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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

AFDW Counter CBRN Operational Applications Center stands up May 23, 2007 — The threat from weapons of mass destruction, specifically chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons, has emerged as one of the most critical challenges facing the United States and its allies today. Due to the combination of their destructive power, lingering effects, disproportionate psychological impact, and growing availability, MORE

Aeroclub opens up opportunity to fly, earn pilot's license May 11, 2007 — The Fort Meade Flying Activity, which flies from Tipton Airfield adjacent to Fort George G. Meade, MD., is available to many including Active Duty, retired military, Department of Defense civilian employees, military academy cadets, Guard and Reserve forces. "I have been with the club since May 2003," said Tech. Sgt. Padoyable T. Greaves, 89th MORE

89 AW consolidates orderly rooms May 11, 2007 — The 89th Airlift Wing recently consolidated the orderly rooms across the wing into one central location called the Consolidated Personnel Support Staff. The consolidation will affect its customers, starting with its location in the 89 AW headquarters, bldg. 1419. "We will no longer be at arm's length from our customers," said Capt. Mike Biles, 89 MORE