Overcoming holiday blues

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert The holiday season is upon us once again, and it is often a busy season. It is filled...

Out front: Growing beyond your comfort zone

I joined the Air Force more than 17 years ago. Things have changed since then — my own personality being one of them. Today, I...

Take pride in being an Airman

I’ve had the pleasure of working with great Airmen during my career, and nothing makes me more proud than to work beside them. ...

Good things happen when MVPs align

Have you ever wondered, “Why are we doing this?” “What does this have to do with the big picture or overall goal?” “Why is...

AF culture: Something you can hang your hat on

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word culture as a set of shared attitudes, values, goals and practices that characterizes an institution or organization. ...

Are you compliant or are you committed?

I was reading a great book a few years ago that had a positive impact on me: Change the Culture, Change the Game by...

Growth mindset says intelligence is learned

My daughter is in the scraped-elbow phase of learning to ride her bike. Anyone who has embarked on this journey knows it’s a series...

Her last goodbye

Courtesy photographThe last text sent out from Chelsea Rae Bowen was to her boyfriend. Senior Airman Brianna Bowen believes the text was a...

Suicide … It needs to stop

Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class BrieAnna StillmanSuicide is one of the leading causes of death among military members and yearly claims...

Worth the look

Have you ever daydreamed about the possibilities of what you could have accomplished or reflected on your past asking yourself, “What could I have...