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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Health & Safety

99th MDSS Pharmacy streamlines inpatient medication processes

The pharmacy at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center recently innovated their inpatient medication process by implementing barcode technology to multiple medication dispensing machines throughout the medical center and streamlining and safeguarding the way nurses receive and dispense medications for patients here.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

When Airmen deploy, an essential part of being able to accomplish the mission is being trained and prepared for what lies ahead.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Health & Safety

Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet

When Airmen are injured, receiving care in order to heal so they can return to their daily mission, is the top priority to their daily mission.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Local

Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office

The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney Local

Guest speaker addresses millennials

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.


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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

Posted  August 24, 2016

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.

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Air Force

Air Force releases FY17 first-term Airman retraining quotas

Posted  August 22, 2016

The Air Force has approved 1,688 fiscal year 2017 retraining quotas in 74 Air Force specialty codes for eligible active duty first-term Airmen. “The First Term Airman Retraining Program allows first-term Airmen, including staff sergeants who are in their first enlistment, to retrain in conjunction with a reenlistment,” said MSgt. Kris Reece, retraining policy and…

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Windows 10 to deploy across AF

Posted  August 22, 2016

The Air Force is slated to upgrade to Windows 10 over the next couple years to improve the Air Force’s cybersecurity posture, lower the cost of information technology and streamline the IT operating environment. Windows 10 provides improved security features to mitigate cyber threats and a common baseline for Air Force cyber operators to manage,…

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AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

Posted  August 19, 2016

Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

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Air Force STEM scholarships available to college students

Posted  August 19, 2016

Eric Wineman completed both his undergraduate and master’s degrees with no student loan debt and now works for the Air Force as an electronics engineer, courtesy of the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program. Part of the National Defense Education Program, SMART was established by the Department of Defense to provide…

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