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  • 45 FSS competes for Air Force’s best dining facility

    “The Best Never Rest” is not just the 45th Force Support Squadron’s motto, it’s the ticket to success in Air Force Food Service Operations.
  • Martin Luther King Jr., his life, his legacy

    At the 45th Space Wing and around the military, we commemorate many courageous individuals who’ve made tremendous impacts on our great nation. During the month of January, one of those individuals we celebrate the life and accomplishments of is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.King was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.  He was an activist and
  • January is Mental Health Awareness Month

    MENTAL WELLNESS DEFINEDThe World Health Organization defines mental wellness as “a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” FOUR DIMENSIONS OF MENTAL WELLNESS Thoughts Bodily
  • January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    WHAT IS HUMAN TRAFFICKING?A form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to exploit/control victims for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or labor services against his or her will.TraffickersLure people by promising a high-paying job, a loving relationship, or new and exciting opportunities.  In other
  • December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

    Drunk and drugged driving is a deadly epidemic, yet it still continues across the United States.  In addition to the human toll, drunk driving takes a toll on our country. The financial impact is devastating, based on 2010 numbers, the most recent year for which cost data is available, impaired driving crashes cost the United States $44 billion
  • Here's to the holidays -- and your health!

    The holiday season is mostly know as a time of joy and happiness. Whether it is enjoying a hot cup of cocoa and wrapping up in some blankets to escape the cold, the holiday season is enjoyable for many.However, unfortunately, there are many people who feel quite the opposite. For some, the holiday season can be frustrating, stressful, and even
  • Changes are coming to TRICARE: Are you ready to take command of your health?

    Changes are coming to your TRICARE benefit beginning Jan. 1, 2018. These changes will give you more benefit choices, improving your access to care, simplifying cost shares and allowing you to take command of your health. “Taking command of your health means empowering you to make the right health care and coverage choices for you and your family,”
  • It’s never too late to say thank you

    I had the privilege of going to our nation’s capital on Oct. 25, 2017, to witness the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of the Filipino Veterans of World War II. From 1934 until the Philippine independence in 1946, the U.S. retained sovereignty over Philippine foreign policy. In 1935, as part of the National Defense Act, which was signed
  • October is Depression Awareness Month

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, depression is not just having “the blues” or the emotions we feel when grieving the loss of a loved one. It is a true medical condition that is treatable, like diabetes or hypertension.    Someone who is depressed has feelings of sadness or anxiety that last for weeks at a time. He or
  • October is Domestic Violence Month

    Domestic violence, also known as Intimate Partner Violence, is a public health problem.    Intimate Partner Violence includes physical violence, sexual violence, threats of physical or sexual violence, stalking and emotional or psychological abuse by a current or former intimate partner. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or