Aspire

July 17, 2015
 

Gaining Altitude – July 17, 2015

Growth opportunities for the week

This is a weekly segment in Desert Wings to highlight a spiritual focus for the Edwards community:

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community:

New York Times columnist David Brooks thinks there are some important life skills that are critical to living a good life. One of them is “bifocalism, which is the ability to see a situation from multiple perspectives.” When we see things only from our perspective we are actually blinding ourselves to what could be. This is not a call to political correctness but a willingness to being humble and learn from others no matter their rank or status in life. Maybe you need a new perspective in your life right now.




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Air Force photograph by Kate Blais

Wanted: Volunteer income tax preparers

Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The Edwards AFB Tax Center at the Desert Mall will open next year to assist junior active duty members with filing their taxes. The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Tax Center is looking for vo...
 
 

Innovative Team of quarter explores pilot workload

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Innovative Team of the Quarter — the 412th Operations Group’s Objective Measures of Pilot Workload Team –, is changing the way we test and evaluate the pilot workload experienced during flight operations.  The pilot workload team brought their idea to the XCITE Team for funding and with help from the...
 
 

Medical group promotes Lung Cancer Awareness Month with scavenger hunt

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the third Thursday of November is also when the American Cancer Society promotes their annual Great American Smokeout — the one day a year where smokers across the nation can make a plan to quit … a step toward cancer risk reduction and a healthier lifestyle. This year’s...