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Default Air Force Logo Flag Day pays tribute to Old Glory
On June 14 the United States observes National Flag Day, an annual tribute to the American flag, the ideals it stands for and the sacrifices made to preserve them. President Woodrow Wilson recognized during his first Flag Day address in 1915 that the freedoms the U.S. flag stands for were not and never would be free. "The lines of red are lines of
0 6/13
2008
Default Air Force Logo VA reaching out to vets with mortgage problems
Many home owners have found it difficult recently to pay their mortgages, but quick intervention by loan counselors at the Department of Veterans Affairs has actually reduced the number of veterans defaulting on their home loans. "VA is reaching out to veterans -- both those who use our home-loan guaranty program and those who don't take advantage
0 6/13
2008
Default Air Force Logo Experts offer tips for preparing for hurricane season
Hurricane season officially began June 1, and people across the country are gearing up for another season of strong winds, torrential rains, hail and flying debris. Because they move frequently, many military families who have never lived in a hurricane-prone area before are experiencing their first hurricane season. But even for those who have
0 6/13
2008
Default Air Force Logo AAFES delivers healthy return to military community in ‘07
Right-sized inventories, streamlined logistics and a sustained focus on accountability paid off for the military last year as the Army and Air Force Exchange Service delivered more than $272 million in support to morale, welfare and recreation programs in fiscal 2007. More than $91 million of that money went to the Air Force. The dividend
0 6/05
2008
Default Air Force Logo DoD pharmacy electronically publishing uniform formulary
Tricare officials say civilian providers will be able to receive the Department of Defense's uniform formulary electronically through RxHub. RxHub provides prescription information to primary care managers. "This represents a significant step in DoD's vision to partner with the commercial e-prescribing industry," said Army Maj. Gen. Elder Granger,
0 6/05
2008
Default Air Force Logo Airmen MIA from Vietnam War are identified
Officials from the Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced May 27 that the remains of four U.S. Airmen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors. They are Maj. Barclay B. Young, of Hartford, Conn.; and Senior Master Sgt. James K.
0 5/27
2008
Default Air Force Logo Medal of Honor recipient receives diploma
Don't let the education office fool you; there are some people out there who have become commissioned officers without having their bachelor's degrees. Retired Col. Bernard Francis Fisher, a Medal of Honor recipient, received his diploma in fine arts from the University of Utah during a commissioning ceremony of nine second lieutenants from ROTC
0 5/08
2008
Default Air Force Logo AAFES has environmental change 'in the bag'
As part of a continuing effort to be a good steward of the environment, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service is introducing reusable bags to military shoppers. Made of non-woven polypropylene mesh, the bags are now arriving in stores in the United States, with worldwide distribution expected by June. "Military shoppers continue to express a
0 5/08
2008
Default Air Force Logo E-mails claiming to come from IRS are bogus
The scammers are already starting to bilk people out of their economic stimulus payments by sending bogus e-mails claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. These e-mails advise people to click on a specific link and fill out the necessary information in order to receive the stimulus payment. IRS officials clearly advise against responding
0 5/05
2008
Default Air Force Logo Corporation must pay more than $100 million in Tricare fraud conviction
A U.S. federal court has ordered a Philippine corporation to liquidate its assets and pay more than $100 million to the U.S. government in restitution, fines and forfeitures. Health Visions Corp., was sentenced recently for mail fraud in U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, following a lengthy investigation involving fraudulent
0 5/02
2008
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