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U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Health & Safety

Think before you drink: LVAADD saves careers, lives

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

On most Friday and Saturday nights, bars and nightclubs in Las Vegas are filled with people packed in like sardines.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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Airman uses passion to restore ‘survivor’ car

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

In 1971 “Fury” was born. She had a smooth fuselage body painted in Spanish gold with four headlights, a horizontal grille and two doors. She came equipped with a nylon/foam seat and carpet, a clock, and concealed wipers.

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CHIEFchat: Cody addresses new EPR form, Course 15

Posted July 31, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Chris Gross

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody addressed several topics during his latest CHIEFchat, including the new enlisted performance report and Course 15, at the Defense Media Activity here. Cody said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III handed off the task of…

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Red Flag 15-3 rolls on to week 3

Posted July 31, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Kevin Raver, a fuels apprentice assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Altus Air Force Base, Okla., fills out paperwork after refueling an EA-18G Growler during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 28. During Red Flag, the 99th LRS…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted July 31, 2015 by 99th Medical Group

Q: How do I get a breast pump? A: 1. Get a prescription • Your prescription must be from any TRICARE-authorized doctor, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or nurse midwife • Your prescription must show if you’re getting a basic manual or standard electric pump. To get a hospital-grade pump, you need to work with your…

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Events

Community Happenings – July 31, 2015

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Please be a good steward of the environment — pick-up the base newspaper from your driveway and place in the recycle bin after you read it. Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Wednesday: Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
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Defenders safeguard assets during Red Flag

Posted July 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

During every Red Flag exercise, an increased number of personnel and equipment finds its way here. Units from around the world come to experience and participate in the best training they can receive in the air, space and cyberspace realm of operations.

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ACC, AMC training centers collaborate to increase warfighter support

Posted July 24, 2015 by Capt. Matthew Chism

Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, visited the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center to meet with Airmen who support, train, and execute the expeditionary mission here July 15.

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Decorations processing now initiated through virtual Personnel Center

Posted July 24, 2015 by Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Supervisors of active-duty Airmen can now use the virtual Personnel Center via myPers to initiate and track decorations throughout the review and approval process. “The online application allows for automated routing and approval, in addition to prepopulating certain personnel data in the forms,” said Christine Stingley, the military future…

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AF releases first-term Airman retraining quotas

Posted July 24, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eligible first-term enlisted Airmen interested in retraining opportunities can review the fiscal year 2016 online retraining advisory on myPers. Air Force officials approved 1,599 fiscal 2016 first-term Airman retraining quotas in 45 Air Force specialty codes. Airmen can retrain into a variety of AFSCs, including cyber, intelligence, pararescue, flight…

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