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Default Air Force Logo Veterans Day is a day for gratitude
Every generation hopes that the next will never have to go to war. Yet, as our United States Air Force approaches its 25th year of sustained combat operations, willing men and women from throughout our country continue to answer their nation's call to protect our freedoms.Veterans Day is a time to remember the men and women who have served in our
0 11/07
2014
Default Air Force Logo Safety Leadership Team promotes your safety
In October of 2013, the ATA Mission Support Department management, safety representatives and the Safety Leadership Team joined forces as a more focused and equipped team to better work on safety issues.The focus taken by the combined efforts makes our work environment safer and allows for us to better watch out for our coworkers so everyone can
0 11/05
2014
During November and December, Air Force Materiel Command will promote the Team Pedometer Challenge. Team Pedometer Challenge is a command-wide initiative promoting walking for physical activity. TPC’s health focus will be exercise and arthritis. Civilian Health Promotion Services will conduct the challenge. Step up to better health with AFMC’s challenge
Do you have 'sitting disease'? Too much time sitting down may put you at risk for health problems.  When muscles don't contract, they require less fuel, and the surplus of sugar that accumulates in the bloodstream contributes to health concerns. Research has shown that sitting for long periods of time -- watching TV or at work behind a desk --
0 10/28
2014
Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) Feds Feed Families volunteers (left to right) Dr. Ralph Jones, Armando Aguirre, Kathy Pelton – with Tullahoma Good Samaritan, and Peggy Proffitt load donated items for Good Samaritan into cars on Sept. 25 at AEDC. IAW DODI 5040.02 Ecl. 10, a portion of this image has been masked as part of our security posture. The image containing the masked portion is approved for public release. (Photo by Rick Goodfriend) Feds Feed Families campaign ends with success
Arnold Air Force Base (AAFB) has participated in an Air Force wide program called "Feds Feed Families" for the past three years.  This program provides an opportunity for all of us here at Arnold to give back to the surrounding communities.We coordinate with three local Good Samaritan agencies.  These agencies are non-profit and serve the
0 10/07
2014
Online risk assessment offers ways to evaluate, improve health Online risk assessment offers ways to evaluate, improve health
How well do you know yourself? Poor health is not always obvious. Even people who appear healthy can be at risk for medical conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes. The AFMC Health Risk Assessment is a multi-faceted interactive tool offered online at www.afmcwellness.com. Below are some frequently asked questions about the HRA.What is
0 9/03
2014
Default Air Force Logo Taking inspiration from our founding fathers
The Air Force is no stranger to challenging times. That's certainly the case today where, in the current fiscal climate, much is outside of our control and we are faced with a great deal of uncertainty. As I weigh that uncertainty, though, it occurs to me that our challenges today aren't so different from those faced by the founders of this nation
0 6/27
2014
Default Air Force Logo AEDC Legal Office provides legal name change advice
Changing your name or your child's name legally and permanently is not just a matter of signing it differently from now on. Nearly all states require that you go through a formal, legal process to effect the change, as defined by each state's laws. Changing your nameMost states begin by requiring you to file a petition for a change of name in the
0 5/28
2014
Figure 1: Top view of bicycle helmet – no apparent damage.
Figure 2: Aft interior of bicycle helmet shows cracked foam insulation where impact to head occurred.
Figure 3: Aft exterior of bicycle helmet shows cracked foam insulation and damaged plastic where impact to head occurred.
Raabe reminds cyclists, helmets are for safe cycling
Allow me to set the stage for this successful safety story.Two couples set out for a leisurely and social bicycle ride down a local country road. One couple was experienced with bicycling and the other couple was considered novice. The experienced couple wore helmets, gloves, riding glasses, bright colored riding apparel and cycling shoes. The
0 5/28
2014
Default Air Force Logo Spring Safety Campaign seeks to involve everyone
Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) collaborated with its parent company, Jacobs Engineering, which is took part in a consortium of 31 engineering and construction companies who joined together to raise safety awareness.As a result, those companies sponsored a Safety Week 2014, May 4-10.Rather than having a single week devoted to this initiative, ATA
0 5/13
2014
(Photo by Charles Cook) Arnold Police remind motorists and motorcyclists to 'share the road'
In recognition of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, I would like to reach out to AEDC motorists and motorcyclists alike, encouraging them to "share the road" in order to reduce motorcycle deaths and injuries. Motorcycles are among the smallest and most vulnerable vehicles on the road, putting riders at greater risk of death and serious
0 5/13
2014
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