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Default Air Force Logo Rodeo team leaves for McChord Saturday
The 89th Airlift Wing and Team Andrews will send the AMC Rodeo 2007 team off in style today with a cookout at 11:30 a.m. in Hangar 3 at the 89 AW Commander's Call. Rodeo team members from the 99th Airlift Squadron, 1st Airlift Squadron and the 89th Aerial Port Squadron have been training hard for this event, since the teams were announced in
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2007
Col. Paul R. Ackerley, 316th Wing commander, cuts a red ribbon stretched across the identification check point, marking the opening of the new Main Gate as Col. Jeffery Bateman, 316th Security Forces Squadron commander, left, Curt Brinkley, Weston Solutions, Inc. Main and Virginia Gate construction superintendant, Col. Stewart S. Price, 316th Mission Support Group commander and Lt. Col. Brian P. Duffy, 316th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, hold the ribbon steady. (U.S. Air Force/SSgt Tanika Belfield)
New Main Gate opens

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2007
Air Force Lt. Col. Andrew Lourake, an amputee who remained on active duty as a pilot, demonstrates July 17 how he manually switches modes on his computerized prosthesis as Sven Zarling observes. The colonel's current prosthetic leg has two modes, one for walking and one for flying. An improved prosthesis is being developed that will have up to 10 modes and allow for remote-controlled switching. Mr. Zarling is from Otto Bock HealthCare, the company developing the new prosthesis.  (DOD photo/Fred W. Baker III) New prosthesis could help keep troops in the fight
A new prosthesis under development will give servicemember amputees more flexibility and help them better perform their military jobs if they choose to stay on active duty. A preview of the new technology July 17 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center here drew key staff and several servicemember amputees. The open forum allowed users to see
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2007
Brig. Gen. Frank Gorenc, Air Force District of Washington commander, thanks an injured service member for his service during his visit to the Aeromedical Staging Facility July 10. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tanika Belfield) General visits injured

0 7/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Team Andrews promotees
The following Team Andrews members have been selected for promotion to Colonel: Robert S. Holba, 89th Operations Group Henry P. Pandes, 89th Maintenance Group Scott M. Turner, Presidential Airlift Group Donald C. Locke, Jr., Air Force District of Washington Herbert H. Wesselman, 744th Communications Squadron Sandra C. Tynes, 79th Medical Group The
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Andrews hosts Afghan general
The commander of the Afghan National Army Air Corps recently visited Andrews Air Force Base to learn how the 89th Airlift Wing and 316th Wing transport national leaders. Maj. Gen. Mohammed Dawran toured and received briefings at the 89 AW headquarters building, the Squadron Operations facility and the 1st Helicopter Squadron during his July 5
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2007
Default Air Force Logo VR-53 - saving lives in Dominican Republic
During a recent weekend in April, Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Five-Three embarked on an important humanitarian mission to the Caribbean Island nation of the Dominican Republic. A beautiful tropical destination, the Dominican Republic is home to a thriving tourist industry and extensive tobacco crop. But the island also houses some of the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Town hall meeting on education
Andrews community members are invited to attend an "education focused" town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m., August 9, at the base theater. Topics for discussion will be geared towards school-aged children in anticipation of the upcoming school year. Families with school-age children, who reside on Andrews as well as off-base but still within Prince
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New cellular phone laws go into effect for teen drivers
Most military personnel are familiar with the Department of Defense directive that forbids motorists to drive and talk on their cellular phones without a hands free device. Now, similar rules have gone into effect in Virginia and Maryland and the District of Columbia -- at least for younger drivers. In Virginia, July 1 signaled the enforcement of a
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2007
Col. Margaret H. Woodward, 89th Airlift Wing commander, presents Maj. Gen. Mohammad Dawran, Afghanitan National Army Air Corps commander, with her personal coin during his visit to the 89 AW, July 5. Afghanistan National Army AIr Corps visit

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2007
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