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  • Trash excuses today, recycle for tomorrow

    With January upon us, of course, most people are looking for ways to become the best, healthiest version of themselves, so why not take this opportunity to start or set an earth-friendly goal of reducing your carbon footprint in the New Year.
  • Fire Safety shares holiday tips

    According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are simple life-saving steps individuals can take to ensure a safe and happy holiday. By following some of the outlined precautionary tips, individuals can greatly reduce their chances of becoming a holiday casualty. Every year, fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of over 400 Americans, injure 1,650 more, and cause over $990 million in damage.
  • 23 Wing chaplains host resiliency hike

    Comprehensive Airman Fitness, as a program, is designed to equip Airmen with the tools necessary to stay resilient in today's fight.  However, some of our Airmen long for a more personal style of mentoring and coaching.  This is what the 23d Maintenance Group Religious Support Team learned while providing squadron focused warrior care in the
  • Air Force offers options to new moms

    Expectant and new parents are faced with many decisions in choosing what is best for their child. Will they sleep in their own crib or co-sleep? Vaccinated or not? And one of the many questions, should they be breast or formula fed? While the answer differs with individual circumstances, my family chose the path of breastfeeding because it can provide many benefits for both myself and our baby, and due to Air Force regulations, I have been able to continue my choice while serving as an active duty Airman.
  • Airmen see unique perspective on Air Force expeditionary unit

    The final day of Emerge Moody was comprised of a tour of the 820th Base Defense Group. This was one day in particular that I was really looking forward to. Until this day I had only a general idea of what the 820th BDG mission was. Upon completion of this day, I would have an entirely new outlook on the organizations capabilities, their personnel
  • Mission ready equals inspection ready: No seriously

    “Mission ready equals inspection ready.” This mantra is reiterated by many inspector general professionals, at all levels, when trying to communicate the new Air Force Inspection System. Do we, the IG, really believe this? Does the Wing Commander’s Inspection Program reflect our mantra? Unfortunately, this statement is too often met with
  • Civil engineer gains rescue perspective

    Emerge Moody was able to experience its first taste of the rescue side of the house beginning with opening remarks from two of the four squadron commanders within the 347th Rescue Group on March 9, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.Lt. Col. Gary Symon, 71st Rescue Squadron commander, began by explaining that the 347th RQG is a triad of combat
  • Spring time fire safety

    Well, it’s that time of year again, the Final Four is approaching, the seemingly relentless onslaught of pollen, ever later sunsets and of course, the annual ritual of spring cleaning. As you take a walk through your home and develop your spring cleaning plan of attack, remember to take in account the following fire safety tips.Make Your Home Safe
  • Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect: Step Up, Speak Up and Reach Out

    Children are our nation’s most valuable asset. They represent the bright future of our country. As parents and adults, we must ensure they are protected against child abuse and neglect. In April of each year, installations within the Department of Defense and communities across the United States take time to emphasize this message.
  • Financial blues: Recovering from holiday overspending

    The holidays are over and you find yourself with the financial blues. Is it because you over spent? Or is it because your rainy day funds turned into a storm? Did the holiday surprises take you off guard concerning your finances and left you with the financial blues? Now January has arrived and the bills continue to mount up. And you ask