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Two large, metal containers sit just outside the Airmans Attic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2014.  The containers are used to collect donations for the Attic and their contents are sorted by volunteers twice a week.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) Treasures in the Attic
The Desert Lightning Team has a very valuable, money saving resource available to active-duty Airmen.The Airmans Attic, a little warehouse located behind the Airman and Family Readiness Center, is a place where donated items are offered free of charge to Airmen around the base. Items include clothing, toys, furniture, kitchen and other household
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2014
The 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron leadership work with their Airmen to wash an A-10C Thunderbolt at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014.  The Airmen use pressure washers with more than 3,000 pounds of pressure per square inch to clean the aircraft. 355th AMXS leadership's turn to wash an A-10
The 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron leadership work with their Airmen to wash an A-10C Thunderbolt at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014.
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U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Christopher Poole, 355th Fighter Wing non-commissioned officer in charge of readiness and programs, stands with his wife, four children and two foster kids after dressing up for Halloween in Tucson, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2013 The foster children can't have their faces published in photos for legal reasons, so the family finds creative ways to involve them in everyday photo events. (Courtesy photo) Fostering for Airmen
People are always in need of help, whether you see the homeless on the corner or a stranger asking for help. Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily lives we only help those people who come to us with their problems. Two Airmen from the 355th Fighter Wing staff have reached out to help those who haven't asked.Tech Sgt. Christopher Poole, 355th
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Patrick King, 755th Operations Support Squadron assistant director of operations, holds up a newspaper containing his most recent movie review at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2013. King started writing movie reviews as a hobby on Facebook in 2010 and recently got hired by Explorer Newspaper to write weekly reviews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier/released) Airman finds a hobby in movies
Movies are very popular in today's society, from date nights to keeping deployed Airmen in touch with American entertainment. Sometimes the downfall about movies is not having enough information. One Airman decided to take that challenge in hopes of benefiting others.Lt. Col. Patrick King, 755th Operations Support Squadron assistant director of
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Default Air Force Logo DLT members deliver meals to the homebound
More than 130 Desert Lightning Team members are registered, trained volunteers with Mobile Meals of Tucson, Inc., a volunteer-based, non-profit, community funded organization that delivers special diet meals to homebound adults in the Tucson area. "The meal recipients really like it when military members deliver their meals because they appreciate
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean McKenna, 355th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, bonds with Mushe, 355th SFS MWD, during obedience training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 23, 2014. Due to their upcoming joint deployment, McKenna and Mushe are training together to strengthen the trust in their relationship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Camilla Elizeu/Released) Processing four-legged deployers
Receiving orders is only the first step to actually putting boots on the ground.When Airmen get tasked to deploy there are several things that must be squared away to include physical and training records, as well as mental health screening."Mushe will get a full physical from the doc which will include checking his vitals, gums, teeth, eyes, range
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Airman 1st Class Maelynn Staton, 375th Comptroller Squadron. “I support the mission by managing the government travel card accounts of all Scott personnel.” (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jake Eckhardt) Beware of GTC abuse
Airmen are always on the move whether it be for a deployment or a permanent change of station. During their military service, Airmen are given government travel cards to assist with the transition and it's their responsibility to ensure it is being used properly.GTC abuse can be an easy mistake for Airmen that can lead to severe punishments. Misuse
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2014
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) Bugeting tips to get back on track
It's January! The holiday spending splurge is over and here comes the "morning after" hangover. The beginning of the year is a great time to take a minute and think about money. Money is always an issue for most of us. Either we're spending it, saving it, talking about it, fighting over it or worrying about it. Here are some effective money
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2014
Medical appointment no shows create a waste of valuable treatment time and deprive others from receiving care. Additionally, with an estimated loss of $212 for every no show, just five missed appointments would cost more than $1,000. The 355th Medical Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., saw a loss of $1.4 million due to no shows during fiscal year 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook/Released) Missed appointments waste money
With today's fast-paced lifestyle it's easy to forget things. For instance, preparing your service coat for a ceremony you're involved in the next day might cause you to forget to return a movie you rented, or trying to finish up an Evaluation Performance Report before the deadline may cause you to miss a scheduled dental appointment.A late movie
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2013
The Health and Wellness Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. is reaching out to warn smoker's that electronic-cigarettes are not proven to be a safe smoking alternative and may even increase nicotine addiction. The HAWC offers a variety of resources to help Airmen quit tobacco use. (Graphic from http://www. ucanquit2.org) Mislead by e-cigs
Airmen around the base are trying to be healthy for themselves and their environment. One way they are doing this is by switching from standard cigarettes to electronic cigarettes.The Health and Wellness Center is warning smoker's that e-cigs are not proven to be a safe alternative and may even increase nicotine addiction.Unlike tobacco, e-cigs are
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