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Default Air Force Logo Button your lip! Loose talk can cost lives
"Button your lip! Loose talk can cost lives," was an operations security propaganda phrase used during World War II which still rings true today. It now goes beyond just buttoning your lips to include "zipping up" your social media sites.Safe web-browsing practices and OPSEC awareness are the best mitigation strategies for protecting critical
0 3/31
2015
Default Air Force Logo JEPAC partners with Patriots during Red Flag 15-2
The Joint Electromagnetic Preparedness for Advanced Combat unit integrated into Red Flag 15-2 to partner with exercise participants here, March 2 through 13.JEPAC partners with all branches of the U.S. military and the combatant commands to identify joint electromagnetic spectrum capability gaps and vulnerabilities. Additionally, JEPAC supports
0 3/19
2015
Default Air Force Logo Red light special
So there I was in my early 90s sedan. I was sitting at the red light directly outside of the base driving towards West Craig to start my commute home after a long day of work.  The very moment the light turned green, I noticed oncoming traffic didn't stop. I looked up and I clearly saw that my light was green; meaning their light has to be red,
0 3/04
2015
Default Air Force Logo On war, football: Sun Tzu, Bill Belichick conversation
Sun Tzu, the legendary Chinese military general, lived over two thousand years ago. He's best known for his famous book "The Art of War" -- a masterpiece that endures today as a crafty reference guide, applicable not only to war fighting, but also many other pursuits.If "The Art of Football" is to be written, Bill Belichick, head coach of the New
0 1/30
2015
Default Air Force Logo Diversity is Biomedical Sciences Corps strength
The Biomedical Sciences Corps will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Special Order CA-5, which established the Air Force Medical Services Biomedical Sciences Corps, here Jan. 28.Many Airmen, new and seasoned, are unfamiliar with the five distinct branches of the U.S. Air Force Medical Service corps, which includes the Nurse Corps, Medical Corps,
0 1/21
2015
Default Air Force Logo Holiday Safety Wish
Ready or not the holiday season is here.  You can find the signs everywhere; newspaper advertisements promoting sales, stores decorated in glitter and trim, lawn ornaments, and window lights flashing holiday message--Tis' the season to be jolly.  People are starting to make plans for shopping, entertainment and travel to visit family and
0 12/22
2014
Chaplain (Capt.) Jason, Klodnicki, a 99th Air Base Wing chaplain, helps coworkers find a solution to their problems during a counseling session at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 12, 2014. The Nellis chapel will be hosting a relationship seminar Jan. 9, open to all ID card holders -- whether they’re single, married, divorced or wanting to improve coworker relationships -- from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Nellis Club. Contact the chapel at 702-652-2950 for sign up information. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young) Chaplains help build relationships
Relationships come and go -- personal and professional -- yet some of them are too precious, or important, and are worth fighting for when the going gets rough. Many people come to military chaplains with their pains, worries and hardships."I feel misunderstood.""My best friend and I just don't connect anymore.""Is my marriage over?""Will I ever
0 12/17
2014
Default Air Force Logo Running past anxiety
I have never been a skilled runner. I've always wanted to be; however in my mind, running was an anxiety filled, sweat-stained horror.Distance running has always been a dreaded activity for me. I always felt inadequate, uncoordinated and humiliated for finishing last. I'd rarely been the champion of battling away the pessimistic thoughts that ran
0 12/03
2014
Default Air Force Logo Our quest for zero
Day in, and day out, we try to keep up with the hustle and bustle of the Nellis AFB mission; from the airmen basic replacing a sink facet to a colonel flying a training sortie, we all have some part in fulfilling this mission. The question is, how safe do each of us complete our part?On average, the 99th Air Base Wing Safety Office investigates one
0 11/19
2014
Default Air Force Logo Fall safety tips
With cooler temperatures quickly approaching, there are things we all need to do to prepare ourselves, our families and our homes for the fall season.First of all, everyone should check and replace batteries in smoke detectors prior to turning on the heater, furnace, or using the fireplace for the first time of the season. In addition, it's a good
0 11/12
2014
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