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  • Program reconnects Airmen to heritage

    Air Force History Office officials are launching a new program to help unite Airmen, past and present, to commemorate and preserve their shared heritage. During this year, in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of the Air Force, history office staff members are reaching out to those involved in various missions who want to connect with their
  • Pacific spouses eligible for teaching certification program

    The Spouses to Teachers program is now available to military spouses in the Pacific. Spouses of active duty, selected Reserve and National Guard, and Individual Ready Reserve (recalled to active duty) personnel who are interested in a career in public education are eligible for the program. While the program does not pay for tuition, it does help
  • Program lets Airmen call home for free

    All servicemembers, DoD civilians and their families are able to call home for 60 minutes a month on the government's dime under the Morale Call program. "This program is a great way for anyone stationed here to stay in touch with people back in the states," said Tech. Sgt. Matthew Melvin, 51st Communications Squadron voice network systems
  • Army offers lateral transfers for Airmen

    The Department of Defense's Blue to Green program allows Airmen to continue serving their country by joining the U.S. Army without losing the military benefits they've earned, including rank in most cases. Congress authorized the Blue to Green program in 2003, and many Airmen have utilized it to continue their service, especially when faced with
  • Let Services 'Wine 'N' Dine' you

    It was a Tuesday afternoon. I was sitting in my office and I was thinking of something to do that evening to unwind and temporarily forget that tomorrow would only be Wednesday or "Hump Day." While skimming through my monthly Services Magazine, I noticed "Wine 'n' Dine" and thought, "What could be better?" Despite the sad fact I lacked a date with
  • Volunteers soar to new heights

    The Osan Air Base Volunteer Resource Program reached an all-time high with more than 90,000 volunteered in on- and off-base communities during the 2006 "Volunteers Make A Difference Every Day" campaign. More than 100 members of Team Osan joined Brig. Gen. Joe Reynes, 51st Fighter Wing commander, during a luncheon at the Officers' Club here Thursday
  • Low prices meet their match at AAFES

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service's "We'll Match It!" initiative has been updated to allow authorized shoppers to compare prices between the exchange and "warehouse clubs." "Previously, AAFES didn't match 'warehouse clubs' as their shelf prices are offset by required membership fees," said AAFES' Senior Enlisted Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Bryan
  • Updating personnel records readiness vital to mission

    Nobody can predict the twists and turns that life can take, but with a little bit of preparation Airmen can make the best of any situation. The Air Force Personnel Center has designated March as Personnel Records Readiness Month. Military members should use this opportunity to review such items as their virtual record of emergency data, or vRed,