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316 SFS adopts new visitor access, sponsorship policies June 15, 2007 — The 316th Wing implemented the Air Force District of Washington's guidance on visitor access and self-sponsorship policy June 7. The new policy includes self-sponsorship capabilities to be categorized and defined by the Federal Credential Entry List. The new Visitor Access and Self Sponsorship policy states all personnel with a valid identification MORE

Airmen receive first AF Combat Action Medals June 14, 2007 — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley awarded six Airmen the Air Force Combat Action Medal during a ceremony June 12 at the Air Force Memorial. These Airmen were the first in the Air Force to receive the new medal. Recipients of the award were Maj. Steven A. Raspet, Capt. Allison K. Black, Senior Master Sgt. Ramon Colon-Lopez, Master MORE

Air Force major teaches, shares benefits of Tang Soo Do June 7, 2007 — Earning a third-degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, which is a Korean martial art, May 12, marked a milestone for Maj. (Dr.) Demetrio J. Aguila III, 79th Surgical Operations Squadron acting deputy commander. With the third-degree black belt, Major Aguila can begin preparing to become a master in Tang Soo Do. Major Aguila is also the 79th Aerospace MORE

From out-of-shape to triathlons; An 89 AW lieutenant's transformation June 7, 2007 — Working as a crew chief in 2002, Senior Airman Kenneth Corigliano found out he had been accepted into the officer commissioning program. Shortly thereafter, he discovered he may not have been "fit" for the job. "Maybe I'm not in shape," Cadet Corigliano said after failing his first physical fitness test in the program. One way for Cadet Corigliano MORE

Starkey Avenue repair work June 7, 2007 — The repair, milling and paving of Starkey Avenue will begin Monday to June 21, under the supervision of the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron. Expect traffic detours and single lane traffic as work progresses from the South end of Starkey Avenue, near the Chapel 1, toward the north end, near Gas 'n Go. The most severe traffic pattern interruption will MORE

AMC's MatchUP returns June 7, 2007 — The Air Mobility Command's MatchUP game started and will continue through the month of August. Servicemembers and their family members are encouraged to see how they match up. "MatchUP is AMC's summertime program where participants can win great prizes by participating in various activities at their base," said Col. Benjamin Trotter, Air Mobility MORE

Incorporate the principles of risk management June 1, 2007 — More and more people are being told to incorporate the principles of risk management into their daily lives. Historically, many mishaps outside of the Air Force have been the tragic results of complacency and carelessness. We are still experiencing "dumb" mishaps because people don't fully consider the consequences of their actions or stop to think MORE

Andrews prepares for 2007 hurricane season June 1, 2007 — Andrews members may be able to avoid the disastrous effects of a major storm during the Atlantic hurricane season, which begins today and continues to Nov. 30. "Between Andrews' response to Hurricane Isabel in 2003 and our continued vigilance and improvement over the past four years, Andrews is fully prepared to take on whatever nature throws at MORE

Air Force One featured on new stamp May 24, 2007 — The U.S. Postal Service unveiled two stamps featuring military aircraft at the Joint Service Open House at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., May 18. Air Force One, the president's Boeing 747 jetliner, appears on the $4.60 priority mail stamp, while Marine One, the presidential helicopter, is shown on the $16.25 Express Mail stamp. The stamps will be MORE

Officers' Spouse's Club awards 10 scholarships May 23, 2007 — The Andrews Officers' Spouse's Club awarded scholarships to 10 dependents of servicemembers during a ceremony May 8 at the Thrift Shop, bldg. 1676, which the club owns and operates. The scholarships totaled $16,500, said Monica Zazworsky, wife of Col. John D. Zazworsky, 89th Operations Group commander and AOSC scholarship chairperson. Col. Jennifer MORE