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  • December Retiree Corner

    We had our usual 45-50 folks for the November Breakfast, based on the weather and elections, it wasn't too bad. We had one first timer, Bob Lee. The highlight of the Breakfast was our speaker, Lt. Col. Scott "Cleetus" Bridgers, he told us some "war stories" from the Afghanistan deployment, and we appreciated this, which made me feel I was sitting
  • November Chaplain's Reflections

    "There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven." Ecclesiastes 3:1Have you ever imagined what it would be like to not have the function of your mobility? What if you could not pick up a newborn baby to give them a kiss and welcome them to the world or hike the Appalachian Trail through a fall canopy of colored leaves?
  • American Indian Heritage Month

    American Indian Heritage Month is observed every November in the United States. What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has resulted in a whole month being designated for that purpose. One of the very
  • November Retiree Corner

    We have been running around 45-50 folks the past several Breakfasts, not exactly sure why the lower attendance other than maybe the Officers Club syndrome? However, we must persevere for at least another six-eight months. Then we will have a newly refurbished NCO Club facility. The Fort Jackson MWR folks are doing their best to keep us happy. They
  • November Fitness Tips

    With the holidays fast approaching here are a few food swaps that are easy to change, to make your favorite recipes a little healthier for you.If the recipe calls for, try healthier options.Eggs / use Egg whites substituteSeasoning Salt / use Salt-free seasonings, fresh or dried herbsOils / use ApplesauceSour cream or mayo / use Plain low fat
  • American Indian Heritage Month

       American Indian Heritage Month is observed every November in the United States. What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has resulted in a whole month being designated for that purpose.   One of the
  • Energy Conservation Pays Dividends

         Chances are very good that if you are reading this article, you are probably utilizing some type of electrical energy. Whether at home or at work, we all use energy and consume energy dollars.          The Air Force alone spends nearly $9 billion annually in energy costs. Assuming that figure increases annually, it is urgent that our demand
  • Gone but not forgotten

         As we approach the holiday season when family gatherings and parties bring memories of good times, we may recall a loved one who will be missing from our midst. Coping with separation from loved ones is a process. This process is evident in the stages of grief like shock, denial, anger, and acceptance. One way to honor those no longer with us
  • Combating Trafficking in Persons

         What is "Trafficking in Persons"? Textbook definition is: A modern day form of slavery, gateway to enabling crimes against the general populations and a form of crime against human rights. Trafficking in Persons (TIP) is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel a person to provide labor or services or commercial sex. TIP involves
  • October Fitness Center Tips

         Congrats to all who ran and walked the annual Foxtrot! It is always great to see such enthusiasm doing something healthy, especially when it starts your day off early! The Foxtrot was so much more than winning a race; it's about the end result and seeing it though to the end! If you had any self doubt this year and didn't sign up, drop me an
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