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Default Air Force Logo AFMC to promote Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in October
During October, Air Force Materiel Command will be promoting Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer Awareness. This is an excellent time to educate individuals about breast and prostate cancer and promote screening. Knowing about these diseases and what to do can save a life.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in eight
0 10/03
2012
Default Air Force Logo Housing team best in AFMC
A base team has earned recognition for all their hard work and dedication to the community. The Hanscom Housing Installation Team has been chosen as the Air Force Materiel Command winner for the Professional Housing Management Association Outstanding Installation-Privatized Location team award for 2012."The team has made enormous progress in making
0 9/26
2012
Better Body Better Life New nutrition class launching at Hanscom
A new Air Force-wide weight management and nutrition class will soon launch here. Called "Better Body, Better Life," the free class aims to help participants learn how to achieve better health through hands-on activities and facilitated discussion. Better Body, Better Life, which is hosted by the Health and Wellness Center, begins Oct. 18 and will
0 9/26
2012
Default Air Force Logo Student safety net created through tutor.com
Military families can create a student safety net by relying on a free, professional, live tutor that is just a click away. The Department of Defense's Online Tutoring program, powered by tutor.com, is available to eligible military families 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All children in kindergarten through 12th grade from families of National
0 9/26
2012
Default Air Force Logo Two weeks left to volunteer for retraining
Noncommissioned officers in unrestricted career fields affected by the fiscal year 2013 NCO Retraining Program have two weeks remaining to volunteer for retraining. NCOs who volunteer during Phase I have more opportunities to choose their next career field than those who wait to see if retraining will be necessary. During Phase I, Airmen in
0 9/26
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Col. Lester A. Weilacher, 66th Air Base Group commander, signs a proclamation recognizing October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month at Hanscom as Edward Simonds (standing), Joanne Jordan (left) and Thomas Fredericks gather around. The theme for this year’s NDEAM, “A Strong Workforce is an inclusive Workforce:  What can You Do?,” honors the contributions of workers with disabilities and serves to inform the public that they represent a highly skilled talented pool that can help employers compete in today’s global economy. (U.S. Air Force photo Mark Wyatt) National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrates an inclusive workforce
Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. This year's theme is "A Strong Workforce is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can You Do?"NDEAM's roots go back to 1945
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2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - Senior Airman Richard Riley and Senior Airman Katherine Garcia, Airman Leadership School students, are served lunch by Luis Maggioli, La Casa De Pedro general manager, during the Hispanic Heritage Month Food Tasting at the Chapel Annex Sept. 21. La Casa De Pedro donated food for the event and will cater the Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon scheduled for Oct. 11.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt) Hispanic Heritage Month facts
Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 has been designated to celebrate the heritage and cultural diversity that Hispanic Americans have contributed to the United States. According to the National Council of Hispanic Employment Program Managers, this year's theme is "Diversity United, Building America's Future Today." Did you know?This observance began in 1968
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2012
Default Air Force Logo CFC kicks off, sets goal of $295,000
The Combined Federal Campaign is scheduled to begin Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. with a kick-off event at the Minuteman Commons and a goal of raising $295,000. The campaign will continue through Nov. 16.CFC began in the 1960s to coordinate the fundraising efforts of various charitable organizations so that the federal donor would only be solicited once in the
0 9/26
2012
Hispanic Heritage Month poster Hispanic month’s theme, poster reflect heritage
In observance of Hispanic American Heritage Month, celebrated each year from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute announces the availability of original artwork available for download at www.deomi.org. DEOMI illustrator Peter Hemmer describes this year's Hispanic American Heritage Month observance poster:
0 9/19
2012
Default Air Force Logo Flu shots to be available for civilians and military
For the second year in a row, Air Force Materiel Command will make the influenza (flu) vaccine available to its civilian workforce. This is in addition to the flu vaccine for military and TRICARE beneficiaries.There is a limited quantity of the flu vaccine purchased for the AFMC Civilian Workforce Flu Immunization Program. The vaccine will be
0 9/19
2012
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