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  • Anthrax vaccinations to resume here March 19

    Under the direction of the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the mandatory Anthrax Vaccination Immunization Program will resume here March 19. The deputy secretary directed the immunization program to resume across the Department of Defense in October 2006. "The Anthrax threat is real and it's deadly if breathed in," said Lt. Col. Kevin P. Connolly,
  • Proper training, protection help prevent hearing loss

    Many times, hearing loss is due to personal choices such as firing a weapon without wearing proper hearing protection, listening to loud music or riding motorcycles. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, normal hearing requires that all parts of the auditory pathway are working correctly. This pathway includes the external
  • Verifying records, personal information may effect promotions

    The one constant among all Airmen is the desire to be promoted. There are many things Airmen can do to affect their chances for promotion, but perhaps the most important is ensuring their personal information is correct. Missing or inaccurate enlisted or officer performance reports, decorations, awards and citations can affect promotion scores for
  • Updating personnel records readiness vital to mission

    Nobody can predict the twists and turns that life can take, but with a little bit of preparation Airmen can make the best of any situation. The Air Force Personnel Center has designated March as Personnel Records Readiness Month. Military members should use this opportunity to review such items as their virtual record of emergency data, or vRed,
  • Misawa names its 2006 Annual Award winners

    The 35th Fighter Wing and Misawa Air Base named its 2006 Annual Award winners during a banquet Feb. 2 in the Tohoku Enlisted Club. 35th Fighter Wing and Misawa Air Base 2006 Annual Award Winners Airman of the Year - Senior Airman Steven O'Brien, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron NCO of the Year - Tech. Sgt. Christopher Troyer, 35th Logistics Readiness
  • Air Force names flight, 4 medical technicians best

    One flight and four individuals in the 35th Medical Group were recently recognized for their hard work by being named the best in their respective fields in Air Force Health Services for 2006. The 35th Public Health Flight was named the Outstanding Public Health Team of the Year. The team delivered the best preventive care and safe food program for
  • SAF/IE shares glimpse of future with Misawa

    Mr. William Anderson, Assistant Secretary for Installations Environment and Logistics, stopped here Thursday to meet with Airmen and to discuss issues including environmental stewardship and future fuel alternatives. He also shared his perspective on these issues during an interview with American Forces Network. He talked about the incredible care
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