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  • McConnell CDC celebrates Month of the Military Child

    The McConnell Child Development Center hosted it's annual Month of the Military Child luncheon April 11.  During the luncheon, the CDC welcomed over 100 parents of military children enrolled at the center.  With approximately 190 children attending the center everyday, it was considered to be a success according to Bobbie Harris, the director for
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: April 2007

    The Department of Defense is observing the 2007 Sexual Assault Awareness Month throughout April. The slogan for this year's campaign is "Stand Up Against Sexual Assault ... Make a Difference," and it is designed to remind people everyone can help eliminate sexual assaults. Sexual assault remains the fastest growing and most underreported violent
  • TRICARE Covers HPV vaccine

    Human papilloma virus infection is a concern for girls and young women because it can lead to cervical cancer. A preventive vaccine is available, and that vaccine is now a TRICARE-covered benefit. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the HPV vaccine for females 9 to 26 years of age to help prevent cervical cancer caused by the virus.
  • McConnell library to celebrate national library week with open house

    The library has the ability to bring the world to your fingertips. National Library Week, from April 15 through April 21, celebrates the importance of having libraries in our local communities and its place in America's society. Having such resources available to Airmen and their families not only enhances them with innovative knowledge, it also
  • McConnell congratulates its newest ALS graduates

    Congratulations to the following senior airmen who graduated from McConnell's Airman Leadership School, Class 07 C, March 29. 22nd Communications Squadron Dustin Alexander 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Justin Bowles, Andrew Boyington, Nickolas Frazer and Abby Hernandez 22nd Maintenance Squadron Benjamin Cooke and Davis Harris 22nd Security
  • Leaders discuss Air Force priorities

    Representatives from Air Force major commands discussed Air Force initiatives, systems and operational issues that tie into the top three Air Force priorities during a press conference March 26 at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C. Fighting and winning the war on terrorism, developing and caring for Airmen, and recapitalizing and
  • Air Force announces change to promotion study materials

     The Air Force made major changes to the materials enlisted members use for reference and studying for promotion. The new guide, called the Professional Development Guide, replaces both the Promotion Fitness Examination and U.S. Air Force Supervisory Examination Study Guides -- officially known as Volumes 1 and 2 of Air Force Pamphlet 36-2241