‘I really shouldn’t be here’

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published Jan. 31, 2015. FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — A couple of feet and a half a second....

Don’t underestimate importance of sacrifices

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published Feb. 19, 2015. MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — As I was reviewing some enlisted performance reports and...

OTS: ‘The assignment I never knew I needed’

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Sometimes there are things in life that happen to you that are so unexpected you fail to comprehend...

Lupus: An invisible disease

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — “You don’t look sick.” If I had a penny for every time I heard that statement, I would be...

Marvel’s Black Panther sets tone for leaders

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — My family and I had movie night a couple of weeks ago, and as I was watching, I was...

Leaders remember “high-touch” tactics

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — Technology has revolutionized our lives and the Air Force. Our high-tech culture and military are capable of unprecedented effectiveness...

Days of Remembrance 2018

https://youtu.be/CxXK1EP6Ax4 Why do we remember the Holocaust? The Days of Remembrance allows Airmen to mourn the loss of so many lives, celebrate those who saved them, honor those who survived...

Technology helps overcome deployment challenges

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Military life is not easy. The men and women who serve in our armed forces protect our freedoms...

New AETC strategic plan online

I’m excited to announce the new 2018 AETC Strategic Plan. Some of you may be wondering why we need a new strategic plan. While...

Move or die: Why speed matters, how troops can get faster

Editor’s note: The following is an opinion piece. The writer’s views expressed here do not represent those of the Defense Department. An enemy soldier scans...

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