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  • “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”
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • "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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness

    Marcus was a star running back at his high school. At age 16, he was bright and popular and dreamed of college until a spring day in March. The popular athlete stabbed his girlfriend to death in a school hallway after she tried to break up with him. What had gone wrong? How did a boy with such pent-up rage escape the attention of parents and
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