To be a woman in today’s military is to embrace every opportunity military service offers. That wasn’t the case during the early years when women were only allowed to hold certain positions. But, now, women can join all combat fields without exception.
The year is 1942, and Pfc. Francis Michael Bania of the 10th Signal Service Detachment, and 75,000 other U.S. and Filipino servicemen, marched for several days, about 65 miles, to prison camps in the Philippines.
On March 19, the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command held the Surface Warrior Challenge II to gather military members and civilians from around the base in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health, and, in many cases, their very lives during the Bataan Death March.
Team Members 1st Lt. Kelsey Cullinan, Capt. Kenneth Natelli, 1st Lt. Alex Beveridge, Master Sgt. Travis Welborn, Maj. Ray Mamuad, and Maj. Sean Blas, 375th Operational Support Squadron tactics and intelligence section, are six of this week’s “Showcase on ICE.”
For 17 years, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program has been a cornerstone of military life. Now, students who participated in the program as children are passing it on to another generation of military students—and the Exchange is ready to honor their achievements.
While Army & Air Force Exchange Service shopping privileges are only open to Soldiers, Airmen and their families, anyone can dine in Scott AFB Exchange restaurants or pick up grab-and-go fare from Express locations.
Due to past and recent world events, the Air Force has made more stringent policies for sponsoring. Currently every person that has a “.mil” account can sponsor using the Security Forces Automated Check-in System.
During National Nutrition Month(r), celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” by making small, healthy shifts in food choices when cooking at home.
The Belle-Scott Committee, one of the nation’s oldest civic support groups to a military installation, celebrated its 67th annual Enlisted Dinner March 9, in honor of the Scott Air Force Base’s enlisted corps.
Scott Air Force Base held a women’s mentorship panel at the Global Reach Planning Center March 9, as a way to bring community leaders to the base, so they could address challenges they have faced in the workplace and to encourage attendees to go after what they want to get out of their jobs and in life.
The Rev. Joseph M. Curry, 45, and his wife, Shamika, 40, are starting the World Harvest Faith Church at 6 Executive Drive, Fairview Heights, IL near St. Louis, MO. The first service will be at 11:30 a.m. April 2, with songs, prayer and non-denominational services led by the reverend.
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