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Master Sgt. Stephen B. Ladd congratulates his son, Shaun, for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.  Shaun earned a total of 27 merit badges over a four-year period, and built  a relocatable guard house for the 316th Security Forces Squadron as part of a community service project for his final task to earn Eagle Scout.  Master Sgt. Ladd is assigned to the 316th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Operations Flight as equipment support supervisor. (Photo by Bobby Jones)
Boy Scout soars to Eagle Scout

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2007
Loretta Windsor, owner of Loretta's Barbecue, prepares her signature barbecue pork and cole slaw sandwich for regular Team Andrews patron. (Photo by Bobby Jones) BBQ shack serves Team Andrews for nearly 20 years
A tiny little dining establishment on the east side of Andrews has been serving up homemade barbecue for nearly 20 years now. But the place, Loretta's Barbecue, is easily missed. It looks as if a trailer had partially melted into the ground and reinforced with paint, a wooden overhang and a walk-in cooler. But what Loretta's lacks in style, it
0 7/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo Andrews VTF welcomes new veterinarian
As we all know, the coming of summer brings the season of the Permanent Change of Station. During this PCS season, the Andrews Veterinary Treatment Facility gives well wishes to Army Capt. Albert R. Olexia, our current base veterinarian, as he PCSs to an overseas assignment. While his assignment to Sinai, Egypt will be an exciting one, we are sure
0 7/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo 79 MDOS: Cancer screening saves lives
Cancer is one of the words patients fear most, and for good reason. Nearly half of men, and one third of women, will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. But despite advances in cancer treatment, cancer remains one of the leading causes of death in the Unites States. Cancer screening remains one of the most important factors in fighting
0 7/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo Trooper talks highway safety
A Maryland state trooper gave a highway safety briefing to service members gathered in the Andrews base theater Friday. Blending humor with facts and honesty, the trooper gave helpful tips that are useful for the 101 critical days of summer, as well as the rest of the year. The state trooper, Cpl. Anthony Washington, suggested getting at least
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2007
Tech. Sgt Andy Amor, 316th Civil Engineer Squadron, shakes hands with Tiger Woods after completing their round during a Pro-Am at Congressional Country Club. Sergeant Amor was selected to represent the Air Force at a Pro-Am event before the start of the AT&T National Golf Tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., July 4. Tiger Woods is the event host as well as a contestant and spokes person. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dan DeCook) Tech. Sgt. tee's off with Tiger Woods

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Gen. John D.W. Corley  (left), Air Force vice chief of staff, hands the Air Force District of Washington guidon, signifying command, to Brig. Gen. Frank Gorenc, the new AFDW commander, June 29 on the U. S. Air Force Ceremonial Lawn on Bolling during a combined retirement and change-of-command ceremony. General Gorenc replaces Maj. Gen. Robert L. Smolen, who retired after 33 years of military service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dan DeCook) New AFDW commander takes the reins

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2007
Then-Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John Jumper visits Tech. Sgt. Christian MacKenzie at Wilford Hall Medical Center in 2004 at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Sergeant MacKenzie, who served as a special operations MH-53 Pave Low flight engineer, was shot down April 13, 2004, in Fallujah, Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo) 
Wounded NCO's will to fly remains undaunted
An Andrews Air Force Base Airman remains committed to the Air Force and his love of flying even after being shot down over Iraq and nearly losing an eye. Life was good for Tech Sgt. Christian MacKenzie for nearly 10 years as he served in his dream job as a special operations flight engineer aboard an MH-53 Pave Low helicopter. Since his boyhood in
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Andrews Boy Scout earns highest honor
Shaun Ladd, 15, a member of Andrews Boy Scout Troop 404, recently received the rank of Eagle Scout, scouting's highest achievement. It took him only four years to earn the rank. The award is a performance-based achievement whose standards have been well-maintained over the years. Not every boy who joins a Boy Scout troop earns the Eagle Scout rank;
0 6/28
2007
Dr, Samuel W. Casscells, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, speaks to an injured soldier who recently returned from overseas. The Secretary visited the Malcolm Grow Medical Center's Aeromedical Staging Flight Tuesday. Health Affairs secretary visits Andrews
The Honorable S. Ward Casscells, M.D., the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, visited wounded troops returning from overseas to Andrews Tuesday. Dr. Casscells was given a brief tour of Malcolm Grow Medical Center's Aeromedical Staging Flight by Brig. Gen. Gar. S. Graham, the 79th Medical Wing commander, before meeting with the
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