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  • Black list exists for companies not minding p’s, q’s

    The 'black list' or off-limits list for local businesses isn't just about establishments turning a blind eye to underage drinking, drugs and prostitution. The Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board also investigates complaints about unfair commercial or consumer practices, racial and other discriminatory practices and areas with undesirable
  • JFIIT integrates four services, one mission

    The real-world integration of the four military services is a critical component to success. The Joint Fires Integration and Interoperability Team is the focal point for making that happen at the "Soldiers boots-on-the ground, Airmen seats-in-seats and Sailors' haze-grey-and-underway" tactical level. In February 2005, JFIIT emerged from two
  • Stop the Presses! Eglin Eagle bids farewell, welcomes Internet age

    Welcome to the internet age -- where news is transmitted instantaneously real world -- and say goodbye to the Eglin Eagle's print edition. It's information at your fingertips via a mouse instead of newsprint. The Eglin Eagle is transitioning to a Web-based new service and retiring its 65-year run as the official base newspaper here. "Manpower and
  • Tech park on target

    A technology and research campus first envisioned by senior leadership here in 1992 is now on target to finally become a reality. The 118-acre site, strategically located at the present University of Florida Research Engineering Education Facility in Shalimar, is preparing to develop the campus into what was envisioned as a synergistic mix of
  • New leader takes AAC reins

    The Air Armament Center has a new leader following a change-of-command ceremony Jan. 12. Brig. Gen. David Eidsaune took the reins from Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Riemer as Airmen from across the center watched while in formation. "I am truly honored and humbled to be here," General Eidsaune said. "I've been blessed in my career with outstanding command
  • A3 Course: Strategic Bombing Campaign during World War II

    As part of this year's 60th anniversary celebration of the United States Air Force, the Air Armament Center History Office will be presenting its second course on Air Force history, "The Strategic Bombing Campaign during World War II." It is a four-hour course, 8 a.m. to noon, or 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wed. given in the theater at the Air Armament
  • 2007 Prescription for Wellness kicks off

    On Nov. 3, 2006, the Eglin Eagle introduced the Health and Wellness Center's Prescription for Wellness series, a holistic approach to living a healthier, more balanced life. The program, set to kick off today, is based on Air Force Materiel Command's wellness and safety campaign and encourages balance in four dimensions, or pillars: physical,
  • Commander STEPs outstanding performer

    Deception does not always have to be a bad thing, as Tech. Sgt. Ronely Rivera-Ortiz found out Dec. 22. Tricked into believing he was attending a mandatory safety and holiday briefing, the then staff sergeant received an early holiday gift. That gift was an immediate promotion to technical sergeant by way of the Stripes To Exceptional Performers, or
  • Commander STEPs deployed Eglin Tech. Sgt.

    Being deployed is tough -- Airmen worry about their safety, their loved ones back home and their jobs. But one thing that Tech Sgt. Dennis Barnett doesn't need to worry about while being deployed is getting promoted. A telephone call from across the globe let him know he was being STEP-promoted to master sergeant, effective Jan. 9. Sergeant
  • Eglin’s 2007 New Year baby arrives

    With the initials T.N.T., expectations would warrant that she would have come in with a bang. That was not quite the case for Eglin Hospital's first baby of the 2007 New Year. Trinity Nicole Trudeau was born Jan. 2 at 7:26 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 7.4 ounces and 20 inches long. "I didn't think we were the New Year baby because she was born on the