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Default Air Force Logo Expectations key to success
The Air Force of today is the most lethal and most diverse all-volunteer force the world has ever known. As most of you know, the 90th Space Wing has or has had Airmen performing duty all over the world, doing everything from humanitarian missions in Central America and Micronesia to direct action teams in Iraq and provincial reconstruction teams
0 4/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo Leaving lasting impressions
I was recently afforded the opportunity to attend the Air Force NCO academy at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. I spent the traditional six weeks at the academy with my fellow technical sergeants from around the Air Force, discussing leadership and management concepts, communication skills and other topics to make us more
0 4/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Are you there for those around you?
Have you ever met someone who changed how you look at yourself? Someone who did the right thing, time after time, despite the difficulties? Someone who was a leader not because of their rank, but because of their character? This is my story about one of those people and how he had the power to affect who we hope to become. This is my story about
0 3/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo Deployment: fulfilling your professional obligation
I recently returned from a 127-day deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. This having been my first deployment, I had no idea what I was getting into. I quickly learned and adapted to the new-found stress. I was the superintendent of the force protection flight - a group of 132 Airmen from 62
0 3/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo Take time to pay respect
I was driving to work the other day when the first note to reveille sounded and I was stunned at what I saw. I won't go into detail as to where I was located, but when reveille sounded, there were several active-duty members and civilians running for the door for fear they would have to stand outside in the cold for a couple of minutes while
0 3/22
2007
Default Air Force Logo Generations of Women moving history forward
March is the time to celebrate and pay tribute to women who have played an important role in the shaping of our society. The 2007 Women's History Month theme "Generations of Women Moving History Forward" promotes the recognition of those dominant women who, throughout our history, have strengthened and transformed America. One of the featured 2007
0 3/22
2007
Default Air Force Logo A simple plan
I will never forget the morning of Sept. 2, 2006, which was the day I deployed from Cheyenne. I awoke at 3 a.m., got dressed and stood in my kitchen, running through mental checklists to ensure I had planned for everything. Then I walked through my home, trying to memorize it for easy recall later. Finally, I watched my son sleep for a few minutes
0 3/22
2007
Default Air Force Logo Keep a positive attitude
The stress of daily life can sometimes make keeping a good attitude a challenge. As we spend most of our waking -- and some of our nighttime -- hours at work, it is important to enjoy what you do and who you work with. This sometimes can be difficult as you may not particularly like your current job or you have a boss who has a nice set of horns
0 3/12
2007
Default Air Force Logo Visiting VA Hospital a rewarding experience
Do you respect veterans in all their glory, or do you not think of them until Veterans Day?These are the people who served before you and possibly the ones who inspired you to join. Here is a bit of reality: they cannot visit you. Why not visit them? After Airmen get over the initial discomfort of speaking loudly so many veterans can hear them and
0 3/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo MLK's leadership of military relevance
The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was considered many things by many people -- a minister, activist, hero, some even thought him to be a communist. However, even his greatest opponents would probably agree that he was a leader -- one with an absolute belief in the strategy of nonviolence and the supreme conviction that all men and women deserved
0 2/28
2007
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