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Karen Bastian, Energy Outreach Coordinator
February 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Energy Awareness Kilowatt Crackdown contest winner was announced Jan. 3 with building 383 squeaking past building 385 in an energy reduction contest hosted by the 75th Civil Engineer Squadron Energy Management Team. The contest kick-off began Oct. 1, garnering personnel and facility managers committed to succeed at the challenge that would run through November... Read more
EMILY POSADAS, Health Promotion Flight Coordinator, 52nd Medical Group
February 16, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Exercise can do loads of good to your body, including keeping your heart healthy!  According to the Heart and Vascular Institute of the Cleveland Clinic1, exercise not only improves your heart health, it also reduces your heart disease risk factors.  Below are tips on safe exercise that will give your heart the most benefit1. Be sure to engage in moderate... Read more
February 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Military Saves Week is an annual opportunity for installations and organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for service members and their families to assess their own saving status.Take the Military Saves Pledge at https://militarysaves.org/for-savers/.Military Saves can help you develop your goals and take action. When you take the Military Saves... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALEXX PONS, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
February 16, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2017 United Service Organizations Service Member of the Year Award.The award is sponsored by the USO and recognizes specific acts of heroism by E-5s or below from every military service branch.Organizations and base-level personnel should contact their major command, field operating agency, direct... Read more
February 16, 2017
In 2016, the men and women of DeCA observed a quarter-century of their agency's service to the military community.This year, DeCA is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the modern commissary benefit, which officially began on July 1, 1867.On that date, two years following the Civil War, enlisted men received the same shopping privilege that had been available to officers since 1825: the right to... Read more
February 16, 2017
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center announced its annual award winners at a ceremony Feb. 2 at the Mountain View Club here. Two Hill AFB Airmen were among the winners. Congratulations to:Senior NCO of the Year – Master Sgt. Bradley Hinds, Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles Directorate, Hill AFB, Utah.Cat I Civilian of the Year – Ms. Mykenzie Hamblin,... Read more
February 16, 2017
WASHINGTON – For the sixth consecutive time, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration (NCA) was ranked first in customer satisfaction among the nation’s top corporations and federal agencies in an independent survey conducted by the CFI Group utilizing the science of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).“NCA continues to embody our MyVA principles focusing on... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN JOSHUA EIKREN, 375th Air Mobility Wing
February 16, 2017
An idea from an airman here could affect the entire trucking industry.The “Meyer’s Bar,” named after its inventor, Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Meyer, is a 5-foot reinforced steel bar that supports a lowboy trailer’s hydraulic gooseneck hitch to prevent it from bending.Before Meyer’s innovative idea, he and others in the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s vehicle operations section depended on... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN CYNTHIA INNOCENTI, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing
February 16, 2017
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — A loud and arduous grunt escapes from the petite, unassuming female Airman gripping onto a bar holding 285 pounds. Her face flushes red as she squats down to thrust the impressive amount of weight back up. Weightlifting can be defined as a means to measure strength and power, and that is exactly what 2nd Lt. Briana Gent, the distinguished visitor flight officer... Read more
Greg Chadwick, Air Force Materiel Command Health & Wellness Team
February 9, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — February is American Heart Month, and Civilian Health Promotion Services will be offering educational briefings throughout February focusing on how to lower your risk factors for developing heart disease.Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more... Read more

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In the Know Clinic, pharmacy closure Feb. 20The 75th Medical Group Clinic and... more