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Default Air Force Logo Turkey fryer safety tips
Each Thanksgiving, we anticipate a perfectly, cooked turkey waiting on the dinner table like so many magazines and television commercials promise. Unfortunately, since many of us do not have the cooking talents of celebrity chefs, that dream is not always a reality.   That why many of us turn to deep frying our turkeys. With a turkey fryer, what
0 11/21
2017
Goodbye daylight saving Fall back: Goodbye daylight saving
Daylight saving time ends Nov. 5. Time will be set back one hour at 2 a.m. to standard time. Beginning in 2007, Congress established that daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November. Before then, daylight saving time dates have varied as Congress passed new statutes several times since the Act
0 11/03
2017
Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Gene” Smith, former 50th Flying Training Squadron Commander, holds a prisoner of war bracelet Oct. 17, 2017. The date Smith was shot down, Oct. 25, 1967, is inscribed on the bracelet, along with his rank and name. The bracelets help keep the memory of POWs and those missing in action. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert) POW recalls mission that led to capture 50 years ago
On Oct. 25, 1967, now retired Lt. Col. Richard Smith and his wingmen had orders to bomb the Paul Doumer Bridge in North Vietnam; the bridge was a mile long and one of the most heavily defended positions in Southeast Asia.
0 10/26
2017
Servicemembers with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency honor the fallen during a disinterment ceremony Aug. 28, 2017, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii. The remains disinterred will be transferred to the DPAA laboratory for identification. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline) DPAA accounts for 183 missing service members in fiscal 2017
In fiscal 2017, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency accounted for 183 formerly missing persons from past conflicts. Also, the agency individually identified the remains of 18 additional personnel, who were previously accounted for as part of group burials, reaching another milestone of 201 total identifications for the fiscal year.
0 10/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo TRICARE offers smokers help with quitting
The Freedom Quitline offers nicotine replacement treatment at no cost mailed directly to beneficiaries, plus guided telephone counseling and support to maximize the chances of success.
0 10/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo Exchange customer expansion adds 225,000 shoppers
With less than a month until the much-anticipated official launch of the veterans online shopping benefit, more than 225,000 honorably discharged veterans have been verified to shop through an earned lifelong online military exchange shopping benefit beginning this Veterans Day.
0 10/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Help keep your home safe and water supply free of pollutants by participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, Oct.  28, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. To find a participating location near you, please visit the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration . The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
0 10/20
2017
Members of the 100th Bomb Group Foundation inspect a B-17 Flying Fortress and KC-135 Stratotanker on static display at Washington Dulles International Airport, Va., Oct. 19, 2017. The foundation hosted a reunion for members of the original 100th Bombardment Group from World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. David Dobrydney) Past, present meet at Bloody Hundredth reunion
U.S. Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing are honoring their World War II heritage by participating in a special reunion at Washington Dulles International Airport.
0 10/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo Commissaries begin accepting MILITARY STAR card
The military exchanges’ Exchange Credit Program is expanding acceptance of the MILITARY STAR card to commissaries worldwide
0 10/06
2017
Did you know? TRICARE is changing! Milestone changes coming to TRICARE
TRICARE beneficiaries will soon have increased access to health care through key changes that are set to take place in January 2018. With the benefit set to undergo some of the biggest improvements in more than two decades, beneficiaries will be able to take command of their health care through expanded choices. These improvements include wider access to network providers, updated enrollment to reduce disruptions in care and simplified co-payments.
0 10/05
2017
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