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Default Air Force Logo But I just got that shot
You actually may not have received this vaccine. The Air Force mandates that its members comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation that all adults will receive a Tdap booster prior to Jan. 1, 2013. The 8th Medical Group won't get a full list of due and overdue names until Sept. 1. Go to
0 7/02
2012
Default Air Force Logo Get ready for Independence Day: Register to vote!
The days get longer and the heat rises as summer season begins at the Wolf Pack. This means we'll soon celebrate our nation's birthday and all the freedoms that come with it. One of the most important freedoms we serve to protect is our right to vote.June 29 is the beginning of "Overseas Voter Registration Week." This is a time to pause and ensure
0 6/30
2012
Default Air Force Logo Community Standards – With a Dash of Common Sense
Now that the weather is getting nicer, we're all spending more time outside, and with the "101 Critical Days" right around the corner, I felt it might be time for a few "refreshers" from 8FWI 36-2901, affectionately known as the Community Standards. I like to approach this from a common sense perspective more than a lecture, so I'll just recap a
0 5/22
2012
Default Air Force Logo Being a good supervisor and paying it forward
So, you have just graduated Airmen Leadership School and now that you have returned to your unit, you have been assigned a new airman. Now what do you do? It's simple, just make sure the feedbacks are done and the enlisted performance report is written and you are good to go. Not so fast.Becoming a supervisor is not just about doing the basics, but
0 5/14
2012
Default Air Force Logo Smashed Vs. Social
Airman Curious: "What are you doing this weekend?"Airman Goodtimes: "I'm getting smashed!"Wolf Pack, I'm guessing we've all heard this before. Good, bad or indifferent, alcohol is entrenched in our military culture. I'm not going to say you shouldn't drink. I enjoy it like the next guy - and not to be a hypocrite, have overindulged on occasion
0 5/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo More rewarding than you know: Consider becoming a first sergeant
Promotion selections to master sergeant are scheduled for release mid-May, and the Air Force is set to gain a large pool of selects eligible for the first sergeant special duty. If you're currently a master sergeant or happen to be one of those selected, I encourage you to seriously consider applying to become a first sergeant. By October 2012, the
0 4/30
2012
Default Air Force Logo Promoting child abuse awareness
Since 1983, Congress has recognized April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Even though Kunsan has few to no family members here, April still gives service members a chance to think about strengthening family bonds through adversity.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates an average of four children die in the United
0 4/29
2012
Default Air Force Logo STIs: Are you free?
Are you free of a sexually transmitted infection? April is National STD Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness to the young and old and to get tested for STIs.Some of the most common STIs worldwide are chlamydia, herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV; all of which have been reported here at Kunsan. STIs are spread through unprotected sex and can
0 4/18
2012
Default Air Force Logo Excellence is attainable: Lead by example
The great football coach, Vince Lombardi, once said, "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence." With Kunsan's Consolidated Unit Inspection upon us, this is something all Wolf Pack members should take to heart. I believe excellence is attainable and something we can all strive for. One way to do this is by
0 4/16
2012
Senior Airman Angela Duff, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, runs on a pathway along Heritage Hill April 19 as part of her daily routine. AIrman Duff, an aspiring fitness competitor, attributes her physical fitness to eating healthy and regular free weight workouts at the base gym. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Abner Guzman) Caffeine: Are you taking in too much?
How many mornings do you start-off by reaching for a cup of coffee, a Red Bull, or some other energy drink...or two, or three? How about throughout the day? Most people are unaware of how much caffeine they are really taking in. Current data suggests that the average American consumes approximately 200 milligrams of caffeine daily, or about 2 cups
0 4/05
2012
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