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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month saves lives

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, raising awareness about the importance of detecting breast cancer early.
  • Heroes return home: Repatriation of WWII remains

    “I can’t even imagine being killed in action and then being left there,” said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brant Dixon, 437th Operations Support Squadron director of current operations. “I would want to come home – any way possible.” Many service members lost their lives fighting for America. Some were brought home to their families and laid to rest, others were buried on the foreign soil where they died and several went missing in action. However, these heroes are never forgotten.
  • National Preparedness Month: Checking your insurance (week 3)

    Insurance is the first line of defense when dealing with a natural disaster. You want to make sure you are prepared by ensuring your personal items are protected. One small step you can take to prepare is to document your property.
  • RED FLAG ALASKA 18-3 keeps Fairchild mission-ready

    The sky roared with engines as military aircraft from all over the world formed a mass convoy to accomplish one mission: international security. Amongst the aircraft buzzed a stagnant controller plane, monitoring flight patterns and operations, to ultimately ensure every coalition aircraft abided by the pre-determined rules of engagement. The slightest navigational error in execution could result in mission failure. Suddenly, the controller spotted a stray aircraft violating the approved flight path. Immediately the controller contacted the aircraft and dismissed them from the on-going operation for that day. There was no room for carelessness.
  • Mindset change key to Reservist’s fitness reversal

    For one reservist while deployed, losing about 30 percent of her body weight and gaining lean muscle mass wasn’t just a physical transformation. It was also a mental one.
  • Robins to celebrate Black History Month 2018

    In February, Robins will host a variety of events, celebrating “African-Americans in Times of War.”
  • A century of Army cryptology and signals intelligence

    The years 2017 and 2018 mark the centennial for U. S. Army involvement in World War I. They also commemorate 100 years of ground-based signals intelligence collection and the use of cryptology to support major combat operations.
  • Honoring the man not the day

    The third Monday of January observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day, an annual holiday celebrated since 1986 and while it means a day off for most, it especially highlights the life of the man himself.
  • Helmet worn by German Air Raid Warning Service civilians

    Plans call for this artifact to be displayed near the B-17F Memphis Belle™ as part of the new strategic bombardment exhibit in the WWII Gallery, which opens to the public on May 17, 2018. German Air Raid Warning Service civilians, who notified the population of imminent bomber attacks, wore these helmets. Click here for details about the Memphis
  • Serving those who sacrifice

    The oath of enlistment states, “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.”
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