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Default Air Force Logo Back to "basic blue"
Nothing feels better than marching in formation. After all, everyone loves a parade. The music, the sound of cadence, and heels pounding together. That might sound strange to some, but hear me out. Anyone who has been in the military remembers their first time, probably while in Basic Military Training, that they experienced that special moment out
0 2/05
2009
Default Air Force Logo Battle Buddies
While traveling east along Interstate 10 outside of Tallahassee, Florida, Pvt. Samuel Najac and Pvt. Yanixa Hayes' expectations of a relaxing, non-eventful Holiday Block Leave came to an abrupt halt. In the early afternoon of Dec. 20, the driver of a 2000 Toyota lost control of the vehicle while traveling westbound on I-10. The vehicle crossed two
0 1/22
2009
Default Air Force Logo Welcome back!
Welcome back from the holidays Team Goodfellow. I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and have come back refreshed and ready to tackle the opportunities and challenges we face in the new year. We are not starting from scratch; we had many noteworthy successes in 2008. We continued to turn out technical school graduates--our main mission--at
0 1/09
2009
Default Air Force Logo Lorenz on Leadership: At War in Cyberspace
"The stark reality is that the bad guys are winning and our nation is at risk." That's what retired Air Force Lieutenant General Harry Raduege, Jr., writes in an insightful article about cyberspace titled, "Evolving Cybersecurity Faces a New Dawn." As he describes our many challenges in cyberspace, General Raduege observes that "the list of
0 1/09
2009
Default Air Force Logo The right thing to do
Last week, while I was a spectator at an informal discussion between a senior officer and several of our young students, one particular student inspired me. These students had been selected from among their peers for excellent performance and this discussion was part of the recognition custom. It was my turn as a commander to participate in their
0 12/12
2008
Default Air Force Logo Remembering "A day that will live in infamy"
The surprise dawn attack by the Japanese Imperial Navy on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, brought disaster on the United States Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The attack resulted in the sinking of 18 major fighting ships, including four out of eight battleships; 188 aircraft destroyed and 2,403 U.S. personnel killed. The Japanese suffered minimal
0 12/05
2008
Default Air Force Logo Remembering our past
In my article this time last year, in commemoration of the ". . . date which will live in infamy," I wrote a piece that highlighted the challenges and shortcomings of U.S. intelligence leading up to the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The dawn attack by the Japanese Imperial Navy on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, brought disaster on the United
0 12/05
2008
Default Air Force Logo Happy Thanksgiving!
Team Second Air ForceThanksgiving is the time of year when we gather with our friends and families to pause and appreciate all we have to be thankful for in this great country of ours. The many blessings we enjoy come with a great responsibility the men and women of the Second Air Force are glad to carry. Your desire to serve as freedom's champions
0 11/26
2008
Default Air Force Logo What I’m thankful for
As the weather gets colder and we approach the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow, I can't help but think of those things for which I am thankful. To start with, I'm thankful for the opportunity to command some of the best Airmen in the Air Force here at Goodfellow Air Force Base. I'm thankful for the opportunity to work with Soldiers, Sailors, Marines
0 11/26
2008
Default Air Force Logo The night I was nearly killed by a kamikaze deer
It was a dark and stormy night. The dense trees on either side of the unlit road whooshed past, the occasional fifty-five speed limit and mileage sign illuminated by my high-beams. A lonely and slightly eerie feeling pressed against my car, as if carried by the wind and rain. As I hurtled on, I noticed what appeared to be some movement in the brush
0 11/20
2008
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