Chaplain’s thoughts … February 5, 2016

Last Friday, I had the privilege of being a part of the memorial service for someone who was lost in a tragic accident. It...

Aftermath of a DUI: Who’s really affected?

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — I used to wonder if people would look at me differently if they knew. Would they whisper about me?...

Are you getting the full experience?

Master Sgt. Ida Bushey One role I have as a career assistance advisor is to assist Airmen interested in retraining from their current career field...

When opportunity knocks, answer door

Throughout our time in the Air Force, whether for four years or 30, we are presented with many opportunities. The places we go and...

Dollars and Sense

Flat rate per diem explained What is it? The flat rate per diem rule changes for long-term temporary duty went into effect Nov. 1, 2014,...

Chaplain’s thoughts … January 29, 2016

“Sometimes you have to look reality in the eye and deny it.” ~ Garrison Keillor</b? American writer and entertainer Garrison Keillor is a master story teller....

Chaplain’s thoughts … The desire to serve the Lord

From the very first days of our Air Force careers we’ve heard of the Four Pillars of Comprehensive Fitness. All are essential to our...

Mentoring evolves with new ideas, methods

What does it mean to be a mentor this day and age? A few years ago, it held the meaning of having an experienced...

Following nonnegotiables makes good leader

An effective leader needs to have a couple of qualities that are nonnegotiable. First, leaders need to be credible in their profession. You don’t necessarily...

Looking good or being good? What works best?

Leadership can be defined in many different ways. The American dictionary defines it as “the position or function of a leader, a person who...

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