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Default Air Force Logo Cyber Wingman
What is a wingman? Before I joined the Air Force, I would have described it as Maverick and Goose sitting in their fighter jet together. Since then, I learned a different meaning of this term “Wingman.” A wingman is someone who looks out for their peers and holds themselves accountable for what their peers do. A wingman is someone who upholds Air Force standards and continues to do so even when no one is looking. This concept also applies throughout social media.
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Courtesy Photo New beginnings
For many of us, the month of May contains the day we have long awaited - graduation. This important milestone could be a personal achievement or we could be celebrating with a family member or loved one. Though graduation seems like the end, it is actually a new beginning. For a kindergartener, it is the beginning of elementary school, for an
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Default Air Force Logo TAKE 5 on Cinco de Mayo
Many celebrate Mexican American heritage May 5 in what is fondly thought of as Cinco de Mayo, a vibrant celebration of Latin music, food, dance and more. I want to suggest that this Cinco de Mayo, we TAKE 5.TAKE 5 is a formula that one can apply to many situations where a decision needs to be made. This is how the formula sounds, “How will what I
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The United States Air Force encourages installations to participate in the Earth Day observance on April 22, 2017 by sharing going green methods and energy saving ideas via social media by using #EarthDay2017. The digital artwork depicts the concept of the Air Force's commitment to cleaner air with a you plant that resembles the Air Force Memorial sprouting up to a blue sky. (Graphic by Sandra Cantrell) Earth Day 2017: Conserve today, secure tomorrow
I would like to take a moment to remind Airmen to keep the mission in mind as the Air Force observes the 47th annual Earth Day April 22, 2017. The Air Force’s theme for Earth Day 2017 is: Conserve Today. Secure Tomorrow.
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Default Air Force Logo Maintaining trust on social media
I’ve heard it most of my life. From high school coaches, college professors, drill sergeants and business leaders: communication is key. For both good and bad, communicating, connecting and sharing is more widespread than ever. Technology has changed how we interact. We can text or tweet friends around the world, FaceTime family in an instant, and
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Airman 1st Class Joy Creal, 93rd Air Refueling Squadron aviation resource manager, goes over papers with Captain Chris Fei, 93rd ARS executive officer Sept. 3, 2015, at Fairchild Air, Force Base Wash. Creal keeps track of aircrew member training and ensures that aircrew are qualified to perform their duties. Her leadership selected her as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Sean Campbell) Millennial Airmen
"I think millennials are a generation unlike anything we've ever seen." -- Chelsea KrostIt was a post like nothing I've seen. A millennial talking trash about millennials. There she was, a young lady in her early twenties, rattling off all of the popular criticisms of her own generation she believes are true. Here are a few of the things she had to
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Default Air Force Logo Let's have a cup of coffee
Regardless of your profession, many of us have been in positions defining the required leadership and management qualifications as an expectation of our ability to execute our office. But like many things, no two are alike and not one will prevail without the help of another.
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Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Force Reserve Command commander From the Top
The fundamental question we have to ask ourselves every day as Reserve Citizen Airmen is, “Are we ready?” Are we ready to respond within 72 hours and provide combat-ready forces to fly, fight and win?I believe it is critical to understand what it means to truly be ready, and it’s vitally important to hear it from your leadership. Chief Master Sgt.
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Col. Patrick Miller When Stealing is OK
My name is Colonel Pat Miller, and I am a professional thief. I have been doing it for 19 years, and I’m not worried about being caught.
0 3/28
Communication, Professionalism, Respect Do you inspire respect?
Respect is a critical value in the Department of Defense and respect begets respect in the civilian sector as well, and Air Force policy reminds us that the welfare of our Airmen is our most important priority.
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