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Default Air Force Logo Be aware of Air Force Tobacco Policy at medical treatment facilities
Tobacco use is inconsistent with a fit and healthy force and continued use of tobacco products by Airmen results in significant impact to our mission. The Centers for Disease Control have shown lost duty time from smoking in the Air Force amounts to 3,573 full-time personnel per year - equal to the loss of an Air Force Wing. Air Force fitness data
0 3/08
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.- A photo of Amelia Earhart's signature in the Davis-Monthan Register here at the Base Operations building. (U.S. Air Force photo /Airman 1st Class Jerilyn Quintanilla) March honors women's history
March is Women's History Month and to this year's national theme is, "Our history is our strength." In order to honor the theme, we should take a moment from our day to day operations to reflect on the contributions and sacrifices women have accomplished in the past, and in the Air Force.According to the Air Force Personnel Center, women make up
0 3/02
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz- Col. Brian Hastings, 355th Fighter Wing vice commander, displays the personal protective equipment recommended for the sport of mountain biking. Only go as fast as your helmet allows
Since purchasing my first off-road bike in 1988, I have always loved the sport of mountain biking. A few weeks ago, my Saturday morning started the way many of my weekends start--up at 6:30 a.m. for coffee and a snack, load the bike and pack the car for a 7:10 a.m. departure to hit the mountain biking trail by 7:30 a.m. Usually my wife asks all the
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Master Sgt. George Poppe Developing your Airmen, developing yourself
Yesterday, I was walking with one of my Airmen down Disney Boulevard here at Bagram Air Field when he asked me a question that everybody in my line of work gets asked: "What made you decide to become a first sergeant?" I responded by telling him about an opportunity I had when I was a technical sergeant to assist one of my Airmen with a problem,
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Default Air Force Logo CSAF Letter to Airmen: Force Management 2011
Fellow Airmen,Secretary Donley and I recognize and appreciate the tremendous sacrifices asked of you and your family, and we are proud of your exceptional contributions to our nation in a time of war.As you may recall, last March, the Secretary and I announced a Force Management Plan intended to size and shape the officer and enlisted force to
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Davis-Monthan Command Chief Master Sgt. Proud to serve with D-M’s Airmen
The men and women who live and work on Davis-Monthan AFB make me exceedingly proud every day. That's my bottom line up front.One might argue, "Well, of course you're proud, Chief! You're the 355th's command chief, what else would you be but proud?" Perhaps it's a valid point - but I just can't ignore your past dedication to mission accomplishment,
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Col. John A. Cherrey “You’re playing on the A-Team”
I recently told a theater full of enlisted Airmen: "You're playing on the A-Team," and I'm convinced that this is right on target. When reflecting on Desert Lightning Team accomplishments in 2010, I swell with pride. Davis-Monthan Airmen again and again have shown their ability to execute and project aerospace power and capability. I'd like to
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Default Air Force Logo Play it safe with your New Year’s resolutions
At the beginning of every year, 40 to 45 percent of Americans will make at least one New Year's resolution. Can you guess what resolution is made by most people? The top New Year's resolution pledged by many individuals is working out to lose weight or just exercising to be more active. Regular exercise, coupled with sensible eating habits, is the
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Default Air Force Logo What you need to know about flouride
You have probably heard about the importance of brushing and flossing in order to maintain a healthy mouth. In fact, the American Dental Association recommends brushing twice daily for at least two minutes and flossing at least one time daily, preferably before bedtime. In addition to brushing and flossing, the ADA also recommends the use of
0 12/08
Default Air Force Logo Navajo Chief, Native American legacy remembered during heritage month
Our great nation celebrates many traditions and holidays throughout the year that give us pause to remember the footsteps of our forefathers. The month of November gives us Thanksgiving Day as a time to spend with family and friends and a time to remember the contributions of Native Americans to our history as a nation. To reflect on both the
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