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6 OG Commander The future is in your hands: Invest in your education
While I was at Expeditionary Active Shooter training, a junior enlisted Airman from the 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron asked me what my college degree was in. It piqued my interest because it isn’t a typical question asked of an O-6. As we were talking I was very impressed by his motivation in pursuing his degree, and it reminded me of the opportunities we have.
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A child from the Child Development Center practices brushing teeth on a stuffed animal during a National Children’s Dental Health Month presentation at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 6, 2018. Dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators from MacDill take this opportunity to promote the benefits and importance of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue) February: National Children’s Dental Health Month
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. It is a special month-long observance that brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare providers and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others
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Default Air Force Logo That time of the year, it’s tax season
Tax season is around the corner and members of MacDill Air Force Base, Florida will hopefully be able to receive a nice amount of cash back from all their hard work this year.
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Default Air Force Logo Traffic circle etiquette
Contractors recently completed a new traffic circle, also known as a roundabout, at the intersection of SOCOM Memorial Way and Tampa Point Boulevard with a new traffic pattern heading south on Tampa Point Boulevard into the U.S. Special Operation Command compound.
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Default Air Force Logo Spread the Cheer this Holiday Season, Volunteer!
Tax season is quickly approaching and hopefully you will receive some of that hard earned cash back from the past year. Thankfully, MacDill Air Force Base offers FREE tax services for all active duty, retirees, spouses and dependents with proof of a valid military identification card. However, for these services to be available, we need volunteers!
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Default Air Force Logo Pedestrian and traffic safety
Recently, there have been several instances where a pedestrian has almost been hit while illegally crossing the road to their place of duty or their vehicle. In an effort to ensure everyone is aware of the law, and current installation policy, please refer to MacDill AFB Instruction 31-116 and Florida Statue 316.130 (12), which both state, “No pedestrian shall except in a marked crosswalk, cross a roadway at any other place than by a route at right angles to the curb or by the shortest route to the opposite curb.”
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Default Air Force Logo Changes Are Coming to TRICARE: Are You Ready to Take Command of Your Health?
Changes are coming to your TRICARE benefits beginning Jan. 1, 2018. These changes are designed to give you more benefit choices, improve access to care, simplify cost shares and allow you to take command of your health.
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Default Air Force Logo What you need to know about Fluoride?
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - You have probably heard about the importance of brushing and flossing in order to maintain a healthy mouth. In fact, the American Dental Association recommends brushing twice daily for at least two minutes (yes, two minutes feels like an eternity) and flossing at least one time daily (preferably before bedtime). In addition to brushing and flossing, the ADA also recommends the use of fluoride to aid in the prevention of dental cavities.
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A flag hangs from a highway overpass that reads “Estamos de pie,” in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Oct. 2, 2017. “Estamos de pie” translates to “We are standing,” which is meant to motivate people to stay strong and overcome the disaster left behind Hurricane Maria. My visit to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
As I sat at my desk, devouring a turkey sub for dinner, I became embarrassingly engulfed into the Game of Thrones theory video I was watching.
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Default Air Force Logo The Flu Virus and What You Need to Know
Every year during flu season, staff are flooded with inquiries concerning the flu vaccine such as; “I’m a healthy adult why do I need the flu shot?” or “Every year I get the flu after receiving the flu vaccine.” Here are a few answers to those questions and concerns you may have.
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