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Default Air Force Logo Proud to be an Airman
"Why did you go?" someone asked me. "It's a Saturday night and you dressed in uniform to go to the anniversary ball? Why?" My mouth opened to answer, probably with something clever like, "Why not?" But before uttering anything, I snapped it closed and thought about the question. Why did I going to ball? Vandenberg recently held its 50th Anniversary
0 10/21
2008
Col. Jay Raymond, 21st Space Wing commander, answers questions from company grade officers at the wing's CGO call Oct. 7 at the Peterson AFB Club. (Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Jonathan Simmons) Leadership gives vector to company grade officers
"'What do I do now?' said the Lt." This is a sentiment that many new company grade officers are familiar with, either through personal experience or from looking around at the water cooler. On Oct. 7, looking around, looking up, looking back and looking inside took on a whole new meaning at the 21st Space Wing's CGO call. CGOs from all over the
0 10/20
2008
Default Air Force Logo The Art of Discipline
Fellow intercontinental ballistic missile professionals -- what color is your "belt?" If you're in a "blackbelt" job, are you continuing to perfect and hone your skills, or are you allowing yourself to stagnate? Discipline is an art, my kids taught me that. My kids have been is Universal Kempo Karate for about two years. This year they decided to
0 10/17
2008
The "Year of Leadership" takes place from September 2008 to August 2009. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Year of Leadership
The "Year of Leadership" at Vandenberg is in full swing and I want to stress the importance of participation at all levels. Unfortunately, disturbing incidents over the last year called into question focus and expertise in certain mission areas. As a result, Gen. C. Robert Kehler directed this initiative because, "The sustainment, growth, and
0 10/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo Year of Leadership The paradox of discipline
The idea discipline and freedom are mutually exclusive is a longstanding one, and Plato generally receives the credit. We often see this play out in our daily lives; try to tell a coworker to clean their desk or a child to clean their room, and you may hear them say you are encroaching upon their freedom. In a free society, it seems discipline is
0 10/03
2008
Default Air Force Logo An opportunity to lead
About a week ago, an issue occurred regarding an operational deployment that required immediate intervention from my Crew Force Management Flight. When I requested information from the flight, it wasn't the flight commander, noncommissioned officer in charge or even a flight NCO who forwarded the data to me. The most junior member of the flight, an
0 9/17
2008
Default Air Force Logo Looking at 4,400 words that formed the country
"We the people ..." No three words have as much significance to the United States as these. More important than these words, however, are the seven articles and 27 amendments that follow these words, making the Constitution of the United States. In 1787 Benjamin Franklin was 80 years old, the Revolutionary War had ended, and a new government was
0 9/09
2008
Default Air Force Logo Thanks for serving
Thanks for serving! How many times have you heard that phrase? Have you ever been minding your own business and had a neighbor, a friend from downtown or even a complete stranger walk up to you and thank you for serving your country? You've heard it at military appreciation days, on the 4th of July during parades, and certainly in airports where
0 8/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo Are you committed?
I recently retired from the Air Force after more than 29 years of uniformed service. I distinctly remember being asked by many when I was going to retire after I reached my 20-year point. The thought of retiring never crossed my mind, so my response was always I was making it a career. Why? Because I was committed to uniformed service, the Air
0 7/21
2008
C-54 Skymaster Berlin Airlift a triumph for early Air Force
In comparison to other wartime commemorations, you don't often hear about an air campaign that resulted in one of America's finest victories without a single shot fired: The 1948 Berlin Airlift. It began when the Western allies approved the deutschemark as the postwar German currency June 20, 1948. The Soviet Union responded by cutting all land and
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2008
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