December 22, 2016
FINANCIAL READINESSBINDER COURSE(University of Utah Extension)Feb. 27 — 6 p.m.Are you prepared to relocate on a moment’s notice in the event of an emergency or natural disaster? Know what you’ll need and be prepared. INVESTING/TSP(Josh Stout, Wells Fargo Advisors)Feb. 28 — NoonInvesting/TSP HOME SWEET HOME(A&FRC Financial MFLC)March 1 — 6 NoonBasic home buying workshop BLENDED... Read more
MAJ. ETHAN STOKER, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
Washington — Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James held a Facebook town hall to address concerns from Airmen and their family members Dec. 12.The town hall meeting provided an update to concerns and issues brought to her attention during the Air Force Spouse and Family Forum in October.“I told you we would make best efforts to identify some areas where we can make immediate impact and others... Read more
Kevin L. Robinson, DeCA Corporate Communications
December 22, 2016
FORT LEE, Va. – Somewhere between the holiday decorations, the ripping of wrapping paper, the college bowl games and the hopeful New Year’s resolutions, there are a few holiday meals in the mix. If you’re a commissary patron, you’ll have plenty to cheer about over the holidays as you count your savings while shopping for your festive menus, said Defense Commissary Agency Sales Director... Read more
1ST LT. ERIK ANTHONY, 618th Air Operations Center Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft. The 618th Air Operations Center, based out of Scott AFB, Illinois, assigned the Tennessee Air National Guard’s 134th Air Refueling Wing, New... Read more
419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — For families in the 419th Fighter Wing, Santa’s standard sleigh just doesn’t cut it. When the jolly old man swung by Hangar 37 for the wing’s annual Christmas party Dec. 4, he arrived Air Force-style in an F-16 fighter jet.Santa, played by wing commander Col. David Smith, greeted children, passed out presents, and met with family members of the 1,200 reservists who... Read more
Air Force Marathon Office
December 22, 2016
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — If you missed registering for the sold-out 2016 Air Force Marathon, mark Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. EST on your calendar. That’s when registration will begin for the 2017 event. Registration will open with special New Year’s resolution discounts, and participants who register Jan. 2 will receive $10 off the full or half marathon and $5 off the 10K or 5K.The... Read more
December 22, 2016
WASHINGTON — Building on President Obama’s commitment to end Veteran homelessness, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funding for non-profit organizations and other groups that serve Veterans through VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. The SSVF program assists very low-income Veteran families who are homeless or at risk of becoming... Read more
386th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
December 22, 2016
SOUTHWEST ASIA — I’m Tech. Sgt. Marcus Hyatt, a 386th Medical Group medical resources flight chief. I am deployed from the 75th Medical Group Hill Air Force Base, Utah. I joined the Air Force to be able to provide a better life for my family.My job here is to provide patient administration support to the medical group, coordinate the movement of all patient travel requests and provide oversight... Read more
Tricare staff
December 22, 2016
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Effective in early December, TRICARE will expand coverage to include the care and treatment of beneficiaries requiring an auditory osseointegrated implant (AOI) to non-active-duty family members, and we will also cover the services and supplies needed to diagnose and treat illness or injury of the urinary system.AOI is a prosthetic device implanted in the skull to transmit... Read more
December 22, 2016
WASHINGTON — The Fisher House offers unique accommodations when a family member is receiving treatment at a VA medical center or military hospital. Located near the medical center or hospital, Fisher Houses offer the comforts of home at no cost to families while treatment is underway. To enable Fisher Houses to expand their good work, Department of Veterans Affairs’ Secretary Robert A. McDonald... Read more

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