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Default Air Force Logo Are you there for those around you?
Have you ever met someone who changed how you look at yourself? Someone who did the right thing, time after time, despite the difficulties? Someone who was a leader not because of their rank, but because of their character? This is my story about one of those people and how he had the power to affect who we hope to become. This is my story about Staff Sgt. Dustin "Pete" Peters.
0 4/24
2018
One frequently hears “calories in vs. calories out” when discussing weight loss. The idea behind this is simple; in order to lose weight, calories in must be less than calories out. The reality is a bit more complicated. Weight loss: It’s more than ‘Calories In vs. Calories Out’
One frequently hears “calories in vs. calories out” when discussing weight loss. The idea behind this is simple; in order to lose weight, calories in must be less than calories out. The reality is a bit more complicated.
0 4/10
2018
Col. Richard Gibbs, 377th Air Base Wing Commander Force protection and gate operations
Kirtland is a unique place. The 377th Air Base Wing and our many mission partners are conducting missions vital to national defense. Our units have authority and responsibilities across five different major commands, multiple combatant commands and the Departments of Energy. Their responsibilities to our nation are immense. At the same time, our responsibilities at the 377th to enable those missions and to carry out our own are equally imperative. Force protection is first among these responsibilities.
0 3/23
2018
Default Air Force Logo Lifestyle strategies for cancer prevention
Improvements in screening and treatment of cancer have resulted in significant reductions of cancer deaths in the United States. What are some lifestyle strategies for reducing cancer risk?
0 2/27
2018
Health Promotions will feature a training routine to help Airmen improve their 1.5-mile run times for physical fitness tests. Healthier Life: Tips on how to ace your PT test
I have yet to encounter an Airman who did not want to achieve a score of 90 on his or her PT test. However, many do not know how to train to accomplish this, and the Internet is an unreliable source of information. With this in mind, here are some evidence-based training tips that will help Airmen reach that 90-point goal.
0 1/08
2018
Default Air Force Logo Healthier life: Controlling stress eating
We all have multiple stressors in our life, whether it be due to work, home, over exercising or not eating a nutritionally adequate diet. As Americans we have become accustomed to stress, but learning how to manage stress seems to be more difficult and often we turn to food for comfort. Any type of stress can cause our body’s hormones to fluctuate, which can lead to becoming overweight.
0 11/17
2017
Default Air Force Logo Disability Employment Awareness: Inclusion Drives Innovation
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Reflecting the role that different perspectives play in workforce success, this year's NDEAM theme is "Inclusion Drives Innovation".
0 10/17
2017
JanssonNov2015 Never Doubted, Always Feared
Editor’s note: Jansson retires on October 6 after 33 years on active duty having served as a group commander, F-16 system program manager, wing commander for two wings, center vice commander and commander, Defense Logistics Agency center commander, and Air Force Program Executive Officer for both conventional and nuclear weapons.  As I look back on
0 10/05
2017
Default Air Force Logo Healthier Life: Exercise to control cholesterol
September is National Cholesterol Education Awareness Month, so it’s a good time to revisit the health impact of heart disease and high cholesterol. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. About 630,000 Americans die from heart disease each
0 9/27
2017
Breakfast is the first opportunity we have to give our body energy to perform our daily physical and mental activities. Healthier Life: Why not to skip breakfast
We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, whether it was ingrained in your head by your parents growing up, or we see it in advertisements on TV and magazines.  But do you know why it’s the most important meal?  Breakfast is the first opportunity we have to give our body energy to perform our daily physical and mental
0 9/06
2017
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