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Default Air Force Logo Four powerful words
Sometimes the smallest of phrases can make the greatest impact . "I love you.""Look before you leap.""Service before self."While having a discussion with a group of friends, I heard a phrase that outlines a great roadmap for leaders. Second Lt. Angie Maldonado, who is currently attending school to become an intelligence officer, stated that her
0 1/21
2010
Default Air Force Logo Rare creature appears in South Carolina
Now that the cold weather is here, a certain creature will begin to make its appearance in South Carolina. This creature is normally found in most northern states because of the cold and snowy weather in those locations. However, it has been known to migrate south when the winter weather arrives. What am I talking about? The peephole driver. We
0 1/13
2010
Default Air Force Logo My protective shell
I thank God as I stand in my protective shell of Air Force Blue. It's like I work in a building in a city full of other buildings, and I watch them fall down all around me. My building is the Air Force, and the buildings all around me represent the unfortunate decline of our economy. Times are tough and I am grateful for what I have ...
0 1/11
2010
Default Air Force Logo Tips for healthy resolutions for the whole year
As the first few months of the New Year slip away, do you find your resolutions slipping away as well? Resolutions should be reasonably attainable so that you are setting yourself up for success rather than disappointment. Try focusing on small intermediate goals that will ultimately lead you to your primary goal. Do not expect to be perfect and
0 12/10
2009
Default Air Force Logo Healthy resolutions for the whole year
As the first few months of the new year slip away, do you find your resolutions slipping away as well? Resolutions should be reasonably attainable so that you are setting yourself up for success rather than disappointment. Try focusing on small, intermediate goals that will ultimately lead you to your primary goal. Do not expect to be perfect. Aim
0 12/09
2009
Default Air Force Logo Saint Nick cell phone safety message
'Twas the night before Christmas; well, actually the day,And Santa was busy, preparing his sleigh;Loading it down with gifts of good cheerWhile Mrs. Claus took care of all the reindeer.As nighttime approached, Santa grabbed his coat and hat,Then turned on his GPS to look at the map.He hopped into his sled and then flew out of sightAs Mrs. Claus
0 12/01
2009
Default Air Force Logo Promoting family resiliency
Developing military family resilience is a process unique to each military family. No two military families have the exact same struggles and successes any more than any two civilian families. Yet, there are some commonalities that military families share in the quest to build resilience.What is "resilience" and how does the term apply to military
0 11/12
2009
Default Air Force Logo One empty aircraft parking spot
Members of the 20th Fighter Wing, If you had driven the Shaw AFB flight line late Thursday evening you'd have seen rows of F-16 aircraft parked in lighted shelters, with dedicated maintainers buttoning up the jets for the night. But one row was different. One row had an empty parking spot. One ladder still lay on the ground, and one crew chief
0 10/19
2009
Default Air Force Logo Flu vaccinations now availible
The seasonal flu vaccine is currently available to all military family members at the 20th Medical Group's immunizations clinic during the following hours: Monday 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1
0 10/13
2009
Default Air Force Logo How do we hold ourselves accountable?
Accountability. "Our definition of accountability and how we enforce it may differ somewhat, but the need to establish and maintain standards is core to military service," Col. Ted Uchida, 20th Mission Support Group commander, said recently. "Each of us has a responsibility to ourselves, our superiors and our subordinates to establish and maintain
0 10/06
2009
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