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DoD issues guidance for potential government shutdown

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January 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Defense Department has issued guidance to its military and civilian leadership on how to proceed if the federal government should shut down at midnight...

Battling high winds and frigid temperatures, seismic maintainers from the Air Force Technical Applications Center based at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., receive fuel resupply via helicopter from the National Science Foundation at AFTAC’s repeater site at Mount Newell, Antarctica, Nov. 1, 2017. (Air Force photo by Brian Fox)

Maintenance Airmen Pull Duty in Frigid Antarctica

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January 20, 2018

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Jan.

Cervical cancer deaths have decreased by more than 50 percent due to regular screening tests that detect abnormalities before cancer develops. (MHS graphic)

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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January 19, 2018

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer used to be one of the most common causes of cancer death for women in the United States.

Some people follow the boozy holiday season with Dry January, an unofficial movement to abstain from alcohol for 31 days. But alcohol consumption is a year-round activity, and for some, a year-round problem that requires professional help. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Sahara. L. Fales)

The sobering reality of one drink too many

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January 20, 2018

Along with brightly wrapped gifts, festive gatherings, and hearty meals, alcohol has become a standard feature of the holidays.

Free tax filing software available to military members

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January 19, 2018

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2018 — ’Tis the season -- for taxes!