Brian McGloin, 502nd Air Base Wing OL-B Public Affairs
June 2, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The road to higher education can be a little easier for members of Air Force clubs around the world, or their dependents, through the 2011 Club Membership Scholarship program, officials said."Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to club members or their families attending or accepted to attend a college or university," said Shelta Reese, of the1902nd... Read more
Air Force Space Command Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Office
June 2, 2011
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- This past weekend, I found myself as the designated driver for a group of my college friends. This "boyz" weekend has had numerous constants these past 20 years: watching football games, drinking beer and shots, gorging on pizza and BBQ, and invariably closing the evening with Tums and seltzer cocktails, a Pepto-Bismol chaser, and calls home to the wives advising... Read more
Tech. Sgt. Stacia Zachary, Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
June 2, 2011
CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan -- Some of the heat has burned off as the summer moon rises overhead. An Airman labors over scrap pieces of wood in a makeshift workshop under a canopy of camouflage. Fitting pieces of wood together, the shape of a tiny coffin emerges.The contract providing coffins for deceased Afghans has expired. The Role 3 Hospital in camp immediately began making alternative plans... Read more
Diane Mayer, TriWest Healthcare Alliance, Shari Lopatin, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
June 2, 2011
Have you ever thought of quitting smoking, but just didn't feel ready -- yet? Or perhaps, you want to quit, but don't know where to start.After all, kicking that habit isn't exactly easy.That's why TriCare now offers a new counseling benefit for smoking cessation. You don't need to have a smoking-related illness to use the benefit. You just need to receive the counseling from a TriCare-authorized... Read more
Charles Gilmore, Utah Hall of Fame administrator
May 26, 2011
Hill Aerospace Museum will feature two very different Memorial Day opportunities to remember those who served the nation in both war and peace.The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah and Pioneer Flight, Order of Daedalians, will hold a memorial service at 9:30 a.m. at the Hill Aerospace Museum's Mazer Memorial Chapel. This year's program will speak to Utah's lost warriors and will be a tribute... Read more
Gen. Donald Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command Commander
May 26, 2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The exact origins of Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, are not known. It was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868, by Gen. John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, that a day should be observed nationwide as a ritual of remembrance and reconciliation. That first observation took place May 30 of the same year.In those... Read more
David D. Battle, 75 ABW/SEG
May 26, 2011
It has been a long cold winter in Northern Utah, followed soon by an even longer, colder and wetter spring. To say the least, we're all ready for a long hot summer. With the arrival of summer comes an upsurge in outdoor activities, such as swimming, boating, fishing, bicycling, hiking and camping, to name a few. Summertime also means we'll be using our automobiles and motorcycles a great deal... Read more
May 26, 2011
New crosswalk signal has been delayed until Monday, May 30, because of bad weather -- The parking lot east of Ward-leigh Road is to have a new style signal light in order to help pedestrians cross the street.Once activated the light will blink yellow for 3-5 seconds signaling motorists to slow down and prepare to stop. The light will then turn solid yellow and then solid red. In the solid red... Read more
Ed Delker, Office of the Inspector General
May 26, 2011
In the last article we looked at problem solving for the first three steps of the process. Now we will look at Steps 4 and 5, but first here are some key things to keep in mind.A concise document is extremely valuable for problem solving. Answering what is the deficiency, what is the root cause, what are the corrective actions and current status, in a clear and concise manner is what the... Read more
May 26, 2011
Veterinarian technician appointments are available on Mondays for heartworm tests, microchips and nail trims, a vet technician exam only. By offering such services on nonclinic days more appointments will be open for doctor exams on clinic days. Anything beyond those services will need to be scheduled as a doctor exam on clinic days. Any such appointments must be scheduled for any of these... Read more