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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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  • JB MDL supports victims of interpersonal violence and domestic abuse
    On Aug. 1, 2021, the Special Victims’ Counsel expanded the scope of its services available to active-duty service members on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., to support interpersonal violence victims. Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, IPV includes: dating violence, family violence, and workplace violence.
  • Academy prep school commander stays ‘Husky Strong’ in battle with cancer
    Melissa Youderian cried when she donated her long hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit for children suffering hair loss, after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. “Though it was a deliberate decision and I thought it would be uplifting to donate my hair before the treatment took it, I had tears running down my face the entire haircut,” she said. “It was one of those ‘this is actually happening’ moments.”
  • Athletic trainer invaluable to special operations mission
    It was the perfect day to shoot hoops with the kids. Master Sgt. Jedidiah Payne, 2nd Special
  • Domestic abuse, violence victim shares her story
    (Editor’s Note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and a member of the Air Force
  • AFMC Connect October focus: Outlook
    The AFMC Connect focus for October is outlook. This can be defined as the unique perspective through which an individual views life. A person’s outlook on life can impact their daily interactions both at home and in the workplace.

Leadership Spotlight

Pentagon. -- “Be the leader you never had or be the leader you always wanted.” 

That’s the advice of Senior Master Sgt. Shannel Curtiss, the 633rd Communications Squadron First Sergeant, who says she learned an important lesson early in her career by not receiving the kind of leadership she needed as a young Airman. Continue reading.



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