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  • Senior-enlisted course improves joint education

    U.S. Joint Forces Command officials will take a first step in kicking off the Command Senior-Enlisted Leader Capstone Joint Operations Module course at the Joint Warfighting Center here April 27 to 28.The course provides command senior enlisted Airmen, Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen the tools they will need in a world where no
  • Service demographics available

    Air Force Personnel Center officials here recently published the quarterly demographics report offering a snapshot of the service's active-duty and civilian force as of March 31.The report outlines information regarding the Air Force’s 375,093 active-duty Airmen and 139,373 civilian employees, such as age, sex, race and education level.The complete
  • Base motorcycle clubs will promote rider safety

    The formation of motorcycle clubs on Air Force bases worldwide may increase mentoring, an important element for promoting safe riding, said the Air Force’s senior safety official.Air Force leaders are alarmed at the rate that the Air Force is losing its Airmen, not only in four-wheeled vehicle accidents, but also with motorcycle accidents, said
  • Mother reunites with son 24 years after birth

    On a late night, Maj. Betsy Majma returned from a temporary duty trip and was really tired, but her husband urged her to go to the airport with him early the next morning to pick up someone. She was overjoyed she did.The 81st Surgical Operations Squadron nurse anesthetist was reunited that following morning with the son she had given up for
  • Child-abuse prevention: Break cycle of pain

    “Rose’s” earliest memories are not of family trips to the zoo or picnics at the park; they are of three-hour-long beatings and endless pain. She said she remembers nothing but terror and abuse. “There was always food in my house, but also an ever-present sense of fear,” said Rose, whose name was changed to protect her privacy. “Every payday, my
  • Air Force announces design awards

    Air Force officials recently announced the winners of the 2004 Air Force Design Awards Program and the 2004 Air Force Agent Awards. Awards will be presented to winners at a July 29 luncheon here. Winners for the 2004 Air Force Design Awards are: -- Honor Award, Planning Studies and Design Guides: Architectural Compatibility Guide at Incirlik
  • Organ donation gives woman life, hope

    The gift of life through organ donations took on a new meaning five years ago for a senior noncommissioned officer here.Master Sgt. Jan Cutrona, a 56th Fighter Wing information manager, was prepared for the worst after her sister’s heart was attacked by a virus in February 1999.Sergeant Cutrona’s sister, Jeri Newnam, lost 80 percent of her heart’s
  • Online system reduces trips to education office

    Four features now available under the Air Force's virtual education system give Airmen more control of their academic pursuits.The Air Force Virtual Education Center is a Web-based system available to the total force that allows Airmen to do many of the things online that once required a trip to a base education office.Airmen with accounts on the
  • Officers must complete online education application

    Officers who want to compete for a developmental education opportunity in the 2005 to 2006 school year must now complete the required preference application online. The 2004 Developmental Education Designation Board meets here Oct. 4 to 8.The senior and intermediate developmental education nomination application is where nominees make their school
  • Airmen complete ‘Books for Baghdad’ drive

    The company grade officer's council at the Air Force Research Laboratory's Rome research site here is sending a text message to Baghdad University.Nearly 5,000 books, predominantly textbooks and university-level literature, have been collected from laboratory people and others in the community since the project began in early 2004."I was listening
  • Sheppard sergeant becomes 250,000th CCAF grad

    An aircraft maintenance instructor from the 362nd Training Squadron here will leave a footnote in the history books of the world's largest community college when he graduates April 23.When Staff Sgt. Kalaeone Needham gets his associate degree, he will be the Community College of the Air Force's 250,000th graduate since its start in 1972, said Jim
  • Know limitations, stay alert for safe motorcycle ride

    Bennie Brashear hopped on the motorcycle he had just finished repairing and took it for a spin to make sure everything was working right.The training manager for the 382nd Training Squadron here has been riding since he was 15 years old and drove a 30-mile paper route. As he was test-driving the repaired bike, the one thing most motorcycle riders
  • Lamb Chop visits Kadena during Month of Military Child

    Children at Kadena Elementary School and Bob Hope Primary School here got a special visit from a hand-size celebrity April 14.The famous sock puppet, Lamb Chop, gave a special performance for the students courtesy of the United Service Organizations’ celebrity-education program.Mallory Lewis, daughter of Shari Lewis who first brought Lamb Chop to
  • Yokota Airmen teach music to Japanese students

    The sweet sound of harmony reverberated throughout the cavernous city hall here April 15 as Air Force musicians shared their knowledge and experience with more than 100 Japanese high-school students during a music clinic.Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific-Asia at Yokota Air Base, Japan, perform during public concerts, ceremonies,
  • CMSAF becomes honorary master chief

    At the U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy graduation here April 14, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald R. Murray became an honorary master chief petty officer.Chief Murray spoke at the ceremony to salute four Airmen who were graduates.“What a great honor to be recognized by this sister service,” Chief Murray said. “It gives us
  • Airmen respond to motorcycle accident

    A busload of Airmen from here were on their way to an observance honoring prisoners of war and servicemembers missing in action. They had no idea they would be the first people on the scene at a motorcycle crash April 9.The bus was en route to nearby North Little Rock but stopped along the highway to help a motorcycle-accident victim.“Thank God he
  • Librarians encourage people to turn off TVs, pick up book

    As National Library Week kicks off April 18, Air Force librarians are encouraging people to visit their base library for a refreshing change from another night of channel surfing. Libraries throughout the Air Force offer many programs for active-duty Airmen, retirees, spouses and children. Some programs libraries offer include story hours,
  • Enlisted Heritage Hall honors fallen Airman

    A fallen hero was honored recently when the Enlisted Heritage Hall on Gunter Annex dedicated the Tech. Sgt. John Chapman exhibit. Members of Sergeant Chapman's family and colleagues from the 24th Special Tactics Squadron were among more than 200 people attending the dedication ceremony. A combat controller and Air Force Cross recipient, Sergeant Chapman was killed March 4, 2002, during an operation in Afghanistan when he "distinguished himself for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy of the United States."
  • Hospital develops pregnancy wellness program

    A new program at Wilford Hall Medical Center here teaches expectant mothers about the effects of stress on the mind and body during and after pregnancy. The pregnancy wellness program is a joint project between specialists in the clinical-health psychology and the obstetrics and gynecology departments. Psychologists will teach classes about
  • Software helps Airmen track fitness progress

    The Air Force recently released a tool to help Airmen keep track of their fitness efforts. The Air Force Fitness Management System is available to all Airmen through the Air Force Portal. The system provides a history of their fitness scores and allows unit fitness managers to enter new scores. It is now the official method to track fitness


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