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  • 10 hurricane preparation tips to know

    The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre- existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft. If the right conditions persist long enough, they can combine to produce the violent winds, incredible waves, torrential rains, and floods we associate with this phenomenon. The official hurricane season for
  • 'Here comes the boom'

    Although it is a job that has been glorified by Hollywood in recent years, the men and women who have earned the right to call themselves Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians know that the job is anything but. It's flat out hard work.With temperatures reaching into the mid-90s on a supposedly "spring-like" day, the EOD technicians from the 386th
  • Team Patrick-Cape walks a ‘mile in her shoes’

    Team Patrick-Cape volunteers place 1,046-marker flags near the track at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., April 18, 2014, to symbolize the number of reported sexual assault victims in the Air Force in 2013. The 45th Space Wing hosted a "Mile in her Shoes" run-walk, in conjunction with other Sexual Assault Awareness events during April. (U.S. Air Force
  • In the dawns early light: Honor Flight connects past with present

    Imagine being 93 years old and still doing more by 9 a.m. than most people do all day. That phrase has long been a military motto; and is as true now as ever. Local World War II and Korean War veterans headed off to Washington D.C. in true hero fashion, as part of the Honor Flight program, where a crowd of roaring military personnel, volunteers,
  • Marathon Man: Air Force major to complete 75th marathon in 9 years

    One man. Nine years. 74 marathons.For many, this sounds like an unattainable goal, but Maj. Joel Fenlason has no plans to slow down just yet. Running is his therapy, and each marathon presents a new challenge.He started running marathons in 2005 when he was 31 years old. His goal was to complete 50 marathons by his 40th birthday. Now 40, he is
  • Ignite Innovation - Meet your team!

    The Innovate NOW! Project Team was organized to lead our installation's effort to inspire and instill a culture of innovation. Earlier this year, Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, the 45th Space Wing commander, assembled a team of volunteers to organize an initiative that will empower individuals at all levels (Airmen, civilians and contractors) to generate
  • Family Care Provider - A ticket your own business

    Child care can be one of the greatest challenges for military families moving from place to place every few years. Although the base provides child care services through the Youth Center and the Child Development Center, some may require special care and during busy seasons the facilities can be overfilled. The Family Care Coordinator program

    April is a time to think of bright sunny days, flowers springing to life, and summer time fun right around the corner. It is also the time to stop and think about how we can help someone in our community. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child. As the president stated recently in his National Child Abuse
  • Pet Obesity: It’s more serious than you may think

    Did you know ... approximately 50% of U.S. dogs are overweight or obese?Do you have a round pup? The health risks of obesity are real. It contributes to many medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, heart and lung disease, high blood pressure, compromised immune function and can even predispose to certain types of cancer. It has been well
  • Family Services: Airman’s Attic and much more

    With all the stresses of military life, including moves every few years, a little help can go a long way.Family Services is dedicated to helping those who serve the Department of Defense. Programs offered:· Airman's Attic -- household items such as kitchen wares, living room, bedroom, yard and other equipment to Airmen who are E-5 and below· Swap