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Default Air Force Logo Fad diets don’t help with health, fitness goals
With the New Year upon us, there are a lot of ads and marketing about the most popular nutrition fads and diets.However, most of these are marketing ploys and/or fad diets that just don’t work. You need to look into the background before following one.Here is a list of some of the more popular nutrition and diet fads and why they are just that:
0 1/25
2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Joe Becker, 39th Airlift Squadron greets his family after returning from a deployment at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 19, 2016. Air Force Global Strike Command is dedicating 2017 to Airmen, their loved ones and the total force at large and will focus on areas that greatly affect their quality of life. These areas include they live, learn, play, pray and receive care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rebecca Van Syoc) AFGSC announces Year of the Family
Air Force Global Strike Command is dedicating 2017 to Airmen, their loved ones and the total force at large. We are calling this year “The Year of the Family,” and will focus our efforts on areas that greatly affect our Strikers and their families. These areas include where our Airmen live, learn, play, pray and receive care.
0 1/18
2017
Default Air Force Logo KSC offers diversity, camaraderie
I recently came across mementos carrying the byline “Kadena Officers’ Wives’ Club,” relics of a bygone era, but one that I’d belonged to.I remember joining my first wives’ club one month into our Air Force adventure.A neighbor convinced me that the membership chairwoman position was easy and didn’t represent a significant time commitment. She was
0 1/10
2017
About 45 percent of Americans will make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, get fit, stop smoking, etc. Achieving your New Year's resolutions
About 45 percent of Americans will make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, get fit, stop smoking, or to achieve some other goal.According to research from the University of Scranton, only 8 percent of those who make such a resolution will keep it. Why is this rate so low, and are there strategies to make your own resolutions more likely to
0 1/04
2017
The holiday season brings lots of cheer, spirit and, of course, the holiday celebrations and food. Because of this, it can be easy to get off track with your healthy eating habits. Maintaining healthy habits over the holidays
The holiday season brings lots of cheer, spirit and, of course, the holiday celebrations and food.Because of this, it can be easy to get off track with your healthy eating habits. Many people will just wait until New Year’s Day to focus on their nutrition, but the best thing to do is to start healthy holiday habits now to give you that extra edge
0 12/09
2016
Storage guidelines state you have the responsibility to store firearms in such a manner as to deter theft and preclude improper usage, especially by children. Firearms safety and your family
Recently, an Air Force installation experienced the suicide of a dependent child.  This tragic incident was perpetrated with the use of a parent’s privately owned firearm, reminding us of the importance of protecting our firearms to keep our homes as safe as possible. Storage guidelines state you have the responsibility to store firearms in such a
0 12/06
2016
Chief Master Sgt. Chad Schulte Proud history, heritage: Continuing a legacy of Tiger PRIDE
Today’s Tiger Airmen should look upon the proud history and heritage of the 377th Air Base Wing and follow in the footsteps of those who served before them.  The unit was first activated as the 377th Combat Support Group on April 8, 1966, as part of the air arm of Military Assistant Command-Vietnam, responsible for operations and maintenance of the
0 12/05
2016
Kirtland Spouses' Club volunteers pause from their work at the KSC Thrift Shop.  Proceeds from the thrift shop go to community grants and scholarships. (Courtesy photo) Volunteers keep Kirtland's thrift shop running
Recently, I spent a day at the Kirtland Spouses Club Thrift Shop talking with volunteers, shoppers and consigners.I was there to get a better understanding of thrift shop operations. Part of my responsibility as KSC president is to support each KSC initiative, which includes the thrift shop.Through discrete observation and inquiry, I learned that I
0 11/15
2016
Default Air Force Logo Kirtland's firearms policy explained
Across our great nation, more people are deciding they would like to carry a firearm.  As with every decision we make, the decision to carry a firearm comes with positives and negatives. Among the negatives is the need to learn the differing rules among jurisdictions.  New Mexico state law allows people to carry a firearm in the open, or in their
0 11/08
2016
Over the past few years, high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diets have become very trendy and popular. Research shows little benefit to ketogenic diet
Over the past few years, high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diets have become very trendy and popular.Advocates of ketogenic diets claim these diets result in greater weight loss, plus reductions in heart disease, diabetes and cancer risk factors over more traditional diets. In addition, ketogenic diets have been claimed to improve endurance
0 10/25
2016
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