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Having a baby can be an exciting time for families. It may also lead to a major adjustment period for any existing children involved,...

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I left home for the first time in my 20 years of living on Jan. 10, 2017, to become an Airman. I saw the Air...

Asking for help sign of strength not weakness

Growing up I was a big fan of Muhammad Ali. He was the world heavyweight-boxing champion and unashamedly referred to himself as “The Greatest.”...

Tis season to drink responsibly

It’s that time of year when holiday parties and late night celebrations begin to fill our calendars and we look forward to spending time...

Gift-giving fun with right toy selection

With the holidays quickly approaching, many of us have made our list and checked it twice. Toys are often the gift of choice for children....

Narrow scope, improve force

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Our collective failure to lead boldly and teach others to do the same has led us toward the end...

Three pounds, 11 ounces of resiliency

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — As military members we are inundated with training and speeches about resiliency. We hear it so often that...

Be S.M.A.R.T. when setting goals

Have you set goals for your future? A goal is the result or achievement toward which effort is directed. Goals can be short or long-term,...

Don’t underestimate importance of sacrifice

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published Feb. 19, 2015. As I was reviewing some enlisted performance reports and decorations today, I started contemplating a...

Juneteenth represents hope, possibilities, vice admiral says

WASHINGTON — Juneteenth, the annual observance commemorating the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery, represents what is possible, Navy Vice Adm....

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