Critical thinking is way of future

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Many people in leadership positions, be it military or civilian, say education is the way of the future...

Transparent leadership: An old concept for modern times

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — We’re living in an age of hyper-connectivity. With sensors everywhere and supercomputers in our pockets, there’s a wealth of...

Proper respects during Reveille, Retreat, National Anthem

Courtesy photograph NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Typically around 6:30 a.m., on my way to work, I usually have the radio off and window...

That I may serve

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — In the summer of 1998, I reported for new cadet basic training at the Virginia Tech Corps of...

KC-135 Flight Commentary

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Overall, there are very few things that I’ve found that can truly get me animated. Finding passion in certain...

From military son to military father, a tribute to military dads

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine BarclaySenior Airman Christian, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing photojournalist and daughter Francesca, 2, share in...

Embracing diversity by leading from the front

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — Often times when we hear terms like diversity and inclusion, we think of them more as buzz words or...

Unique is not necessarily special

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—Although our Armed Forces provides a unique type of service, it is not necessarily special. There are many different types...

Papa’s Song: Man, myth, legend

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—When it came to celebrating Father’s Day in my house; growing up it usually consisted of my brothers and me...

Shattering the silence

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) — I’m tired of the sound of silence. At a recent Green Dot leadership training session, I was asked...