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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
February 23, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 419th Fighter Wing hosted retired Lt. Col. James H. Harvey III, a member of the historic Tuskegee Airmen, during a tour Feb. 11 here.The former fighter pilot got an up-close look the F-16 Fighting Falcon along with the Air Force’s newest fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II. He also toured the aircrew flight equipment shop and took a trip to the flightline to watch F... Read more
Karen Bastian, Energy Outreach Coordinator
February 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Energy Awareness Kilowatt Crackdown contest winner was announced Jan. 3 with building 383 squeaking past building 385 in an energy reduction contest hosted by the 75th Civil Engineer Squadron Energy Management Team. The contest kick-off began Oct. 1, garnering personnel and facility managers committed to succeed at the challenge that would run through November... Read more
EMILY POSADAS, Health Promotion Flight Coordinator, 52nd Medical Group
February 16, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Exercise can do loads of good to your body, including keeping your heart healthy!  According to the Heart and Vascular Institute of the Cleveland Clinic1, exercise not only improves your heart health, it also reduces your heart disease risk factors.  Below are tips on safe exercise that will give your heart the most benefit1. Be sure to engage in moderate... Read more
February 16, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Military Saves Week is an annual opportunity for installations and organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for service members and their families to assess their own saving status.Take the Military Saves Pledge at https://militarysaves.org/for-savers/.Military Saves can help you develop your goals and take action. When you take the Military Saves... Read more
STAFF SGT. ALEXX PONS, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
February 16, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2017 United Service Organizations Service Member of the Year Award.The award is sponsored by the USO and recognizes specific acts of heroism by E-5s or below from every military service branch.Organizations and base-level personnel should contact their major command, field operating agency, direct... Read more
February 16, 2017
In 2016, the men and women of DeCA observed a quarter-century of their agency's service to the military community.This year, DeCA is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the modern commissary benefit, which officially began on July 1, 1867.On that date, two years following the Civil War, enlisted men received the same shopping privilege that had been available to officers since 1825: the right to... Read more
February 16, 2017
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center announced its annual award winners at a ceremony Feb. 2 at the Mountain View Club here. Two Hill AFB Airmen were among the winners. Congratulations to:Senior NCO of the Year – Master Sgt. Bradley Hinds, Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles Directorate, Hill AFB, Utah.Cat I Civilian of the Year – Ms. Mykenzie Hamblin,... Read more
February 16, 2017
WASHINGTON – For the sixth consecutive time, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration (NCA) was ranked first in customer satisfaction among the nation’s top corporations and federal agencies in an independent survey conducted by the CFI Group utilizing the science of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).“NCA continues to embody our MyVA principles focusing on... Read more