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Wright-Patterson Motorcycle Safety Day 2016 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force Motorcycle Safety Day: Ride, Eat, Sleep, Repeat
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Riders from the Wright-Patterson area will learn ways to “keep the rubber side down” during Motorcycle Safety Day 2018 scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Base Theater and Commissary/Exchange parking lot.The phrase, referencing the proper vertical orientation of a motorcycle,
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2018
Severe thunderstorms have the potential to produce dangerous weather threats such as lightning, tornadoes, straight-line winds, floods and hail. The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness reports that Ohio’s peek tornado season is generally April through July but tornadoes can happen any time of the year. (Courtesy photo/NOAA) Severe Thunderstorms – prepare and be aware!
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On April 3, a severe thunderstorm moved across the area producing dangerous weather conditions resulting in the activation of a tornado warning and individuals on the installation to take shelter. The National Weather Service has confirmed that four tornadoes touched down in the southwest area of Ohio during
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2018
Numerous home fires are caused by grilling and almost half of all injuries involving grills are due to thermal burns. This accounts for a yearly average of 8,900 injuries. Grill safely, whether with charcoal or gas
With warmer weather here, neighborhood back yards are filled with the aroma of food cooking on the grill. According to the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, three out five households owns gas grill, which translates to a lot of tasty meals.
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2018
Last year, ACC Airmen, their spouses and their children received almost $2 million in grants and loans from the Air Force Aid Society to help cover costs for basic living or medical expenses, emergency travel or child care. Our Airmen received another $236,000 in grants to help them further their education. When you can give, the Air Force Assistance Fund gives back
Since 1942, the AFAF campaign has been run by the Air Force family to help the Air Force family. Whether we are aware of it or not, each of us knows someone who has been helped by the Fund. Anything we can do today helps ensure that assistance will be available for other Airmen and other families when they need it tomorrow.
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2018
70th Air Force Reserve birthday Air Force Reserve celebrates 70 years
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve and Air Force Reserve Command commander, hosted the Air Force Reserve 70th Birthday celebration with a cake-cutting ceremony in Airman’s Hall at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, April 12. The event also featured Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein as a guest speaker.
0 4/16
2018
A color-coded map, found on travelmaps.state.gov, indicates the threat levels found in each country. The blue stars represent U.S. embassies and the red stars represent Consulate General. State Department travel advisories describe risks found within each country and provide clear actions U.S. citizens can take to ensure their own safety. Dept. of State issues new travel advisory system
As travel season begins, it is important to remain mindful when traveling to a foreign country.
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2018
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to airmen attending an Air Force Element Senior Enlisted Leader Conference at the Pentagon. Troxell: NCOs Must Keep Growing, Learning, Setting Example
Noncommissioned officers have to keep growing, learning and setting the example for the American military to remain the best in the world, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
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2018
TRICARE is changing. Are you ready? FEDVIP brings vision coverage to TRICARE beneficiaries
Beginning with the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season (Nov. 12 to Dec. 10, 2018), beneficiaries enrolled in a TRICARE health plan will be eligible to enroll in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). Coverage will start Jan. 1, 2019.
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2018
Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson speaks during the 2018 Future of War Conference April 9, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Wilson discussed how the service will fight in the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett) VCSAF highlights speed, innovation as keys to victory in future war
Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson emphasized Airmen will continue leading the way in preparing for the future of war and highlighted the importance of speed, connectivity and innovation during the 2018 Future of War Conference April 9, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo HYT, MSD waivers allow IRs to continue their Air Force Reserve adventure
High year of tenure (HYT) extension and mandatory separation date (MSD) waivers allow eligible reservists to serve past their normal retirement date if they are interested in continuing their Air Force Reserve adventures.In order to take advantage of these programs, Airmen must understand the waiver application process and ensure they adhere to the
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2018
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