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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Motorcycle season is here

    Spring is here, and motorcyclists are taking to the streets. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than two thirds of fatal motorcycle crashes involve a motorcycle and another vehicle. Often in these cases, motorists hit motorcycles because they either don't see the

  • Letter to Airmen: Knowledge-enabled Airmen are essential

    "It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill," said Wilbur Wright. Airmen provide America with air, space and cyberspace dominance -- the first and essential, enduring requirement of a successful military operation. But, such dominance is not a national right. It is the