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Default Air Force Logo CrossFit: Helpful or Harmful?
CrossFit is a popular workout routine combining strength training, Olympic style weight lifting, speed work and plyometrics.  The increasing popularity has also led to some extreme opinions about the program. Answering the question whether CrossFit is safe or dangerous has become increasingly complex. Some CrossFit exercises are quite difficult and
0 8/16
2016
The Airman is now a passionate powerlifter and he’s competed several times and won every competition he entered. His resilient spirit strengthened him to compete in powerlifting: squat, bench press, and deadlift categories. He’s also stepped on the bodybuilding stage and took first place there as well A resilient Airman’s story
“It doesn’t matter how many times you fall--what matters most is how many times you stand up, shake it off, and move forward.”   Knowing how to balance physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual areas of our lives is key to building resiliency.   I would like to share story of an Airman, who, despite a broken relationship, was able to recover
0 4/19
2016
Hispanic Heritage month at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, kicks off Sept. 15, 2015. It is a time of celebration on how all come together as one; not caring the nationality each of us comes from.  Over 52 million strong, Latinos are affecting every aspect of the national landscape--military, pop culture, the workforce consumption, politics and America's identity as a nation. Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage month is a time of celebration on how all come together as one; not caring the nationality each of us comes from.  Over 52 million strong, Latinos are affecting every aspect of the national landscape--military, pop culture, the workforce consumption, politics and America's identity as a nation.   But you may ask yourself, why does
0 9/15
2015
Default Air Force Logo JOINTNESS - What does it mean to you?
As I walk around Kunsan Air Base, I can't help but think of the word "joint", whether Sailor, Soldier, Airman, Marine or in Kunsan's case, fellow Korean forces, as we all come together as one team, one fight. I have been assigned to joint commands before and although the missions get tougher, the "jointness" with the other services has gotten
0 9/14
2015
Default Air Force Logo Leadership: Is there an app for that?
The world is growing more and more dependent on technology.  Even our United States Air Force has become automated to improve programs, processes and quality of life for Airmen. We have Facebook, smartphones, BlackBerries, MyMC2(My Military Communities), Twitter, Facetime, Skype, webpages, Sharepoint, EMS (Evaluation Management System) and many
0 5/12
2015
An SS sergeant interrogates Jews captured during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943. (Courtesy photo) Holocaust Days of Remembrance: A reminder and a warning
During this time of the year, people often ask me what it is like being a Jewish person on Holocaust Remembrance Week, and what it means to me.To me, this week is a reminder that evil - true, unbiased, malicious evil - exists in this world. Even the most casual search for information on the Holocaust reveals an ugly history with descriptions of
0 4/17
2015
This flyer provides the dates and times of Kunsan Air Base events being held in honor of the Holocaust Days of Remembrance, April 12-19, 2015. This year's theme is "Learning from the Holocaust: Choosing to act." Learning from the Holocaust: Choosing to act
This year, April 12 to 19 marks the observance of the Holocaust Days of Remembrance, with the official Day of Remembrance taking place April 16.The Days of Remembrance were established by the U.S. Congress in 1980 to memorialize the six million Jews, as well as millions of non-Jewish victims, who were murdered in the Holocaust and suffered Nazi
0 4/13
2015
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month 2015. "Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know your part. Do your part." Your part in the movement to end sexual assault
April 2015 marks the eleventh annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month (SAAPM) in the United States. Like many of our stateside civilian and military counterparts, the 8th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) office is offering a wide variety of observance events throughout the month for Kunsan Airmen.
0 4/07
2015
Default Air Force Logo The day "My Dream" came true
February is African American Black History Month, a time set aside to highlight the achievements of African Americans. As an American I am more than proud of the contributions made by my ancestors to making this world a better place to live.The life that I live now would not have been tolerated in the early to mid-1900s. Inter-racial relationships
0 2/23
2015
Default Air Force Logo Martin Luther King Jr. holiday: A day on, not a day off
"Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love."      Reverend Doctor Martin King Jr. was a great man, and his legacy continues to live on.  He was a leading pillar that
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2015
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