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Why I joined, why I am still here November 30, 2006 — I can vividly remember my first flight, nearly 40 years ago, on a Boeing 747 from New York to Athens, Greece, at the impressionable age of 10. Fortunate enough to have a window seat right behind the wing, I was able to observe the flight control surface movements, and the clouds and rain as they rushed over the wing. By the time we reached Athens, MORE

'12 Days of Fitness' helps members stay focused November 30, 2006 — Today Team McGuire members can pick up their 12 Days of Fitness cards at the base fitness center and get a jump start working off the extra calories they'll consume this holiday season. "This time of year, people are wrapped up in the holidays," said Love Vinci, 305th Services Squadron fitness and sports specialist, "and the 12 Days of Fitness MORE

AMC commander visits Team McGuire November 28, 2006MORE

Tops in Blue entertains Team McGuire November 27, 2006 — Team McGuire members gathered Sunday in the Bay 3 Hanger to watch the Air Force's premier entertainment group, "Tops in Blue," perform. The show, themed "What's Love," featured hit songs by Tina Turner and the Temptations, country tunes by Trisha Yearwood and Alan Jackson and ballads by Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Kelly Clarkson. "It was MORE

Parents of Multiples Support Group benefits parents of twins, triplets, more November 27, 2006 — The Parents Of Multiples Support Group, provides members an opportunity to get together and discuss multiple pregnancies, give advice on raising multiples and everything that goes along with having two or more children, is currently seeking members. Christine Maheux and Amy Thomas, both Team McGuire members, formed the group in June after meeting MORE

Customer service ‘exceptional’ at McGuire PAX terminal November 27, 2006 — The 305th Aerial Port Squadron passenger terminal staff was recognized for their superior performance during a recent customer service observation here. "The credit for the exceptional customer service report has to go to the Airmen and civilians who were observed because that's where the 'rubber meets the road,'" said Lt. Col. Raymond Wagner, MORE

Lean logistics with an attitude November 27, 2006 — As some of you may remember, I wrote an article earlier this year entitled "Maintenance Attitude." In that article, I described how infusing a simple concept and rallying point into our daily routine positively affected everything from our daily statistics to troop morale. Thus far in 2006, both our assigned weapon systems, the KC-10A and the MORE

21st AMOS, Silver Bullet bring command, control to sky November 17, 2006 — The 21st Air Mobility Operations Squadron is a dynamic, total force squadron of 36 different Air Force specialties. During its 30-year history, the squadron has evolved into a weapon system of recognized experts in air mobility leadership, strategic and operational planning, command and control, theater mobility support and expeditionary MORE

McGuire civilian employee vies for public service award November 17, 2006 — A McGuire civilian employee, Titus Welcome, has been chosen to represent the Air Force to compete for the 2006 Government Employee Insurance Company Military Service Public Service Awards. Mr. Welcome will represent the Air Force in the drug and alcohol abuse prevention category. He's assigned to McGuire as the Drug Demand Reduction Program MORE

Thanksgiving reflections of the past, for the present November 17, 2006 — This time of year inspires us to count our blessings and to reflect and celebrate with our family and friends on the most traditional American holiday -- Thanksgiving. Festivals of Thanksgiving in America have been observed as early as the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation in 1620. One year later, after the first harvest was completed, MORE