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Default Air Force Logo Breakers Dining Facility earns AF level Hennessy award
Vandenberg has won the 2007 Hennessy Trophy for the as best single facility dining operation in the Air Force. The Hennessy Trophy is awarded to the installation with the best food service program in the Air Force and is based on demonstrated excellence in management effectiveness, force readiness support, food quality, employee and customer
0 4/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo AETC announces annual award winners
The Air, Education and Training Command announced the winners of the AETC Technical Training annual award winners. The Vandenberg winners are:Tech. Sgt. Michael Chadwick, 381st Training Group - NCO Instructor of the YearCapt. David. Bratley, 381st TRG - Support Officer of the Year
0 4/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo Thermal vacuum test for meteorological satellite succeeds
The next Defense Meteorological Systems Group satellite F-18, scheduled for launch in April, 2008, has successfully passed a significant milestone this month when it completed a 10-day system level thermal vacuum test. This is the second DMSP satellite to be processed at the Lockheed Sunnyvale facility. Satellite level electrical performance was
0 4/18
2007
A weather balloon begins its ascent after Brad Barclay releases it from the 30th Weather Squadron building April 11.  The Central Coast Weather Associates contractor uses the balloons for weather forecasting and to provide a snap-shot of the atmosphere when released simultaneously with 300 other sites world wide. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Plew) Whether the weather be fair...

0 4/18
2007
The convenience and taste of snack foods may tempt a person's appetite, but ultimately lead to poor eating habits. A sugary snack or beverage will curb hunger, but deny the body of essential nutrients, which will slow metabolism and lead to weight gain and long term health complications.  Proper nutrition includes a balanced meals and lots of water, and it will lead to a healthier, more positive self-image. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Jamie Lessard) Have a lifestyle change instead of starting a diet
"How many of you ate two servings of vegetables yesterday?" Melinda Reed asked Vandenberg Airmen during a healthy living class. Less than half the class raised a hand, which is typical, Mrs. Reed said.  But an awareness of healty eating is important for all Airmen, not just for the class. Proper nutrition is essential for healthy bodies and a
0 4/17
2007
Default Air Force Logo Protecting against Internet dangers
A detective from the Cheyenne Police Department visited the Warren Teen Center Feb. 28 and warned parents and teenagers about the dangers and misuses of social Internet sites. "It's important to know about these issues on the Internet," Detective J. F. Gay III said. The Internet is used for a range of purposes and the awareness of its dangers,
0 4/17
2007
Default Air Force Logo Changing unit type codes: Volunteering to deploy under AEF model
Some Airmen find it difficult to be tasked for an overseas deployment. If an Airman is assigned to a unit type code that is assigned to their unit as an in-place tasking to support their base, they may be able to deploy as a volunteer under a different UTC. The Air Force shifted from an individual augmentee tasking process to a UTC-centric process
0 4/17
2007
Default Air Force Logo Missing tax docs cause for identity theft prevention
The Vandenberg Tax Office reported that documents being collected for shredding were missing from their collection boxes April 9. The boxes contained draft tax forms and other source materials that were used or created in the process of helping customers during the current tax season. Normally, the documents are temporarily collected before being
0 4/17
2007
A few things to keep on hand if you decide to do your own personally performed move are:
-boxes,
-pads,
-cash,
-truck,
-back support belt
Airmen ask: Should I do it myself?
With the approach of PCS season, many Airmen have to ask themselves one important question, 'Should I move myself or let the government move me?' Formerly known, and often still referred to as DITY moves, personally performed moves can result in huge payoffs; however, they also involve daunting tasks that can make even the most seasoned mover
0 4/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Space officers' development symposium to run in May
The second annual Air Force Space Command Space Professional Development Symposium is scheduled to take place here May 23-24. The event is for company grade officers and selected officers of all ranks and includes informational briefings on the command's wide array of missions and roles. 1st Lt. Peter Hefley, 90th Operations Support Squadron, said
0 4/10
2007
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