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Consultants provide Andrews Airmen with important information on identity theft prevention, precautions November 13, 2006 — An Identity Theft workshop was held by human resource consultants from Ceridian at the Air National Guard Readiness Center Headquarters Nov. 1. ''Identity theft is the number one consumer complaint," said Earl Gould, Ceridian consultant on identity theft and prevention. The work group was held to teach, inform and provide resources to MORE

Wingman day reminds Airmen to get personal November 6, 2006 — Airmen base-wide will participate in the Air Force-wide endeavor to reduce the residual effects of stress and anxiety on Airmen, and to rejuvenate Airmen in the fight against suicide and other detrimental behavior will happen Thursday here. The day, which is designated as Wingman Focus Day, will be launched with a unit commander's call. However, MORE

Environmental unit helps maintain natural resources at Andrews November 3, 2006 — Department of Defense civilian employees and contractors assigned to the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron Environmental Flight work behind the scenes to maintain the natural resource infrastructure at Andrews. The natural resource infrastructure consists of the air, water and land, said John A. Franz, 316 CES Environmental Flight chief. "The flight MORE

Andrews honors local youth as Pilot for a Day November 3, 2006 — Team Andrews fulfilled the dream of a 10-year-old Washington, D.C., boy stricken with multiple illnesses to experience a day in the life of a pilot Oct. 27. Michael Ogunjimi was the guest of the 459th Air Refueling Wing, which hosted the Pilot for a Day program here. His parents, Stephen and Florence Ogunjimi, and other guests including family MORE

Andrews tops AMC bases in college degrees November 1, 2006 — Active Duty members assigned to An-drews received more college degrees than their counterparts at other bases under the Air Mobility Command during fiscal year 2006, which ended Sept. 30. The Andrews Education and Training Services reports 530 college degrees were awarded to Active Duty members here in FY 2006. The 530 college degrees also exceeds MORE

Speed eaters risk medical conditions, even death in competitions November 1, 2006 — People who compete in speed eating competitions may face medical risks if they aren't careful. Some of the medical risks include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, heartburn, painful abdominal gas and food getting stuck in the esophagus, said Maj. (Dr.) Sean P. Hurley, 79th Medical Operations Squadron Medicine Service Flight gastroenterologist. "I'm MORE

Andrews gears up for 2006 flu season November 1, 2006 — The 2006 Andrews Active Duty and Department of Defense employee Flu Drive will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday at the 79th Medical Group Conference Center in building 1075. During this time, members will also receive all other required vaccinations. Members are requested to bring their old shot records if they have them. The MORE

Andrews AFSA Chapter 102 cleans Vietnam Wall October 24, 2006 — Twenty volunteers stood face to face with their own reflections, 58,249 names of servicemen and the daunting challenge of washing the nearly 247-foot, geometrically-perfect, Viet-nam Memorial Wall Sept. 30. Before dawn -- and the arrival of those wishing to pay their respects -- members of Chapter 102 of the Air Force Sergeants Association located MORE

NSPS transition eases with classes October 24, 2006 — All Department of Defense non bargaining unit personnel and their supervisors are required to prepare for transitioning to a performance-based system through courses scheduled in November by the 316th Mission Support Squadron Civilian Personnel Flight. The DoD will replace the 15-grade general service pay system in January with the National MORE

Navy pilot's daughter teaches importance of friends, family October 13, 2006 — Family, friends and acquaintances are what Elizabeth Edwards calls her safety net, which was instrumental while she fought against breast cancer after campaigning for her husband, John, who was a vice presidential candidate in 2004. An announcement about her breast cancer was made by the news media several days before the 2004 presidential MORE