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Default Air Force Logo Improve health by understanding nutrition
"Nutrition, It's a Matter of Fact" is the theme for National Nutrition Month in 2008. As the Health and Wellness Center Dietitian at Eielson, it is my responsibility and privilege to share the latest nutrition facts that can help individuals improve their health. Here are some stories from individuals that volunteered to share their positive
0 3/11
2008
Default Air Force Logo The enlisted perspective: Maintaining a healthy lifestyle
The 21st Century Air Force is truly expeditionary, so it is imperative we are all prepared to meet mission challenges. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is often the first step to accomplishing this goal. A healthy lifestyle not only boosts energy levels, endurance, and reduces stress in every day duties; it can potentially save an Airman's life in a
0 3/11
2008
Default Air Force Logo Letter To Airmen: Support to Operations
Last month I wrote about my AOR trip and the outstanding impacts Airmen are making in OIF and OEF every day. This month I want to salute all those who provide support to operations around the globe. From the acquisition professionals whose rigorous analysis resulted in the selection of a new air refueling tanker to the numerous Air Force agencies
0 3/10
2008
Default Air Force Logo Why we have Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month, a time to highlight and celebrate the accomplishments and achievements made by women. Yet every year I hear one question that always seems to linger on people's minds: Why do we celebrate women's history; don't men and women share the same history? To answer, we must examine three important factors that must be
0 3/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo Dental health important to daily regimen
Editor's note: February is National Dental Health Month.Everyone knows how to brush their teeth, the question is do we actually remember being taught? Most people assume that tooth brushing is an inborn trait that doesn't require instruction. Simply moving the brush around on the teeth won't cut it. Truth is, most people are doing it wrong and we
0 2/19
2008
Default Air Force Logo Keep your heart in a healthy place
Everyone knows heart disease is the number one killer and that keeping your heart healthy is a big deal. Too many people, however, think the choices they make when they are young will not have much of an impact. They are very, very wrong. My best friend in High School was Trish. We had great adventures together. We loved hanging out, watching
0 2/07
2008
Maj. James O'Quinn, 354th Contracting Squadron commander.                       A Great Season
With the completion of the Super Bowl another football season comes to an end and this makes me sad. You see, to me, football is the only sport and I've often thought that I learned everything I need to know about life from the game of football: The coaches, teammates, opponents and experiences from the game have been in integral in both shaping me
0 2/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo CSAF speaks of 2008 reading list
Fellow Airmen Developing Airmen remains one of my key priorities; to that end I've carefully selected each book on my 2008 reading list. Victory -- whether on the front lines of today's Long War or in the air, space and cyberspace surrounding tomorrow's foes -- will be determined in large part by the expertise of our Airmen. Lifelong education is a
0 2/01
2008
Default Air Force Logo MLK day a time of reflection
"Let us rise up tonight with a greater readiness. Let us stand with a greater determination. And let us move on in these powerful days, these days of challenge to make America what it ought to be. We have an opportunity to make America a better nation." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. January 21 marks the 22nd anniversary observance of the federal
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2008
Default Air Force Logo SECAF Letter to Airmen: Make 2008 the Year of Achievement
Happy New Year! I am so proud to begin another year serving with all of you as Secretary of this great Air Force. You performed magnificently as an Air Force in 2007, and our nation needs you to have a repeat performance in 2008. As we begin this new year together, I want us all to set the personal and organizational goals necessary to capitalize
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2008
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