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  • Cherish Our Children: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    April is designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month across the United States and also within the Department of Defense. During this month, we have an opportunity to increase awareness about the negative impact of child abuse and ways to prevent it from occurring. When children are abused, it impacts the entire community and rightfully so
  • Operation SAFESIDE: Defending Resources, Preserving Mission

    "It is easier and more effective to destroy the enemy's aerial power by destroying his nests and eggs on the ground than to hunt his flying birds in the air."   -Giulio Douhet, "The Command of the Air", 1921.Integrated base defense traces its roots back to the insurgent conflict in Vietnam. A little more than a decade following the Korean conflict,
  • Moody’s fire prevention office provides tips for spring fire safety

    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.Remember the following fire safety tips as you take a walk through your home and develop your spring cleaning plan of attack.Make Your Home Safe from Fires· Check your
  • I am an American Airman

    I am an American Airman...at least that's what the Creed says.   But what do I say when people ask what I am; Geo-Spatial Analyst, Intelligence Analyst, Command Chief, Airman... At what point do I stop identifying with my AFSC, career field, or duty position and identify with my Service?  For some, I would say that maybe the answer is rarely, or
  • Military Justice Spotlight

    The following information is a summary of nonjudicial punishments given by commanders under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice in from Feb. 1 to Feb. 28. The punishments are determined based on the individual facts and circumstances of each case.Article 15sA staff sergeant from the 347th Operation Support Squadron misused his
  • Know what love is, what it’s not

    "If you don't leave him he's not going to stop until you're dead," my mother said. With sadness in her voice my aunt replied: "I know."I remember sitting in the backseat of the car as my mother and aunt whispered to each other. While my aunt cried, I looked at her and the fresh bruises that covered her face. This wasn't the first time I saw her
  • Military Justice Spotlight

    Article 15sThe following information is a summary of nonjudicial punishments given by commanders under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice in from Jan. 1 to Jan. 31. The punishments are determined based on the individual facts and circumstances of each case.A staff sergeant from the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron failed to follow
  • MDG encourages use of MiCare

    The 23d Medical Group is pleased to invite patients to register for MiCare, the online Secure Messaging application built to facilitate confidential online communication between doctors and patients.It will also provide the foundation for access to Electronic Personal Health Records (PHRs) in the future. After registering, you can access MiCare
  • Turkey fryer safety tips

    Each Thanksgiving, families anticipate a perfectly-cooked turkey waiting on the dinner table like many magazines and television commercials promise. Unfortunately, since most of us do not have the cooking talents of celebrity television chefs, that dream is not always a reality.That's why many people turn to deep frying their turkeys.  With a
  • Survive holiday season without going broke

    The holiday season is approaching, and it seems like everywhere you look, there's an enticing reason to spend money. Television ads, stores packed with holiday items, email and cell phone alerts all serve as a reminder to dip into our bank accounts or reach for a credit card to make those last-minute purchases.But with budgeting, proper planning
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