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  • Mental health assessment key to readiness

    Each year, Airmen are required to complete a PHA (physician’s health assessment) to maintain readiness. Depending on the career field, service members are either required an in-person PHA with a doctor or to complete a PHAQ online questionnaire that will be reviewed by medical personnel. The questionnaire seeks to determine the presence of external factors, lifestyle choices or stressors that could lead to potential health problems.
  • Safety first: maintaining OPSEC in the age of social media

    The presence of social media is a constant in many areas of daily life. From the trendy to the controversial, almost anything can be found online and passed around networking sites publicly and permanently.
  • Recruiting makes March Madness media blitz

    AFRC was the title sponsor for the American Athletic Conference, Conference USA and Mountain West basketball tournaments, located in Memphis, Frisco, Texas, and Las Vegas, respectively. The diverse locations and the fact that these tournaments featured teams from across the United States – from California to Florida to Connecticut, helped AFRC recruit throughout the country.
  • Don’t let stigma prevent you from getting help

    Suicide is a three-syllable word that brings on a myriad of emotions: grief, anger, sadness, fear and depression. These emotions may be felt by the survivors of a suicide loss. What you don’t see in the above emotions is the negative emotions of survivors that surface simply because of the stigma that is anchored to suicide.
  • Virtual battlefield: COMM key to wing effectiveness

    At the 445th Airlift Wing, there are Airmen who work around the clock to maintain the integrity and security of our internal communications systems while providing us with the means to achieve our mission objectives.
  • AMC command chief shares personal path to conquering life’s steepest mountains

    Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene walked toward his office desk, which blocked the corner of a third-story window overlooking Scott Air Force Base. As he moved, he waved his hands and talked about his plans to rearrange his new office at Air Mobility Command.
  • Snapshots of service

    Smart, charismatic, caring, resilient, fun and friendly are some of the words used to describe the late Senior Airman Nichole Ball, former member of the 87th Aerial Port Squadron, whose impact still ripples through the squadron’s culture.
  • Air Force Reserve? There’s an app for that

    The Air Force Reserve Command launched a feature on the new Air Force Connect mobile application in December allowing Reserve Citizen Airmen access to information and online tools on the go.In typical Reserve fashion, Reservists are leading the way with the help of Col. Tri Minh Trinh, director of the AF Connect team and Senior Master Sgt. Timm
  • 718th IS Airman stellar performer from the start

    Senior Airman Joe Chau, 718th Intelligence Squadron cyber systems operations technician, has returned from basic military training and technical school with three awards and many accolades already under his belt and his Air Force career is only just beginning.
  • 445th AW Honor Guard represents members past, present

    When members of the 445th Airlift Wing attend an official military function, they may see the Colors being posted, observe a flag folding ceremony or during somber moments, hear taps being played. The men and women behind the scenes performing these functions are members of the honor guard.
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