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Sept. 22, 2006

HAWC to hold 1.5 Mile Running Clinic: Beyond the Basics

Ready to take your running to the next level? Need advanced training tips? Join the Health and Wellness Center staff 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 5 for the first session in of the 1.5 Mile Running Clinic: Beyond the Basics series. This class is the first in a three-part clinic designed to help active-duty members safely train to enhance their performance

Sept. 22, 2006

PHP: Providing supportive programs to Airmen

Every Air Force base has an Integrated Delivery System, which is comprised of key base agencies. The primary goal of the IDS, in addition to educating people on how to prevent suicide and where to turn for help, is to reduce stress by providing supportive programs and services. At Langley, the IDS is People Helping People. The members of PHP

Sept. 22, 2006

Carson & Barnes Circus coming to Langley

Gator Allmond was 4 years old when he saw his first circus, but he still remembers watching the circus train pulling in, the workers buzzing around like ants and the sight of the big top rising into the sky. Now he's helping the 1st Services Squadron host the Carson and Barnes Circus Sept. 28. "This is a good thing spouses and families can do

Sept. 22, 2006

Get set for Wingman Day

Sept. 28 is Wingman Day at Langley Air Force Base. The 28th has been declared a no-fly day in which the 1st Fighter Wing and some of its tenants will slow down to reassess the goals and vulnerabilities of the units, while not forgetting to celebrate accomplishments and strengths. The objective of the day is to also strengthen morale while building

Sept. 22, 2006

Airman’s Attic meets needs of our Airmen

For many first-term Airmen, finding items for their dorm rooms or homes at an affordable price can be a challenge. That is why the Langley Airman's Attic has hundreds of items at just the right price for any Airman - cheap. From dishes and VCRs to pieces of furniture and baby supplies, the attic is continuously taking care of young Airmen and their

Sept. 22, 2006

Langley holds Tattoo

Langley held its 19th annual military tattoo ceremony in front of a crowd of nearly 400, some in lawn-chairs with umbrellas and raincoats. The event took the coordination of more than 17 base organizations to include the 1st Civil Engineer Squadron, 1st Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 1st Services Squadron. Unfortunately, around 7 p.m., the

Sept. 22, 2006

1st CS contributes to USO success

Wondering what to do during those long layovers at the airport? Have you checked out your local United Service Organization?  The USO is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide morale, welfare and recreation-type services to our men and women in uniform. The USO currently operates in more than 120 centers worldwide. The

Sept. 22, 2006

Ernesto brings mosquitoes

Mosquito counts are climbing as expected from the rain received from Tropical Storm Ernesto, said Mitchell Burcham, ecological controls specialist here. Therefore, a C-130 from the 910th Airlift Wing at Youngstown, Ohio will hit mosquito "hot spots" in Langley, Bethel Manor Housing, Hampton and Fort Eustis Monday through Sept 30. Residents will be

Sept. 15, 2006

LOSC to tee off golf tournament for scholarship fund

 The Langley Officers' Spouses' Club kicks off its annual scholarship drive with a benefit golf tournament at 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Eaglewood Golf Course.  The LOSC is hoping for a large turnout from the base to support this tournament, and in turn, support their scholarship fund.   Last year the LOSC gave seven scholarships ranging from $100 to

Sept. 15, 2006

Know your risks before co-signing on a loan

What would you do if a friend or relative asked you to co-sign a loan? It is easy enough to say yes. But your signature means a lot more than a simple "vote of confidence" in them. Co-signing is serious business. Co-signers Often Pay Some studies show that three out of four co-signers of finance company loans are asked to help repay the loan. That