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Default Air Force Logo Civilians Doing Base Security: Who Are They?
Who are those civilians standing at our gates and driving our Security Forces patrol cars? Prior to 9/11 we solely used military Security Forces to guard our installation. However, due to an overwhelming deployment tempo, the Air Force needed to augment the Security Forces defending home station bases. For a couple of years, the Army provided entry
0 3/30
2010
Default Air Force Logo Cyber Warriors
When we hear the term "Cyber Warrior" some may envision a room full of computers with wall-to-wall geeks proudly sitting in front of their computers thrashing out scores of binary code, focused on saving the world's network from certain doom and defending us against the evil 'Hackers of Endor', or something like that.The reality is that each and
0 3/23
2010
Default Air Force Logo Who Are You Going To Call?
The 58 men and women of the 17th Logistics Readiness Squadron stay engaged to ensure and everyone at Goodfellow Air Force Base receives the logistics support you need to achieve your part of the mission. I continually challenge each of our logistics professionals to find ways to make our processes smarter, faster, cheaper and safer for us and our
0 3/09
2010
Default Air Force Logo Contractor Recognition
A vendor's past performance is a record of the work they have done both good and bad. Sometimes the 17th Contracting Squadron runs into past performance issues on contracts because of conflicting information. This happens when a squadron provides a vendor with an award of achievement without coordinating with quality assurance personnel. Quality
0 3/03
2010
Default Air Force Logo It’s in good hands
Where is my Air Force going? What are we doing? What are these young people thinking? How do I reach them? These are all questions that in the last few years I have heard in numerous conversations from various locations from top leadership down. My answer to them is, don't worry...it's in good hands.Throughout Air Force history previous leadership
0 2/24
2010
Default Air Force Logo U.S. Navy – 101 Years of Global Reach
One hundred and one years ago this week, on Feb. 22, 1909, the "Great White Fleet" entered Hampton Roads, completing a 14-month voyage around the world. President Theodore Roosevelt was on hand to welcome the fleet as it entered the Virginia roadstead. The 16 new battleships together with provisioning and support ships had departed Hampton Roads
0 2/23
2010
Default Air Force Logo A Change Will Do You Good
Last week, Lt. Col. David Zemkosky told you about some changes coming in the 17th Medical Group. I would like to explain more about one of those changes, the Family Health Initiative and the Patient Centered Medical Home. The Department of Defense, the Air Force Medical Service and even civilian medical care are moving toward the Patient Centered
0 2/10
2010
Default Air Force Logo Turnaround
Have you seen the new pizza commercials on TV where the executive staff is listening to focus groups saying things like "the sauce tastes like ketchup" and "the crust tastes like cardboard"? One of my favorite quotes from the ad is "You can either use negative comments to get you down or you can use them to excite you and energize your process."A
0 2/02
2010
Default Air Force Logo Farewell of the Marines from Iraq
Jan. 23, 11 p.m. marked the end of the Marines in Iraq as an organization. II Marine Expeditionary Force (fwd) conducted a Transfer of Authority ceremony with the First Armored Division without a relief in place from any incoming unit. United States Force-West (formally Multi National Forces-West) merged with United States Division-Center (formally
0 1/26
2010
Default Air Force Logo Relevant and Ready
Military leaders at all levels must routinely conduct periodic assessments to validate tactical and technical training. For the past year, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion has conducted significant course revisions to ensure its training prepares Soldiers to join the fight upon graduation. All battalion personnel contributed immeasurable time
0 1/12
2010
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