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  • Airmen can now apply to transfer Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits

    Department of Defense officials began accepting applications from Airmen to transfer Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to dependents June 29. "The Post-9/11 GI Bill transfer of benefits option is a landmark benefit to eligible Airmen," said Lt. Gen. Richard Newton III, deputy chief of staff for Air Force personnel and manpower. "The transfer option also
  • Men's health is often women's work

    Doctors called it "the Clinton effect." After former President Bill Clinton's quadruple bypass, men started visiting doctors in droves to request cardiac tests or discuss their symptoms. As it turned out, Clinton had been ignoring chest pain for several months. He had also stopped taking a drug his doctor prescribed to lower his cholesterol. Women
  • Reservists "Can do" attitude get a wheelchair to a handicapped man in Trinidad

    It took a lot of work, but thanks to two members of the 445th's 87th Aerial Port Squadron, a young man in Trinidad with cerebral palsy no longer has to be carried everywhere by family members. He now has a wheelchair. Master Sgt. Rob Haye from the APS was one of the catalysts. The sergeant, while talking with his neighbors Tom and Barb Shanahan who