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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:08:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/304150040 Playground fitness: Parkour gains ground with grown-ups - and troops http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/14/playground-fitness-parkour-gains-ground-with-grown-ups-and-troops/ Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:48:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140414/BLOGS/304140046 Military Muscle: All-in-one workout http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/11/military-muscle-all-in-one-workout/ Here's a workout that is as close to a 'total package' as I could get using a minimum number of exercises. You can do this one even if you're a beginner - simply choose appropriate weights, repetitions and sets. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:57:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140411/TMP/304110049 Petraeus congratulates Colbert on landing 'Late Show' gig http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140410/NEWS/304100056 Stephen Colbert will be the next host of CBS' 'Late Show,' drawing congratulations from retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, former commander of U.S. troops in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:26:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140410/NEWS/304100056 Iraq vet finds the funny in his injury http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140410/OFFDUTY02/304100045 When military doctors told Army cavalry scout Sgt. Joe Kashnow they were going to cut off his leg after a roadside blast in Iraq, he wanted them to promise one thing. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:10:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140410/OFFDUTY02/304100045 Mission Family: Résumé tool helps spouses highlight experience http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090052 With the military's heavy moving season upon us, the thoughts of many spouses often turn to résumé writing. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:29:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090052 Tricare Help: It will cover some co-pays for other insurance http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090053 Q. I'm a retiree who is eligible for Tricare but has other health insurance, to which Tricare acts as second payer. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:58:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090053 Ask the Lawyer: Sniffing legal substances is still against rules http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090054 Q. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:58:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140409/OFFDUTY/304090054 Country stars share the love at ACM troops salute http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140408/NEWS/304080050 The Academy of Country Music put on one last show Monday night before ending the week that ' Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:41:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140408/NEWS/304080050 Four women's training tips to conquer pullups http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/04/pulling-up-from-your-bootstraps-four-womens-training-tips-to-conquer-pullups/ It's the cliché everyone hates to hear when they're convinced they can't: 'If I can do it, you can, too.' Whatever. We want to cling to our excuses. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:34:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140404/TMP/304040043 How these women are acing pullups - practical advice for anyone http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/04/03/zero-to-max-how-these-women-are-acing-pullups-practical-advice-for-anyone/ Among the basic bodyweight exercises, few garner more fear and loathing than standing below the dreaded pullup bar. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:49:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140403/TMP/304030042 Kevlar for the Mind: 'Disorder' is proper label for post-traumatic stress http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140402/NEWS/304020042 In the brewing battle over the issue of changing the term 'post-traumatic stress disorder' to simply 'post-traumatic stress,' the opposing forces are powerful and convincing in their own rights. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:33:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140402/NEWS/304020042 Fellow warriors teach you how to avoid financial pitfalls http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140401/NEWS/304010050 When Army Capt. John ' Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:53:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140401/NEWS/304010050 10 new books for the military mindset http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140401/OFFDUTY/304010048 Spring reading on your agenda? Here's Military Times' guide to some nonfiction (and a book of short stories) that takes you from Afghanistan, Iraq and Vietnam to Georgia, Nevada and beyond - with stops in Annapolis and at West Point. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:48:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140401/OFFDUTY/304010048 Stalking hogs: Army vets take tactical solutions to pesky porkers http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140329/OFFDUTY04/303250055 Thick Georgia mud, courtesy of heavy rains earlier in the day, squishes and slurps against our boots as we move single-file through the night. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:15:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140329/OFFDUTY04/303250055 24-hour gyms for every AF base, other services take a wait-and-see approach http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/03/26/24-hour-gyms-for-every-air-force-base-other-services-taking-a-wait-and-see-approach/ Taking a page from fitness centers downrange where most gyms are always open, within the next year the Air Force will convert at least one fitness center at every base into a 24-hour facility. