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  • Fitness Center earns 5-star award fifth year in a row

    The 19th Force Support Squadron sports and fitness center earned a Five Star rating for the fifth consecutive year in a row, in recognition of their commitment to help Airmen stay fit to fight throughout their Air Force careers.The Five Star Fitness Center Recognition Award is presented to fitness centers that meet strict criteria in five
  • Law takes effect prohibiting texting while driving

    Law enforcement is now able to ticket people who text and drive. Arkansas Act 181, also known as "Paul's Law," prohibits drivers of motor vehicles from using handheld wireless telephones to engage in text messaging effective Oct. 1, said Master Sgt. Mark Evans, 19th Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent. "It was named in honor of Paul
  • Scott AFB to host command 'Icon' final competition

    Little Rock Air Force Base's Staff Sgt. Latanza Meabon-Whiteside, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron, will compete in the Air Mobility Command Icon finals here, 6:30-9 p.m., Oct. 22. "For the competition I will be singing Aretha Franklin's Chain of Fools which is an old classic that is sure to give my competitors a run for the money just off of
  • October is Energy Awareness Month

    October is Energy Awareness month and this year's theme, A Sustainable Energy Future; Putting All the Pieces Together, encourages everyone to see how they fit into the big picture. For every dollar spent on energy, 15 cents is for water and sewer. Twenty five cents is for natural gas. Sixty cents out of every dollar spent on energy is for
  • 19th AW welcomes 2nd active associate unit

    The 19th Airlift Wing welcomed its second active associate squadron Oct. 3, with the activation ceremony of the Air Force Reserve's 52nd Airlift Squadron. While the 52nd Airlift Squadron will be assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing, its members will be stationed at Peterson. The new squadron will bring approximately 180 aircrew and maintainers to
  • Officials announce homeowners assistance program details

    Defense Department officials announced Sept. 30, the details for distributing $555 million available under the Homeowners Assistance Program. The program is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed in February, and it's designed to partially reimburse those whose service to the nation has required them to relocate and sell their
  • Tricare inpatient costs increase for fiscal 2010

    Every year the costs for Tricare-covered inpatient services are reviewed and are subject to change. For fiscal year 2010, which runs Oct. 1 to Sept. 30, 2010, there is an increase for some out-of-pocket costs paid by Tricare Standard beneficiaries at civilian hospitals for inpatient care and inpatient behavioral health services. The daily cost
  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender. Domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels. Domestic violence occurs in both opposite-sex and same-sex relationships and can happen to intimate partners who are married, living together or
  • Domestic Violence Awareness: Stages of Abuse

    Domestic violence is a cyclic experience. The domestic violence cycle consists of the following stages:Tension building stageYou can feel the tension. You feel like you're "walking on eggshells," or like an abusive episode can happen at any time. The unpredictability of your partner and the situation may feel even worse than the actual
  • 19th AW will host Black Knight Heritage Dinner

    19th Airlift Wing personnel and their guests are invited to the 19th Airlift Wing Black Knight Heritage Dinner from 6 - 10 p.m. Oct. 9 at Hangar 276. The Black Knight Heritage Dinner will celebrate the first anniversary of the standup of the 19th Airlift Wing, as well as 82 years of Black Knight history. "We are celebrating a part of our heritage

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