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Default Air Force Logo Privacy Act, personally identifiable information: What you need to know to protect you
A couple of weeks ago, my brother called me upset after just finding out he was a victim of identity theft. Without going into too much detail, another man using his name and date of birth was acquiring prescription drugs from a pharmacy in another state via his health savings plan. My brother spent an enormous amount of time trying to find out how
0 7/22
2013
Default Air Force Logo Everyday Air Force community
On a street corner in Louisville, Ky., Thomas Merton experienced a realization of connectedness with strangers around him. In his journal, this monk and writer compared his experience to waking up, and he cared for others in a new way. However, different from Merton, those in the Air Force may have felt just the same. This happens not only, for
0 7/12
2013
Default Air Force Logo The best advice I ever received
Summertime is usually a time of change for military members. There are new commanders, new duty stations, massive moves across the country and other changes that create a new environment. The stress of so much change can be mitigated with a very simple approach I learned 16 years ago.As a senior at the Air Force Academy, I attended an after-lunch
0 7/12
2013
Default Air Force Logo How will you react to change?
Summer is here, school is out and families are planning their camping trips, visits to national parks, amusement parks and taking time to enjoy the outdoors and beautiful weather here in Wyoming. Summer is also our typical permanent-change-of-station season and over these next couple of months we will be experiencing change of commands and change
0 7/02
2013
Default Air Force Logo Followership crucial to leadership
If there is one constant I have learned about leadership, it is change is a certainty, and a good leader must be able to adapt to it. As leaders, it is critical we set aside our pride so we can properly adapt to change and inspire mission accomplishment at the same time. To do this, our leadership philosophy must be based on good followership
0 6/21
2013
Default Air Force Logo Not the time to take your eye off the ball
Congratulation's Mighty Ninety, you have just finished an impressive display of your abilities to do your job by receiving the highest rating given for a Nuclear Surety Inspection and blowing the Nuclear Operational Readiness Inspection out of the water. All of you should be extremely proud, because you've proven to the world that F. E. Warren is
0 5/10
2013
Default Air Force Logo Position vs. Person
In life, especially military life, we are often expected to fill numerous roles and a variety of responsibilities. This is apparent simply by looking at the Airman's Creed. As if it were a job description, the Airman's Creed lists a few of the roles we must carry out to ensure success on an individual level as well as an organizational level:
0 5/10
2013
Default Air Force Logo Summer recreation, safety
The 101 critical days of summer are rapidly approaching and the time to start preparing is now. Wyoming has an abundance of recreational opportunities to enjoy during the summer months, but it's crucial to enjoy them safely. While there is something for everyone, every recreational opportunity has its own special set of safety considerations that
0 4/26
2013
Default Air Force Logo Mental Spring cleaning
Spring is in the air! During this time of year cleaning is emphasized, and I'd like to take some time to focus on mental cleaning. By the time this is published, the 90th Missile Wing will be finished with three major inspections. During stressful times such as these, mental preparation is a daily activity. So let's look at some ways to help clean
0 4/26
2013
Default Air Force Logo Leading with our hearts
My father, an Army sergeant major, raised his children to not follow the crowd and to be strong leaders. When one of six children would 'follow the crowd' and commit a wrongdoing; Dad would give his lecture on leadership, often asking, "If they jumped off the bridge, are you going to jump too?" and "Be a leader of good, not a follower of bad."A
0 4/19
2013
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