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(U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Nikita Thorpe) The journey to what I thought was the finish line
Being introduced to the military when I was 12 years old was one of the best things that could have happened to me and has had a lasting impact on my answer to this question, “What do I want to do in my life?” The lifestyle, comradery and security of being in the military was exactly what I wanted for myself. I had no doubt I would achieve this as
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2017
Senior Airman Marisa Martinez (second from left) supply and resources technician, with the 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron, poses for a photo accepting the Diamond Sharp award. Posing with Martinez from the left, are Col. Matthew Dillow, 90th Missile Wing vice commander, Chief Master Sgt. Jeffery Steagall, 90th Missile Wing command chief, Master Sgt. Brandon Finefrock, 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron first sergeant. The award is presented monthly to three Airmen chosen by the Warren First Sergeants council. (U.S. Air Force photo by Glenn Robertson) “2017 Year of the Family” Martinez
Air Force Global Strike Command has proclaimed 2017 the “Year of the Family,” and there are several different initiatives focused towards families. These initiatives are focused toward supporting Airmen and their families, which includes where they live, learn, play, pray and receive care. Senior Airman Marisa Martinez a recent “Diamond Sharp”
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2017
Winter scenes from Gate 1 at F.E. Warren, Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano) Welcome to F.E. Warren, AFB, Sir!
While entering the base the other day, I was greeted by a young Airman who politely said, “Welcome to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, sir!” I replied in a joking manner, “Oh, I‘ve been here before.”   I have been stationed here for several years, as both active duty and now as a civilian.   I first arrived at F.E. Warren in June of 1994. I left the
0 4/13
2017
Staff Sgt. Richard Rodriguez, 90th Medical Operations Squadron dental support NCO in charge, instructs Senior Airman Tristan Crosswhite, 90th MDOS dental assistant, during a teeth cleaning at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., April 6, 2017. Rodriguez said he enjoys working with Airmen and providing assistance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Carter) Faces of the Mighty Ninety: Dental Clinic
When most people think about going to the dentist, unpleasant thoughts usually consume them. Being in that dental chair can combine all your fears in one visit…pain, needles, blood, drilling and loud unfamiliar noises. These things have definitely caused me to be apprehensive about making a dental appointment in the past. I can honestly say that is
0 4/10
2017
Default Air Force Logo Why is nutrition important?
Energy, nutrients, development and family gatherings. These are just a few words that come to mind when I think about nutrition.  Nutrition plays an important role in our daily life cycle.  As a mother, professional and athlete, I think of nutrition in many different ways.   As a mother, I see nutrition as treats for school or sporting events, time
0 4/05
2017
Default Air Force Logo Thank goodness I failed my PT test
What a title for an article. You’re probably wondering how someone could be thanking God that they failed a test, much more a physical training test where it seems as though your whole Air Force career could be on the line. However, sometimes things happen in our lives that later on we look back and realize made us a better person or possibly
0 3/15
2017
(U.S. Air Force Courtesy Graphic) "Year of the Family” focuses on areas to help families
Air Force Global Strike Command has proclaimed 2017 the Year of the Family, and has chosen to focus on Airmen and their families and topics affecting their quality of life.  There are five major focus areas which include where Airmen live, learn, play, pray and receive care. Master Sgt. Erica and Christopher Stokes have seen many changes and
0 3/14
2017
Col. Stephen Kravitsky, 90th Missile Wing commander and Senior Airman Cheryl Lunt, 90th Comptroller Squadron financial analyst technician, pause for a photo after spending the day together at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., March 8, 2017. The shadowing program allows junior Airmen to accompany the commander for a day to learn how senior leaders lead the wing, tackle issues and make critical decisions. (U.S. Air Force Photo by 1st Lt Esther Willett) Airman shadows wing commander, shares about experience
Senior Airman Cheryl Lunt, 90th Comptroller Squadron financial analyst technician, works in the wing’s budgeting office and had the opportunity to shadow Col. Stephen Kravitsky, 90th Missile Wing commander, for a day March 8, 2017. This program allows junior Airmen to accompany the commander for a day to learn how senior leaders lead the wing,
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2017
Default Air Force Logo NCLS: 20th AF Professional Development Opportunity
The 20th Air Force ICBM Center of Excellence sent 27 Airmen to the National Character and Leadership Symposium at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado., Feb. 23-24. This year’s theme was “Warrior Ethos and the American Airman.” I had the opportunity to attend the two-day symposium, which provided an opportunity for Academy personnel, community
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Peek inside the promotion process, set yourself up for success
I recently had the opportunity to serve as a recorder supporting an Air Force Global Strike Command Management Level Review at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2017.  The MLR board is charged with recommending the command’s best officers for promotion. In order to fulfill that purpose, a team of senior raters spends a day
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2017
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