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Military Addresses Alcohol Use with Online Screening Tool

From Military Pathways (Military Mental Health) The rate of heavy alcohol use among young military men is about twice that of their civilian counterparts. Taking the first step to getting help is as easy as visiting http://www.DrinkingIQ.org. The anonymous online alcohol screening tool, provided by Military Pathways, is visited by many users during Alcohol Awareness Month in April and on National Alcohol Screening Day which …

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AF Flight Surgeon Makes Mark During Historic Space Flight

From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – The American public remembers John Glenn for his solo orbit around Earth. They remember Neil Armstrong for his walk on the moon. But few remember how Col. (Dr.) Vance H. Marchbanks Jr., one of the first black flight surgeons in the Army and the first in the Air Force, made it possible for …

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Life After Death: 45 Tumors Later

by Airman 1st Class Tom Brading, Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs From www.charleston.af.mil JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, SC – For Master Sgt. Scott Kapanke, 437th Maintenance Squadron flight chief at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., cancer wasn’t a death sentence, no matter how unfavorable his odds were. To him, it was just another challenge to face. In 1995, Kapanke was a 23-year-old, C-130 maintenance student at …

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