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Default Air Force Logo Act like a Superhero
I was recently picking up a few items at a local retail chain at lunchtime; everywhere I walked, someone wanted to shake my hand or say, "Thank you for your service." It made me proud to be wearing the uniform of the U.S. Air Force.While waiting in the checkout lane, I noticed a little boy shopping with his mom was staring at me from his perch in
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2013
The Shaw Air Force Base tax center is scheduled to open at the community activity center Jan. 23 and operate until Apr. 17, 2012. The tax center, administered by the 20th Fighter Wing Legal office, is operated by more than 25 volunteer income tax assistance representatives who will provide free electronic tax filing to anyone with military identification. (U.S. Air Force photo Illustration by Senior Airman Amber E. N. Jacobs/Released) Tax assistance for 2013: Tax center scheduled to open Jan. 28
The income tax season is right around the corner. While most cherish taxes about as much as a visit to the dentist, some at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., really enjoy the tax assistance program. The 20th Fighter Wing Legal Office, along with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) representatives, will again be providing free tax help, to include
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2013
Default Air Force Logo Germbusters
In any given year approximately 10 to 20 percent of Americans come down with the flu between November and March (otherwise known as flu season). The flu can lead to serious complications, sending more than 200,000 U.S. residents to the hospital each year. In the United States, the flu claims the lives of about 36,000 people annually. In the state
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2013
Default Air Force Logo CFACC: Happy holidays to a great coalition team
As the holiday season approaches, I thank all the members of this tremendous Coalition and joint team for your commitment and continued service. Each one of you is vitally important to delivering decisive airpower in the region. The holiday season is traditionally a time of celebration - a chance to reflect on the importance of family and friends
0 12/20
2012
Default Air Force Logo Accessing Medical Care While You Are Traveling
As the holiday season approaches, many of our beneficiaries will be traveling to various locations to enjoy time with family and friends. In the event that you or your family members should need medical treatment while you are away from Shaw Air Force Base, you will find information in this article to help you determine how to get the appropriate
0 12/18
2012
Default Air Force Logo The spirit of giving: an important aspect of military life
As the holiday season approaches, people are filled with the "spirit of giving." Presents are carefully picked and bought at stores, then wrapped up in pretty ribbons and bows and are placed under decorated trees. The spirit of giving means more than getting gifts for loved ones though. During the holiday season, many volunteer programs show case
0 12/11
2012
Default Air Force Logo Online social networking: Something to keep in mind
Who could doubt that the Air Force is a very technology-friendly organization? That's part of the reason that Air Force leaders decided to allow Airmen to access many social websites through the official network. Among the accessible social networking websites Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The Air Force even uses the "big two" for official public
0 12/04
2012
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Blake Hubbard, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs broadcaster, poses for his Shaw Spotlight photo at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Mar. 13, 2012. An airman is nominated weekly due to their outstanding progression and effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hunter Brady/ Released) A dream cut short
As I stood, sweating outside the Military Enlistment Processing Station on a hot June 24, 2010, I knew I had made a very important and life changing decision; the decision to join the United States Air Force. I joined the Air Force to attend school, travel, and grow as an individual. I left for Basic Military Training on the cold winter morning of
0 12/04
2012
Colonel Dean Borsos, 20th Medical Group Commander Reflect, be thankful, set new goals
Another holiday season is upon us. With this comes a time to pause and reflect on the past, to be thankful for the gifts in our lives and to develop plans to make the New Year even better. As with everything we do, it is important to strive to balance our personal and professional lives. How do you remember 2012? What are your plans for 2013?As I
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2012
Shaw AFB will most likely not build a facility above four stories. (Courtesy photo) High-rise buildings a detriment to society?
Community planning is a multifaceted discipline that touches everyone's lives. Oftentimes, the field seems obscure to us and we do not have much forethought on the subject until a development touches our backyard.The purpose of this article is to help us become more effective in entering community improvement discussions by becoming more
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