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:06:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140326/TMP/303260037 Marine. Lt. Col. Bill Conner completes the Antarctica Marathon http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/03/21/marine-lt-col-bill-conner-completes-the-antarctica-marathon-raises-more-than-50k-for-semper-fi-fund/ A year's delay, an early-race pulled muscle and a lot of mud didn't stop a boots-and-utilities-clad Lt. Col. Bill Conner from finally finishing the Antarctica Marathon earlier this month. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:40:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140325/TMP/303250068 Diet face-off: How 7 nutrition trends stack up http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/03/17/diet-face-off-how-7-nutrition-trends-stack-up/ The experts may never agree on the 'perfect' diet for weight maintenance, proper nutrition and optimal health, although some menus are better than others. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:56:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140325/TMP/303250066 EDITORIAL: Army Times calls on Fox to give 'Enlisted' better time slot http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140321/OFFDUTY02/303310018 The Fox network's new military comedy, 'Enlisted,' appears to have hit its stride, but stagnant ratings after the show's disappointing pilot episode threaten to torpedo its chances of being picked up for a second season. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:21:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140321/OFFDUTY02/303310018 2014 shotgun guide: See the standout new guns & ammo http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140314/NEWS/303140054 Firearms makers are rolling out a few new shotgun models and a number of product line extensions that show substantial tweaks to the original models. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:25:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140314/NEWS/303140054 Will FOX's military comedy 'Enlisted' become casualty of ratings? http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140313/OFFDUTY02/303130040 Despite early reports declaring 'Enlisted' dead on arrival, the new FOX comedy series is fighting on with a surge of support from military and DVR watchers. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:31:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140313/OFFDUTY02/303130040 Paralympic powerhouses: Sochi-bound veterans boost biggest contingent yet http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140305/OFFDUTY/303050020 With athletes ranging from an active-duty Navy SEAL injured in Afghanistan to a former Coast Guardsman paralyzed in a plane crash, the U.S. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:21:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140305/OFFDUTY/303050020 PT365: Air Force lab is developing the refrigerator of T-shirts http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140304/TMP/303040022 Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:18:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140304/TMP/303040022 Mission Family: Move your career along with Military OneSource tool http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140228/OFFDUTY/302280002 Peak moving season is approaching. If you know you'll soon be searching for a new job, starting a career, changing careers - or are thinking about those possibilities - check out the Military OneSource Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:22:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140228/OFFDUTY/302280002 USA-1 sled in 4th after first two runs http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140222/OFFDUTY/302220013 Steve Holcomb hit the wall on turn 5 in his second run Saturday night, enough of a driving mistake to drop the defending gold medalist and his team to fourth in Olympic four-man bobsled after the first two runs at Sanki Sliding Center. Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:02:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140222/OFFDUTY/302220013 Army's U.S. bobsled brakeman has a complex role http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140222/OFFDUTY/302220014 Watching a four-man bobsled lurch to life gives novice viewers the impression that it's simply a matter of run, push, jump and hunker down for an 85-mph ride. Sat, 22 Feb 2014 16:56:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140222/OFFDUTY/302220014 Film forecast for '14 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140221/OFFDUTY02/302210030 Hollywood may be hoping for a little less drama in 2014. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:06:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140221/OFFDUTY02/302210030 Kevlar for the Mind: Parenting style, sex among marriage concerns http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140221/OFFDUTY/302210028 Q. My wife and I seem to argue a lot about how to raise our children. I'm strict when it comes to discipline and she's a bit of a pushover. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:01:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140221/OFFDUTY/302210028 Win a $200 movie pass in our 2014 Red Carpet Contest http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY02/302170018 Will the '70s decadence of 'American Hustle' prove too much to resist? How about the '90s decadence of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'? Can Tom Hanks score gold yet again? Will the deep moral impact of '12 Years a Slave' tweak the consciences of Oscar voters? Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:45:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY02/302170018 Army veteran medals in 2-man bobsled http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY/302170026 The mantra for all three USA bobsled teams going into the Sochi Olympics was 'prepare-to-podium.' Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:58:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY/302170026 Bronze medal ends 62-year drought in two-man bobsled for U.S. http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY04/302170031 In 2011, a 62-year-old bottle of Dalmore single malt whisky reportedly sold for $194,000 in Singapore. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:43:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140217/OFFDUTY04/302170031 Army bobsledders clock practice runs - races start Sunday http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140214/OFFDUTY/302140014 The U.S. men's bobsled team is taking an advanced class on the Winter Olympics course at the Sanki Sliding Center - two minutes at a time. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:48:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140214/OFFDUTY/302140014 Officers are more likely to text while driving http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140211/NEWS/302110023 Your commander may be worse than a typical teenager when it comes to texting and driving. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:48:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140211/NEWS/302110023 Olympic luger, Army Sgt. Matt Mortensen boosts with weighted pullups http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/02/11/army-sgt-matt-mortensen-olympic-luger-boosts-power-with-weighted-pullups/ With speeds topping more than 90 mph, luge is one of the most dangerous Olympic sports. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:30:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140211/TMP/302110012 GI Joe, the world's first action figure, turns 50 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140206/OFFDUTY02/302060006 G.I. Joe is turning 50. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:29:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140206/OFFDUTY02/302060006 Meet your military Olympians http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140204/OFFDUTY04/302040017 When Team USA arrives in Sochi in the coming days, it will be the largest contingent any nation has ever deployed to the Olympic Winter Games. Make no mistake, the Americans are invading. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:16:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140204/OFFDUTY04/302040017 Real 'Monuments Men' records go on display in D.C. http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140204/NEWS/302040035 When art historians saw Paris fall to the Nazis in World War II, they immediately realized Europe's vast monuments, art, cathedrals and architecture were at risk and began mobilizing to protect such treasures. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:34:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140204/NEWS/302040035 Air Force adds Vanderlinden, Cross to staff http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140204/NEWS/302040004 Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun has added new assistants Ron Vanderlinden and Tim Cross to his staff. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 07:51:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140204/NEWS/302040004 Night Train rides again: Army's bobsled legacy continues at the Winter Olympics http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030020 Some might say don't mess with success, but don't tell that to Olympic bobsledding champion and Army veteran Steven Holcomb. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:31:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030020 PT365: Reboot your resolution and get back on track http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/02/03/resolution-reboot-tips-to-get-back-on-track-from-pt365-expert-mosi-smith/ We're a month into the new year. Are you still on the fitness resolution bandwagon? Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:31:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140203/TMP/302030017 Soldier-athletes bound for Russia keep wary eye on threats http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030024 Military athletes and coaches are heading to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, with a mixed sense of excitement and trepidation. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:23:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030024 3 Olympic teams have soldiers on their coaching squads http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030021 When Team USA's lugers get set to begin their high-speed quests for gold, pay close attention to who's whispering in their ear. Chances are it will be Staff Sgt. William Tavares, one of three soldiers now working full time as Olympic coaches. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:19:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140203/OFFDUTY04/302030021 Air Force singer headed to Hollywood stage on 'American Idol' http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140131/NEWS/301310014 Senior Airman Paula Hunt is going to Hollywood. Sun, 02 Feb 2014 09:09:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140131/NEWS/301310014 Military Muscle: Strengthen your traps http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/01/30/military-muscle-stand-up-straight-with-these-drills-to-strengthen-your-traps/ The trapezius muscles, or 'traps,' are very important. Whip yours into shape. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:51:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140130/TMP/301300018 Lab: Workout supplements short on creatine, BCAAs http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140116/OFFDUTY03/301160020 How's that 'muscle enhancement' supplement working out for you? Not seeing the kind of gains you had hoped for? Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:09:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140116/OFFDUTY03/301160020 Yurts take camping to the next level http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140115/OFFDUTY04/301150013 They were the go-to field tent for Genghis Khan's fabled cavalry as the Mongol hordes conquered Eurasia. