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  • Healthy hearts

    February is not only the month of “love”, but also nationally known as heart health month. Many Americans do not know that the leading cause of death in the United States is, in fact, heart disease.
  • It needs to stop

    “I remember sitting in my room typing up a letter to everyone, apologizing for being such a failure and causing so many problems. I finished typing the note and had my pills lined up on the table.” Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among military members and yearly claims more lives than combat.
  • One team, one fight: part I

    When thinking about the F-16CM Fighting Falcon and its mission, many people only think about the pilot and their jet, but there are many more working pieces to the puzzle ensuring the mission is accomplished. In order to step into an aircraft and be cleared fit to fight, pilots must get a physical health assessment in order to be cleared fit to fight. This means they have to go to the 20th Aerospace Medicine Squadron flight medicine every 15 months for PHAs, which test eyesight, hearing, mental state and other health areas.
  • My miles have meaning

    “On your mark, get set, go!” Amidst cheers and applause, the runners take off from the starting line. Pulling out in front of the pack is a man in a neon yellow shirt emblazoned with the words “Team Momentum” carrying a billowing American flag that serves as a guiding beacon for the rest of the racers. He runs with a grin on his face, even as the