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collapse - : 03 - Staff Announcements ‎(3)
Cadet Commander
Alpha Flight
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The real reason America controls its nukes with ancient floppy disks
America’s nuclear arsenal depends on a surprising relic of the 1970s that few of us may recall: the humble floppy disk.

It’s hard to believe these magnetic, 8-inch data storage devices are what’s propping up the most fearsome weapons humanity has ever created. But the Department of Defense is still relying on this technology to coordinate key strategic forces such as nuclear bombers and intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to a new government report.
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Search and Rescue: Lessons from the Field
Each year, park rangers and search and rescue (SAR) personnel respond to approximately 250 emergency incidents in Yosemite National Park. The park's Preventive Search and Rescue (PSAR) program posts selected SAR incident reports on this blog in the hopes that readers can learn from the experiences of others
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Drink water
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Congratulations to:
C/ CMSgt Theodosious Santalov
C/ SMSgt Cordaellia Farrel

 Squadron Events (click here for full calendar)

Start Time
10/27/2016 6:30 PMSquadron Meeting - Character Development
11/3/2016 6:30 PMSquadron meeting- leadership and safety
11/6/2016 1:00 PMColor Guard Practice
11/10/2016 6:30 PMSquadron meeting-Aerospace
11/17/2016 6:30 PMSquadron Meeting - PT
11/20/2016 1:00 PMColor Guard
11/24/2016 6:30 PMSquadron Meeting - Character Development
12/1/2016 6:30 PMSquadron meeting- leadership and safety

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 Points to Ponder

"Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal -- a commitment to excellence -- that will enable you to attain the success you seek."
-- Mario Andretti, race car driver​