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LORI A. BULTMAN, 25th Air Force
March 9, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – LACKLAND, Texas — When the search for a new chaplain began at the 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, who could have imagined an ISR analyst would be selected to fill those empty shoes?Chaplain (Maj.) W. James ‘Jim’ Bridgham said he can see that his ISR career prepared him for this assignment.“I understand the stress of shift work and the challenge... Read more
March 9, 2017
FORT LEE, Va. — Balancing its financial books is an annual ritual for the Defense Commissary Agency. So it’s no surprise to the men and women who deliver the benefit that they’ve now eclipsed the 15-year mark in effectively managing their annual appropriations.Independent auditors recently gave DeCA an “unmodified” audit opinion for its fiscal 2016 financial statements, continuing a string of... Read more
March 9, 2017
One of the best ways to start losing weight or just improve your nutrition overall is to keep track of what you eat and drink every day. You probably have seen all the advice about eating well-balanced meals—from the amounts you should put on your plate at meals to the recommended amounts of essential nutrients you need every day. But how do you raise your awareness about what you eat and drink?... Read more
COL. PATRICK S. RYAN, Secretary of the Air Force, Office of the Chief Information Officer
March 9, 2017
WASHINGTON — Five or 10 years ago, such a statement might have been appropriate for a cartoon matinee or slapstick farce, but in a new world defined by the Internet of Things, this statement isn’t just a possibility, but an actual cyber vulnerability to be aware of.Companies today are adding the word “smart” to a constellation of different products: water bottles, refrigerators, televisions, and... Read more
March 9, 2017
WASHINGTON — Researchers know of aspirin’s benefits in preventing certain ailments — from cardiovascular disease to most recently colorectal cancer. But while the link to those two conditions was made, researchers also questioned how and if this “wonder drug” could work to ward off other types of cancers. Thanks to a team led by Dr. Vinod Vijayan at the DeBakey Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical... Read more
TECH. SGT. ROBERT BARNETT, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
March 2, 2017
WASHINGTON — Former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody testified on the importance of Airmen and their families before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel Feb. 14 on Capitol Hill.“It is imperative we put them first, inspire them and support them as they face the challenges inherent to serving the profession of arms,” he said. “It’s not an easy task, which is why... Read more
AIR FORCE SENIOR AIRMAN ANDREW PARK, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing
March 2, 2017
“I really wanted to teach history because I wanted to make it interesting. My goal is to make history tangible,” said Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Paseur.Known as Mr. Paseur to his students at Trion High School in northwest Georgia, Paseur uses personal experience to liven up his lessons. In the past, this has included bringing an antique loom into his classroom, where he uses it during lessons on... Read more
Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News, Defense Media Activity
March 2, 2017
The Defense Department’s newly modernized electronic health record system was recognized as successful after a week-long deployment at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington, officials there said today.Fairchild’s  92nd Medical Group became the first military hospital or clinic to use MHS Genesis, a single, integrated electronic inpatient and outpatient health record that transforms... Read more
YAN KENNON, Naval Hospital Jacksonville
March 2, 2017
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 610,000 people die of heart disease each year. That’s about one in four deaths. The good news is that Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville has resources for those seeking a healthier heart.“Heart health can be improved at any age,” said Capt.... Read more
February 23, 2017
OGDEN, Utah — The U.S. Air Force Academy Band performed a free show for the community Feb. 13 at Weber State University’s Austad Auditorium.For more than 60 years the Academy Band has used the power of music to inspire Air Force personnel and the nation through innovative musical programs while communicating Air Force excellence around the globe.The show in Ogden featured a variety of musical... Read more

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