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  • Emerge Moody learns how medical pumps life into Moody

    The second month in the Emerge Moody’s nine month journey landed the team at the 23d Medical Group where they learned what medics bring to the fight. The day started out with the class members being broken up into four separate groups to allow for more interaction and coverage of all the sections in the 23d Medical Group.  They began with what the
  • Celebrating Hispanic, Latinx heritage

    At Moody, National Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated in February under the new Air Force initiative that condenses heritage and awareness months into two days throughout the year called Diversity Days. As the actual month comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on how it started and what the month is all about. Hispanic Heritage Week started in 1968 during the presidency of Lyndon Johnson but was expanded to a month, by President Ronald Reagan in 1988, to cover Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. HHW was renamed to HHM and was created to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans.
  • There’s NO Excuse for Intimate Partner Abuse

    Across the nation and within the Department of Defense, October is designated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The theme at Moody Air Force Base is “There’s NO Excuse for Intimate Partner Abuse.” The term "intimate partner abuse" describes abuse by a current or former intimate partner. Partner abuse occurs in heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender intimate relationships. Partners can be dating, married, separated, or divorced. The abuse can occur regardless of military rank, religion, or racial, ethnic, cultural, disability and age groups.
  • Lead the way, end childhood obesity

    Until this past year, I’d never eaten honeydew, raspberries or strawberries. Growing up, I may not have eaten much fruit, but you can bet I knew the ins-and-outs of every local fast-food restaurant. On the occasion that my family would eat a home-cooked meal, I wouldn’t like the food prepared. I would go to my room on an empty stomach only to wait until everyone went to sleep and indulge in a buffet of cereal, cookies and snack cakes. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, a perfect time to consider our children’s health.
  • Back to school safety: slow down, share the road

    Whether its school bus drivers making their stops, bike riders whizzing by in traffic or parents dropping their kids off, it is everyone’s responsibility to use caution and stay alert to ensure children travel to and from school safely.According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, approximately 100 children in the United States are killed while
  • Happy ‘Brrrtttday’: Older than wild blue yonder

    Even as a new Airman, I instantly knew that Moody was special. Where else can I wake up to the “bbbrrrttttt” sound of the A-10C Thunderbolt II, travel down the “Bemiss 500,” and only endure winter over a weekend because summer starts in March?Moody, that’s where.As a photojournalist, I have the privilege of seeing the base from a new perspective
  • 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    Is my water safe? The Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight of the 23d Medical Group is pleased to report that the Moody AFB community drinking water is safe for consumption.  Your drinking water met safety and quality standards set by the State of Georgia and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • National OSHA Fall Protection Campaign

    Falling is the second leading cause of mishap, death, and potential injury to the brain, spinal cord and extremities. In occupational settings, the most common type of mishap is a fall from a height. Factors contributing to this includes: faulty equipment, such as ladders and scaffold structures, and human factors, such as inattention,
  • 'I am a survivor': Finding strength in speaking out

    I yelled “no, stop,” but it didn’t matter. Between the closed door and the loud music in the house, no one would be able to hear me, and the only two that could didn’t think twice about the words I was saying. What was supposed to be a good time at a party ended up being my nightmare; a nightmare that became a reality as I was raped by both men at
  • Keeping Kids Safe: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    During this month, parents should remember that no parent is perfect. All parents can supervise carefully and take simple steps to keep kids safe. This includes keeping a close eye on who your child is communicating with at home, in the neighborhood and on social media.  Parents can access information on local sexual predators through
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