• New eligibility rules for free, reduced lunches

    The Department of Defense Education Activity is encouraging families of children attending its overseas schools to reapply for free and reduced price school lunches. Earlier this year, DoDEA requested an increase in the reimbursement rate the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides for school lunches. The USDA approved the request and also
  • Public health officials inform about new HPV protection

    Most public health professionals know it's important to share information about the Human Papilloma Virus, more commonly known as HPV, because of its prevalent nature and the consequences if left untreated. HPV is a sexually transmitted virus that infects both males and females. There are about 40 different types of HPV. Some types cause genital
  • Resource management flight best in Air Force

    A dedicated group received recognition for the work they do to support Aviano's Airmen. The 31st Services Squadron's Resource management flight was named best in the Air Force for 2007.  "I love working here and the people I work with, which makes winning much more special," said Danielle Levergood, 31st SVS payroll accounting technician. This is
  • Activities offered for students on break

    Attention all parents! Spring break is next week and the kids will be home and, quite possibly, bored. To avoid the parental stresses associated with kid boredom, the 31st Services Squadron has several programs available next week. "Parents should sign their kids up for spring break activities because it keeps them out of trouble," said Dreena
  • Meal feeds hunger, needs

    About 300 hungry spouses and children came out for food and fun during the free deployed spouses meal at La Mensa March 29. "The Airman and Family Readiness Flight is all about readiness and retention; everything we do is in support of those two functions," said Barbara Wolcott, A&FRF director. "We help families go through the military milestones.
  • New online service eases claims filing stress

    A broken vase here, a busted entertainment center there, the more moves made, the more it's bound to happen. Broken or damaged items are an unfortunate PCS occurrence, but the Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps has made the claims process easier. People can now file claims from any internet connection after a one-time CAC login to open the
  • SARC hosts awareness events

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year's theme is "Stand Up Against Sexual Assault and Make a Difference." This theme encourages sexual assault prevention, and reminds people that they are leaders, peers and subordinates, and they can make a difference through their actions. Sexual assault in the United States is an underreported