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  • Commitment

    Our numerous experiences in life present many conclusions as to who we are and what we are capable of, but with every new day comes a new realization. Two months ago, I confirmed a feeling I held within and decided to act on a newfound initiative that could potentially fill a void I felt inside. I

  • What does a leader look like?

    In the Air Force we have many titles, noncommissioned officer-in-charge, officer-in-charge, chief enlisted manager, wing commander and the list goes on and on. These titles are a way of defining the position we hold, it does not define the person we are. A title does not make a great leader,

  • AFGSC commander sends Memorial Day message

    On Memorial Day, we pay tribute to the uniformed men and women who have given everything in our nation's defense. From the battlefields of past struggles to the current fight, we set aside this day each year to honor fallen Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.This year Global Strike Command lost

  • Safety is personal -- for all

    For many of us, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer when the nice weather and school vacations draw Airmen and their families out to travel, oftentimes deviating from their normal routines.In the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, we also experience an increased risk of

  • 'Stupid is as stupid does'

    This is one of my favorite movie quotes of all time. It's pithy and factual. The context in which it is used refers to a person's intelligence based on their actions ... actions that are careless or not well thought out. I often hold myself accountable when performing incidental acts that are far

  • To honor with dignity

    When joining the Air Force, many of us look forward to the opportunity to serve, pursue our education or seek job security. All of these thoughts, plus a few others, crossed through my mind as I signed on the "dotted line" and committed the next six years to serving. Little did I know within the

  • More than stitches, cloth

    The nuclear mission we perform each day across the wing requires dedicated professionals who master their job and perform it perfectly. Accomplishing the mission is the primary focus, but it takes outstanding people to make it happen. Hanging on the wall in the 90th Operations Support Squadron is a

  • How the Air Force Assistance Fund helped me

    In 2008, I graduated college, married the love of my life, and commissioned into the world's greatest Air Force -- Life was great! Early that December, I went on Christmas leave for the first time before I began my training. My family means the world to me and since they supported and guided me

  • In the rear view

    Place yourself in the driver seat of a vehicle and your goal is to get from Point A to Point B. Seems pretty simple to achieve, but there are many factors which influence success. Ask yourself these questions: "Did you check your rear view mirror? How often? What was your speed and how often did