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  • Earth Day 2020: Time to think about mother Earth

    The idea for a national day to focus on the environment came to Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, Calif. More than 20 million Americans demonstrated for a healthy, sustainable environment in

  • Silent superheroes

    “I was choked up, filled with emotions that a nine year old girl took the time to write the commissary a letter,” said Ruben Nadal, commissary officer and store director at Aviano Air Base, Italy. “Not only was this month special to her as she celebrated her birthday during this difficult time, but

  • Luke AFB idea is co-winner of Air Force's Spark Tank 2020

    For the first time, there was a tie at the Spark Tank 2020 competition at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, as ideas from both Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, were crowned the winners.

  • Solving people problems, one dispute at a time

    Over 40 Airmen came together with one common goal, to learn how to leverage negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution techniques to help fellow Airmen communicate through conflict and disputes, at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Conference Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany,

  • Women's History Month: Remembering the past, looking toward the future

    During the 1900s, answering phone calls, maintaining records and providing minor health care were some of few roles women who served in the military were permitted to fill. Jobs left open because men left for war, gave women the opportunity to step up and volunteer on the home front.A century later,