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  • Preparing youth for peer pressure

    This year, Alcohol Awareness Month is highlighting the important issue of underage drinking. It's no secret that alcohol use by young people is extremely dangerous - both to themselves and to society at large, and is associated with traffic fatalities, violence, unsafe sex, suicide, educational failure, and other problem behaviors. Many times peer
  • Avoid traffic accidents while biking on installation

    The sun is out and the weather is warming up slowly--but surely, and more and more bicycles are starting to show around the base. Bicycling is a common means of transportation as well as a popular source of recreation, exercise and sport. Along with increased use of bicycles comes the risk of significant injuries. According to national statistics
  • Wayland Baptist University dean's, president's list

    The Following students from Wayland Baptist University, Fairbanks Campus have been placed on the President's and Dean's lists for outstanding academic achievement in the Winter Term 2006-2007: Joseph Losinski - President's List George Mathisen - President's List Krystal Mills - President's List Leo Zeek - President's List Sheri Burns - Dean's List
  • Celebrate our children's caregivers

    Provider Appreciation Day is an opportunity to recognize the work of child care providers and bring attention to the need of support across the country. National Provider Appreciation Day is celebrated annually on the Friday before Mother's Day; this year it is May 11. Child care providers are much more than baby sitters; the majority have training
  • Article 15 punishments imposed in March

    A senior airman from the 18th Fighter Squadron received Article 15 punishment for wrongfully appropriating two government buses, in violation of Article 121, UCMJ. The commander imposed the following punishment: Reduction to airman first class, suspended forfeiture of $121.00 pay per month for two months and a reprimand. An airman first class from
  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Reporting Options

    Sexual assault continues to be one of the most underreported crimes in America today. Since this is the case across the nation, creating a climate of confidence where victims feel comfortable coming forward to report sexual assault crimes continues to be a top priority of the Department of Defense in its fight to eliminate sexual assault crimes in
  • Military celebrates retiree appreciation May 5

    The 22d Annual Retiree Appreciation Day will be held May 5 at the Last Frontier Community Center at Fort Wainwright. All military retirees and their families, regardless of branch of service, are invited to attend. The day's activities will begin with cholesterol screening from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speaker session will be held from 10 a.m. to noon.
  • New policy protects Air Force networks

    A new Air Force policy on encrypting and digitally signing e-mails is now in effect to ensure security and reliability of information as the battle for cyberspace dominance continues. Officially called the Air Force Public Key Infrastructure Policy on Encrypting and Digitally Signing E-mails, it is designed to combat adversaries' growing attempts
  • Hackers gain access to MyPay accounts

    Someone's identity is stolen every 10 seconds, according to the Federal Trade Commission, and servicemembers are not immune to this statistic. There's been a recent rise in hackers attacking MyPay accounts, and most victims don't even know it. Most of the stolen information is collected by software that tracks what you do on the computer, said Air
  • Guard, Reserve leaders speak before Senate

    Military leaders from the National Guard and Reserve testified before members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense, April 11 on Capitol Hill to give a status on the forces and to bring focus on the services' budget. Lt. Gen. Craig R. McKinley, the director of the Air National Guard, spoke candidly about the Airmen under