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  • Yellow Ribbon prepares cross-trainee, key spouse for first deployment

    After serving in the Army National Guard for a decade, Rachel Murray transferred to the Air Force Reserve as a traffic management specialist for the 927th Logistics Readiness Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Financial readiness: It makes cents

    Financial readiness prepares Airmen for more than just paying their bills on time. It enables Airmen to plan for the future in addition to removing financial distractions that may hamper their ability to support the Air Force mission.
  • 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.
  • Four Lenses system helps couples communicate

    Chris Walser is so clean cut that he might be mistaken for a G.I. He isn’t a member of the military, but his wife Jesse is.Capt. Jessica Walser, 932nd Medical Squadron critical care nurse, is preparing for her first deployment and Chris will remain behind with their children, 3 and 1. Not having their mother at home for a significant amount of time
  • 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.
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