does not have a national holiday, as does President George Washington’s, Lincoln is no less important. It was on Jan. 1, 1863 that he issued the Emancipation Proclamation…

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In defense bill battle, military pay and benefits are casualties

Posted October 23, 2015 by by Leo Shane III

Military advocates lost on almost every big benefits fight they waged in the legislative run-up to the fiscal 2016 defense authorization bill. The legislation is still in limbo, awaiting a presidential veto that could end up scuttling nine months of Capitol Hill work on the annual military policy measure. But in the lobbying arena, Pentagon…

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November: National American Indian Heritage Month 2015

Posted October 30, 2015 by Prepared by Dawn W. Smith

National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States. This presentation reviews the historical milestones that led to the establishment of National American Indian Heritage Month, covers various aspects of American Indian and Alaska Native life, and honors the contributions…

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Time to change batteries, ‘fall back’

Posted October 30, 2015 by

This article is part of the Energy.gov series “Joules of Wisdom: Top Things You Didn’t Know About Energy”and from cpsc.gov Fall back This Sunday, at 2 a.m. (or before going to bed Saturday night) people across the country will set their clocks back an hour, marking the end to Daylight Saving Time. The U.S. adopted…

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