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Default Air Force Logo Airmen can make a difference in the AAAC
Airmen who want to make a difference in the community have an opportunity in the Aviano Airmen Advisory Council. The council recently held elections and its new goals are to improve more things on base for Airmen and more volunteer involvement. "The co-chairman [Airman 1st Class Bryan Crowley] and I hope to make this council even stronger," said
0 10/26
2006
More than 200 Airmen and family members at Aviano Air Base, put their best foot forward to help raise awareness of and donations for breast cancer issues during an Aviano Community Enlisted Spouses Club-sponsored walk Oct. 21.  The walk raised more than $3,000 for the Combined Federal Campaign Breast Cancer Fund and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer charities. (Photo by Senior Airman Colleen Wieman) Walk raises breast cancer awareness: Aviano Airmen raise thousands for CFC cancer charities
More than 200 Airmen and family members put their best foot forward to help raise breast cancer awareness during an Aviano Community Enlisted Spouses Club-sponsored walk Oct. 21 at the Dragon Fitness Center track. "We walk for our mothers who didn't survive, for our sisters who continue to stuggle and for our daughters so they won't have to," said
0 10/26
2006
Shaun McElroy, left, flexes with Craig ‘The Diamond’ Richardson during Mr. Richardson’s visit to Aviano Middle School. (Courtesy photo) Bodybuilder teaches students healthy living
Bodybuilder Craig "The Diamond" Richardson visited Aviano Middle School Oct. 10 during the sixth and eigth grade physical education classes. Students had an opportunity to ask Mr. Richardson about his weight training regime and how many push-ups and sit-ups he could do. Mr. Richardson gave healthy snacking tips and encouraged students to take care
0 10/19
2006
Tops in Blue singers perform a choreographed dance Saturday in Hangar One. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth) Tops in Blue entertains Aviano community
The Air Force's expeditionary entertainers performed for the Aviano community during their "What's Love?" show Oct. 14 and 15 in Hangar One. Tops in Blue expressed to audiences the many stages of love by performing ballads from artists ranging from Elton John to Barry White. The troupe is a musical entertainment group composed of Airmen who travel
0 10/19
2006
Barb Peterson participates in a Fear Factor themed Spouse It Up Oct. 11 at Area D. Mrs. Peterson survived four other challenges while trying to win the $100 grand prize. For more information on Spouse It Up, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at Ext. 5407.  (Photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Doza) Fearless

0 10/19
2006
Zambian children wait in line for medical care. U.S. Air Forces in Europe medics provided healthcare ranging from optometry exams to dental check-ups to more than 1,200 patients. (Courtesy photo) USAFE medics provide healthcare in Zambia
Medics from U.S. Air Forces in Europe units recently returned from a week of examining eyes and teeth in Zambia as a part of USAFE's first military-to-military medical capabilities initiative in that part of the world. "When we went to the orphangages and saw how they lived and how much what we were doing meant to them, it really opened my eyes and
0 10/19
2006
Default Air Force Logo Flu vaccination to arrive at end of month
The 31st Medical Group will receive the first shipment of influenza vaccine by the end of October. The group will use the first shipment to vaccinate people in high priority groups such as deploying personnel, hospital staff and children. Flu vaccinations are given between 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Immunization Clinic. All active duty personnel
0 10/19
2006
Default Air Force Logo Squadrons ‘pull’ money for charity
Aviano people can cheer for their squadron's "Humvee" and donate to the Combined Federal Campaign during a Humvee pull from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Dragon Fitness Center. Squadrons are sponsoring Humvee pulling teams to raise money in support of CFC, which runs through Dec. 1. Aviano's CFC goal is to reach $270,000 in donations within the
0 10/12
2006
Airman Cruz lost two stripes and received extra duty and restriction to base because of driving under the influence. The night he drove under the influence, he rolled his car, his girlfriend  broke her ankle and he fractured his hand. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Doza) Consequences of Drinking and Driving
On Feb. 17, I made the worst decision of my life. I should have known better than to drink and drive. They always say the most important thing is to have a plan before you go out to drink, even if it is something as simple as having wine with dinner. I didn't have a plan. I was celebrating Valentine's Day with my girlfriend and we went to a local
0 10/05
2006
Airman 1st Class Stuart Borgen, left, and  Airman 1st Class Richard Jones,  31st CES firefighters, put on their fire protection suits. The 31st CES fire prevention recommends people follow good fire safety practices to avoid having them or other firefighters come to their homes (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth) National fire prevention week ignites: Week focuses on home fire prevention
It can happen at any time. It could be from cooking or something else, but smelling smoke or hearing a smoke alarm can be a person's worst nightmare. The 31st Civil Engineer Squadron fire prevention flight doesn't want anyone to experience a fire. For fire prevention week, which is Sunday through Oct. 14, they want to remind everyone how to cook
0 10/05
2006
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