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Default Air Force Logo Emergency preparedness important for all
National Preparedness Month is a nationwide campaign held each September to encourage Americans to plan for natural, accidental or man-made emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools. The campaign's goal is to increase public awareness regarding preparing for emergencies and to encourage individuals to take action. It is the responsibility
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Fire Prevention Week: Know your escape plan
Andrews Air Force Base is preparing for National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. This year's theme is "Practice Your Escape Plan" and many activities are scheduled across the base. Andrews' Fire Prevention festivities begins Tuesday, with Sparky the Fire Dog visiting the 316th Wing where Col. Paul Ackerley, 316th Wing commander, will sign the 2007
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Senior Airman Justin Gatti prepares to release his partner, Axel, to attack a decoy during aggression training Sept. 19 at a deployed location in Southwest Asia. Airman Gatti is a 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Axel is a 386th ESFS military working dog. The military working dogs are trained several times a week to keep their skills sharp. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tia Schroeder) Working like a dog

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2007
Tech. Sgt. Craig Clapper, 744th Communications Squadron Base Multimedia NCOIC sits next to his wife Heather and their newborn daughter Addison Olivia Clapper, as Col. Janet Deltuva, 79th Medical Group deputy commander, holds the birth certificate. Addison was the 240th baby born this year at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, born Sept. 3, weighing 9 pounds 5 ounces. (US Air Force/TSgt Jason Edwards) 60th Anniversary Baby

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2007
Several members of the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron were coined recently by Col. Paul Ackerley, 316th Wing commander, for their quick response to design and connect an automatic back-up generator to provide emergency power to the temporary command post. (US Air Force/Chuck Tsinnie) Coined for Excellence

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2007
Retired Col. Walt Stewart stands and salutes the colors with fellow World War II veterans during a ceremony for Hero Flight 2007 at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 15. Hero Flight is an all-volunteer program that sets up trips to allow as many World War II veterans as possible to visit the National World War II Memorial. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Suzanne Day)
Hero Flight 2007

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2007
Default Air Force Logo 744 CS announces customer advisory for new voicemail
The 744th Communications Squadron will move Andrews Air Force Base customers to a new and improved voicemail system Oct. 5. This cutover will consolidate two older, unsupported voicemail systems and provide increased capacity to support expansion of the base population. The only noticeable difference is customers are now required to enter a 6-digit
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2007
Max Impact, the rock band of the Air Force, performed several songs along with a song written by the band itself for the Air Force Ball hosted by the Air Force District of Washington Sept. 15. AFDW hosts Air Force 60th Anniversary Ball at Grand Hyatt

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2007
Default Air Force Logo Andrews new Career Assistance Advisor steps up
Andrews' Career Assistance Advisor, Master Sgt. Steffanie Jenkins, is busy at work in her office here. New to the position, Sergeant Jenkins takes on an important role in enlisted development and career awareness regarding entitlements, benefits and career opportunities. "When I entered the Air Force, my first supervisor took me under her wing and
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Local hospital offers free car safety seat inspections
September marks the 24th anniversary of Baby Safety Month, reminding parents that one of the first responsibilities every new parent has is ensuring their child's safety while traveling. Mary Bair, registered nurse, maternal-child educator and certified car seat technician of Southern Maryland Hospital, estimates 90 percent of the time, the car
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2007
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