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  • 89th ATKS: Under snow, providing overwatch

    It’s a snowy Thanksgiving Day in South Dakota, where families are recovering from holiday meals, while the 89th Attack Squadron, based out of Ellsworth Air Force Base, is preparing for a holiday weekend of snowdrifts and combat.
  • AFIMSC innovation streamlines comptroller tasking process

    After three years of brainstorming and research, Linda Alcala and her finance operations team have found a way to simplify management of Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Resources Directorate tasks to installation comptroller squadrons. The team launches an innovative task management solution today that will help squadrons respond ‘on the DOT.’ The rollout includes half of the Air Force’s major commands with the other half having access to the tool by the middle of the month.
  • M4, M9 AFQC refreshes defenders skills

    Every year, approximately 170 security forces Airmen attend the M4 and M9 Air Force Qualification Course led by Moody’s Combat Arms Training and Maintenance. The course sharpens their weapon systems skills and ensures optimal knowledge and performance of the firearms they carry daily.
  • PMO, USACE partner to rebuild Tyndall

    After Hurricane Michael hit Tyndall Air Force Base in October 2018, the Air Force and Army forged a partnership with a single vision in mind--to build the “Installation of the future.” The Tyndall Project Management Office is rebuilding the base and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers became an important ally as the rebuild moved forward. With crucial partners like the USACE working alongside the PMO, Tyndall is on track to become a 21st century leader for the Air Force.
  • VCSAF meets with nuclear scientists, engineers about future operations

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. “Seve” Wilson paid a visit to the Air Force Technical Applications Center here Dec. 4 to meet with nuclear scientists and engineers about their role in global nuclear deterrence and nonproliferation. The purpose of the visit was to give the visiting Air Force senior leaders an opportunity to discuss future operations and algorithmic warfare with members of the Department of Defense’s sole nuclear treaty monitoring center and the U.S.’s technical surveillance center of excellence.
  • Air Force Housing Helpline Connects Residents to the Support They Seek

    Since its launch in May 2019, Air Force Housing Helpline has been helping residents resolve concerns with Air Force privatized and government housing. AFCEC's Installations Directorate, which manages and executes the Air Force’s housing program, established 1-800-482-6431 as 24-hour helpline to address concerns raised regarding the military privatized housing program.
  • Depression, the opportunity for reconnection

    As a Psychologist, I am frequently asked by my patients about the seriousness of their condition: “What does this mean? Am I crazy to be feeling this way? Do I have mental issues?” Mental issues, or what those in the mental health field call a psychiatric disorder, is the culmination of symptoms that when combined cause significant distress or impairment in nearly all life domains for a longer-than-expected period of time.
  • Safety: A key component in any good holiday celebration

    The Air Forces top three leaders highlighted winter and holiday safety hazards in a recently released tri-signature memorandum.
  • Holiday safety 101

    When people are busy decorating, shopping, entertaining or traveling during the holiday season, the rush to complete their to-do lists could lead to a lack of emphasis on proper safety practices. The following holiday safety tips can help all keep safe and secure during the season.
  • Holiday food preparation and safety tips

    Thanksgiving is this week and that often means a lot of cooking for holiday dinners. Improper storing and cooking of a turkey dinner can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria, and serving that dinner could cause food-borne illnesses.
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