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“Air Force Liquid Television” is a series of articles examining the facts of drinking and driving. The fourth story of the series is inspired in part by The Walking Dead TV series. TWD was used in this article to compare the show’s zombies, decaying remains in motion, with living Airmen who are destroying their bodies by abusing alcohol and essentially walking the path of death. This map is a re-imagined Grand Forks Air Force Base version of the Terminus map. Terminus is referred to as a safe haven for all who need help in the TWD universe and the same can apply to the 319th Medical Support Group; it is set in place to aid any and all who need it. (Air Force photo illustration/Senior Airman Zachiah Roberson) The Walking Dead: Are you becoming an alcohol zombie?
Deteriorating bodies still in motion, a scenario no one wants to see; yet it is happening to Airmen throughout the Air Force every day.Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Drunk and Disorderly offenses plague the military today, but even more devastating is how these Airmen's bodies are handling excessive drinking."Anything that you put in your
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2015
Mrs. Nancy Harkness Love, founder of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron. (Photo courtesy of Woman's Collection, Texas Woman's University.) Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives: Lt. Col. Nancy H. Love
Lt. Col. Nancy Harkness Love's pilot career began in 1930 when she earned her private pilot's license at the age of 16. In 1932, she earned a limited commercial license at Poughkeepsie Airport at the end of her freshman year in college. In 1934, she landed a job, in Boston at Inter-City Air Service.In 1940, after the Second World War broke out in
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2015
Airman 1st Class Anthony Kelly, 319th Communications Squadron High Freqency Global Communication System coordinator, works in the 319th CS building on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., March 4, 2015. Kelly was selected as the Grand Forks AFB Warrior of the Week for the second week of March 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. David Dobrydney) Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Anthony Kelly
Name: Airman 1st Class Anthony KellyUnit: 319th Communications SquadronDuty title: High Frequency Global Communication System CoordinatorTime in service: 1 year, 10 monthsTime on station:  1 year, 3 monthsHometown:  Worcester, Mass.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?Personal growth and overcoming challenges are a central point in what
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives: Staff Sgt. Esther Blake
Staff Sgt. Esther Blake, also known as the first woman in the Air Force, began her active duty military career in 1944 when she joined her sons in uniform in the Army Air Forces. She later joined the Women's Army Corps when she was informed that her eldest son, Lt. Julius Blake, was reported missing after his B-17 Flying Fortress was shot down over
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2015
1st Lt. Jessica Swaim (far left, front row), 319th Medical Support Squadron resource management office and systems flight commander, poses with her flight for a group photo March 5, 2015, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. Swain was chosen as Warrior of the Week for the first week in March. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Bonnie Grantham) Warrior of the Week: First Lt. Jessica Swaim
Name and Rank: 1st Lt. Jessica SwaimUnit: 319th Medical Support SquadronDuty title: Resource Management Office & Systems Flight commanderTime in service: 6 yearsTime on station: 3 yearsHometown: LaBolt, S.D.Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?  I joined the Air Force because I wanted to take care of people, but in a hands-off sort of
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Pointers for Leases and Renting Property
There are many pitfalls a person can fall into when renting or leasing a dwelling.  Common problems include signing agreements they did not read, disputing with a landlord regarding needed repairs, and not reporting pre-existing damage.  A general rule of thumb to follow is to always read your lease before signing it.  While there is established
0 3/03
2015
Drinking and driving can lead to more than a DUI: it can cost someone their life. It is important to always have a plan when going out for the night, but, if all else fails, Airmen Against Drunk Driving is always there as well. For more information regarding AADD call 701-747-2273. (Air Force photo illustration/Airman 1st Class Bonnie Grantham) How I Met Your Mother: The designated driver's role
The role of designated driver is not always a role people jump to fill. Being the sober one in a group of friends can be frustrating and make the DD feel excluded. Though it may not be considered the most desirable position for a night of fun, it is the most crucial to ensure the safety of everyone involved."Designated drivers are very important,"
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2015
Airman 1st Class Eric Vanderstreet, 319th Security Forces Squadron patrolman/installation entry controller, demonstrates the lights on his patrol car Feb. 20, 2015, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. Vanderstreet was chosen as Warrior of the Week for the fourth week in February. (Airman 1st Class Bonnie Grantham) Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Eric Vanderstreet
Name: Airman 1st Class Eric James VanderstreetUnit: 319th Security Forces SquadronDuty title: Patrolman/Installation Entry ControllerTime in service: 26 monthsTime on station: 1 year, 7 monthsHometown: Cedar Grove, New JerseyWhy is serving in the Air Force important to you?I believe that serving in the military in general, no matter what branch you
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2015
Staff Sgt. Andy Moore, 319th Air Base Wing Command Post, NCO-in-charge of command post systems, sports University of Southern California gear while checking his email during his day off Feb. 23, 2015 on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. Moore was recently admitted into the prestigious Sol Price of Public Policy for the Master of Public Administration program. The school is rated the number five in the United States for its MPA program with only a seven percent acceptance rate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Bonnie Grantham) Grand Forks AFB Airman accepted for USC graduate program
An Airman was recently accepted into the prestigious Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California to study in the Master of Public Administration program.Staff Sgt. Andy Moore, 319th Air Base Wing Command Post NCO-in-charge of command post systems, was entered into the number five school in the United States for the
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2015
The mission of the 69th Reconnaissance Group is to train, maintain, deploy and employ Airmen and assets to deliver globally integrated Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) in support of national objectives. Safety is a priority for all RG jobs, since they deal with electrical systems, physical hazards and season hazards on a daily basis. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Xavier Navarro) Danger ahead; safety in mind: 69th Reconnaissance Group
The mission of the 69th Reconnaissance Group is to train, maintain, deploy and employ Airmen and assets to deliver globally integrated Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) in support of national objectives.Tech. Sgt. Amanda Dupré, as the 69th RG unit safety representative, is responsible for assisting the commander and unit personnel
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2015
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