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April 27, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking unprecedented steps to increase transparency. Today, VA launched a new Access and Quality Tool that provides Veterans with an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand way of accessing patient wait time and quality of care data. This tool not only provides Veterans with more information about VA services, it increases accountability and ensures... Read more
STEVE WARNS, AFCEC Public Affairs
April 27, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Starting May 1, 2017, novice, accomplished and youth photographers can enter the 2017 Air Force Photo Contest sponsored by the Air Force Services Activity.With a theme of “Travel Destinations,” the contest runs through May 31.“A destination is a special place that remains in your memory long after you’ve visited,” said Darlene Johnson, the AFSVA community... Read more
April 27, 2017
DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving away $16,750 worth of motocross gear this spring during the Monster Kawasaki Motorcycle Sweepstakes.From April 15 through May 31, authorized shoppers worldwide can enter for a chance to win one of two Kawasaki KX™250F motorcycles, each valued at $7,500, or one of five Monster Motorcycle helmets, each valued at $350.“The rev of an engine... Read more
April 20, 2017
Are you the spouse of a Team Hill member? Ever wondered what people do at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex? Now is your opportunity to discover what goes on behind the doors and gates. Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier, Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, cordially invites all Team Hill spouses (military, civilian, and contractor) to attend an Ogden Air Logistics Complex depot maintenance... Read more
STAFF SGT. JANNELLE MCRAE, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
April 20, 2017
WASHINGTON — Eighteen-year-old Jamal Braxton has a busy schedule. The high school senior holds various leadership positions with the Red Cross, participates in multiple varsity sport programs and is a lifeguard. He accomplishes all this as a military child and the challenges inherent in military family life.Because of his accomplishments, Braxton was presented the Operation Homefront 2017 Air... Read more
April 20, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Hill shoppers can put green on their plates while keeping some green in their wallets with Salad Wednesdays at their Army & Air Force Exchange Service food court.Every Wednesday, diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants. Salad Wednesday is part of the Exchange’s BE FIT initiative, designed to promote... Read more
MARK WYATT, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs
April 20, 2017
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. — An Air Force Life Cycle Management Center program manager at Hanscom Air Force Base credits her efforts to help a woman she worried was suicidal to Green Dot training she received.Elizabeth Rosa, who works in the battle management air traffic systems branch, was scrolling through Facebook one evening in January 2017 when she saw a post by someone she had only met... Read more
STAFF SGT. RACHEL INGRAM, 445th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
April 20, 2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — While traveling with a religious organization in East Africa during the summer of 2005, Master Sgt. Frank Williams, longtime member of the 445th Airlift Wing and current 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron member, placed a phone call that would ultimately change the course of his life.He was in Uganda, one of poorest nations in the world, where families live... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
April 20, 2017
WASHINGTON — Healing arts therapy for wounded warriors can have a profound impact on those who have post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, and it also educates the medical community on treating such signatures of war, the director of the Defense Health Agency said today at the opening of the 2017 Wounded Warrior Healing Arts exhibit at the Pentagon.Navy Vice Adm. (Dr.) Raquel... Read more
Tricare staff
April 13, 2017
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Whether it is seasonal or a reaction to a specific food, allergies can be bothersome or dangerous. With seasonal allergies, depending on where you live, allergies can begin to affect you as early as February. If you suffer from food or other allergies, the effects can be felt year-round. The key to getting relief is finding out exactly what you are allergic to as soon as... Read more