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Officials are urging people to take fire safety seriously by taking the proper precautions when taking part in some of their favorite summertime activities, including starting fires; people should not use items like gasoline or kerosene, which can cause flare ups and result in serious injuries. (U.S. Air Force file photo)

Avoiding complacency key to summer fire safety

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June 18, 2018
FORT RUCKER, Ala. — Barbeques, fireworks and camping are all big parts of summer, but if people aren't careful, a weekend of fun can turn into a disaster with lasting consequences.

Lump-sum ‘take rates’ projected for new blended retirement

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June 15, 2018
The Defense Department’s Office of the Actuary released a report this month that projects “take rates” for the most controversial feature of the new Blended Retirement System (BRS...

Sign up now for Conservation Ranger Camp

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June 14, 2018
War in the Pacific National Historical Park announces Conservation Ranger Camp. The park is seeking motivated high school students who have a passion for the environment and who...
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Pet of the week: Yin

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June 12, 2018
My distinct traits make me easy to pick out of a crowd. I love my black spots and my stump tail. I hope you do too. At one year and nine months, I’m a handsome guy looking to find...

What your online image tells employers

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June 13, 2018
Do you remember Laremy Tunsil, a promising athlete, touted as the number one draft prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft? Football fans everywhere wondered which team would Laremy would...

Hey, what's happening on your base?

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June 12, 2018
Editor's note: There's a lot of activities planned on base, so take a look. Events are as accurate as possible at press time. Since times or event schedules can change, please...