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September 29, 2016
Property damage and loss claims that resulting from last week’s severe weather are handled by the Air Force Claims Service Center (AFCSC) at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. All covered federal employees MUST FIRST file claims for such damage/loss with their own private insurance companies. The Military Personnel and Civilian Employees Claims Act is "secondary" to all private insurance coverage for... Read more
TECH. SGT. BRYAN HULL, 446th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
September 29, 2016
 Of the hundreds of thousands of people who are homeless in the U.S., one Rainier Wing Reservist knows all too well."It was one of the toughest periods in my life," said Senior Airman Troy Serad, an engineering assistant assigned to the 446th Civil Engineer Squadron. "It was the beginning of my 10th grade year of high school and I dropped out. We went from place to place, sometimes staying... Read more
J.D. LEVITE, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs
September 29, 2016
 While it may not seem like something young Airmen should be concerned about, staying healthy in old age starts with being healthy at a younger age."By investing time and effort into quality diet and exercise habits, we will prevent future geriatric patients from being as sick and debilitated as they could be," said Lt. Col. Brande Harris, an Internal Medicine physician with a geriatric... Read more
September 29, 2016
 Beginning in September, the Hill AFB Immunization Clinic will focus its efforts on vaccinating all active-duty members. The 75th Medical Group will also coordinate with base organizations to schedule mass vaccination opportunities in the medical group’s ambulance bay for members not available during normal duty hours.Other Tricare beneficiaries, federal service employees and contractors... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN SOLOMON COOK, 325th FIghter Wing Public Affairs
September 29, 2016
 The four pillars of comprehensive airmen fitness are mental, physical, social and spiritual. How Airmen choose to strengthen them is of their own desire, but one sergeant thinks a way to reinforce all of these concepts is found at the top of each American states’ highest point.Most recently, Chief Master Sgt. Dean Werner, the emergency management program manager for the Air Force Civil... Read more
Kevin L. Robinson, DeCA public affairs specialist
September 29, 2016
 Jodi Boulier has always wanted to see a NASCAR race in person. The spouse of a retired soldier is also a loyal patron of the Fort Lewis Commissary at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. On Sept. 10, Boulier’s race wish and her commissary loyalty collided when she won free groceries for a year and a trip to Virginia for the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond’s International Raceway (RIR... Read more
TECH. SGT. KATIE GAR WARD, 633rd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
September 29, 2016
 When Master Sgt. Travis Shaw left for work the morning of Aug. 9, he probably couldn’t have imagined that just hours later his combat lifesaving skills would be tested in an emergency situation most pararescue specialists don’t traditionally encounter.But rather than treating a service member on the battlefield, Shaw found himself helping his wife deliver their daughter, Clara Elyse, at the... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALYSSA C. GIBSON, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information
September 22, 2016
When innovative ideas save the Air Force hundreds of thousands of dollars, leadership takes notice.Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James presented the Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award to Master Sgt. Matthew Galinsky, who, in 2015, served as the Air Force fuels equipment manager at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and to the Electro-Chemical Milling Team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during a... Read more
TECH. SGT. NATALIE STANLEY, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
September 22, 2016
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein testified to the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill Sept. 15 emphasizing the need for fiscal stability to combat the long-term modernization and readiness challenges facing the Air Force.“We need the flexibility to retire aging weapon systems and reduce excess infrastructure in order to afford the technology needed to maintain our advantage,” Goldfein said. “... Read more
September 22, 2016
With the 2016 election fast approaching, the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) is increasing its outreach during Absentee Voters Week, to be held from 26 September through 3 October 2016. Absentee Voters Week will focus on all active-duty members and their voting age dependents for the remaining State/Primary Elections and the General Presidential Election to be held on November 8th, 2016... Read more

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