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  • Balancing fair and equal

    The fundamental goal of a Command Team should be to establish an organizational climate that is balanced with both fair and equal treatment of all its members. This just climate enables morale to grow and it starts with Airmen understanding the balance between fair treatment and equal treatment. Fair is often not equal treatment, but rather giving
  • Team Goodfellow Year in Review

    Happy New Year, 17th Training Wing and welcome to 2018! I hope each of you had a wonderful holiday season full of memories and relaxation. As we charge into 2018, let’s take a moment to look back on the amazing things this Championship Team accomplished over the last year.
  • West Texas winter time, stay safe my friends

    In preparation for those more than likely icy days and less possible snowy days ahead the following tips are recommended to help you navigate the West Texas winter wonderland safely on foot.
  • It’s the most wonderful time of the year – tax time!

    It's about that time of the year again! And I don't mean the Holiday Season. I mean everybody’s REAL favorite time of the year... TAX SEASON!Are you ready to help save military members $40,000 in tax preparation fees? Are you ready to help return $500,000 from tax returns back in the pockets of military members on Goodfellow Air Force Base? If you
  • Resiliency

    Resiliency is most often a topic addressed by the medical and chaplain corps. If you’ve listened to Lt. Col. Robert Borger, 17th Training Wing chaplain, you know he says you must prepare “left of the bang to perform right of the bang.” You may wonder, “What could an engineer tell me about resiliency that the chaplain and medical professionals haven’t already said?” I’d like to share my story while coping with a civilian death while in command to underscore the personal and collective ramifications of resiliency.