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Default Air Force Logo Inspiration for a commander
Command is a tough gig. I'm not complaining; believe me when I say I love it and don't want to do anything else in my Air Force career, but it is a tough job. So why do I love it? I don't do it for the money. As all military people are aware none of us will get rich serving our country. It isn't the power; I'm just not made that way. So what keeps
0 4/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo New Force Support Squadron will streamline Goodfellow functions
When it comes to people programs, community support and quality of life, there will soon be one organization on base that will handle it all - the 17th Force Support Squadron. The idea of creating a merged squadron concept is in line with Congressional Program Budget Decision 720, which granted the Air Force authority to reduce manpower
0 3/21
2008
Default Air Force Logo Changes coming to 17 CONS
Yes, contracting will be transforming like many of the other functionals across the Air Force. Here in the continental United States, our contracting transformation is called Installation Acquisition Transformation. The 17th Contracting Squadron will replace its current role of actually awarding contracts to becoming business advisors and helping
0 3/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo Be smart, be ready, be there
I am honored to be able to write this article for the Goodfellow Air Force Base community. As always, it is a pleasure working with so many professionals. Let me begin by first saying "thank you" to all of you who are serving your nation in the Armed Forces--and that goes for all men and women in uniform, the civilian employees, and their families
0 2/26
2008
Default Air Force Logo "Team" Goodfellow
Hello, folks! For those who don't know me, I am the base's stealth O-6. I am commander of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 847 at Angelo State University, having just arrived last summer. We have had a great time thus far with the top medium-sized detachment honors, an "Excellent" Operational Readiness Inspection and the
0 2/26
2008
Default Air Force Logo Happy Birthday!
Special thanks to Kristine Jones.Tuesday will be the 199th Anniversary of the birth of our 16th President. On Feb. 12, 1809, in a small log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky, Abraham Lincoln entered the world to humble surroundings. Fifty-six years later he would be the first president to be assassinated. Almost two centuries
0 2/08
2008
Default Air Force Logo History is important
One of the most rewarding aspects of commanding a battalion in the United States Army is the continual opportunity to gain a deeper appreciation of the long history of the Army as well as the place your unit holds in that history. The 344th Military Intelligence Battalion has been part of Goodfellow Air Force Base and the San Angelo community for
0 1/18
2008
Default Air Force Logo Welcome back!
Welcome back, Team Goodfellow! As you return from Exodus or come back to work after spending the holidays with your family, I'd like to wish you the best for the upcoming year. 2007 was quite a year for us, and I have high hopes for 2008 as well. Last year, we hosted visits from the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. T. Michael Moseley, as well
0 1/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo Some advice for the new year
Over the years I've collected some homegrown leadership-axioms from various commanders that I've worked for. I thought you might like to read and think about a few of them. By the way, feel free to apply them. - If you don't know, ask. If you ask and still don't know, something's wrong. - Organizations can survive on either attitude or aptitude,
0 1/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo Historic changes at Goodfellow make positive impact on war effort
The 17th Training Wing is in the midst of historic change, and every member of Team Goodfellow should be proud of his or her contributions to the most significant transformation our base has experienced in at least the past fifteen years.We're all aware that Goodfellow Air Force Base exists for the fundamental purpose of training students to
0 12/14
2007
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