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Default Air Force Logo Mentor Leadership - 90 seconds to connect
While attending the squadron commander's course a few months ago, I had the great opportunity to hear words of wisdom from Chief Master Sgt. James Cody, the Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Education and Training Command, who left us with many keys and tips for a successful command tour.Here is something he said that left a lasting impression
0 8/23
2011
Default Air Force Logo Fight this war
On Sept. 11, 2001, a tragic day's events set forth the global war on terrorism. If given the opportunity on that day or even today, how many Americans would do what they could to save the lives of our fellow country men and women? Everyone has the opportunity. Every American citizen can help stop the loss of American lives. It doesn't have to come
0 8/18
2011
Default Air Force Logo Handling emotions at work
Managing your emotions in the workplace is more important today than it has ever been because today's workplace is a challenging place.Change is constant due to reorganizations, mergers, transfers and individual job changes. Most of us are juggling multiple priorities, sometimes with limited resources. The work force is more diverse than it has
0 8/15
2011
Default Air Force Logo FSS has something for everyone
Did you work out at the Fitness Center this morning? Or perhaps take your children to the Child Development Center or Youth Center? Have you had breakfast at the Dining facility or Bowling Center lately? I bet you went by the Education office not long ago to register for tuition assistance, Post 9/11 GI Bill, or possibly even to take a test.
0 8/15
2011
Default Air Force Logo 'Don't put off until tomorrow, what you can do today'
Major life changes can be scary to say the least. Fortunately, the Defense Department has developed a program to try and eliminate some of the uneasiness and unknown factors associated with the decision to separate or retire from the military service. The Defense Department's Transition Assistance Program, called TAP, was developed for this primary
0 8/10
2011
Default Air Force Logo Smarter than My Parents
Or I could actually say, I'm smarter than my supervisor, my mentors, and for that case, anyone who has ever gone on before me. I believe I'm smarter or maybe even wiser because of the increase in knowledge and technological advances around me. Therefore, I must be smarter and wiser. This seems to be the prevailing mindset of late ... that we are
0 8/09
2011
Default Air Force Logo Bring your ideas, courage and leadership
The Mission Support Group is responsible for providing all service and support to Goodfellow AFB and its personnel in meeting the intelligence and firefighter training mission. The area of responsibility equates to some 159 highly specialized facilities and a population of over 9,000 when you include all students, permanent party, family members
0 7/25
2011
Default Air Force Logo Just do it!
You earn 30 days of leave each year. Do you plan out your vacation, spend your leave on extended weekends, or just a day here and there? Or like many friends I know; go see family every year for the holidays, birthdays and other family events. Those are important events and vacation time well spent, but have you ever thought that next year is the
0 7/15
2011
Default Air Force Logo Life Long Learning
As a military member, leader, officer or enlisted, lifelong learning should be an integral aspect of our day to day activities as we strive to accomplish the Air Force mission.Wikipedia defines Lifelong Learning as the continuous building of skills and knowledge throughout the life of an individual. It occurs through experiences encountered in the
0 7/11
2011
Default Air Force Logo Counsel most wise
Many years ago I read a commentary in a base newspaper penned by Col. Mark Blum, at that time, the commander of the 212th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Okla. It resonated strongly within me, and when I referenced the article years later at a United States Air Force Squadron Commanders course, there were other officers in the room that also
0 6/30
2011
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