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Default Air Force Logo Are you safeguarding PII
It is everyone's responsibility and obligation to ensure Personally Identifiable Information is properly collected, accessed, used shared and disposed of with the Air Force workplace at all times. PII is defined as any information about and individual maintained by an agency that can be used to distinguish an individual's identity, such as their
0 8/21
2012
Default Air Force Logo My job is prosecuting sexual assault
Here's a simple truth...sexual offenders reject our core values of integrity, service and excellence, in favor of following their own base, undisciplined, criminal desires. Most sexual assaults committed by Airmen are "blue on blue," or Airmen victimizing other Airmen. So in addition to rejecting our core values, these undisciplined Airmen reject
0 8/14
2012
Default Air Force Logo The art of discipline
When Airmen think of discipline, the first thing that pops into their minds is a letter of counseling, admonishment or reprimand. This is very true, but discipline also stands for knowing what to do and doing it without thinking twice about it. It's a habit, per se. Starting from the time Airmen enter the military, they begin the discipline
0 8/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo Think safety this Labor Day
Labor Day traditionally celebrates the economic and social contributions of the worker. However, Labor Day has come to be celebrated by most Americans as the symbolic end of the summer. For those of us working in safety, we are wrapping up the Air Force's Critical Days of Summer campaign. Air Combat Command is providing us with a Family Day on
0 8/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo Tips for buying a car
Buying a car is an important and costly venture. That being said, military towns could be full of opportunistic car dealers who are looking to cash in on young Airmen with steady paychecks. Following some simple tips can help ensure you get a good deal while avoiding common scams and mistakes.1. Research prices and dealerships. This almost goes
0 8/07
2012
A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron is instructed on bullet writing, July 23, 2012, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. A bullet writing seminar was recently taught by Senior Master Sgt. Frank Graziano, 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron deployment and distribution flight superintendent. The class offered Airmen instruction on the six steps of bullet writing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dorothy M. Driscoll/Released)


Bullet writing class takes Airmen back to basics
As a young Staff Sgt. I was eager to attend the bullet writing class recently offered here and led by Senior Master Sgt. Frank Graziano, 20th Logistics Readiness Squadrons Distribution Flight Superintendent. More than 116 members of all ranks, Enlisted and Officers, gathered for two separate classes in which Graziano graciously gave us award
0 7/24
2012
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cassandra Jenniges, a native of Lamberton, Minn., and currently assigned to the 20th Force Support Squadron, tightens her chin strap after donning her helmet before riding her motorcycle on March 9, 2012. (U.S.  Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Cohen A. Young/Released) Motorcycle PPE: The first line of defense
You are probably asking yourself, "What is PPE"? Well, personal protective equipment, PPE for short, is what we wear to protect ourselves from injury. For example, football players wear pads and a helmet for protection when they play football. Construction workers wear hardhats, eye protection and various other devices to help them do their job.
0 7/03
2012
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron, walk down the Shaw Air Force Base flight line to meet their families upon returning home from a five month deployment in support of Operation Unified Protector, Sept. 12, 2011, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. The mission of the 77th FS is to provide air suppression and destruction of enemy defenses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kenny Holston/Released)


That's my leader
Thank you for allowing me a couple minutes of your time to discuss my interpretation of leadership. I'm humbled to have the opportunity.Care for your people, love your people. This may sound a little touchy feely but it's essential to be effective. They have to know that you care about them and that you're all in for them. If they don't, they won't
0 5/29
2012
Default Air Force Logo Distinguish yourself and recognition will follow
The question lingers: What does it take to be recognized? For Airmen, Noncommissioned (NCO) and Senior Noncommissioned Officers (SNCO), recognition can be a confusing issue, so let's talk process:Recognition as an "on the spot, monthly, quarterly, or annual" award winner can be a deciding factor for a rating on a performance report; or for Senior
0 5/23
2012
Default Air Force Logo This story is about you
"Safety -- It's Personal" is the theme for this year's Critical Days of Summer safety campaign, which runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. This year's theme is a reminder that safety is everyone's responsibility, and the decisions we make impact our friends, families and Air Force community. That's the message from Maj. Gen.
0 5/23
2012
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