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Default Air Force Logo Malcolm Grow Medical Center pharmacists highlight vital role in improving patient safety
Pharmacists at Malcolm Grow Medical Center will use the occasion of National Hospital & Health-System Pharmacy Week, Sunday to Oct. 27, to underscore the many new and vital roles they now play in patient care. The evolution has been especially dramatic in recent years as pharmacists have moved beyond compounding and dispensing medications to become
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Default Air Force Logo Youth Center hires new teen activities director
Matrice Adger, 316th Services Squadron Youth and Teen Center teen director, is busy at work in her new position revitalizing the teen program at the center. "It has been almost two years since the teens of Andrews have had a teen director-someone to focus on programs and events for them," said Ms. Adger. "My role as teen director is to build the
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Default Air Force Logo 316 SFS provides tips for safe Halloween
As the wheel of the year turns, seasons change, October arrives and children get anxious. Halloween is whistling in the wind and concerns for holiday safety come to mind. Preparing your children for Halloween is an important task. The Andrews Community will recognize Halloween on Wednesday, October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Halloween may be a fun
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Retiree Appreciation Day to be held Saturday
The Retiree Appreciation Day will be held Saturday at The Club at Andrews from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mr. John Neves, Retiree Activities Office director, is enthusiastic about the event. "We've got a great program scheduled," said Mr. Neves. "Our keynote speaker, Pat Peek, is the Air Force's primary spokesperson on retiree issues, including the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Finance cutover cuts manpower not services
316th Wing Public Affairs The 316th Comptroller Squadron is moving some of its current workload to a new Air Force Financial Services Center located at Ellsworth AFB, S.D. starting Nov. 2. Air Force District of Washington is the second major command to transfer to the new call center which will eventually serve all active duty and Reserve Air Force
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Sparky the Fire Dog hands out candy while Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Reed, 316th Civil Engineer Squadron, and Senior Airman Nicholas West, 316th Security Forces Squadron, hand out pamphlets and check IDs at the Andrews Air Force Base main gate Oct. 9. Fire Prevention Week

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Major Gen. Frank Gorenc, commander of the Air Force District of Washington, receives two star epaulets from his daughter, Helen, and son Michael, during a promotion ceremony at Langley AFB, Va., on Oct. 1. AFDW provides the single Air Force voice and component to the Joint Forces Headquarters-National Capital Region, as well as organizes, trains and equips combat forces for the aerospace expeditionary forces, homeland operations, civil support, national special security events and ceremonial events. In addition, AFDW serves as Uniform Code of Military Justice authority for more than 40,000 personnel and provides major command-level support for more than 24,000 personnel assigned worldwide. Major stars

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2007
Default Air Force Logo Fleet Logistics Support One completes record year
Fleet Logistics Support Systems One (VR1), based at the Naval Air Facility on Andrews Air Force Base, recently completed a record-setting year in safety operations and flight time.Christened the "Star Lifters" because of their role as the premiere flight squadron to transport some of America's top leaders, they take their missions seriously. The
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Default Air Force Logo Andrews suicide prevention and intervention programs
Adam Shane, 79th Medical Operations Squadron suicide prevention specialist, and Connie Moore, 113th Wing DC Air National Guard family program coordinator and an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training instructor, provide Team Andrews with the resources, awareness and education needed to help prevent suicides among members of the military,
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Default Air Force Logo Malcolm Grow Medical Center offers self-referral mammograms
Malcolm Grow Medical Center is taking proactive measures to help women in the targeted age range detect breast cancer as early as possible and now offers self-referral screening mammograms for eligible women over 40. According to the American Cancer Society and American College of Radiology, women beginning at age 40 should have mammograms and
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