What motivates you?

VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Motivation is an idea that is used to explain behavior. It is the reason for people’s actions, desires...

I know who, what, when and where … but why?

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — Leading by example can be a heavy burden, but it is the burden we choose to carry when we...

The importance of mentorship

VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — When I worked at U.S. Africa Command, the organization took steps to connect its member countries and cultures,...

How CFC helps

COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — The Combined Federal Campaign is something I look forward to each year. It is important to me because...

Home is where the heart is

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” For me, this adage holds especially true when...

Staying vigilant with cyber security

U.S. Air Force graphic by Adarius PettyOctober is cyber security awareness month and members are advised to stay mindful about what they say...

Mentoring through crisis: Creech Airman shares leadership advice

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Last year I attended the Global Leadership Summit through simulcast where I heard from numerous influential leaders.  One...

All about perspective

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. — Some people get spun up about the smallest things. They allow the actions and behaviors of other people to upset...

Feedback is essential to AF integrity

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — I was going through some old files, and I found a few notes that were written to me by...

‘Painting’ with MICT

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by 2nd Lt. Mikhail BerlinIn the “old” days, wing preparation for major command inspectors was characterized by a...