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Tech. Sgt. Earnest "Rock" Rockamore died June 16 in a fishing accident on Gator Lake on Hurlburt Field. Airman dies in fishing accident
Tragedy struck Hurlburt Field when a 16th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter died June 16 in an accident on Gator Lake. After an intensive search, Tech. Sgt. Earnest "Rock" Rockamore's body was found at 11:15 a.m. Saturday. The cause of his death is still under investigation. "This is a time of sadness," said Col. Norman Brozenick Jr., 16th
0 6/23
2006
Default Air Force Logo Cannon AFB to make change to special ops mission
The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that Air Force Special Operations Command will accept ownership of Cannon Air Force Base and Melrose Range in New Mexico beginning in October. The announcement comes after months of studies to find a suitable location for AFSOC operations to expand toward the west coast. As part of the expansion, the 16th
0 6/21
2006
Sabrina Honda (center), the base library's program coordinator, reads a book to children as part of the library's summer reading hour. Library offers educational summer events for children
Children were beginning to squirm in their seats and the parents were struggling to keep their attention as anxiety grew into excited anticipation of meeting Shana Banana, a children's singer/performer, who entertained children June 7 at the base theater. The scheduled event was just a taste of what the 16th Services library has planned for
0 6/16
2006
Default Air Force Logo Salute to fathers
Fathers are the unsung heroes who keep families together and instill values in children that will lead them into adulthood. This Father's Day, we honor those men who stand up and mold children into adults. This honor is not only set aside for biological fathers, but also for those military leaders who often take on an underlying "father-like" role
0 6/16
2006
Default Air Force Logo 16th Services kicks off weight-loss competition
Registration has began June 1 for 16th Services squadron “Weight Warrior’s” competition, a plan designed to attract active-duty servicemembers who have a few extra pounds to lose into a health-based weight loss competition. First place is $150, second place is $100 and third place is $50. “We had requests to start an event to motivate, promote
0 6/12
2006
Default Air Force Logo Men’s health issues highlighted in June
June is National Men’s Health Month. For those who aren’t sure if their health status is what it should be, the most important thing you can do is see a doctor as soon as possible for a complete physical. However, being men, sometimes pride steps in and makes it difficult to talk to a doctor about issues or symptoms that left unchecked can be
0 6/12
2006
Default Air Force Logo 16th Mission Support Squadron initiates program to help prevent alcohol related incidents on base.
The 16th Mission Support Squadron initiated an innovative program here to deter servicemembers from driving under the influence and becoming involved in other alcohol-related incidents on and/or off base. The On-call Airman program, a recently added overture that was stream-lined by 16th MSS commander Major Jesse Johnson, enables MSS members to
0 6/12
2006
Default Air Force Logo One-Stop kiosk helps simplify customer service access
Airmen dealing with financial and personnel issues discovered an easier method to resolve them here in April with the new Air Force One-Stop kiosk. The new computer system, located in the Finance lobby in building 90210, is a part of an ongoing Air Force Customer Service transformation initiative designed to improve the quality of life and enhance
0 6/12
2006
Default Air Force Logo Third time around for 16th Services employee
On June 15 in Denver, Colo., 10 days after his 73rd birthday, Jim Hernandez, 16th Services Squadron, will receive the Air Force Services Civilian Specialist Award for demonstrating the best leadership, management, customer focus and operational outcome. After 24 years with the U.S. Army as military police and 20 years working as a fraud
0 6/12
2006
Default Air Force Logo Gate-to-Gate race highlights Memorial Day
A herd of Hurlburt Field runners ran in Eglin Air Force Base's Gate-to-Gate Run Monday. This was the 21st consecutive year Eglin conducted the run to honor fallen service members on Memorial Day. More than 1,700 runners, walkers and wheelchair racers from around the country participated in the certified race course, which took them past the All
0 6/02
2006
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