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  • Air Force extends SAPR services to AF civilians

    The Air Force released a policy memo today allowing Air Force civilian employees who are victims of sexual assault to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation's sexual assault response coordinator.The policy is effective immediately and allows SARCs and sexual assault prevention and response victim advocates to assist Air
  • Greatest generation honored during wreath laying, AF band concert

    As the sun began to set over the National Capitol Region, several hundred people gathered at the Air Force Memorial with the District of Columbia-city landscape as the backdrop to witness a wreath-laying event, followed by a concert performed by the United States Air Force Band Aug. 14.
  • JBA prepares for air show

    Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, conducted an on-base, emergency-readiness exercise, Aug. 13, 2015, in preparation for the upcoming air show on Sept. 19.There is no expectation for an accident to occur during the 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show, but the exercise evaluated the response of base emergency personnel in the case of a mass casualty
  • Worldwide Equal Opportunity provides essential training

    A worldwide training event, the 2015 Air Force Equal Opportunity Worldwide Functional Training Workshop was held August 4-7.  The event covered topics such as diversity management, dispute resolution, sexual assault prevention and disability programs."It's important for us to come together to learn from shared experiences as this workshop aligns
  • Airmen Showcase CBRN Defense to Joint Leaders

    Andrews personnel partnered with their higher headquarters counterparts to display Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense capabilities here Aug. 5.  The demonstration, hosted by the Headquarters Air Force CBRN Modernization Working Group, gave an overview of Air Force CBRN defense capabilities to Office of the Secretary of
  • USAF Honor Guard performs on 'World's Stage'

    The United States Air Force Honor Guard drill team is participating in The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Esplanade of the Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland Aug 7-29."As tattoo first-timers, the attendance of USAF Honor Guard marks the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom with a dynamic display of
  • USAF Honor Guard performs on 'World's Stage'

    The United States Air Force Honor Guard drill team is participating in The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Esplanade of the Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland Aug 7-29."As tattoo first-timers, the attendance of USAF Honor Guard marks the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom with a dynamic display of
  • Melanoma, the "ugly duckling" lesion

    According to the American Academy of Dermatology, one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. One of the more worrisome types of skin cancer is melanoma.Melanoma is a skin cancer that grows in pigment-making cells, called melanocytes.  It is potentially life threatening and often begins as an "ugly duckling"
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