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  • Brass celebrates Fourth of July with millions

    The United States Air Force Band Ceremonial Brass played its 10th performance in New York on NBC's "Today" show as part of this year's a Fourth of July celebration. "The U.S. Air Force Band is honored to represent the excellence found in every Air Force career field," said Col. Dennis M. Layendecker, commander and music director. "Our 'Today' show
  • Wing historian impresses at London air power conference

    Andrew J. Stephens, the Air Force District of Washington and 11th Wing historian, has added another impressive line to his already-glowing resume. At the June 12-13 Air Power and Strategy: Challenges for the 21st Century Conference in Shrivenham, England (London area), Mr. Stephens mounted the podium with his paper, "Stairway to Heaven: Building
  • New center consolidates information services

     ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland -- A new Area Processing Center that enables the Air Force to consolidate e-mail, Web, file-sharing and other information services for more than 160,000 active-duty Air Force, contractors, civilians and Air National Guardsmen into one location opened May 1 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. This is a regional data
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  • Is portion distortion out of control or managable?

    Portion sizes for foods have increased significantly over the past two decades. More than 66 percent of Americans are now considered overweight or obese. Not only do consumers want to get "their money's worth" in fast food establishments, but larger portions have also become the norm at home. If people look around, it seems other things are growing
  • Think before you drink: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

    The month of April is designated as Alcohol Awareness Month and the base Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program team wants to encourage Andrews members to be mindful of alcohol abuse. "When many people think of an alcohol abuser, they tend to picture the stereotypical alcoholic in the movies, a middle-aged man sitting alone in a
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