Adapt, overcome

PEORIA, Ill. — My firstborn child recently turned 2 months old. Amidst the irresistible joy of having a new little buddy, I look back...

There’s always a cost

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — My 5-year-old son recently lost his first tooth and was ecstatic to buy something with the money he...

Courage to Continue: Theme of 2016 National Prayer Breakfast

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Sir Winston Churchill, English statesman It takes...

Stunned by gun: Airman shocks away fear

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Olivia DominiqueAirman Daniel Snider, 23d Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, center, shouts as he is lowered after...

Pregnancy in military

U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Tammie RamsouerPregnancy can be a blessing for those who don’t experience morning sickness, back aches and...

Be the ‘Wolf’

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — There are three meetings I attend every week, and they’re the most important meetings in my current job. The...

In Your Corner

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It’s the fifth round of the fight. You are exhausted and the sweat from your brow makes it...

Think again, before carrying open, concealed weapons on base

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan ByrnesAirman 1st Class Dillon Goss, 99th Security Forces Squadron armorer, locks up a firearm...

Why traffic stops during reveille, retreat

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. — As the drum roll of the national anthem began on base, my guests were puzzled when I stopped...

T.E.A.M. – Together, Everyone Achieves More

“There is no limit to what can be accomplished if it doesn’t matter who gets the credit.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev....