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Default Air Force Logo Everything is spiritual: pop culture, media and spirituality
The musical artist 2Pac wondered, “If heaven has a ghetto.” Marc Roberge of O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) insists that, “I don’t want to go to heaven if I can’t get in.” Bands like One Republic, The Script and Imagine Dragons sing about the redemptive power of pain and suffering. Those of us who remember the epic hair metal of the 1980s know that Bon Jovi is “Livin’ on a Prayer.”
0 4/21
2017
Default Air Force Logo Commitment to excellence
A “commitment to excellence” isn’t just a saying made famous by former Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis, it is on display at Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB) every day.
0 4/21
2017
Default Air Force Logo Understanding the Holy Week traditions
Spirituality is most commonly defined as the ability to maintain beliefs, principles and values which come from religious, philosophical, or human values. The maintenance of these ideals is imperative to balance in life and providing foundation and stamina to withstand the storms of life.
0 4/14
2017
Default Air Force Logo Developing Spiritually Fit Airmen
“Unless the soldier’s soul sustains him he cannot be relied on and will fail himself and his commander and his country in the end,” stated U.S. Army Gen. George C. Marshall. Marshall understood, as does the Air Force, the value of maintaining your beliefs, principles and values in order to meet the challenges demanded of those serving in our nation’s defense.
0 4/14
2017
Default Air Force Logo “Milestones along the Critical Path”
At 8:15 a.m. local time on Aug. 6, 1945, “Little Boy” fell away from the Enola Gay, and 43 seconds later it detonated over the city of Hiroshima, Japan with the force of nearly 20,000 tons of TNT. This moment was the culmination of 3 years of work by the Manhattan Project, a group of 130,000 leading scientists and engineers from 30 sites across the United States who built the world’s first atomic bombs. In lesser known yet significant work, Manhattan Project engineers created the Critical Path Methodology (CPM).
0 3/09
2017
Default Air Force Logo Your check engine light
The Mental Health Clinic’s mission is to restore the psychological well-being and functioning of Airmen in distress, it is not to negatively impact the careers and lives of Airmen, nor facilitate the early separation of Airmen.
0 3/03
2017
Default Air Force Logo Medical Operations Squadron: More than just primary care
When our beneficiaries think of the 509th Medical Operations Squadron they think about our primary care mission; providing our patients with outstanding health care. Our squadron provides the Whiteman Air Force Base community with more than just primary health care. The Medical Operations Squadron is an eclectic mix of professionals that provides more than just family health care, specialty care clinics, dental care, and aerospace medicine.
0 2/10
2017
Default Air Force Logo Tax delinquency and the military
The 2016 tax season is upon us! As of Jan. 20, 2017, W-2 forms are available for all military personnel. This year’s filing deadline will be April 18, 2017. Please be aware that although you may file your taxes properly and timely, you may still receive a delinquent notice from the Missouri Department of Revenue (MDR), even if you have another “home state” for tax purposes.
0 1/30
2017
Default Air Force Logo Social media and our climate
Social media has become an intricate piece of our everyday lives. Most of us can admit we spend an extensive amount of time communicating to family and friends via some form of social media. Unfortunately, social media can also be used as a negative outlet which can lead to perceived discrimination and/or harassment.
0 1/30
2017
Default Air Force Logo Complete NIP, receive free teeth whitening trays
Have you ever wondered why your dentist has you stick out your tongue and say “ahhh” or why the dentist feels on your neck and chin when you get a dental exam? Most patients expect to have their teeth and gums examined, but many may not realize that they are also being screened for head and neck cancer. While it’s true that the teeth and gums are a primary concern for dental professionals, the surrounding tissues are equally important in terms of evaluating your overall health.
0 1/19
2017
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