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New option for unvaccinated airmen, guardians

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New option for unvaccinated airmen, guardians

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) -  The Air Force will soon have the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine available after the U.S Food and Drug Administration authorized it for emergency use and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed it as another primary series option for adults ages 18 years and older. The

Meet 1-2 SBCT’s new commander

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Meet 1-2 SBCT’s new commander

The coffee cup with the Farmall tractor on the side reminded Col. Kwenton Kuhlman of his grandfather. "That was the tractor he had on his farm, and I recall growing up as a kid going down and helping," began 1st Brigade, 2nd SBCT's new commander. "It taught me to be humble;

Five reasons employers want to hire veterans

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Five reasons employers want to hire veterans

According to recent data, there are more than 17 million veterans in the United States. Many of them are working professionals. And while unemployment has previously been an issue among the veteran population, it has actually been declining in recent years. This is partially because of the strengthening economy, but

Metro Parks embraces the Pacific Northwest passion for pickleball

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Metro Parks embraces the Pacific Northwest passion for pickleball

On a bright sunny Friday, the Browns Point Playfield courts were filled. Two athletic youngsters faced off against a retiree and a man using a leg brace. In the far court, an octogenarian played a younger newbie. Laughter rang out, jokes flew over the net. It was pickleball time, and

3M creates trust to resolve hearing loss lawsuits

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3M creates trust to resolve hearing loss lawsuits

According to a July 26 article in Stars and Stripes, earplug manufacturer 3M has announced that it has earmarked more than $1 billion to resolve the more than 290,000 pending cases filed by veterans who claim the company's earplugs damaged their hearing. "We have great respect for the brave men and

New commander for the Washington State Guard

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New commander for the Washington State Guard

During state emergencies, the subject matter experts of the Washington State Guard provide critical support to first responders who safeguard lives and property. When the state Guard needed a new commander, the Military Department leadership knew Washington National Guard Lt. Col. (Ret.) Joseph Maassen was the right guy for the

'The Last Movie Stars'

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'The Last Movie Stars'

The first flickering images we see in the enthralling six-part HBO Max documentary series The Last Movie Stars are of Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy and Robert Redford as the Sundance Kid, riding across the lonely plains. We then hear the voice of actor Ethan Hawke, who directed this passion

AMC leadership sees firsthand America’s Airlift Wing capes

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AMC leadership sees firsthand America’s Airlift Wing capes

The Air Mobility Command leadership team visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, July 6-8, 2022, to be immersed in America's Airlift Wing's mission of executing global airlift. U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, AMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, engaged with Team McChord airmen, leadership and community leaders

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New Veterans Crisis Line phone number

WASHINGTON - Effective July 16, veterans have the option to Dial 988 then Press 1 to connect with caring, qualified responders for 24/7 crisis support.  In response to the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act designating the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, the Department of Veterans Affairs has made it more user

Program aims to prepare service members for military stressors

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Program aims to prepare service members for military stressors

Life in the military is no bed of roses, but the services are putting in place an innovative program designed to give service members new tools to handle the stress of military life. The program aims to help service members be physically and mentally ready to handle the challenges of military

Former JBLM soldier to compete at 2022 Warrior Games

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Former JBLM soldier to compete at 2022 Warrior Games

Medically retired Sergeant 1st Class Douglas Duval will compete on Team Army at the 2022 Department of Defense Warrior Games. The team is comprised of 40 wounded, ill and injured soldiers and veterans. These soldiers and veterans first competed in the Army trials in order to be selected to make the

Broken wing over Afghanistan

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Broken wing over Afghanistan

On the night of Nov. 20, 2020, high above the southern desert of Afghanistan, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Schwend and his CH-47 Chinook helicopter crew members found themselves in a situation that no aviator ever expects to be in. Schwend along with Chief Warrant Officer 2 Eugene Park, Staff Sgt.

Case management at its best

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Case management at its best

US Family Health Plan (USFHP) providers pride themselves on offering world-class health care for their patients. This care includes wellness and disease preventions programs, disease management, and the case management. As to case management, it is a collaborative process comprised of assessment, planning and care coordination to meet the needs of

Free summer concerts

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Free summer concerts

One of the enjoyments of a northwest summer are outdoor concerts. They are a great way for family and friends to relax on a beautiful summer evening or afternoon. With this in mind, what follows is an ensemble of some free concerts around the Pacific Northwest. SOUTH PUGET SOUND Lacey in Tune

'Nope' is a YES!

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'Nope' is a YES!

"What did you see?" "Something above the clouds that's big."  "How big?"  "Big." - Exchange between sister and brother in Nope.  Jordan Peele's masterfully audacious, wickedly funny and utterly outlandish sci-fi horror fable Nope is a classic example of a bold and original film that pays homage to a seemingly endless stream of great

ACU early deposits helps service members meet obligations

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ACU early deposits helps service members meet obligations

Since 1954, America's Credit Union has provided quality financial programs that are tailored to meet the needs of the service members serving at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. One of those small but significant services is that ACU makes early deposits for active-duty military members. As a rule, service members know their bi-weekly salary

Beer in the barracks? Maybe

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Beer in the barracks? Maybe

This past June, Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston asked for input in order to improve the Army's culture, including a look at the possibility of allowing soldiers to drink alcohol in the barracks. "The intent, first right off the bat, was (to) ask ourselves ‘do we have the right

5th SFAB looking for volunteers to make a difference

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5th SFAB looking for volunteers to make a difference

It is the small relationships built between the United States Army and its allies and partners around the globe that may make the big difference in a conflict.  Under the command of Col. Jonathan Chung, the highly qualified soldiers who volunteer to serve with the 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB)

Air Force expects lower enlisted promotion rates

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Air Force expects lower enlisted promotion rates

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -  The Air Force is expecting lower promotion rates for the next few years due to enlisted grade restructuring, a leveling-off of end-strength growth, and high retention levels.    Based on structure revisions and end-strength requirements, grades E-5 through E-7 will be impacted. Through this realignment, the Air

Endless cycle for CST shows professionalism and work ethic

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Endless cycle for CST shows professionalism and work ethic

Following a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high yield explosive (CBRNE) event, seconds could mean the difference between life and death. That's why readiness is critical for a National Guard Civil Response Team. "To me a CST, their main job is to protect the public from a weapon of mass destruction,"

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