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:51:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140115/OFFDUTY04/301150013 Trail tough & totally retooled http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140113/OFFDUTY04/301130013 The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk was unstoppable in the backwoods, mud-laden off-road course at Summit Point Motorsports Park in Summit Point, W.Va. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:32:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140113/OFFDUTY04/301130013 'Enlisted' embraces the suck http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140110/OFFDUTY02/301100020 The Fox comedy follows the antics of three brothers in arms serving in the hell of a 'rear D' unit in Florida. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 07:43:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140110/OFFDUTY02/301100020 Registration opens for Air Force Marathon http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140103/NEWS/301030011 More than 5,800 people registered on Jan. 1 to compete in the 18th annual Air Force Marathon, which is set for Sept. 20 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 15:42:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140103/NEWS/301030011 Get tracking and keep tabs on your steps, health & resolutions http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/01/02/get-tracking-high-tech-activity-trackers-keep-tabs-on-your-steps-health-resolutions/ Think of them as virtual coaches - to help set and meet your goals - or as cyber tattletales to alert your friends about a lazy week. Whether you're a data nerd or someone who's fallen off the fitness wagon, these trackers will help get - and keep - you moving. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 11:28:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140103/NEWS/301030010 NORAD Tracks Santa website had nearly 20 million visitors on Christmas Eve http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131227/OFFDUTY02/312270004 The North American Aerospace Defense Command's Santa-tracking program logged 19.58 million unique visitors to its website on Christmas Eve. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 09:19:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131227/OFFDUTY02/312270004 Courage, camaraderie inspire retired major http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131214/NEWS08/312140005 Retired Maj. Mike Banzet spent most of his Air Force career doing what he loved: flying. He was a crew chief on F-4s, F-16s and F-117s, and, after Officer Training School, he piloted KC-10s. He remembers being in the air days after 9/11 to see the Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:53:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131214/NEWS08/312140005 Here's what really helps -and what doesn't - for hangovers http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131210/OFFDUTY03/312100012 'Hangovers have been called a 'metabolic storm,'' says professor and food chemist Alyson E. Mitchell with the University of California at Davis. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:06:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131210/OFFDUTY03/312100012 Defusing holiday stress bombs http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131209/OFFDUTY03/312090015 The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but let's face it, sometimes they can be tough. And sometimes they can turn into a full-blown stress bomb. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:54:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131209/OFFDUTY03/312090015 PT365: American Council on Exercise study says CrossFit works http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2013/12/06/american-council-on-exercise-study-crossfit-works/ A new study on CrossFit recently published by the American Council on Exercise concludes what many devotees have known for years. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 09:40:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131208/OFFDUTY/312080014 Air Force drubbed 58-13 by Colorado State http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131201/OFFDUTY04/312010003 The only consolation for the Air Force Falcons was they didn't get shut out for the first time since 1992. Sun, 01 Dec 2013 09:27:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131201/OFFDUTY04/312010003 Troops use their strengths to find success as fitness models http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131118/OFFDUTY03/311150019 Could you compete in physique modeling? These troops are doing it. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:23:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131118/OFFDUTY03/311150019 Mets to wear camouflage jerseys for 5 home games http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131111/OFFDUTY04/311110019 The Mets will wear camouflage jerseys for five home games next year as part of a 'Military Monday' event that will include free tickets for U.S. servicemen and servicewomen. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:06:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131111/OFFDUTY04/311110019 Author explores service members' lives after they return home http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131110/OFFDUTY02/311100003 In David Finkel's new book, 'Thank You for Your Service,' a follow-up to 'The Good Soldiers,' the men of the 2-16th Infantry Regiment have left Iraq behind, but their war is far from over. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 08:44:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131110/OFFDUTY02/311100003 Movie review: Hammer time in 'The Dark World' http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131108/OFFDUTY02/311080006 Let's Ragnarok and roll, baby! Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:07:00 -0400 http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20131108/OFFDUTY02/311080006