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Ch. (Capt.) Andrew Thornley, 316th Wing Protestant Chaplain, presents the oversized check to (from left) Senior Master Sgt. John Turner, 316th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant, Master Sgt. Craig Coder, 89th Communications Squadron first sergeant, and Master Sgt. Mario Cefalo, 79th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Surgical Operations Squadron and Dental Squadron first sergeant, for $5,780.91 as a part of Operation Caring Spirit to help Airmen in need during the holiday season.
(US Air Force/SrA Jeff Andrejcik) Operation Caring Spirit assists those in need during holidays
Ch. (Capt.) Andrew Thornley, 316th Wing Chapel Senior Protestant chaplain, presented Senior Master Sgt. John Turner, 316th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant and First Sergeant Council president, a check for $5,780.91 as a part of Operation Caring Spirit to help Airmen in need during the holiday season at a ceremony at Chapel 1 recently. Thanks
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Col. Paul R. Ackerley, 316th Wing commander, salutes Yasuo Fukuda, 91st Prime Minister of Japan, as he deplanes his aircraft on the Andrews Air Force Base flight line Nov. 15. (US Air Force/SrA Laura Cirksena) Prime Minister of Japan visits

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Staff Sgt. David N. Wood, 316th Security Forces Emergency Service Team, demonstrates asp techniques during the Vietnam Veterans visit on Nov. 9. Hangar three events included lunch, static displays, canine tactics demo, a vehicle assault and officer recovery scenario, and Raven capabilites demonstration.(US Air Force/A1C Renae Kleckner) 316 SFS receives visit from Vietnam veterans
The Vietnam Security Police Association visited Andrews' Security Forces Squadron on November 9, as part of their annual meeting in Washington D.C. The 316th Security Forces Squadron put on quite a show with demonstrations from the Phoenix Ravens, the expert canine handlers, and the Emergency Service Team. Approximately 350 members, both retirees
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Default Air Force Logo Leave the cooking and cleaning to us
Imagine cooking at least 60 to 90 pounds of turkeys, five hams, 1,320 pounds of potatoes, 20 pumpkin and pecan pies, and having 800 to 900 of your closest friends, families, and co-workers come spend the day with you. If you are Tech. Sgt. Shante Castro, 316th Services Squadron Food Services NCOIC, you don't have to imagine it. On Thanksgiving Day,
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Default Air Force Logo 89 AW/CV's son becomes Eagle Scout
On Oct. 21, Starner Vechery, son of Col. James and Robin Vechery, attained the highest rank within Boy Scouts and was made an Eagle Scout. Colonel Vechery is the 89th Airlift Wing vice commander. The ceremony at Grace Brethren Church in Clinton, Md., was the culmination of several years of dedicated effort by Starner. The road to Eagle Scout is
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Default Air Force Logo Military Family Housing Update
The Military Family Housing Office relinquished control of the Operation and Maintenance of Andrews housing Tuesday to Clark Realty Capital and its company, Liberty Park at Andrews. The MFH's new mission is two-fold: oversight of our privatization partners and to help our customers understand how privatized housing affects them. Residents already
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Default Air Force Logo Special duty assignment brief offered at Malcolm Grow Medical Center
Airmen interested in becoming recruiters, military training instructors, military training leaders, technical training instructors, or professional military education instructors will have the opportunity to meet with members of the Air Education and Training Command Special Duty Assignment team Tuesday at the Malcolm Grow Medical Center. Master
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Default Air Force Logo Wingman Day includes play about dating violence
As part of Wingman Day, the 79th Medical Group and Family Advocacy hosted "The Yellow Dress," a dramatic one-woman play based on the story of dating violence victims, last Friday at the Reel Time Theater. The play took the audience through the stages of a three-year dating relationship between Ana and her boyfriend Ricky-a relationship that ended
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Default Air Force Logo Cookie Caper brings holiday spirit to Andrews Airmen, Sailors
It's beginning to look a lot like that time of year when the holiday lights and trees go up and the kitchen's aroma of freshly-baked goodies smell especially sweet. And, for some military spouses, it is the time of year to kick baking into high gear. This year's Cookie Caper promises to be one of the best by treating, not just the Airmen in the
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Default Air Force Logo Debt seminar held to inform, prevent
'Tis the season to be jolly ... until January when the bills from holiday shopping start rolling in. The Airman and Family Readiness Center in conjunction with the Andrews Federal Credit Union held "Money Mondays," a 90-minute lunchtime seminar on Monday. This month's topic of money management was Plastic Surgery: Repairing Your Credit and Starting
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