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  • Future of finance: PiPs, E-Finance

    When Air Force members move to different duty stations or come back from temporary duty assignments, one of their first stops used to be the Finance office.  However, Air Force Finance offices around the globe are moving to a new, electronic way of doing business.  Instead of driving and talking to a finance person, people will start clicking and
  • Airman gives of himself to save son

    An Airman from Hurlburt Field, Fla., donated a portion of his liver to help save the life of a two-year-old boy.Senior Airman Mario Webb, a ground radio maintainer from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, acted as a living donor to give his son, Genghis, a liver transplant in April. Airman Webb and Genghis are scheduled to be released in early
  • Body after baby: Getting back into the groove

    Pregnant women are given a lot of information about what changes to expect during the 40 weeks it takes to carry a baby to term. They are told they should maintain a balanced diet and continue to exercise. They are also told they can expect to gain 25-35 pounds.With the ongoing emphasis on physical fitness and new bi-annual testing requirements,
  • 193rd Medical Group lives “E malama kakou” spirit

    E malama kakou is Hawaiian for "to care for all," and that is exactly what 28 Airmen of the 193rd Special Operations Wing's Medical Group did the moment they arrived in Hilo, Hawaii, June 10. As part of the Hawaii Medical Innovative Readiness Training program, members of the 193rd Medical Group provided free health and dental screenings to the
  • Boot Camp helps Airmen get fit to fight

    With the new Air Force physical training standards going into effect July 1, many Airmen have spent the last few months vigorously preparing for the revised measures. The new changes, especially the minimum score requirements for the push-ups, crunches, mile-and-a-half run and abdominal circumference, may be seen by Airmen as either a welcome
  • Deployed brother, sister in arms reunite at Southwest Asia base

    She's blonde. He's brunette. She wears a tan flight suit. He wears a green camouflaged air battle uniform. She's an officer. He's enlisted. Despite these differences, they both have the same exact shade of blue-gray eyes.They're brother and sister and they are both deployed to the same undisclosed base in Southwest Asia.Senior Airman Timothy
  • Three liters of water, six muffins and a guidebook help 67th SOS pilot run 84 miles

    Many people have heard of runners "hitting the wall" when they run long distances, whether it's a 10K, half-marathon or full marathon.Other people, like Danny Franz, take it to the extreme. Instead of "hitting" the wall, he ran it - all 84 miles of it.The "wall" in question was Hadrian's Wall, which spans England's peninsula between Wallsend, near
  • Range Support: Former combat controllers still "first there" at assault zone

    Editor's note: The 1st Special Operations Support Squadron Range Support flight is dedicated to providing Air Force Special Operations Command, the 1st Special Operations Wing, joint and coalition units with realistic training scenarios in preparation for real world challenges. The flight is comprised of four departments: opposition forces, assault
  • "Leader, inspiration, friend" retires after half century of service

    When seventeen-year-old Bob Baker entered Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, May 27, 1955, he probably never envisioned his career as an air traffic controller would span more than 23 years and take him around the world to countries like France, Italy and the Philippines.And he almost certainly had no idea that 55 years to
  • Range Support: "We don't play well with others"

    Editor's note: The 1st Special Operations Support Squadron Range Support flight is dedicated to providing Air Force Special Operations Command, the 1st Special Operations Wing, joint and coalition units with realistic training scenarios in preparation for real world challenges. The flight is comprised of four departments: opposition forces, assault
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