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  • Sergeant, canine fight to come home safe

    The close relationship between a military working dog and his handler is often based on the mutual respect of each other's skills. The dog knows his job is to find things his handler can't, protect his partner, and chase people down and attack when he gets permission. The handler is given the responsibility of safely employing, caring for and
  • Major finds ‘new start’ with military

    Starting a new is a concept often thought of at the start of a new year. But if the change involved moving to a new country and learning another language and way of life; would you still be interested? Would you be willing to die for those and others who made it possible? One 23rd Medical Group pharmacist not only said yes, but would do it all over
  • Year of change: Attack, rescue, protect become main themes of Moody’s transformation

    Several transitions marked 2006 as a year of change for Moody, as the base ushered in not only a new wing and joined a new major command, but also added missions. With an Air Force currently experiencing reductions in force, Moody's near-future reflects the opposite with increases in both operations and manpower. "For all intents and purposes, the
  • Weight maintenance tips for holiday eating

    Upon walking through the door, the smell of fresh-out-of-the-oven, warm sugar cookies command your attention. To the left is a table full of delectable desserts as your mouth begins to water you look a little farther down and there sits a table set with all of the finest holiday foods imaginable. You can feel your waist growing as you mentally take
  • Tips to help 'battle bulge,' enjoy holidays

    After carving the turkey, digging into the stuffing, and heaps of mashed potatoes and devouring numerous slices of pumpkin pie, the thought of working out during the holidays can be rough. "The holiday season is a time for weight management," said LaTonya Cornell, 23rd Medical Group Health and Wellness Center's exercise physiologist. "It's harder
  • Moody environmental experts caution cooler air brings 'the snakes out'

    While the recent onset of winter-like temperatures might tempt some people to seek shelter indoors, the first readings of cooler air often forces one of the most loathed animals in the reptile kingdom out into the open - snakes. Snake sightings typically increase during the fall, as adult reptiles attempt to mate and find suitable hiding places
  • Pharmacy interns earn job knowledge, skills while creating ... Win-win situation for pharmacy, customers

    On the job training not only provides local pharmacy interns valuable work experience but also aids the 23rd Medical Group with improving patient care and saving money. At any one time there are two to four interns, who are in their last year of school toward earning their Doctorate of Pharmacy, rotating through the pharmacy. "The interns are
  • Youth Center offers classes for children to 'dance the day away'

    Moody's Youth Center gives children the opportunity to develop their "moves on the dance floor." A variety of dance classes are currently offered at the center's gymnasium for Team Moody members older than the age of 3. "These classes teach children a new set of skills and discipline in a fun atmosphere," said Beth Rybin, Youth Center program
  • Team Moody presents its: ‘Stars of Tomorrow’

    The 23rd Services Squadron Family Member Programs Flight hosted its ninth annual Air Force Family and Teen Talent Show at the Hoffman Base Theater Nov.3 showcasing Moody's "Stars of Tomorrow." Eleven children and teen acts from Team Moody took the stage, performing a variety of song and dance. Participants included children from the Youth Center,
  • 23rd MDG falls under new commander

    A new commander took the reigns of the 23rd Medical Group Oct 13 in a ceremony at the Moody Field Club. Col. Loraine Anderson succeeded Col. (Dr.) L. Mark Johnson, who is now the Air Mobility Command chief of medical operations at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Providing top-notch medical treatment while upholding the Air Force core values are primary