Celebrating Women’s History Month

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It has been said that “you can’t know where you’re going without knowing where you’ve been.” For some, this...

A resolution for a lifestyle

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — Are you one of the millions of people who started this year with a resolution to improve your life?...

Clergy Day: Nellis Chapel team’s got your back

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Growing up I was one of the smaller guys in my neighborhood. Being the runt in my school lent...

Honored to serve in Honor Guard

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury McCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.—”Bearers, Attention.” Standing motionless on the side of a cemetery road, rendering...

Staying true to the new you

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — Grizzled gym rats who have made the gym their second home know what time of year this is:...

My oath of enlistment

McCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. — I have been asked many times throughout my career why I joined the military. I typically answer, “For fortune...

Analyzing failure, realizing success

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar —“We have an issue. I’ll call him in and figure out why he failed to …” said the...

Character

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar —“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will...

Qualities of Leader

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey — As I walk around Incirlik and speak with Airmen or attend professional development seminars, Airman Leadership School or First...

The devil inside: deployment, divorce, attempted suicide

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — Any service member who signed up after 9/11 did so knowing that they would likely deploy to a hostile...