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  • Happy National Women’s History Month

    Happy National Women’s History Month!This month we celebrate and honor the vital role women have played in American history. In 1981, Congress passed Public Law 97-28, which authorized the president to proclaim the second week of March as Women’s History Week. Later in 1987, with the efforts from

  • It’s Black History Month

    This month we focus on achievements by African Americans and their central role in U.S. History. In January we focused on the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his extraordinary leadership.This month we highlight the 54th Regiment, Massachusetts Voluntary Infantry Regiment unit made up

  • My return from an active duty tour

    Greetings, 182nd family! It has been several months since I have seen or communicated with many of you. For six months, I had the opportunity to serve alongside our active duty Airmen and Guardians at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (JBER) in Anchorage, Alaska. It was an amazing opportunity and

  • Carve out time for self-care to improve overall wellness

    One thing that is true for all of us in the Air National Guard is that we juggle many priorities on a daily basis, and sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves.It takes work to prioritize our own wellbeing. But we need to model good habits for our families, friends, and those we lead and

  • It’s National Mentoring Month

    Happy New Year!It’s National Mentoring Month:This month, we focus on how we can all work together to increase the number of mentors to make sure young people in our communities have dependable people to look up to and follow in their footsteps. Moreover, how us as Airmen can coach other Airmen and

  • Who will you be in ’23?

    Who are you in ’22? Who will you be in ’23?You’ve probably heard it said that “the only constant is change.” God is the only One who never changes. The rest of us change, for one reason or another.

  • Take a mindful approach to your nutrition

    We all know that during the holiday season we eat and drink more… try being mindful!Mindfulness encompasses the ability to give attention to what is happening while it is happening. Mindfulness extends to our eating habits as well.

  • Join us for a “Lunch and Learn” Dec. 4

    Attention!Saturday of Dec RSD from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Readiness manager Ms. Kim Crouch and HRA Senior Master Sgt. Burton will be conducting “Lunch and Learn” — 10 steps to a federal resume, interview skills and goal value mapping. If you didn’t reserve a spot, it’s ok. We still have plenty

  • Connect with family and friends during the holidays

    Holiday celebrations are different all around, and even when people celebrate with family, friends and loved ones, they can still feel lonely. The past two years have been more difficult for some because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some individuals have been unable to visit family and friends during

  • Native American Heritage Month

    Happy Native American Heritage Month: The month of November celebrates the diverse and rich culture, history and traditions of Native people. The observance is also a time to educate anyone and everyone about different tribes, raise awareness about the struggles Native people faced, as well as in