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  • Financial Considerations Plus

    The pre-deployment briefing for AEF has been expanded and the information in it is valuable to all. 'Financial Considerations Plus' includes the following topics; perhaps eye-opening to some and old-hat for others.... Consider adjusting your car insurance from "work" to "pleasure" usage since you will not be driving while deployed. Decrease the
  • For Those in Service

         The headlines were "For Those in Service". The article reads... Here is a Prayer for All Military Personnel" distributed by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA. The prayer reads: O God kindly watch over those exposed to the dangers of military life. Give them such strong faith that nothing may ever lead them to deny
  • Taking Care of AEF Travel

         Welcome to your local 174th FW Travel Agency. At this time I would like to invite you to sit back and listen as I tell you all about the entitlements you so richly deserve as a member of our frequent flyer program. Just relax because we are here to ensure that all of your accommodations are taken care of.      For starters let's talk about
  • 2008 Military Handbooks Now Available

    The response to these handbooks has been great. These handbooks, written specifically for military service members, include a variety of information about pay, benefits, education and transitioning from the military. To receive your own copies of these handbooks, simply go to our Web site - www.militaryhandbooks.com. Don't forget to tell all of
  • New Life

    Each Spring, as New Yorkers, we welcome the change of seasons as the winter weather gradually departs. At the same time, Christians experience the season of Lent as they are in preparation to commemorate the Resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday. In short, we remember the Lord Jesus' atoning sacrificial death on Good Friday, and God the Father's
  • Limited Number of Aunt Jemima Pancake & Waffle Mix Products Recalled for Possible Health Risk

    The Quaker Oats Co. announced the products in the recall are a small quantity of Aunt Jemima Pancake & Waffle Mix: Original, Original Complete and Buttermilk Complete, which may have potential salmonella contamination. No other Aunt Jemima, frozen Aunt Jemima or Quaker products are affected. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this
  • March UTA Support, Increased IDT Accrual, vRed Updates, Tricare Reserve Select

    Expanded UTA Support -- The Reserve Personnel Contact Center will provide service to Citizen Airmen two UTA weekends in March. Counselors will assist customers March 1, 2 and March 8, 9. Saturday hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. MST and Sunday hours are 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. MST. Counselors can only be reached by calling 1-800-525-0102 or now through DSN
  • Hancock Field Alumni News for March

    Our monthly meeting for February was held Thursday, February 21st with Col. (Ret.) Dick Blansett having a guest-starring role as our speaker. When the regular meeting business was accomplished were able to hear some great information about the American Red Cross, about military charities, and also about checking some recommended web sites whenever
  • G-RAP / ANG OFFICER PROMOTION

    The Guard Recruiting Assistance Program is excited to announce a new Officer promotion that will allow Active Recruiting Assistants (RAs) to receive $4,000 for their qualified Officer accessions. RAs will receive an initial $2,000 payment if their Potential Officer enlists on or between the promotional periods of 1 March 2008 - 30 September 2008.
  • AFCT Study Sessions Update

    Many members have expressed an interest in taking the Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT). This test is administered to those members who would like to increase their ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) scores. Members should check their initial ASVAB scores to determine if they are in need of AFCT testing. Beginning in March,
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