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Health & Safety

Traumatic brain injury is an all-ages threat

Posted March 25, 2016 by by Military Health System Communications Office

Going for an afternoon jog and participating in afterschool sports are parts of daily life for millions of children. Most times, these activities are healthy and harmless, but without proper safety measures, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a possibility. A trip and fall could result in a head bump, as could a collision during a…

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Air National Guard teaches Airman civilian trade

Posted October 13, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

California Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Jessica Abrego has a valuable skill set, which is an asset to her unit while paying dividends in her civilian career. “I joined the Air National Guard because I had a rough childhood and it was my way to do something better for my future,” said Abrego. Abrego, of…

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Russian missiles ‘complicate’ Syria airstrikes

Posted December 4, 2015 by by Jeffrey Schogol

U.S. and coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group will continue despite Russia’s decision to send advanced S-400 surface-to-air missiles to Syria, said the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command. “Yes, it does complicate things a little bit, and we’ll put some thought to it, but we still have a job to do here, and…

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People and Places

Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American memories

Posted February 12, 2016 by Prepared by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute Patrick Air Force Base, Florida

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role they have played in U.S. history. The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. Few…

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Health & Safety

Total Exposure Health: an innovation in precision health

Posted April 8, 2016 by by Prerana Korpe                    

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Walking in sunlight, being stuck in traffic, painting in a studio, listening to music, washing a car … What do these things have in common? Each illustrates a form of “exposure” through our environment and lifestyle. Health is not independent of environment and lifestyle. Our environment and lifestyle present a variety…

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News

Air Force Reserve Recruiting Service shoots public service announcement at March Field

Posted October 30, 2015 by by Linda Welz

A production team from Blaine Warren Advertising (BWA) spent Wednesday morning, October 28, in a hangar at March Air Reserve Base shooting scenes for the Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service’s 2016 public service announcement. The BWA agency works with Reserve Recruiting advertising to meet the needs of the command. “Air Force Reserve Command’s PSA…

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Live the Braveheart life in 2016

Posted January 8, 2016 by by Capt. Tim Jacobs

If you are old enough to remember when the movie “Braveheart” first came out, it may come as a shock to know that it first hit the theaters more than twenty years ago! (Feeling old yet?) But in many ways it set the standard for what an epic film about heroism, courage, and love (and…

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Get involved in Kick Butts Day

Posted March 4, 2016 by by Operation Live Well Staff, DHA Communications

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Young people nationwide stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco on Kick Butts Day, a national day of youth activism. Advocates, teachers and community leaders organize events on Kick Butts Day that empower youth to spread word about tobacco use, the leading cause of preventable death in the…

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Order of Daedalians Founders Day Celebration

Posted April 29, 2016 by

photo courtesy/ William Heitmeier Four new Daedalians were formerly inducted into Flight 30 Order of Daedalians during their 35th Founders Day celebration held at Altavita Commons building, March 26. The celebration was held in recognition of the anniversary of the founding of the Order of Daedalians at Maxwell Field, Montgomery, AL on March 26, 1934….

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People and Places

Riding camels in Egypt and how to be a safe and prepared tourist

Posted November 20, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. Heather Cozad Staley

“Would you like to come and visit me in Cairo?” My friend had been teaching in Egypt the past year when she invited me. A trip to Egypt?! I imagined myself dressed in a flowy garment, riding a camel next to the date palm-lined banks of the Nile. The stuff of dreams! As a member…

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