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Default Air Force Logo Mission - Airmen - Family
Then-Maj. Gen. Robin Rand, formerly the Air Force's Director of Legislative Liaison, took the time to sit me down on several occasions to provide professional and personal mentorship, most recently after I was selected for squadron command last year. An outstanding senior leader and mentor in our Air Force, he posited that the mission, Airmen and
0 12/28
2011
Default Air Force Logo Preventing sexual assault with bystander intervention
Over the last few weeks we have been discussing what a bystander is and the importance of recognizing signs to look for to be a good bystander. Now, let's talk about how to intervene to help prevent sexual assault on Goodfellow.The first step to intervention is assessing the situation. Is it safe for me to intervene? Will intervening put me or
0 12/13
2011
Default Air Force Logo My First Air Force Family
Sometimes I wish I could make time standstill. In the constant changing life we live, every once in awhile I wish a moment would last forever. I remember when Chip and I were stationed at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., while he attended Air Command and Staff College. We had an amazing flight of colleagues that we soon called our good friends. The
0 12/13
2011
Default Air Force Logo The Future of Our Nation is in Your Hands
"Surprise, when it happens to a government, is likely to be a complicated, diffuse, bureaucratic thing. It includes neglect of responsibility, but also responsibility so poorly defined or so ambiguously delegated that action gets lost. It includes gaps in intelligence that, like a string of pearls too precious to wear, is too sensitive to give to
0 12/06
2011
Default Air Force Logo The power of bystander intervention
It was a typical Saturday night and I was at a club with my friends. I noticed a girl dancing with a guy known for getting ladies drunk and taking advantage of them. I made my way over to them and told her to dance with me. She gave me a dirty look, but I was persistent. I took her arm and pulled her with me. I ended up dancing with her the rest of
0 12/06
2011
Default Air Force Logo Preparation and Perseverance – Keys to Success
"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes"- Benjamin Disraeli"Success flourishes only in perseverance - ceaseless, restless perseverance"- Baron Manfred von RichthofenWhat's the trait that world class athletes, professional musicians, statesmen, and great military tacticians all have common? While
0 11/29
2011
Default Air Force Logo Bystander intervention saves would-be victims
In 2011, 87 percent of the sexual assault reports here were made by clients where there was bystander who was either present during the assault or before the sexual assault occurred. With that being said, it's clear we need to do more to help our Team Goodfellow members learn how to recognize the signs of a potential sexual assault, and how to
0 11/28
2011
Default Air Force Logo Legal assistance offered when facing divorce
The world can seem out of control when your marriage is in trouble, and when you're in the military, you face extra challenges of staying ready for duty while dealing with what's going on in your personal life. Legal assistance attorneys frequently advise military members and their spouses on divorce, legal separation, child support, child custody,
0 11/17
2011
Default Air Force Logo There when needed: Native Americans have always answered the call of duty
Native Americans serving in the military long have been part of one of the largest per-capita ethnic groups in the profession of arms. Young Native Americans have answered and continue to answer the nation's call of duty for many reasons. Some see it as a rite of passage, while others have been taught service, sacrifice and courage are virtues of
0 11/17
2011
Default Air Force Logo Legal assistance offered when facing divorce
The world can seem out of control when your marriage is in trouble, and when you're in the military, you' face the extra challenge of staying ready for duty while dealing with what's going on in your personal life. Legal assistance attorneys frequently advise military members and their spouses on divorce, legal separation, child support, child
0 11/14
2011
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