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  • Air Force recertifying all Airmen receiving family-housing allowance

    By Dec. 31, every Airman will be required to provide their servicing finance office with documentation for all dependents as part of Air Force audit readiness efforts.At Vance Air Force Base, there are 534 members receiving basic allowance for housing at the with-dependent rate that will need to recertify, or see their BAH reduce to the single
  • 'Pie in the Eye' raising money for AFAF

    Campaign organizers are hosting a "Pie in the Eye" event to raise money for the Vance 2014 Air Force Assistance Fund.Team Vance members can cast votes for people they want to get a pie in the face. Votes can be purchased for 25 cents each.The top three vote getters will receive a pie in the face immediately following the monthly Wing Recognition
  • Ghost Riders take honors at Altus leadership school

    Six Team Vance Airmen graduated with Airman Leadership School Class 14-C, March 14, and two Ghost Riders took honors.Senior Airman Cody O'Connell was named the John L. Levitow Award winner and Senior Airman Matthew London received the Academic Award. Both men are with the 71st Operations Support Squadron.The Vance Airmen met Chief Master Sgt. of
  • Watch, warning – important terms during tornado season

    The traditional tornado season in Oklahoma runs from March to August, with May usually the most active month.Two important weather terms to understand when preparing for the season are "tornado watch" and "tornado warning."A tornado watch is issued when conditions are favorable for tornado development. People located in and around the watch area
  • Phillips Avenue repaving begins March 31

    Phillips Avenue on base will get a new asphalt surface during a two-phase construction project scheduled to begin March 31, said Wesley Baker, the PAE construction manager.The avenue runs from Channel Street to Weaver Street, passing the Exchange, Child Development Center and the Bowling Center.The project, contracted by Double Bit Inc., from
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