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STEVEN SMALL, 75th Medical Group Patient Safety Program Coordinator
June 8, 2017
As with the aviation industry, redundancy in medicine is essential. To ensure the safest care is provided to the patient, critical steps in medicine often contain secondary and tertiary checks. One such critical step, and perhaps the most basic, is ensuring we have the correct patient prior to administering care.Wrong-patient errors continue to occur in virtually all stages of diagnosis and... Read more
TECH. SGT. DARNELL T. CANNADY, 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing Public Affairs
June 8, 2017
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. — Three generations of Lundins gathered at the National World War II Memorial May 24, 2017, to celebrate the military service of family members, past and present.It all began when 1st Lt. Nicholas Lundin, the 480th Intelligence, Reconnaissance and Surveillance Wing chief of current operations, was planning his promotion ceremony. He learned early in the process that... Read more
June 1, 2017
OGDEN, Utah — Hill Hockey Club’s A and B Division teams recently completed their seasons, which began last October, by winning championship games at the Ice Sheet in Ogden.While the first half of the season proved challenging, both teams finished strong.  On May 21, the A Division Falcons defeated the Outlaws 6-4. The B Division Falcons won their championship game over the Icemen 7-1 in... Read more
AIR FORCE AIRMAN 1ST CLASS ERIN MCCLELLAN, 22nd Air Refueling Wing
June 1, 2017
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.,  — During his studies as an environmental science major, an airman here became interested in beekeeping.Tech. Sgt. Garrett Wright, a personnel recovery specialist — survival, evasion, resistance and escape — with the 22nd Operations Support Squadron, obtained his first honeybees last year after attending workshops and doing heavy research on beekeeping.His... Read more
June 1, 2017
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and drugstore chain Walgreens announced a collaborative agreement May 6, which will help improve mental health care for Veterans through enhanced education, access to resources and outreach.  VA, VFW and Walgreens will work together to reach Veterans in communities across the country with targeted... Read more
June 1, 2017
FORT LEE, Va. — June will bring more than hot temperatures for commissary patrons looking for plenty of promotional savings and exciting events, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales.“Our customers will be treated to fun, spectacular events with super summer savings in the mix,” said Tracie Russ. “We’re kicking off June with our annual Healthy Lifestyle Festivals worldwide and... Read more
KAT BAILEY, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
June 1, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force has positions available for up to 34 officers to join the Afghanistan Pakistan Hands program to exert strategic influence ensuring progress towards achieving U.S. government objectives in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. This year, lieutenant colonels, majors and well-qualified captains selected for major are needed in the rated,... Read more
JOHN D. BANUSIEWICZ, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
June 1, 2017
WASHINGTON,  — The observance of Armed Forces Day is “merely one more installment on behalf of the American people on a debt of honor and the debt of gratitude we’ll never be able to fully repay to all of you who served,” Vice President Mike Pence told service members at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, yesterday.“Today, in communities large and small on Main Streets and meeting halls... Read more
Jim Garamone, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
June 1, 2017
WASHINGTON, — America needs leaders of consequence and conscience, said Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, who today urged the new graduates of his alma mater — Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont, — to be those leaders.The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff graduated from Saint Michael’s in 1977, the same year he was commissioned into the Marine Corps.The general spoke about leadership... Read more
AIRMAN 1ST CLASS DENNIS HOFFMAN, Air Force Space Command
May 25, 2017
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., May 16, 2017 — The emergence of the night sky signals the beginning of a mission for a select group of airmen here.The airmen, assigned to Detachment 1 of the 21st Space Wing, operate the just under 4-foot tall telescopes, which are kept busy detecting, tracking and cataloging tens of thousands of objects in orbit within their area of coverage. Collecting... Read more