November is National Diabetes Month. If you or a loved one has diabetes, you know how difficult this disease can be to manage. You obviously can’t stop eating, but what you eat when you have diabetes can have serious consequences.

We all know that fast food may be a hidden source of fat and excess sugar. And we probably all go to a fast food drive-through once in a while – right? While it may not be the best nutritious choice, you can make the choice a little bit safer and a little bit better if you AVOID certain choices and INCLUDE other choices.

Just as there are dieting myths that won’t die, there are fitness myths that seem to have a life of their own. When you read one thing, hear another from a good friend and see something else on TV, what should you believe?

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National Handwashing Awareness Week
The CDC and Prevention say hand washing is the single most effective way to prevent the transmission of disease. Find out how regularly washing your hands this month can keep you and those around you healthier and happier during the holiday season.


The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism. UNV is inspired by the conviction that volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and by the idea that everyone can contribute their time and energy towards peace and development.

Vogelweh CDC Teacher Awarded the Red Cross Lifesaving Award of Merit

Mr. Sean Tatum, an Air Force Child and Youth Programs teacher at the Vogelweh AB Child Development Center, was awarded the Red Cross Lifesaving Award of Merit.
Beale AFB and Mountain Home AFB Named Finalists for NAYS Excellence in Youth Sports Award

For more than a decade, the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) Excellence in Youth Sports Awards have recognized programs that offer superior youth sports opportunities and a variety of diverse activities with a focus on providing safe and positive experiences for all participants - including children, parents and coaches.
Andrews AFB and Ramstein AB Receive Raytheon and BGCA Center of Innovation

Raytheon is establishing six 'Centers of Innovation' at Boys & Girls Clubs affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations and at Clubs that support military families.