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  • Taking care of our Airmen

    A recurring theme across the Air Force has consistently been “taking care of Airmen”. From your unit first sergeant, to your base mental health team, Airmen can take comfort in knowing that there is a team of trained and dedicated professionals looking after their well-being. In addition, they can rely on their sexual assault response
  • Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out: Safety Tips to Protect Your Skin This Summer

    While exposure to sunlight can be beneficial, getting too much can be harmful. Prolonged sun exposure can damage the skin and increase the risk of skin cancer (TRICARE covers skin cancer exams). The good news is that there are ways you can keep your skin protected and still have fun in the sun. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers in the
  • Avoid Heart Disease: Know Your Blood Pressure, Cholesterol

    You wake up one morning and feel pressure in your chest and then a sharp pain. Are you having a heart attack? You call 911 just to be safe. How did this happen or what you could have done to prevent it? Regular heart, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings can help you stay healthy. TRICARE covers heart disease screenings that include
  • Safely celebrating the Fourth of July

    Across the U.S., many Americans celebrate the Fourth of July with pool parties, barbecues and fireworks shows. As the festivities draw near, it is important to know how to safely celebrate the holiday. Military personnel are encouraged to review safety procedures, local and state laws and regulations. To ensure the safety and security of community members, consider the following safety tips provided by the 633rd Air Base Wing Safety Office:
  • PTSD doesn’t have to be fought alone

    Post-traumatic stress disorder can be the result of someone experiencing an event that creates a heightened sense of terror or helplessness. PTSD can cause debilitating anxiety and fear throughout the remainder of the affected person’s life. Although PTSD may be associated with combat and the military, non-combat related incidents such as assaults,
  • Men's Health Month: 10 things you need to know

    Take charge of your health, gents! June is National Men’s Health month and there's a few things you need to know.
  • Men: Get Screened for Cancer Risk

    Your doctor calls to give you your test results.  Is it cancer? You are worried because cancer runs in your family. Luckily the tests come back clear. Although there’s no magic potion to prevent all cancers, you may be able to reduce your cancer risk by participating in recommended cancer screenings. Learn more about risk factors for cancers that
  • Mental health team builds bonds, shatters stigmas

    It can start with a simple conversation.“How are you?”“Yeah, I bet you see some crazy stuff at your job.”“That must have been really hard for you to process.”What at first seemed like a run-of-the-mill conversation, stemming from a friendly visit, was more than meets the eye. It was a check-in. It was non-invasive, and it was from a friendly face
  • Connection saves lives: be there to help prevent suicide

    You can make a difference for someone struggling with suicidal thoughts with as little as eye contact and a friendly smile, an arm around the shoulder, or a kind word at the right time. Everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide, a key theme of the Department of Defense’s #BeThere Campaign, which encourages making a difference through every
  • Healing from invisible wounds

    On Jan. 15, 2008, Senior Airman Christopher D’Angelo, a heavy equipment operator, was the lead gunner in an armored vehicle convoy on a road near Baghdad. The sun was shining and the air comfortable. His unit had just transported construction materials to forward operating bases and was currently scouting an area to see how they might transport heavy equipment.
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