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Col. Timothy Madden Bio Photo 'Uncompromised Excellence, Mission Dominance!'
Our wing commander, Col Madden, shares his thoughts on what it means to have the Wing vision of "Uncompromised Excellence, Mission Dominance!"
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Default Air Force Logo Detecting identity theft and how to respond
Identity theft is becoming more and more common.  Here are some indicators that your information might have been compromised: · You see withdrawals from your bank account that you can't explain. · You don't get your bills or other mail. · Merchants refuse your checks. · Debt collectors call you about debts that aren't yours. · You find unfamiliar
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Default Air Force Logo What you should know about the Uniform Code of Military Justice
The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) is the military's criminal code. It was enacted in 1950 and became effective in 1951. It has been amended in numerous years since then. The UCMJ, which is part of the US Code (USC), is implemented through executive orders of the President. Those executive orders form a comprehensive volume of law known as
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Copying photo identification cards may seem like a common and acceptable practice, but if it is your military photo ID you should be wary.  Generally, you should not allow your military ID to be copied because it is prohibited by law under 18 U.S.C. § 701. However, you can allow a state or federal agency to copy your military ID in some
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Default Air Force Logo Credit Card Theft and Fraud
This material represents general legal principles. The law is continually changing; although the information in the handout was current as of the date it was drafted, some provisions in this pamphlet may have changed. It is always best to consult an attorney about your legal rights and responsibilities regarding your particular case. The cost of
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Lt. Col. Sonya Batchelor, staff judge advocate for the 149th Fighter Wing, Texas Air National Guard, at Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, Texas, Dec. 30, 2012. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Miguel Arellano / Released) Fraternization and unprofessional relationships
The United States military has a long-standing tradition - for more than 200 years - related to officer and enlisted relationships, which is based on the need for effective leadership. There are two distinct types of proscribed off-duty association: fraternization and unprofessional relationships, and they are governed by Air Force Instruction
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Default Air Force Logo Independence Day compels reflection
Independence Day is an appropriate time to reflect on the implications of the Declaration of Independence it celebrates. Perhaps it's also a fitting time to ponder the meaning of independence itself.While the American Revolution was in many ways a conservative revolution -- especially when compared to the French Revolution or the Russian Revolution
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Default Air Force Logo The future of our nation is in your hands
"Surprise, when it happens to a government, is likely to be a complicated, diffuse, bureaucratic thing. It includes neglect of responsibility, but also responsibility so poorly defined or so ambiguously delegated that action gets lost. It includes gaps in intelligence that, like a string of pearls too precious to wear, is too sensitive to give to
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Chaplain graphic A little at a time
For nearly 50 years, Ann Landers dispensed advice in a daily column carried by more than 1,200 newspapers worldwide. When she died on June 22, 2002, her daughter Margo Howard wrote a farewell column. She asked the editors to leave a blank space for the last part of the column as a memorial to her mom. The idea came from a column written years
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Default Air Force Logo What will you do in 2008?
Many of us are saying "whew" as we try to catch our breath through or after the holidays. 2007 brought changes to our lives and to the wing. And now our feet are being firmly planted in 2008. New Year's Eve closes a door for one year, New Year's Day opens the door for the next. Dec. 31st is a trigger for some of us to reflect on some of the events
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