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Chaplain thoughts – August 3, 2012

Posted August 3, 2012 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Theodore Wilson

  “For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed.” ~ Mary Lou Retton   Wow … not displayed on the mantle, not kept in a curio, not even hanging up in a shadow box? Out of sight for no one to see. So much blood,…

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Fly Over: ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Rises’

Posted August 3, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class Kate Vaughn

In light of the tragic events that unfolded on the premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo., I found it somewhat challenging to devote my full attention to the movie I had waited such a long time to see.

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Fly Over: “iPic Theaters”

Posted August 3, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class Kate Vaughn

For most moviegoers, the whole theater experience can be frustrating, stressful and tedious. Stand in line for ticket, then stand in line for popcorn, freeze to death in the theater and walk away with someone else’s candy stuck to the bottom of your shoe. No matter how good the film may be, the overall movie…

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CMSGT of AF talks technology

Posted July 27, 2012 by by Chief Master Sgt. James Roy

The United States Air Force is the world’s most advanced air, space and cyberspace force. Most of that can be attributed to you — our outstanding Airmen — but technology also plays a huge role.

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Integrity first

Posted July 27, 2012 by by Senior Airman Silver Daniels

Editors note: This section highlights the perspectives of Airmen from professional organizations on base.   A famous quote by Stephen Covey, author of “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” reads “Integrity includes but goes beyond honesty. Honesty is telling the truth; in other words, conforming our words to reality. Integrity is keeping promises and fulfilling…

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Chaplain thoughts – July 27, 2012

Posted July 27, 2012 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Theodore Wilson

“Human law must rest its authority ultimately upon the authority of that law which is divine … far from being rivals or enemies; religion and law are friends and mutual assistants.” - James Wilson

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Fly Over: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’

Posted July 27, 2012 by By Senior Airman C.J. Hatch

Did we want a new Spider-Man movie? Not really. Did we need to see the origin story redone? Possibly. Did that stop the movie from being amazing? No.

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Fly Over: ‘Welcome to the Fishbowl’

Posted July 27, 2012 by By Capt. Tristan Hinderliter

I’m sorry to say that “Welcome to the Fishbowl,” Kenny Chesney’s 15th studio album released June 19, doesn’t add any new classics to the Chesney canon and comes as a bit of a disappointment...

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Outcomes successful when everyone knows ‘Big Picture’

Posted July 20, 2012 by by Chief Master Sgt. Bill Peck

When I enlisted in the Air Force 29 years ago, I didn’t really know my organization’s overall mission. At the time I didn’t understand what my leaders or the organization were trying to achieve. I was but one small cog in a large machine. I thought all I needed was to do what I was…

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Chaplain thoughts – July 20, 2012

Posted July 20, 2012 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.)

“At the highest level, prayer not only is a supplication for strength and guidance, but also becomes an affirmation of life and thus a reverent praise of God.” – Walt Disney It was this week in 1955 that Disneyland opened in California. Walt Disney was an amazing man who also had a deeply religious side….

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