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Default Air Force Logo AAFES matches lower prices
"Maintaining the strength of the exchange benefit in today's competitive retail environment is no easy task," said Lt. Col. Debra Pressley, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's chief of Corporate Communications, in calling attention to AAFES "We'll Match It!" policy to ensure customers get the best prices. "It is only through proactive
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force implements new cell phone restriction
The Air Force is implementing a new cell phone restriction for drivers. Beginning today, drivers are not allowed to talk on their cell phones while driving on Air Force installations without a hands free device. This policy is part of the Department of Defense's Joint Traffic Guidance. This restriction also applies to all government owned vehicles,
0 3/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo Wilford Hall Medical Center chosen for national study
The vascular surgery service at Wilford Hall Medical Center has been chosen to participate in a national trial looking at the effectiveness of stent graft treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms versus standard open repair. The trial has been named PIVOTAL, which stands for the Positive Impact of Endo Vascular Options for Treating Aneurysms Early.
0 3/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo Online chart shows proposed Tricare premium increases
The Department of Defense recently announced a proposed rate increase for beneficiaries under the age of 65. A Tricare chart available online at http://www.tricare.osd.mil/STB/proposed-cost-table.cfm shows the proposed increases that will be considered by Congress. There would be no change for active-duty military or their families, or military
0 3/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo Thunderbirds announce 2006 schedule
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the "Thunderbirds," has announced its 2006 air show schedule. The team, based here, is scheduled to perform more than 65 public shows in 29 states. Since schedules are subject to change, the web site may be checked for possible changes. Go to http://www.nellis.af.mil/thunderbirds/06schedule.htm. March
0 3/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo First piece of Air Force Memorial placed
Construction crews, on Feb. 10, raised the first piece of the Air Force Memorial here on top of a hill overlooking Arlington National Cemetery. The 40-foot long piece of stainless steel, which weighs more than 28 tons, is the first of 15 pieces to be placed. When completed, the memorial will be 270 feet tall. "The design is a take-off on the Air
0 3/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo DoD proposes Tricare hikes for younger military retirees
The Defense Department is proposing that working-age military retirees and their families pay higher premiums to help address rising health care costs that have doubled over the past few years, senior DoD officials said in Washington recently. The proposed changes would apply only to eligible military retirees younger than 65 and their families,
0 3/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo AAFES restricts purchase of medicines containing dextromethorphan
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service has voluntarily started limiting sales of products with Dextromethorphan, or DXM, to customers older than 18. DXM is a common cough-suppressing ingredient contained in more than 140 over-the-counter cough and cold medicines. AAFES officials pointed out that when taken as directed and used properly, DXM is
0 3/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo Adjustments essential to maintaining Tricare, official says
Adjustments to the Tricare program are necessary to ensure military health benefits are maintained at a superior level for many years, a Defense Department official said here yesterday. The much-anticipated changes, which will be introduced next week with the release of the Quadrennial Defense Review and the president's budget request, will not
0 3/28
2008
Default Air Force Logo Air Force staff restructures to improve joint ops, communication
The Air Force will begin retagging its staff directorates throughout the service this week to bring them more on line with those of the other military services and joint commands so it can operate more effectively with them to support warfighters. The so-called "A-staff" structure will be introduced in Headquarters Air Force on Feb. 1, and all
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2008
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