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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
Default Air Force Logo Developing our Future Force
It has been almost six months since Teresa and I arrived at AETC. Since that time, we have traveled to a number of our AETC bases. Simply put, we are very impressed with the men and women throughout the command executing our mission. The breadth of our responsibility to recruit Airmen as well as to educate and train Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors,
0 6/17
2011
Default Air Force Logo Thoughts on the present state of American affairs
When musket shots broke the silence early on the April 19, 1775, the American colonists on Lexington Green were presumably fighting only for their economic rights as subjects of the British crown. They had, to date, peacefully protested corrupt government, unfair taxation, and inadequate representation in the processes of government. The King
0 6/17
2011
Default Air Force Logo 236 years cultivates an Army that is disciplined and strong
"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all." George WashingtonWith the Army's 236th Birthday this June, celebrating the strength and discipline of our forces is synonymous to celebrating the poise and resolve of our Nation. As the US Army was born over a year before the
0 6/14
2011
Default Air Force Logo 10 helpful tips for long, successful Air Force career
 A few years ago, I read an article written for an Air Force base paper in England. It was written by captain in the Area Defense Counsel office. In it, he discussed, from his experiences, the top ten things an Airman could do to stay out of trouble. I've had the opportunity to command five different units and have found that advice to be spot on.
0 6/14
2011
Default Air Force Logo All roads lead to Goodfellow
 It's been18 years since the first time I entered the main gate at Goodfellow. As a young lieutenant, I was excited about the possibilities of a new career; abhorred by the austerity of West Texas, and obstinate against the possibility that Air Education and Training Command could teach me something I didn't already know. As a seasoned commander, I
0 6/07
2011
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