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Default Air Force Logo Got the blues?
The bus comes to a halt but nobody moves or says a word. Hearts begin to speed up as a crowd appears outside the bus. "Everyone off the bus," you hear. From that point on your life changed. No longer could you sleep in or have a bad day. Most importantly, no longer was it about you. It became about the team - it was Basic Military Training and you
0 11/25
2008
Default Air Force Logo Operation Christmas Child
A shoe box can make a world of difference in the life of a needy child when it is filled with gifts. Millions of children in our world live and exist in conditions difficult for most people to imagine. As victims of poverty, war, AIDS, famine and other catastrophes, many children are orphans and many live on city streets. We seldom, if ever, have
0 11/17
2008
Default Air Force Logo Work to make it right
Throughout the Air Force, military and civilian personnel are often involved in numerous mishaps. While most of these mishaps are not life threatening, many are reportable to higher headquarters due to lost work time or costs involved. Historically speaking, males ages 18-26 are responsible for the majority of mishaps. Although this demographic is
0 11/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo What's new in lodging?
If you've been in the Carolina Pines Inn lately, you will see a lot of changes in progress. In fact, the staff has been busy updating the reception area in an extensive self-help project. The lodging staff carpeted office areas, removed wall cover, painted walls, added crown molding, baseboards, flooring and a new business center. A beautiful
0 4/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo Importance of recycling
Why should people recycle? What's the importance? As a kid, I remember the commercials about not running the water while brushing your teeth; and the one about turning off the light when you leave a room. Those commercials played on the minds of the American populace. These were easy things to do and the message was clear -- if we all pull together
0 12/03
2007
Default Air Force Logo Jet noise too loud?...Listen to this
It's the stuff that'll make you shake, rattle and roll--your windows, your insides, and anything else you may have in and around your house. You can cheer for it, or you can complain about it, but one thing's for sure: Screaming, thunderous F-16 fighter jets will continue to keep America free. Jet noise is subjective. It means something different
0 10/25
2007
Default Air Force Logo Are you one bad decision away from ruining the rest of your life?
Some of us are blessed with great decision-making techniques and some of us aren't. Many decisions are given to us throughout our military career. Some decisions are small and some are large. "I finished my ancillary training earlier than expected, should I just go home early without telling my supervisor or should I report back to work? I really
0 8/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Who do you think you are?
Recently I have become more aware of problems Airmen are having. I have written stories on the Culture of Responsible Choices and the Airmen Against Drunk Driving program, and attended an Air Force fatality briefing and victim advocacy training. I have also written stories on Airmen receiving medals, being accepted to Tops in Blue, and the base
0 2/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Living our core values
With the Air Force vision focusing on the future and making provisions to better equip the warfighter, it is important to remain vigilant, support change and look for ways to do things better, trim excess and continue to build a leaner, more fit expeditionary force. This effort requires significant change, ranging from how we prepare for and
0 2/01
2007
Default Air Force Logo Veterans Day message
Since the initial Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1918, our nation has taken the time to honor those who have served in our military both in peacetime and in war. The original Armistice Day celebrated the day that Germany signed a cease-fire with the Allied powers, officially ending World War I. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson officially declared Nov.
0 11/09
2006
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