AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND DIRECTORATE OF MANPOWER, Personnel and Services
March 9, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — WorkLife4You began on Oct. 1, 2016, by Federal Occupational Health. Like the Employee Assistance Program, WorkLife4You focuses on federal civilian employees.The program helps to meet worker’s daily life challenges by providing resource referral services to employees across the country and overseas. It is designed to empower civilians and their dependents to... Read more
March 9, 2017
WASHINGTON — Researchers know of aspirin’s benefits in preventing certain ailments — from cardiovascular disease to most recently colorectal cancer. But while the link to those two conditions was made, researchers also questioned how and if this “wonder drug” could work to ward off other types of cancers. Thanks to a team led by Dr. Vinod Vijayan at the DeBakey Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical... Read more
DARREN D. HEUSEL, 72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 9, 2017
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — When it comes to producing STEM graduates to develop and maintain modern weapon systems, the nation is falling behind, the Air Force Sustainment Center’s commander told members of the Oklahoma State Board of Regents last week.Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II told Regents at their regular meeting Feb. 1 in Oklahoma City that one way to address the shortage of science,... Read more
PAUL HOLCOMB, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
March 2, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — During the day, 1st Lt. Ken Cerreta is a program manager in the F-16 System Program Office here. Off duty, he’s a skilled craftsman who builds handmade bicycle frames.A former enlisted aircraft machinist and welder, Cerreta found that he missed working with his hands after commissioning.“I enjoyed fabricating aircraft parts and wanted to continue fabrication as a... Read more
TECH. SGT. ESTHER WASHINGTON, 75th Communications Squadron
March 2, 2017
Fun Fact: Do you know who the first director of the WAAC/WAC was? After authorizing establishment of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt swore in Oveta Culp Hobby as its first director. Hobby was an experienced business executive, former editor of the Houston Post, mother of two and wife of William Hobby, a former Texas governor. An active... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
March 2, 2017
WASHINGTON — Former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody testified on the importance of Airmen and their families before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel Feb. 14 on Capitol Hill.“It is imperative we put them first, inspire them and support them as they face the challenges inherent to serving the profession of arms,” he said. “It’s not an easy task, which is why... Read more
March 2, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 419th Fighter Wing named UPS its Employer of the Year during its annual awards ceremony Feb. 11.Each year, the 419th FW recognizes a civilian employer who has shown exceptional support of reservists who work in their organization. These employers go above and beyond the requirements of the law, making it easier for reservists to balance their civilian jobs, family... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS JAMES THOMPSON, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
March 2, 2017
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — African-American influence is infused with the American culture foundation, and transcends generations of segregation and oppression. African-American authors, civil rights activists and even Air Force pilots forged the way forward, and broke down racial barriers through literary influence, civil rights demonstrations and service to country.To commemorate and... Read more
AIR FORCE SENIOR AIRMAN ANDREW PARK, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing
March 2, 2017
“I really wanted to teach history because I wanted to make it interesting. My goal is to make history tangible,” said Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Paseur.Known as Mr. Paseur to his students at Trion High School in northwest Georgia, Paseur uses personal experience to liven up his lessons. In the past, this has included bringing an antique loom into his classroom, where he uses it during lessons on... Read more
March 2, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Several base organizations hosted engineering events here and at other northern Utah locations during National Engineers Week, Feb. 21-25.Since 1951, National Engineers Week is an annual event sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers. It is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of... Read more

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