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For 50 years, Sweetwater stylist beautifies Randolph ladies
Lucy Richardson shows a photo of her friends attending a party at the beauty salon at Nov. 4 Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph AAFES beauty salon. The celebration recognizing Richardson for her service at the salon for 50 years was Aug 30.
Nov. 15, 2019 - A quiet, confidence radiates from Richardson’s kind-hearted demeanor. Many of her customers know her story, feel her strength, and keep coming to see her, Vasquez says.

Cole High School receives Purple Heart medal of namesake
Dr. Isabell Clayton (right), Cole High School principal, holds the Purple Heart medal of Lt. Col. Robert G. Cole for parents, teachers, students and World War II veterans who were present to see at a Veterans Day observance at the Cole High School gymnasium Nov. 8. The Purple Heart medal, which was awarded to Cole posthumously 75 years ago, made its way to the school named after him because of the efforts of Lisa Ludwig, a Long Island, New York resident who found and purchased the medal at a gun show and donated it to the school.
Nov. 15, 2019 - The Purple Heart medal awarded posthumously to Lt. Col. Robert G. Cole 75 years ago has found its way to the school that bears his name.

Homeland Defense: our nation’s new frontline
Nov. 15, 2019 - Once again, the Association of the United States Army delivered on their commitment to provide an informative and impactful forum on all things Army at this year’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Oct. 13-16. AUSA featured presentations on the state of the Army and its future, as well as panel discussions on military and national security topics.

NRD San Antonio spouses join America’s Navy
Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Brown (left) rejoined America’s Navy as a Reservist during an enlistment ceremony held at Navy Recruiting District San Antonio headquarters Oct. 16.  Brown first entered the Navy in 2013 serving four years and will be assigned to Navy Operations Support Center San Antonio. He is joined by his wife, Petty Officer 2nd Class Angelica Brown, the NRD San Antonio community relations coordinator.
Nov. 15, 2019 - Serving one’s nation is one of many reasons why a person would join the armed forces, and at Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, two Navy spouses joined in to be able to serve with their active-duty spouses.

343rd Training Squadron Airmen volunteer at Veterans Day event
Staff Sgt. Victor Medina-Ornelas, 343rd Training Squadron Block One Instructor, shakes the hand of a veteran at a Veterans Day ceremony at Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation in San Antonio Nov. 8.
Nov. 15, 2019 - Three 343rd Training Squadron Airmen participated in a Veterans Day ceremony for residents of Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Nov. 8.

Despite decline in usage, smoking remains a major health hazard
A habit with dire consequences, smoking causes about one of every five deaths in the United States each year – or more than 480,000 deaths – according to the CDC.
Nov. 15, 2019 - During Tobacco Awareness Month in November, Joint Base San Antonio health professionals address the dangers of smoking by providing outreach via information tables at facilities such as the JBSA-Lackland Commissary, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center and JBSA medical clinics.
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