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  • Coping with it

    When a person feels so overwhelmed he can't handle what's on his plate, too much stress may be a key factor. According to the 43rd Medical Group, stress is a normal part of life and each individual handles it in different ways. The important thing to do is maintain the stress at a manageable level. The MDG said emotionally, a person may feel
  • One-stop shop: Help available saving time, money

    The Defense Department has created a place to visit when an Airman or family member needs assistance with anything. It's similar to the Air Force Portal, but deals more with an array of overall military concerns. Military One Source available 24/7. The services include everything from common, everyday difficulties that might face a family to life's
  • AES tests mettle during quarterly skills challenge

    It's a challenge the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuations Squadron commander Col. Judith Schaffer puts to her Airmen once a quarter and every quarter her squadron proves they have what it takes. The 43rd AES Challenge is a chance for the Airmen to put their skills to the test. The events are different every quarter and sometimes the events help to choose
  • Nominations for Air Force athlete of the year sought

    Are you the top athlete at Pope? Air Mobility Command is looking for you to be a nominee for the 2006 Air Force Athlete of the Year. The Air Force annually recognizes one male and one female for this presti- gious award. Specific information on how to nominate is available at the Pope Fitness Center but must include athletic accomplishments
  • Speak your mind

    Air Mobility Command Services cares what you think. To prove it, they will be conducting a second customer feedback survey this year. The survey, to be conducted during the first two weeks in August, is a valuable customer feedback tool and will be instrumental in helping AMC Services design and develop programs that Airmen, their families and the
  • AMC survey comes to town

    The change readiness/ team effectiveness group from Air Mobility Command came here to get the base's feel on how Pope was performing. Base personnel met in the Base Realignment and Closure conference room Monday through Thursday to fill out surveys and discuss their concerns. When discussing the base's awareness of Air Force Smart Operations 21 the
  • Making the most of summer's time

    Looking for some fun in the sun for the children? Look no further. The Pope School Age Program offers activities throughout the summer break to keep children from becoming bored or cooped up indoors. The program offers field trips, swimming and bowling to children ages 5 to 12.The summer is broken into themed weeks and classes such as Mixed Media,
  • Veterans one step closer to compensation

    A bill designed to help military veterans deal with the rising cost of living is in the hands of the U.S. Senate. The Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment of 2006 was introduced in the House March 2 and passed with a 408-0 vote June 27. The next step is to get the Senate's approval before the bill can become law. The act increases rates
  • 23rd FG struts stuff in ORI

    The 23rd Fighter Group conducted an Operational Readiness Inspection July 10 through 14. "The Air Combat Command Inspector General Team gave us a thumbs up on every area," said Col. Warren Henderson, 23rd FG commander. "Sixty percent were graded outstanding or excellent." "The group did well. This was a huge turnaround from the last time," said Lt.
  • Smart Ops 21 puts Airmen

    The Air Force is stepping away from out-dated mindsets by rolling up its sleeves and finding new solutions to new obstacles and mission requirements. Gen. Michael Mosley, chief of staff of the Air Force, has decided to make the missions and personnel "lean across the Air Force." With the help of other senior leadership, he has developed a new