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Book takes Airman on journey to quit smoking

Posted November 9, 2012 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

Every year there are people who begin smoking despite the fact that it is a leading cause of cancer and premature death in the U.S. and many countries in the world. For this reason the American Cancer Society is marking its 37th Great American Smokeout Thursday by encouraging smokers to use the date to make…

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Communication: the great equalizer

Posted February 15, 2013 by Master Sgt. DOUGLAS MCGRAW

More than 70 years ago, over the skies of England, a mighty duel in the sky took place, the Battle of Britain. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was quoted as saying, “never in the field of conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” Churchill’s statement couldn’t be any more true today…

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Chaplain thoughts

Posted April 19, 2013 by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Theadore Wilson,

“Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” ~ Vaclav Havel How do you define hope? More importantly, where do you find hope? Hope is much more than just desiring a good outcome to an event. Psalm 33:20 teaches…

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Fly Over: ‘The Man of Steel’, and ‘This is the End’

Posted June 14, 2013 by Macario Mora

In theaters: ‘The Man of Steel’ Anyone expecting “The Man of Steel” to be on par with Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy will be disappointed, though it tried mightily. However, Zack Snyder’s (“300”) turn at telling the tale of the boy from Krypton is still one heck of a superhero film that lays the foundation…

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Fly Over: ‘Monster Brawl’, and ‘Sharknado’

Posted August 16, 2013 by Jayson Burns and C.J. Hatch

‘Monster Brawl’ It’s my fault, really. Nobody forced me to go on Netflix, surf through the movie selections and pick this. But what was I supposed to do? It was called “Monster Brawl,” it promised monsters brawling. I had to give in to my passion for stupid and violent movies. “Monster Brawl,” however, is stupid…

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Mentoring without mentoring

Posted October 18, 2013 by Lt. Col. SHAMSHER MANN

It seems that about every other week, there is a new article about leadership in the Thunderbolt expressing myriad theories and pet practices that the author has found successful to use. Frankly, I believe that leadership is much simpler than we in the military make it out to be at times. I do not have…

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Fly Over: ‘Call of Duty – Ghosts’, and ‘Oldboy’

Posted December 6, 2013 by Tristan Hinderliter and Devante Williams

In stores: ‘Call of Duty – Ghosts’ While “Call of Duty” often gets scolded for its rinse-and-repeat gameplay, I’ve always defended the series and given previous games a thumbs-up for enhancing the gameplay. Whether it’s the storytelling of “Modern Warfare” or the effort to change the COD formula with “Black Ops,” the popular series always…

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Fly Over: ‘Ruby’, and ‘The Monuments Men’

Posted February 7, 2014 by Macario Mora and Grace Lee

‘Ruby’ Every year thousands of Americans commit to fight the “battle of the bulge” for many reasons. For some it’s a matter of life and death; for others it’s wanting to fit into an old pair of jeans or maybe to look good for a vacation or wedding. According to a study by the University…

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March: Women’s History Month

Posted March 21, 2014 by Luke Air force Base Women’s History Month Committee

Courtesy photo Harriet Tubman, woman of conviction, courage Harriet Tubman was born in 1820 and died in 1913. During the days of slavery, she changed lives one slave at a time. Tubman’s name will forever be linked to the underground railroad, which was used prior to the Civil War to help free slaves. She did…

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Chaplain thoughts May 18, 2012

Posted May 18, 2012 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Theadore Wilson, 56th Fighter Wing Chapel

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God. ~ Charles L. Allen  I am an optimist — sort of comes with the territory as a chaplain. My job is to give people hope, but not false hope. False hope is “me” promising someone that…

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