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  • Cautionary tale for the military move

    Recently, a highly lucrative scam involving fraudulent moving companies extorted nearly $2 million from numerous victims in the New Jersey area before federal law enforcement brought it to a screeching halt.The scam usually plays out as follows: a company gives a low ball figure for the cost of a

  • Do you know where your money really goes?

    Do you ever wonder where your money is going? What you're spending it on and why it's gone so fast? How much are you really paying? Have you ever added it up?We see the $1,000 flat screen television that we must have and we just buy it without a second thought. What about making responsible choices?

  • Past, present and future of the 490th

    I have been to Washington, D.C. for a vacation, a competition and a recent reunion for the 490th Bomber Squadron. I am 26-years-old and I am stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base for the 341st Missile Wing. I work as a deputy missile combat crew commander for the 490th Missile Squadron, and my job

  • Applications for spouse CNA certification program available Feb. 1-24

    Active duty Air Force military spouses can obtain Certified Nursing Assistant certification through the 2019 Spouse Employment Program. Applications will be available starting Feb. 1 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 800. Applications must be returned to AFRC by Feb. 25.

  • My experience with Project Semicolon

    As I was preparing to write an article about suicide prevention, my supervisor came back from the holiday weekend and showed me a new tattoo.It was a semicolon. Yes, the punctuation.I asked her why a semicolon? I have a few tattoos myself, but I didn't understand why she would get that.She told me,

  • Airman alert: renters insurance

    Most people will at some point in their lives experience loss or damage to personal property caused by a fire, theft or flooding event. This is where having renters insurance can help you out.

  • Top summer readers named

    The base library held its first summer squadron reading challenge. Here are the results.

  • Late or Gone? Let your vote count using the FWAB

    The 2018 United States elections will be held mostly on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.While 2018 is not a presidential election year, there are other races up for vote at the federal, state and local levels.These races include 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, one-third of all U.S.

  • Back-to-school: SLO can help with transition

    The School Liaison Officer serves as Malmstrom’s point-of-contact for all local military child education matters. As an advocate for the educational needs of military children, the SLO assists Airmen and their families with information, referral, resources and advocacy regarding the Great Falls

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