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Motorcycle safety for automobile drivers

This post was originally published by Goodfellow Air Force Base - News

March 29, 2011 in Air Force, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas by clevine

Spring is here, the plants are blooming, the bees are buzzing- and motorcyclists are riding. Automobile safety is important year-round, however this time of year its especially important for drivers to be diligent. According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, many motorcycle accidents are caused because automobile drivers did not see the motorcyclist.

"The failure of motorists to detect and recognize motorcycles in traffic is the predominate cause of motorcycle and automobile accidents," said Beau Wiley of the MSF. "The driver of the automobile involved in collision with the motorcycle did not see the motorcycle before the collision, or did not see the motorcycle until too late to avoid the collision."
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Thinking Outside The Box – Blog #11

This post was originally published by Army Headline News

March 29, 2011 in Air Force, Resources, Sports and Recreation by clevine

Click here for the 11th installment of Thinking Outside The Box with Army assistant coach Mike Murphy.

Libyan rebels pushed back from Gadhafi hometown

This post was originally published by Military Times - News

March 29, 2011 in Air Force by clevine

BIN JAWWAD, Libya — Libyan government tanks and rockets blunted a rebel assault on Moammar Gadhafi’s hometown of Sirte on Tuesday and drove back the ragtag army of irregulars, even as world leaders prepared to debate the country’s future in London.

8th Air Support Operations Squadron community cleanup

This post was originally published by Aviano Air Base - Aviano Headlines

March 29, 2011 in Air Force, Aviano Air Base, Italy by clevine


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Women’s history celebrated at Incirlik; “Our History is Our Strength”

This post was originally published by Incirlik Air Base - News

March 29, 2011 in Air Force, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey by clevine

A committee of volunteers organized several events here, including a commemorative luncheon, writing and coloring contests and a biathlon, to celebrate Women's History Month.

March has been designated as National Women's History Month to ensure the history of American women will be recognized and celebrated in schools, workplaces and communities, said Staff Sgt. Natoya Moore, one of the narrators during the commemorative luncheon. The 2011 theme was "Our History is Our Strength."
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Essential equipment arrives for 19th CERF-P

This post was originally published by Indiana National Guard

March 29, 2011 in Air Force, Indiana, Stout Field Air National Guard Base by clevine

Two Indiana National Guard Soldiers look over paperworkThe CERF-P of the 81st Command receives new equipment, readying it for continued training and future missions.

Northland Dealership Offers Free Car Repairs for Military Families

This post was originally published by Minnesota National Guard News

March 29, 2011 in Air Force, Camp Riley by clevine

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 9:54pm FOX 21 News DULUTH- When it comes to a car, military families in the Northland have one less thing to worry about. Duluth Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram will provide free repairs, no matter the make or model, to families of those deployed with Minnesota's Air National Guard 148th Fighter Wing and National Guard 94th Cavalry units.

Best Bets for the weekend of April 2-3

This post was originally published by Stars and Stripes Travel

March 28, 2011 in Air Force, Resources, Travel by clevine

BELGIUM: It’s spring, and Andenne’s bears have roused themselves from hibernation to celebrate the annual Carnival of Bears on Sunday.

Verona: Wine sparkles as the subject of Italian city’s other love affair

This post was originally published by Stars and Stripes Travel

March 28, 2011 in Air Force, Resources, Travel by clevine

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Exploding Stars and Stripes

This post was originally published by Marshall Center News Releases

March 28, 2011 in Air Force, Alabama, Marshall Space Flight Center by clevine

Chandra's very long observation of the Tycho supernova remnant could explain how some cosmic rays are produced.

18th Annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race to Be Broadcast Live on Ustream April 1

This post was originally published by Marshall Center News Releases

March 28, 2011 in Air Force, Alabama, Marshall Space Flight Center by clevine

The 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race will be broadcast live April 1 on the NASA Ustream channel.

Gold Star Families take relaxing pit stop at Victory Junction

This post was originally published by Natick RSS Feed

March 28, 2011 in Natick Soldier Systems Center by clevine

Gold Star families retreat to Victory Junction in Randleman, N.C. for some fun and relaxation.

Arctic Ice Gets a Check Up

This post was originally published by News Feature

March 28, 2011 in Air Force, Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland by clevine



The annual Arctic sea ice maximum in 2011 was among the lowest extents in the satellite record.

Tours by on-base agencies, March 31 and beyond

This post was originally published by Stars and Stripes Travel

March 28, 2011 in Air Force, Resources, Travel by clevine

Fulda: German museum makes learning fun for kids

This post was originally published by Stars and Stripes Travel

March 28, 2011 in Air Force, Resources, Travel by clevine

Do you like the idea of exposing your children to culture and science in a creative atmosphere, but dread exploring a museum that might not welcome the sounds of a fun-loving child? The Kinder-Akademie Fulda, or Fulda Children’s Academy, in Fulda, Germany, offers youngsters a fitness center for the senses that allows them to act like … well, kids.

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