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  • Bird's Eye View: Sponsors vital to PCS process

    When you received your assignment to Edwards, did you have a sponsor to help guide you through the ins and outs of the base? Whether you've been in the Air Force for 20 years or 20 days, getting a sponsor to help ease the transition from one base to another is vital. Every base is different. Edwards itself is distinctive because of its mission,
  • Female AF leaders inspire Airman to succeed

    "Sweat plus sacrifice equals success," These words inspired me to where I am today as a female Airman. Other words of wisdom like these have probably pushed other female Airmen like myself, to be the best they can be while serving their country. The achievements women in the military have made in the past gave me and other young women the
  • Bird's Eye View: AADD gets new sign, phone number

    At the intersection of Lancaster and FitzGerald boulevards, you may have noticed a new sign for Airmen Against Drunk Driving. The sign serves several purposes. The most important among them is communicating that every person on this base has an opportunity to avoid a driving under the influence arrest by calling AADD. The number posted on the sign
  • WASPs contribute their talents during WWII

    The 95th Mission Support Group is scheduled to host a luncheon for seven Women Airforce Service Pilots on Tuesday, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Conference Center's Looking Glass Room. The theme for the month is "Generations of Women Moving History Forward." The WASP members have contributed a lot during the World War II era. In the midst of
  • Airman provides insight on true value, meaning of Women’s History Month

    March is the month we as Americans set aside to observe the great achievements women have accomplished. I am filled with a sense of pride when I reflect upon all the accomplishments women before me have attained. These great achievements have made my success possible. The right to vote, the women's movement, the first female pilot and the first
  • Celebrate Women’s History Month

    March is Women's History Month with the theme "Generations of Women Moving History Forward." This year marks the 50th anniversary of the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., and the 30th anniversary of the National Women's Conference in Houston. In 1957, the integration of Central High School helped ignite the civil rights
  • Living life on two wheels, enjoying the ride

    With warm weather and bright rays, more motorcyclists tend to take to the road. Motorcycle riding has grown in popularity over the past few years. A large number of people have become attracted to the freedom and economic benefit these exciting vehicles offer. While on a road, one may see single riders or groups of riders out cruising and enjoying
  • Hate crimes take different form, still similar from Civil Rights era

    When I first started working Military Equal Opportunity and someone mentioned hate crimes, I thought back to the Civil Rights era in regards to black and white issues. However, as I've gained experience in the career field, researching and studying human relations, I realized hate crimes are as present today as they were back then. Hate crimes are
  • Huffing is not a joke

    Huffing, a street term used for the deliberate inhalation or sniffing of common household products to obtain a "high" feeling, is not a joke. Usually, parents are not aware many youngsters who sniff inhalants generally start while they're in grade school. Their friends tell them these substances can't hurt them. As these youngsters get hooked, it
  • 95th MSG hosts Women's History Month with school visits, WASPs panel discussion

    Each year, March is designated as National Women's History Month to ensure that the history of American women will be recognized and celebrated in schools, workplaces, and communities throughout the country.  The stories of women's historic achievements present an expanded view of the complexity and contradiction of living a full and purposeful
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