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(From left to right) Col. Diane Hull, 319th Air Refueling Wing commander; Lisa Bakke and Crystal Hurst, Starbucks store managers; and Chief Master Sgt. Harry Viel. 
The managers of the local Starbucks coffee shops presented 179 pounds of coffee to be distributed to deployed troops. 
“The coffee was donated from the community, our store just facilitated the donations,” said Ms. Bakke. “Many people included thank you cards to show their appreciation to the troops.” (Photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Coomes) GF says thanks a latte

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2006
Chief Master Sgt. Cynthia Davis  and Senior Master Sgt. Johnnie Sowell cut a rug after dinner at the ball. (Photos by Staff Sgt. Suellyn Nuckolls) Having a Ball

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2006
Airman 1st Class Alexander Lemieux, 319th Civil Engineering Squadron, shows the children’s fire safety house to General McNabb and Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Barron, AMC command chief. He is one of many Airmen to showcase their mission at Warrior Land Sept. 13. Showcasing the 319 ARW

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Gen. Duncan McNabb, Air Mobility Command commander, re-enlists four Airmen during the all call during his visit Sept. 13 and 14. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Coomes) Gen. McNabb visits base to "thank Airmen"
"Well, it's not your aircraft or ships or weapons - we have all that. You're enlisted core is unlike anything we could imagine. If we were to face you in war -- that is where we would lose." Gen. Duncan McNabb, Air Mobility Command commander, began his all call here by recounting a conversation he had with Russian generals when they were asked what
0 9/25
2006
Voting representatives are at the Base Exchange with absentee ballot request forms. Squadron POC: Armed Forces Voting Week

0 9/07
2006
Default Air Force Logo 319 OG under new command
The 319th Operations Group welcomed its new commander Aug. 29 at an assumption of command ceremony. Col. Bobby Fowler assumed command of the 319 OG after Col. Lee DeReemer's relinquishment of command in June. "Since [Colonel DeReemer's] departure, Col. Dave Sprague has served as the acting commander and ably led the operations group," said Col.
0 9/07
2006
Default Air Force Logo Town Halls preview changes for civilians, supervisors
Civilian workers and their supervisors recently got a preview of sweeping changes that will affect the base in the coming months. Senior civilian officials from Air Mobility Headquarters at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., unveiled the details of the new National Security Personnel System at two Town Hall meetings in the base theater, July 12 and
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Col. Bill Bender, former 319th Air Refueling Wing commander, passes the Maintenance Group guidon to its new commander, Col. Raymond Corcoran July 6. (Photo by Airman 1st Class SerMae Lampkin) Changing it up: Maintainers welcome new commander
Smiles and laughs were the order of the day as Lt. Col. Michael T. England finished his farewell speech at his change of command ceremony July 6. Colonel England stepped down from the podium, looked at former wing commander Col. Bill Bender and said, “Sir, if you need another maintenance commander, you call me.” Colonel Bender, only too happy to
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2006
Maj. Gen. James Hawkins, 18th AF commander passes the 319th Air Refueling Wing guideon to its new commander Col. Diane Hull during a change of command cermony July 11. From one great leader to the next
The wing’s change of command ceremony took place Tuesday in Hangar 605 in the shadow of a KC-135 Stratotanker with Col. Bill Bender relinquishing command of the 319th Air Refueling Wing to Col. Diane Hull. Colonel Bender and his family moved on to Stuttgart, Germany, where he will work directly for the deputy commander of the United States European
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Prepare pets for the ‘dog days’ of summer
It’s that time of the year: your dog is swimming, playing catch, chasing prairie dogs and running through the woods, but with that there are a few concerns that the season brings. Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are common problems among canines. You have to remember that dogs wear a winter coat year round. Because of this, it is wise to keep them
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2006
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