Commentary

April 12, 2013

Survey helps leaders see needs

“A Strong Community Depends on You” is the theme of the 2013 Air Force Community Assessment Survey. The survey is sponsored by the Air Force Integrated Delivery System. Its goal is to make known the opinions and needs of the entire Air Force community including active-duty members, Reservists, Air National Guardsmen, their spouses and Air Force civilian employees.

The survey is anonymous, and no one will be able to link responses with personal information. The results will be used by base leaders and the Air Force to direct resources to the community services most needed and to their efficient delivery to enhance the well-being of community members. Past survey findings have resulted in providing services that benefitted service members and families.

Those asked to complete the survey will receive email or postcard invitations with a link to the online survey.

“Our Air Force is all about people … caring for Airmen and their families! Please invest some time in sharing your thoughts and opinions on how we can do this better and make our Air Force community stronger.”

– Gen. Mark Welsh III, Air Force Chief of Staff

“We need to make sure our programs are meeting the needs of Airmen and their families. This survey is one way we can learn how well we’re doing that. It’s every Airman’s responsibility to provide some honest feedback to help.”

– Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody

Through the completion of the Community Assessment, survey responses can directly influence family services and related support activities at local bases and throughout the Air Force. Some of these include:

• Increased support networks for families such as the Adopted Family Program, the INTRO program and Singles Network group

• Expanded financial counseling programs for members and their families

• Job opportunities for spouses

For more information, call Louella Anderson at (623) 856-6655.

 

Community Support




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Senior Airman Devante Williams

56th FW has new mission

Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, left, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and Charles Lilly, right, lithograph artist, present the new 56th Fighter Wing lithograph May 21 during the 56th FW change of mission cer...
 
 

Develop your replacement

Although it might be a hard pill to swallow in today’s self-esteem charged, participation-trophy society, we are all replaceable. I often say of the Air Force’s perpetual personnel moves, we are all transitional employees so we should subscribe to the “hit by a bus” theory of leadership development. In other words, if you don’t show...
 
 

Balance

It is obvious, since the beginning of time, society in general has become more and more advanced. Today’s Air Force is absolutely no exception. As Airmen our mission is simple — to fly, fight and win. However, when we look at the essence of what each one of us do in the Air Force, that...
 

 
Senior Airman James Hensley

A mother’s right …

Senior Airman James Hensley Senior Airman Marcy Copeland, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, closes a curtain to the nursing room May 13 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center on Luke Air For...
 
 

News Briefs May 29, 2015

Leadership Gold Members of the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence are visiting Luke to present Dr. John Maxwell’s Leadership Gold, which grows leaders and fosters teamwork, at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Navy Operational Support Center, Bldg. 300, Room 412. The event is open to all military and civilian service members...
 
 

35 senior airmen graduate ALS

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 35 senior airmen May 14 from class 15-4. The award winners are: John L. Levitow Award: Noah Bolton, 56th Operations Support Squadron Distinguished graduates: Jared Clark, 56th OSS; Jacob Gagnon, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron; and Rodney Yolangco, 56th OSS Commandant’s Award: Jared Clark, 56th OSS Academic Achievement...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin