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July 23, 2007

51 down, 50 to go

Langley's 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign passed the halfway point with July 21 with positive changes from last year's campaign. To date, there have been no fatalities during the first half of 2007's safety campaign and the number of Class C incidents has dropped by two from the 2006 total. A class C incident is defined as a nonfatal injury

July 20, 2007

Langley Airmen receive STEP promotions

The following Langley Airmen were promoted under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program following the 2007 technical and master sergeant promotion cycle: Technical sergeantCharles Parker, Air Combat Command Installation and Mission Support Directorate Nicolis Millard, ACC level ACC Intelligence Directorate Mark Bentoski, 1st Security Forces

July 20, 2007

Public health stresses importance of HIV testing

Langley Public Health officials are encouraging Airmen, retirees and family members to get tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or HIV, during their next medical visit due to a rise in newly diagnosed HIV patients. Historically, Langley has reported an average of one to two HIV cases a year; however, in 2007, public health has diagnosed seven

July 19, 2007

1st FW staff agencies name 2007 second quarter award winners

The 1st Fighter Wing staff agency 2007 second quarter award winners are: Company Grade Officer of the Quarter 1st Lt. Rachel SherburneNoncommissioned Officer of the Quarter Staff Sgt. Kathir Abdur RahmaanSenior Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter Master Sgt. Lillian HillmanAirman of the Quarter Senior Airman Marquisa AndersonCivilian of the

July 18, 2007

Wing safety announces "Shock and Awe" seatbelt initiative

Beginning Aug. 1, Langley's 1st Security Forces Squadron along with 1st Fighter Wing Safety personnel will conduct weekly seat belt inspections at random locations on Langley and Bethel Manor. The 1st Fighter Wing will increase penalties gradually through September to decrease the number of Airmen who die due to irresponsibility. "It only takes two

July 18, 2007

Sergeant survives bike disaster thanks to safety

It started as a nice ride on a little known mountain bike trail in Newport News, Va., on the Fourth of July. Shortly after 10 a.m., four Langley sergeants rolled off into the woods. Senior Master Sgt. Tim Baba, Master Sgt. Tobey Sizemore, Master Sgt. Don Zehner and Staff Sgt. Jason Hofferbert made up the group of riders. After ten miles of single