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  • October Shirt's Blast

    Hello Swamp Foxes and welcome to October Drill! Past Shirt Blasts have covered a range of benefit related topics including the point system, retirement, and education. This drill I wanted to continue that trend by discussing the Thrift Savings Plan. Before we go any further, a disclaimer:   *Disclaimer: I AM NOT ADVOCATING FOR ANY PROGRAM. This
  • October Fitness Tips

    Football snacks that are super easy and fun to make    Southwestern Layered Bean Dip Plenty of black beans, salsa and chopped fresh vegetables mean a healthy amount of dietary fiber in this Tex-Mex layered dip. We use reduced-fat sour cream along with full-fat (and full-flavored) cheese to make the dip lighter without compromising great taste. Be
  • October Chaplain's Reflections

    “Semper Primus” - Always First means that we must always be ready to respond at a moment’s notice to a national or state emergency. Whether providing razor-sharp lethality to protect our nations interest or selfless compassionate assistance to help our fellow South Carolinians. This past month, we did both simultaneously with flawless execution
  • October Commander's Corner

    Hello fellow Swamp Fox, It is my honor to have the opportunity to address you today and be able to share some of my thoughts with the Airmen of the greatest organization I have ever belonged. I am humbled at my appointment as the 169th Medical Group commander. I look forward to serving each and every one of you in the best way possible. In 1944,
  • October Chief's Perspective

    Hello from beautiful Southwest Asia! This side of the world hasn’t seemed to change much in the past 27 years since Operation Desert Shield/Storm. For those of you who’ve never been so lucky to make this trip, think of a windy day at the beach, no water to cool off in (pool is closed), just oven hot and sandy. The nice thing about the weather,
  • September Shirt's Blast

    Hello Swamp Foxes and welcome to September Drill! Last week we hit on the Community College of the Air Force and some general facts and misconceptions regarding the Associate in Applied Science Degrees available through the school. This week we're going to cover a few of the additional programs available to you. Did you know the CCAF and Air
  • September Retiree's Corner

    Our August Luncheon had some different twists in it. We had a needed raffle to both fill our need for speaker luncheon money and to see if we could contribute to the Bryan Wright fund, as well as add to our SCANG Retirees coffer money. We did all three with the raffle. In addition to that, we even gave out free blueberries to those that wanted
  • September Chaplain's Reflections

     “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, a time to scatter stones and a time to
  • September Fitness Tips

    How to Run Your Best Run Yet Strong running begins with great preparation. Properly fitting shoes, environmentally-suited clothing and safe running routes. But, a successful running program also means eating well to support daily, and additional, exercise energy needs. Consuming enough calories and other vital nutrients, such as carbohydrates,
  • September Commander's Corner

    The first half of this year has been an interesting one in the financial markets. Stocks rocketed higher in January, only to give it all back and then some in February and March. The markets traded sideways, only crossing to the positive in June. During that time, Facebook has seen their stock implode, recover, only to implode again. Trade wars