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  • National Preparedness Month: Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

    Editor's Note: Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Maas and Staff Sgt. Nathan Sisk from the Installation Office of Emergency Management provided information for this article. Natural disasters, hazardous material spills, terrorist attacks, and zombie apocalypses are all real and valid reasons to be thinking about

  • Comprehensive Airman Fitness: A Lifestyle and culture

    Comprehensive Airman Fitness is comprised of a multitude of targeted programs and activities as well as resiliency skills taught to enable Airmen to make sound choices.The program's goal is to build and sustain a thriving and resilient Air Force community that fosters mental, physical, social and

  • Becoming a supervisor

    This is the first in a three part series describing the role and views of different supervisors in each tier of Air Force enlisted leadership. First from the viewpoint of Airmen, then NCOs, and finally SNCOs all from separate career fields.Three young men from very different backgrounds now find

  • Don't pay the ultimate 'price' when it comes to sport injuries

    (Editor's Note: This story is part of a series from the 341st Missile Wing Safety office highlighting the Critical Days of Summer)Whether you're getting ready for the big game or just heading out for an afternoon workout, it's important to keep sports preparation in mind to help prevent

  • MAFB officer stays with missiles due to FIP

    Capt. Billy Terry, 341st Operational Support Squadron intercontinental ballistic missile senior combat crew instructor, was given the opportunity to chase a dream he had for most of his life - to change career fields and work as a space systems operator. Terry, who has been in the missile career

  • Critical Days of Summer week 11: In the line of fire

    Have you ever used a grill or eaten grilled food? Sure you have, who hasn't?For centuries, a preferred method of cooking has been to grill over an open flame. The Declaration of Independence names certain unalienable rights such as life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; in which nothing makes

  • Social media requires care, caution with political material

    Most Americans are born with a political rattle in their hands and learn to shake it early.While U.S. culture promotes opinions and debate, Airmen should be reminded that, while on active duty -- and even for reservists who may be perceived as active military representatives -- participating in

  • An unsinkable team

    The security response team came in early for a shift change on the night of June 28, 2014, said Staff Sgt. Deshaina Dawson, 91st Missile Security Forces Squadron flight security controller. The rain had been falling for a couple days and water was already pooling around the launch facility. After

  • LRS maintenance shop keeps base vehicles purring

    When entering the 341st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance shop, one may notice the buzz of pneumatic impact wrenches, the faint shadow of an Airman through mist while he pressure washes a mud-covered Humvee, or the all-to-familiar auto shop smell of oil and gas.With nearly 600

  • Guidance for political activities

    It's an election year, which brings many opportunities to participate in the political process, as well as many pitfalls. Because of active duty status or employment as a Department of Defense civilian employee, there are limitations when it comes to participating in political activities. All are