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  • The leadership journey

    We encounter at least one leader daily; in the work place, family and in our social lives. From our parental figures during childhood, to our teachers, co-workers and television idols, leadership exists powerfully in our lives. Everyone has their own leadership style, whether it be personal, interpersonal or of the masses.Leadership can merely be
  • Inner Strength

    Your inner strength comes from within.Where the fires of faith and ambition begin.Strive to stay happy. Strive to stay free.And in time you will see the inner strength within thee.Let not negative thoughts steal away from you.All the fortunes of good your life is well due!For those who tend to lie, cheat and take with their all.Will not rise above
  • A Legacy of Valor

    My favorite line from the Air Force creed is "I am faithful to a proud heritage, a tradition of honor, and a legacy of valor". Thirteen Former Prisoners of War represented that legacy of valor while sitting in a banquet room at the Big Spring Country Club last Friday, where I was honored to be the guest speaker for this group of American heroes.
  • ROTC Eye for the College Guy or Gal: Straight Talk Insight from an AFROTC Alumnus

    Why do you want to join the Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps?What is it about this program that caught your eye? Is it the uniform? The camaraderie? The benefits? Or could it be a combination of all three, topped by a healthy dose of patriotism? Before reading any further, I urge you to please pause and ask yourself why you are considering
  • When it rains, it pours for deployed spouses

    When it rains, it pours. I think every deployed spouse has muttered that under their breath. It never fails, when your husband or wife is deployed, something major always happens in your life. It's up to you to handle it and bounce back. I think the word they like to throw around is resilience. However, I call it something a little more useable in