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  • Rising BMI rates may affect individual health, mission

    The national average for obese body mass index based off of data collected from 2011-2014 is estimated at 36.5 percent compared to 30.5 percent between 1999-2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Immunizations help Airmen maintain readiness

    When an F-16CM Fighting Falcon participates in an exercise, the 20th Fighter Wing pilots and intelligence Airmen attached to the aircraft gain valuable tactical knowledge, advancing in skill with every flight to ensure optimum competence is obtained for the actual battlefield.
  • 20th DS Airmen ensure dental readiness

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Bryan Morris, 20th Dental Squadron dental laboratory flight chief, forms a retainer for a patient at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 18, 2017. Each dental laboratory technician makes about 800 dental appliances per year, including retainers, night guards and crowns. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee
  • How to prepare for mosquito season

    As the weather gets warmer, it is important to take the proper precautions to avoid a thriving mosquito population, one of the most common summer inconveniences.
  • Nutrition fuels the mission

    March is National Nutrition Month, which focuses on promoting a healthy diet; along with exercise, nutrition is part of the physical pillar of Comprehensive Airman Fitness.
  • Dental Squadron Airmen visit local schools

    Airmen from the 20th Dental Squadron visited High Hills Elementary School, here, as well as other schools in the community during National Children’s Dental Health Month.
  • H2H staff hosts GLB program

    The 20th Medical Operation Squadron Healthcare to Health staff hosted a Group Lifestyle Balance class session at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Jan. 27.
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