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  • Judge Advocate: Just Ask

    The world of law can be difficult to understand, interpret, or simply remember. For Airmen, family members, and retirees, the Altus Air Force Base legal office, also known as the judge advocate, is a great resource when legal questions come up regarding official business or personal legal issues.

  • Constructively or Physically Present — What Type of Leader are You?

    Teammates, first and foremost, I wish you and your families a happy holiday season! Whether you’re deployed abroad or in garrison, the holiday season provides a time for us to take a much-needed breath, and in some cases, it provides an opportunity to take a knee. It’s a time to reconnect with

  • The Human-Animal Bond

    Not all Soldiers walk on two legs and carry a rifle. The U.S. Military has partnered with canine warriors in every conflict since the Revolutionary War. Chip, a canine sentry of the U.S. Army, was the most decorated dog in World War II. He served with the 3rd Infantry Division in countries like

  • Body Fat and PT test performance

    With the Air Force physical fitness assessment on hold until October 2020, and the abdominal circumference (AC) component delayed until 2021, there may be a temptation for some Airmen to exercise less and eat more, assuming they can still pass. That’s not a good idea as 99.7% of Airmen who fail the