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Default Air Force Logo Leadership: not just for the high-ranking
There are many ways an Airman can become a great leader and mentor for those around them. When I first came to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., I had no clue what to expect. My leadership has constantly changed in the year that I've been stationed here. I do my best to learn what I can from every Airman I work with.Knowledge is power in the Air
0 12/17
2013
Lieutenant General Stephen W. "Seve" Wilson Wishing you a very happy holiday
Strikers,As we head into the Christmas and New Year holiday, I want to thank you for what you do for our nation's strategic deterrence and assurance mission every single day. Our mission requires long hours, long deployments and long periods of time spent away from your families. Without your efforts our nation becomes less safe and our adversaries
0 12/17
2013
Default Air Force Logo See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil
Everyone has met one or two Airmen in your career that agrees with their leadership's decisions even though they know it's against Air Force policies or directives. They refuse to speak up about the violation and would rather follow orders because they don't want to rock the boat. They may even think that their input won't matter, so why bother.
0 12/10
2013
Default Air Force Logo Loyalty
Have you ever stopped and thought about loyalty and what it really means? I believe it denotes an essential virtue in the character of an individual. Each of us have taken an oath to be loyal to our country and to the service to which we belong. Officers and enlisted alike must swear to support and defend the Constitution of the United States
0 12/10
2013
Default Air Force Logo Preparing for life after the military
There are transition deliverables required from all service members who are separating or retiring, whether they have completed six months or 30 years of service. Separation or retirement from military service is inevitable. At some point in people's military career, they will need to begin their transition from active military service to their
0 12/04
2013
Default Air Force Logo Attitude is everything: What’s yours going to be?
What comes to mind when you hear the words, "missile base?" Fear? Panic? Uncertainty? or all of the above? Many first term Airmen find themselves overwhelmed with the news they will be coming to a missile base, or at least I did.How many of us actually knew where Cheyenne, Wyo., was? Whether this applies to you or not, we can agree if you simply
0 12/03
2013
Default Air Force Logo Giving thanks
The holiday season is upon us, beginning with the celebration of Thanksgiving. The tradition of giving thanks is deeply rooted into our American legacy.In 1621, Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast which established the custom of setting aside time each year to give thanks. In 1863, in the midst of the Civil War,
0 11/22
2013
Default Air Force Logo Heart of success: Being thankful for military families
As the holiday season approaches, we remember the things we are thankful for. In the month of November, there is Thanksgiving and Veterans Day, but November is also military family appreciation month. The military family is the heart of the success of our military and its Airmen. The military family is not just the spouses and the children of the
0 11/22
2013
Default Air Force Logo Living by the Creed: Never leave an Airman behind
American Airmen from all walks of life, serving in places across the globe, will join together to share a feast with their closest family and friends on Thanksgiving Day. While many of our brethren will head home, far more will remain on-station in support of our never ending mission. With the everyday stress of the nuclear enterprise, how will you
0 11/19
2013
Default Air Force Logo Leading in today’s military
I have had several people, both military and civilians, ask me about how we continue to work in today's military with the current political environment. The answer I keep telling them is 'just do your part and control the things that you have control over.' As our budgets seem to shrink, our mission stays the same. We must continue to work hard
0 11/19
2013
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