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Hispanic Heritage Month: Sept. 15 – Oct. 15

Posted October 13, 2015 by from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from 15 September – 15 October to celebrate the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. This year’s theme, “Hispanic Americans: Energizing Our Nation’s Diversity,” was chosen by the National Council of Hispanic Employment Managers and invites…

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Spelunking at 165 feet below

Posted June 19, 2015 by

Courtesy photo Senior Airman Kenneth Moore, 452nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, shows no sign of being claustrophobic at 165 feet below the cavern surface during a spelunking (cave exploration) trip June 12-14 at Moaning Caverns in northern California, sponsored by March Outdoor Recreation. Moore said it was his first time doing anything like this and that…

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Joint Task Force 505 begins drawdown in Nepal

Posted May 29, 2015 by

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AFNS) — Joint Task Force 505 is drawing down its earthquake relief operations as the Nepalese government and international aid agencies have postured for long-term recovery and reconstruction efforts. Nepal announced its transition from relief operations to the recovery phase of disaster response May 19. “We are grateful for the essential contributions of…

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