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  • Guidance on marijuana stocks and CBD oil

    With the recent trend of products containing cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as well as the growth of marijuana businesses, the 633rd Air Base Wing Staff Judge Advocate has provided guidance to help U.S. service members navigate their questions.
  • ICESR participates in first ever event in the U.S.

    The International Conference on Employer Support of the Reserves recently came to Joint Base Andrews to participate in a mini air show featuring reserve component air power.The ICESR is a biennial event that brings together Reserve Forces Leaders, employers, government and non-government partners, and other stakeholders from around the globe. The
  • Mae Krier “Rosie the Riveter” visits the 459th ARW

    Mae Krier is an original Rosie the Riveter. Her hard work and dedication during World War II helped save the world and led her to many places, the most recent being the 459th Air Refueling Wing. “It’s a great day to be at the 459th Air Refueling Wing,” Krier said. “I’m excited to share my story with the women and men here, and to see the
  • Vietnam era crew chief reunites with his aircraft 40 years later

    William J. Fuselier is a retired Master Sergeant, a Vietnam War Veteran, a Bronze Star recipient, and a former crew chief for the KC-135 Stratotanker, tail number 3543 more than 40 years ago. He recently came to the 459th Air Refueling wing to visit his old aircraft that still holds thousands of pounds of fuel and countless memories.“My tanker was
  • 459th ASTS medical officer supports EHR system swap for DoD

    Capt. Yemi Arunsi, 459th Aeromedical Staging Squadron Officer in Charge of Inspections, is supporting the transition of DoD’s current electronic health records system to the new Military Health System GENESIS.“I am providing support within the revenue cycle platform,” Arunsi said. “It involves health information management, medical supply chain,
  • Commentary: watching out for lost wingmen

    6,079. That’s the number of veteran suicides for 2016, the most recent year reported. In some ways it’s just a random number and hard to put into any type of perspective. In many ways it’s sobering, sad, disturbing and disappointing. There will probably never be answers for the question of why people commit suicide.
  • First Air Force Total Force Recruiting School graduation a milestone toward integration

    As the Air Force moves forward on making recruiting a Total Force concept, it reached a landmark Feb. 22, with the first Total Force graduating class at the recruiting schoolhouse.
  • A pain in the brain may be a migraine

    For sufferers of migraines, the term “bad headache” doesn’t come close to describing their experience. The pounding, pulsing ache can take over the entire head. Migraines can be relentless, affecting vision and balance, coursing to the stomach and beyond, and lasting for days or weeks if untreated.“A higher percentage of women than men suffer from
  • There is help for anyone caring for a service member

    It’s likely at some point in life one will hear a phrase like, “two heads are better than one” or “teamwork makes the dream work.” However, phrases like these all boil down to a simple four letter word, help.This November during Warrior Care Month, where we salute the warriors and those that support them in their recovery, we want to highlight a
  • Assumption of Command

    Col. Roger R. Stoeckmann, commander of the 459th Mission Support Group, passes the guidon to Maj. Billy J. Ancheta, commander of the 459th Force Support Squadron, during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Feb. 9, 2019. Ancheta’s previous assignment was with the Force Visibility Branch for the Generation Center where
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