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Col. Diane Hull, 319th Air Refueling Wing commander, has her blood pressure taken by Staff Sgt. Telicia Deberry, 319th Medical Group, during the Health Fair at the Base Exchange Feb. 24. The health fair provided information to the base community in honor of Black History Month. More than 100 people participated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Suellyn Nuckolls) Health fair: spreading awareness

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Default Air Force Logo AFAF: Airmen helping Airmen in need
The 33rd annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign base kicked off here Feb. 15. This year's campaign runs until March 29 with a theme of "Commitment to Caring." AFAF offers Airmen a chance to contribute to any of four charitable organizations which benefit active duty, Reserve, Guard, retired Air Force members, surviving spouses and families.
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An F-16 from Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., flies off after being refueled by a Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., KC-135 during the Red Flag exercise Feb 7. A Two KC-135 Stratotankers from the 319th Air Refueling Wing are the lead tanker unit during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Randi Norton) Tankers at your 6, bandits at your 12
An Air Force pilot is flying a routine mission; suddenly, he's engaged by a bandit. Without hesitation, he begins evasive maneuvers and gets into a position to take out the enemy before the enemy takes him out. This is what the Red Flag Exercise 07-02 is all about. The 319th Air Refueling Wing, the lead tanker unit, joined other Air Force units,
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Master Sgt. Brent Cook dislodged food from a choking Senior Airman Joseph Wylie, while deployed to Southwest Asia. Both are deployed from the 319th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (Courtesy photo) Deployed Warrior saves life
It was like any normal lunch, for any Airman at any given dining facility. A time to get out of the heat, sit down together and talk about everything from work or family to any events from the day. An Airman takes a big bite of a chicken breast and washes it down with a cold beverage. Then something went wrong - it was stuck. He tried swallowing,
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Default Air Force Logo Base transitions to standardized emergency response system
By 2009, all Air Force installations will respond to emergencies, during peacetime and wartime, using the same system civilian agencies implemented more than 30 years ago. Fortunately, the base's close ties with the local community will expedite the transition and make it easier. Under the Air Force Incident Management System, the wing will use the
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Default Air Force Logo Airman and Family Readiness Center continues to improve support by working with joint services
The Interservice Family Assistance Committee gathered for their quarterly meeting Feb. 15 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center here to work to provide multi-service networking for "total force family readiness." Family support representatives from active duty, Reserve, Regional Readiness Commands, Direct Reporting Units, National Guard and
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GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Tech. Sgt. Heather Tevebaugh, 319th Aeromedical Dental Squadron, teaches the nutrition part of the healthy living program at the Health and Wellness Center here. Sergeant Tevebaugh recently won the 2006 Air Force Aerospace Physiology NCO of the Year. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Chad Kellum) NCO's impact nets Air Force Physiology NCO of the Year
A NCO here is the 2006 Air Force Aerospace Physiology NCO of the Year. Tech. Sgt. Heather Tevebaugh, NCO in charge of Aerospace Physiology - Human Performance Training Team at the 319th Aeromedical Dental Squadron, was pleased to receive the reward, if not a bit perplexed. "I was surprised," said Sergeant Tevebaugh. "The award winners are normally
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Default Air Force Logo The Air Force’s most valuable resource
Transformation. Modernization. Force shaping. Lean reengineering. Recapitalizing the force. If you're an active duty member in today's Air Force, chances are you've heard one of these buzzwords that all allude to the myriad of changes taking place across our service. Multiple, radical changes are nothing new to the military ... as a matter of fact,
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Maj. Raymond Barben, 319th Contracting Squadron commander, recently returned from a deployment where he worked with the Army in Baghdad. (courtesy photo) Keeping ahead of the game: contracting warfighting
During my first tour in Iraq, nearly two years ago, I served as a contracting squadron commander at Ali Base. Now, I have just completed my second tour in Iraq, serving largely with the Army in Baghdad. On this deployment, I had the honor and privilege of advising, assisting and guiding multiple units and hundreds of contracting officers in Iraq to
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Default Air Force Logo Black History Month: health disparities in blacks
According to the 2000 U.S. Census, 35 million individuals (approximately 12 percent of the U.S. population) identify themselves only as black or African American. By 2035, that number is projected to climb to roughly 50 million people (U.S. Census, 2000). What's troublesome is that blacks are one of a few groups who continue to be
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