Airmen keep fit in Alaska's 'elephant cage'
- Beat that old colonel in the PT test. Widener, Chuck // Airman;Dec2003, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p11
Focuses on the physical training test for the new fitness standards in the U.S. Air Force. Challenge issued by Gen. John Jumper, U. S. Air Force chief of staff, to all men and women in the force; Goal of the new fitness standard; Importance of the new fitness standards;
- Retention vs. Discharge. Weber, Jeremy S. // Reporter;Spring2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p54
The article discusses the fitness failure cases in the U.S. Air Force fitness program in which it is mandated for discharge by the Air Force Instruction (AFI) 36-2905. It is noted that the air force discharged barely 200 airmen every year for failing to meet the fitness standards. It also...
- Who's fit?... and for those who are not. Malmstrom, Frederick V. // Flying Safety;Jul97, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p23
Discusses physical fitness standards used by the US Air Force. Benefits and advantages of physical fitness measurements; Individual nature of Air Force physical fitness programs for flight crew members; Physical fitness tips.
- Vicious cycle? Barela, Timothy P. // Airman;Aug98, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p18
Reports on the improvement of airmen's performance in the United States Air Force's cycle ergometry tests between 1993 and 1997. Goals of the Air Force Fitness Program; Reason for the improved performance of airmen in the test; Tips for passing the test. INSET: Strength test coming..
- Airmen Challenged to Make Better Off-Duty Choices. // Fitness Business Pro;Jan2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p8
The article reports on the issues regarding the U.S. Air Force better choice in their leisure activities and personal lives. According to Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Arthur Lichte, the Air Force senior leaders would like the airmen to help each other make better choices in...
- Physical, social, spiritual and mental wellness are all important pieces of the puzzle. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Aug2011, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p15
The article focuses on the need of U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) Airmen to develop physical, spiritual, social, and mental wellness to establish resiliency. AFRC command surgeon and Colonel Brian Masterson says that Airmen who are mentally, spiritually, socially, and...
- DeLeon vs. Diabetes. Brabenec, Jim; Cheung, Lance // Airman;Apr2001, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p42
Discusses the experience of Technical Sergeant Miguel DeLeon Jr. who was medically retired from the United States Air Force because of near-blindness, a complication of his diabetes. DeLeon's philosophy in life; Psychological effects of diabetes to DeLeon.
- The `Mike' Monster. Thomson, Don C. // Flying Safety;Apr99, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p28
Addresses the inadequacy of hearing protection in the United States Air Force (USAF). Primary cause of high-frequency hearing loss; Precautions used by the pilots to prevent further hearing loss.
- `Trapped Gas Mishap' // Flying Safety;Sep95, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p28
Reports on a case of excess gas experienced by a AC-130 aircrew member. More information.