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  • What Will be Your Legacy?

    "We will be known forever by the tracks we leave" - Native American proverbPeople are the only things that live on after you are gone. Not your money, not your brilliant ideas, not your inventions, and not changes you made to anything. Nothing lives on, except the people who you will, in one way or another, leave behind. With those people, you will
  • Embodying ‘I am Air Force Energy’

    October is Energy Action Month, the key word in that title being, "Action." We take this month to highlight the importance of energy in our daily lives, but throughout the year we, as individuals and as a Command, must be mindful of our energy actions, maintaining the mantra and this year's theme, "I am Air Force Energy."Part of ensuring Global
  • Commitment to God, Family, Country =Resiliency

    Have you ever just sat back and reflected on an event you participated in, and realized that you were part of something great? This past Sunday, several people of the chapel took part in a "Resolution" service, were we stood before our spouse and the chapel community to recommit ourselves to God, spouse (or future spouse), and to children. I
  • What will you leave behind?

    "Everyone must leave something behind when he dies...Something your hand touched some way so your soul has somewhere to go when you die...It doesn't matter what you do...so long as you change something from the way it was before you touched it into something that's like you after you take your hands away." - Ray Bradlbury, "Fahrenheit 451"What
  • Seasonable Uniforms

    Seasons change and so do our uniforms combinations. Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Appearance, and the Air Force Global Strike Command supplement make it easy to know what you can and can't wear. As I walk around base facilities, I have noticed some interesting, yet, unauthorized uniform combinations. Therefore, to keep everyone in the
  • My Toughest Day

    My toughest day as a squadron commander came about two months after I took command. It was nothing operational, the 320th was doing (and continues to do) a great job conducting operations in the missile field. My toughest day was the day a member of my squadron was convicted in a court martial for drug use. Why was this my toughest day? The trial
  • Teaming up with Safety

    Have you ever wondered how significant safety and teamwork are to the daily mission? The Airmen of the 320th Missile Squadron understand and rely on safety and teamwork every day. The 320th MS is one of three squadrons in the 90th Operations Group located at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The 320th's daily mission is to provide nuclear
  • Remembering September 12th, 2001…

    As we commemorate the 11th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, it is important and appropriate that we remember and honor the victims of the terrorist attacks on our nation and their families/friends who were left attempting to deal with the loss of their loved ones. As one who endured the attack on the Pentagon that day, this
  • Safety and your wingman: Safety through teamwork

    During the past year, the 90th Missile Wing Honor Guard has accomplished 111 details, 60 of them being funerals. Safety is the first priority when working to accomplish our endeavor - to honor a fallen veteran at his or her final resting place. In order to do so, the Honor Guard always relies on our fellow ceremonial guardsman, our wingman, to help
  • Leading the best teams

    Great people surround us in the Air Force. Leaders often face the desirable challenge of figuring out how best to add value to teams full of commitment, experience, and expertise. More bluntly, how do we lead people smarter than us? Below are ideas on how to contribute to an already high-performing team.The first tools in the starter kit are